Monday, May 23, 2011

Deadly tornado outbreak in Midwest

A fierce storm passed through Augusta County Sunday night with some wicked lightning that struck close by, high winds, and downpours but no permanent damage.

We awoke this morning to hear of deadly tornadoes overnight in the midwest with dozens of people killed. Joplin, MO, was hard-hit with tornadoes' destructive paths measuring a mile wide and four miles long through the city, destroying buildings and killing at least 89 with the possibility of that total rising as they search for those missing and buried under debris. Prayers to the people of Joplin and all the other areas hit by tornadoes....

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