In photos: Deadly tornadoes leave damage across Kentucky, multiple states
More than 50 people are feared dead after a tornado ripped through western Kentucky overnight and left damage across multiple states.
Driving the news: Dozens are expected to have died in Mayfield, Kentucky, per WLKY. At least 110 people were in a candle manufacturing factory there when the tornado struck.
- "This is going to be some of the worst tornado damage that we've seen in a long time," Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said early Saturday. "This is likely to be the most severe tornado outbreak in our state's history."
The big picture: The Kentucky tornado is likely to rank as the deadliest single tornado since the Joplin, Missouri, tornado in 2011, which killed 158 people.
Go deeper: Historic tornado outbreak leaves at least 50 dead in Kentucky, governor says.