Updated Dec 13, 2021 - Energy & Environment
In photos: Before and after images show scale of tornado damage
Newly released satellite images illustrate the extent of destruction wrecked by deadly tornados that tore through Kentucky and other states on Friday.
Driving the news: The confirmed death toll in Kentucky has climbed to 74 and is expected to increase. Dozens of people remain unaccounted for in the aftermath of the disaster.
- More than two dozen tornadoes touched down in six Midwest and Southern states, which, in addition to Kentucky, were Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi and Tennessee.
- The satellite images show before and after the tornados struck in Monette, Ark., and Mayfield, Ky.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the rising death toll.