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Record-breaking severe weather whipped through the Midwest destroying homes and power lines.
The latest round of damaging weather in the central U.S. came a day after violent storms killed one person and injured at least 130 in Indiana and Ohio.
"I'm done with you people ... this is pathetic!" Fox 24 weatherman Jamie Simpson told viewers in the Dayton, Ohio, area.
A trailer park, car dealership and other businesses in El Reno suffered major damage.
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At least three people died in a tornado in Golden City, Missouri, on Wednesday. Extreme weather has also threatened parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa and Illinois.
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The 23 people killed in the nation’s deadliest tornado in nearly six years came into focus Tuesday.
Meteorologists on Monday gave the deadly Lee County tornado an EF4 classification, saying the Sunday twister had wind speeds of about 170 mph.
Officials say the death toll is expected to rise as rescuers continue to search for survivors.
Over 20 people were killed, and the death toll is expected to rise.
The death toll is expected to rise, an Alabama sheriff said.
The U.S. is also on track to have the fewest tornado-related deaths in any year since record keeping began.
The twister, which reportedly had wind speeds that reached 127 miles per hour, made landfall in a Watford City RV park early Tuesday.
At least two counties were struck by tornadoes, ripping apart homes and other buildings.
More than 17,000 people lost power in the aftermath of the storm.