Severe Weather Tears Through the Midwest and South

Thursday, March 01, 2012

HARRISBURG, IL - FEBRUARY 29: Vehicles and other possessions are scattered after a tornado ripped through a neighborhood in the early morning hours. (Scott Olson/Getty)

A storm system moving across the Midwest Wednesday morning caused tornadoes from Kansas to Kentucky.  At least twelve people were killed; six deaths were reported in the city of Harrisburg, Illinois alone where the most damage occurred. The severe weather also tore through country music resort city Branson, Missouri destructing the heart of the city's tourist district.

Raeanne Presley is the mayor of Branson, MO.

Mike Sumner is the owner of Morello's Pizza in Harrisburg, IL.


Raeanne Presley and Mike Sumner

Produced by:

Mythili Rao

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