The devastating storms started earlier this month when they bombed the central US and produced dozens of destructive tornadoes, massive hail, and damaging winds.
17-19 MAY: TORNADO ALLEY, NORTH DAKOTA TO TEXAS:
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Storm Forecast Center (SPC), more than 30 tornadoes hit Nebraska and Kansas on May 17.
Texas had hit at least six and one in Oklahoma.
At that time, the National Weather Service said areas had been hit with & # 39; strong tornado & # 39; s, significant harmful wind and very large hail & # 39 ;.
Tornado Alley – from North Dakota to Texas – was most affected by the dangerous weather, but 18 states in total and about 40 million residents were at risk
A tornado printer Sheridan, Illinois and hail the size of golf balls had reportedly fallen far from Chicago.
By May 18, at least 8 major tornadoes had mainly touched Texas, while another reportedly destroyed Oklahoma.
During that weekend, a total of 18 states with 40 million people were hit by the storm systems.
MAY 20: OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS THREATED BY MORE STORMS
Tornado's were spotted in Texas and Oklahoma on May 20 while about two million people in a wide range of both states braced themselves against the warning from the US National Weather Service that the risk of twisters in the region on the highest level they had seen in years.
At the time, a tornado warning was issued for Reno, Kingfisher, and Okarche in Oklahoma. A funnel cloud was also spotted in Paducah, Texas.
The Storm Prediction Center of the National Weather Service gave the highest possible threat level, from a 5 out of 5, for violent tornadoes on May 20.
Shortly after the tornado threat was over, the threat of a sudden flood in Oklahoma increased. Storm cells that developed followed one another in what & # 39; training & # 39; is mentioned, which led to scattered reports of flash inconvenience that night.
MAY 21: TORNADO & # 39; S IN OKLAHOMA, TEXAS, KANSAS AND MISSOURI AND SNOW IN COLORADO
On 21 May, four million residents were under emergency flood warning. including in Oklahoma, where no less than five feet of water made its appearance in Hominy, northeast of the state.
About 22 tornadoes were reported in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas and Missouri. Rescue crews in boats brought at least 50 people out of flood waters because heavy showers flooded roads and houses.
Meanwhile, snow fell in Colorado – the last one has fallen in more than four decades – leaving houses and cars covered and roads covered with black ice.
Four million residents were under a & # 39; emergency warning & # 39; from a flash flood, including in Oklahoma, where no less than five feet of water came home to Hominy, northeast of the state. Meanwhile in Colorado the snow fell (on the photo) – the last one has fallen in more than four decades – leaving houses and cars covered and roads covered with black ice
MAY 22: SECOND NEXT DAY OF TORNADO'S IN THE MIDDLEWEST
Last week this dangerous storm system in the Midwest produced dozens of tornadoes for the second consecutive day, leaving two dead, a grandstand on a racecourse being destroyed and a wild animal park being damaged.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said an SUV slipped over the middle of the US 160 and hit a tractor trailer, killing Brandon Beasley, 23, and his 24-year-old wife, Christin, of Willard, Missouri, who was in the SUV goods.
Missouri Gov Mike Parson declared a state of emergency, causing deteriorating flood relationship and ground inundation.
The heavy weather started in the Southern Plains on May 20 and moved to the northeast. Missouri and parts of Illinois and Arkansas were under the crosshairs on Tuesday.
At this time, approximately 37 tornadoes were reported in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas and Missouri. These include the previous 22 tornadoes on May 21.
Two pontoons broke loose and quickly hovered over the swollen Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma on May 22.
MAY 22 TO MAY 23: GREAT MISSOURI TORNADO
Late Wednesday night, the whirlwind touched in Jefferson City, caused severe damage in the capital of Missouri.
The tornado was blamed for three deaths, and it also left several people trapped in the wreckage of their homes.
The service then reported that a & # 39; confirmed large and destructive tornado & # 39; was observed at Jefferson City at 11.43 a.m. on Wednesday.
Missouri Public Safety confirmed in a tweet that three people were killed in the Golden City area of Barton County, and several wounded in the Carl Junction area of Jasper County.
At this point, the death toll from the storms of the week included a 74-year-old woman who was found in Iowa early Wednesday morning.
The Missouri authorities said heavy rain was a contributing factor in the deaths of two people in a traffic accident near Springfield on Tuesday.
A fourth weather-related death may have occurred in Oklahoma, where the Highway Patrol said a woman apparently drowned after a barricade around Tuesday near Perkins, about 45 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.
Officials reported a total of seven deaths, including the three killed in Jefferson City.
MAY 24: THE DOODTOP INCREASES IF THE FLOOD FLOOD GETS FOREIGN
The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered on Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi in Missouri, bringing the death toll to nine from storms that destroyed the central US.
John Reinhardt, 20, and Caitlin Frangel, 19, both from Hazelwood, Missouri, were reported missing on May 15.
Their bodies were found around 4 o'clock on a flooded rural road that runs along the river in Portage Des Sioux, about 40 miles north of St. Louis.
Heavy rainfall in recent weeks caused major flooding in various states.
Floods along the communities threatened by the Arkansas from Tulsa to western Arkansas during the holiday weekend, such as water released from a dam in Oklahoma, combined with extra rain.
MAY 26: TORNADO'S CONTINUE AND THE DEATH TOL COMES TO 11
The devastating weather continued throughout the week and on the weekend when two more people were killed when a whirlwind tore through El Reno, Oklahoma, Saturday night.
The American Budget Value Inn in El Reno was decimated by the tornado. More than 30 people were reportedly in the hotel when the twister struck.
Witnesses said they saw people being pulled out of the hotel debris in the aftermath of the hotel. A nearby mobile home park that was also on the path of the tornado was completely destroyed. It remains unclear how many people were injured.
Before Saturday's death were reported, the death toll of the storms in the Middle and Midwest states was at nine.
More than 30 people were inside the hotel when the tornado struck. Depicted are caregivers who check what is left of the second floor of the hotel. Two people were killed, bringing the death toll to 11
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