Tornadoes Pound 6 States: 70 Dead
Last night, a devastating tornado hit Mayfield, KY around 9:30PM, causing major damage and killing as many as 50 or more people, many in a candle making factory, running shifts 24/7 to get product out for Christmas. Warm temperatures in December usually signal severe weather, with as many as six states hit with tornadoes and strong thunderstorms with damaging winds.
Check out this amazing drone footage along the path of the tornado that destroyed Mayfield, KY (click on video within article) –> Drone video Mayfield
The Fellowship of Christian Farmers is already planning disaster relief trips to the Mayfield, Kentucky area, with Area Leader Mike Weaver heading to Benton, KY tomorrow or Monday. Mike lives in Eldorado, IL, only about 70 miles from Mayfield.
Please prayerfully consider how you may be able to help with this disaster. The weather will turn cold, making recovery efforts more difficult. Mike Weaver can be reached here:
Mike will be coordinating our relief efforts there.
Please pray for the families and rescue workers involved in this tragedy, and thank you for your support!