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Tornadoes Pound 6 States: 70 Dead

Tornadoes Pound 6 States: 70 Dead

Emergency response workers dig through the rubble of the Mayfield Consumer Products candle factory in Mayfield, Ky., Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. Tornadoes and severe weather caused catastrophic damage across multiple states late Friday, killing several people overnight. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

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.

Church lost its roof in Mayfield, KY

Check out this amazing drone footage along the path of the tornado that destroyed Mayfield, KY (click on video within article) –> Drone video Mayfield  

There one minute, gone the next…

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.

Family combing thru the rubble of what was once their home

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:

(618) 499-1386

Mike will be coordinating our relief efforts there.

Wow.  Just wow.

Please pray for the families and rescue workers involved in this tragedy, and thank you for your support!