CNN — A major tornado outbreak in the United States overnight has left dozens feared dead. At least 30 tornadoes were reported across six states. The outbreak is expected to break a number of historic weather records and President Joe Biden said today “it will likely to be one of the largest tornado outbreaks in our [US] history”.
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- At least 30 tornadoes were reported across six states: Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi and Tennessee.
- Dozens of people are feared dead following a series of tornadoes that ripped through the Midwest and the southeastern US overnight, according to state and local officials.
- The potential for more severe weather continues over the weekend as the system moves east.
- Track the path of the storms here.
- Click here to learn how you can help the victims of the storms.
*WeatherWatch.co.nz is a CNN weather affiliate.