The tornadoes following the Christmas blizzard in USA have completely spoiled people’s mood for festivity in the Midwest and northern belt. There were several people reported with injuries in the snowstorm and a woman died in Missouri.
The National weather Service’s warning for watch period expecting a Tornado in Mississippi and Alabama is over now, however Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois witnessed many thunderstorms throughout Friday. Two people were found dead in Missouri and three in Arkansas due to storms. So far, blizzard has taken 7 lives in different part of the United States.
Jay Nixon, governor of Missouri checked the area himself and visited victims. He expressed his gratitude to warning system for making people prepare for the storm in advance and saving lives.
Rolla town of Missouri received maximum damage due to blizzard affecting 18000 people living here. However, the residents cooperated with each other in the hours of emergency, the governor stated.
Further warning was issued expecting a snowstorm on Saturday in South Dakota.
In south Dakota, the capital city—Pierre, snowstorm brought a cover of 13 inches snow leading to a temperature around minus 5 degrees.
Midwest and Chicago had a mild temperature on Saturday in comparison to other parts of Midwest.
The experts stated that the violent storms originated from the clash between warm wind and cold air in the Midwest.