Deadly Tornadoes, Storms and Flooding Kill 24 But Can’t Keep Obama Off the Golf Course
Twenty-four people were killed and hundreds left homeless after deadly storms caused tornadoes and flooding across the Midwest and Texas.
— Progressives Today (@ProgsToday) December 28, 2015
Tornadoes flattened homes in Texas and Mississippi on Saturday.
EF-4 damage was found between Ashland and Canaan, MS along the track of the second tornado. pic.twitter.com/gqrW1SzWwH
— NWS Memphis (@NWSMemphis) December 28, 2015
Four international soldiers temporarily stationed at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri were killed in flooding this weekend. for training.
A mammoth storm system engulfing much of the United States has claimed 24 lives, including four soldiers in Missouri. And it’s not over yet.
The rash of severe weather has spawned deadly tornadoes in Texas, intense flooding in the Midwest and blizzard conditions in New Mexico.
“The storm system will gradually pull away by Tuesday, but flooding and treacherous travel could (linger) into midweek,” the National Weather Service said.
There have been about 43 weather-related deaths in the past week across the country, with the current storm severe storm system blamed for 24.
The 24 deaths include 11 in the Dallas area, eight in Missouri and five in southern Illinois.
But the deaths and misery couldn’t keep Barack Obama off the golf course.
POTUS just misses his putt here and has to tap in pic.twitter.com/VlL5BlnjdU
— ObamaHawaii (@ObamaHawaii) December 22, 2015
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