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Watch: Storms wreak havoc across US midsection

By Muriel Kane
Friday, March 2, 2012 20:57 EDT
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Henryville tornado damage screencap
 
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As more than six dozen tornadoes ripped through the central United States on Friday afternoon, reports came in of at least eleven deaths, while the town of Marysville, Indiana was described by a local sheriff as simply “gone.”

In Henryville, Indiana, the local high school was seriously damaged, but the students were evacuated safely. Large hail and fallen trees that brought down power lines added to the destruction, and there were reports in Alabama of people trapped in the rubble of their homes.

These raw videos are from the Associated Press, March 2, 2012. The first two show a tornado and major storm damage in Henryville, Indiana. The third shows buildings demolished by the winds in Tennessee.

Muriel Kane
Muriel Kane
Muriel Kane is an associate editor at Raw Story. She joined Raw Story as a researcher in 2005, with a particular focus on the Jack Abramoff affair and other Bush administration scandals. She worked extensively with former investigative news managing editor Larisa Alexandrovna, with whom she has co-written numerous articles in addition to her own work. Prior to her association with Raw Story, she spent many years as an independent researcher and writer with a particular focus on history, literature, and contemporary social and political attitudes. Follow her on Twitter at @Muriel_Kane
 
 
 
 
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