Death toll from storms is at least 12, with 6 in Illinois and 3 each in Missouri and Tennessee
At least 16 tornados were reported from Nebraska and Kansas across southern Missouri to Illinois and Kentucky. A twister 200 yards wide with winds up to 170 mph killed at least six people in Harrisburg, Ill.
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View storm photos from from Harrisburg from the Daily Egyptian.
The Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader has aerial photos of destruction in Branson.
The University of Missouri Extension set up tornado information pages, including one for Branson.