Nine people are dead, dozens of others injured after a string of powerful storms created a path of destruction across the Midwest. Harrisburg, Illinois among the hardest hit areas. Other cities cleaning up tonight Branson, Lebanon, Buffalo, Edgar Springs, Puxico, and Cassville, Missouri.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in response to the severe weather damage.
Fox 2 takes a look into the damage and recovery efforts of the deadly storms that moved through Illinois and Missouri, including ways you can help those most affected.