On December 10th, 2021, the Quad State Tornado forever changed the lives of many of our neighbors, friends, customers and community members. The following video footage was captured by security cameras at our Mayfield Main Office. Although many lives were spared, we grieve with those who lost loved ones. Buildings and possessions can be replaced and now we will focus on rebuilding Mayfield together. YouTube Tips ⓘ
Friday, December 10, 2021, a violent, long-track tornado crossed Western Kentucky, including the communities of Mayfield, Benton, Dawson Springs, and Bremen Crossing while striking eleven counties of the Jackson Purchase and Western Coal Field regions. The tornado traveled approximately 165.5 miles, and was ranked the deadliest and longest-tracked tornado in an outbreak that produced numerous strong tornadoes in several states, including Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee. At least 77 fatalities were confirmed by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear on Friday, December 17, 2021. The National Weather Service confirmed that the tornado is the highest death toll in a single day from tornado activity in Kentucky since 1950.
At least 138 people in Kentucky were injured.
After a historic quad-state weather system rolled through much of Western Kentucky Friday night, multiple tornadoes left widespread damage and many lives were lost. YouTube Tips ⓘ
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