Violent storms, isolated tornadoes to threaten central, southern US into Friday evening

Static Severe Friday 8 am

As AccuWeather accurately predicted, severe storms and tornadoes blasted portions of Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Arkansas on Thursday.

A severe thunderstorm caused high waves on a lake that overturned a tour boat and killed multiple people in the Branson, Missouri, area, while devastating tornadoes tore through several communities in Iowa and caused extensive damage.

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