Kyanna Parsons-Perez, a worker at the factory, told NBC News Saturday morning that she was stuck in the rubble for two hours before being rescued.

“It was extremely scary,” she said. “It was absolutely the most terrifying thing I’ve experienced in my entire life. … I did not think I was going to make it at all.”

Kentucky Emergency Management Director Michael Dossett said Friday night’s tornado event may surpass the 1974 Super Outbreak as the deadliest in the state’s history.

The Emmanuel Baptist Church in Mayfield, Ky., was damaged as multiple tornadoes tore through the region, leaving a large path of destruction. Brett Carlsen/Getty Images hide caption

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The Emmanuel Baptist Church in Mayfield, Ky., was damaged as multiple tornadoes tore through the region, leaving a large path of destruction.

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Reports on social media show severe damage from Friday night’s storm. A train derailed from the winds, damaging multiple homes. Two children in Hopkins County, Ky. were found alive in a bathtub that had been blown away from their house.

Ronnie Noel, Hopkins County’s magistrate, told NPR he traveled to nearby Dawson Springs to survey the damage from the storms.

“Total devastation there. Lots of power lines, trees everywhere. Homes demolished,” he said. “There’s loss of life in Dawson [Springs] and it’s just totally devastating for the whole county.”

In this aerial photo, a collapsed factory is seen with workers searching for survivors in Mayfield, Ky., on Saturday, after tornadoes came through the area the previous night. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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In this aerial photo, a collapsed factory is seen with workers searching for survivors in Mayfield, Ky., on Saturday, after tornadoes came through the area the previous night.

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Six deaths confirmed at Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Ill.

In Edwardsville, Ill., just east of St. Louis, severe weather struck an Amazon warehouse, causing “catastrophic damage,” the Edwardsville Police Department said in a statement on Facebook.

On Saturday evening, Edwardsville Fire Chief James Whiteford said responders saw that 150 yards of the building had collapsed.

They found that 45 people had escaped the building safety, one person had to be airlifted to a hospital and six people were killed.

“We’re continuing to search the site for evidence of life and will continue recovery operations until all personnel are accounted for,” the fire chief said. He said he did not have an exact count of how many people are still missing.

Whiteford said recovery would likely take three more days.

“This is a tragic day in Illinois history,” Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday evening. Pritzker said there were no additional injuries or deaths reported in Illinois aside from the Amazon facility.

Amazon said it was providing support to employees in the area.

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Workers use equipment to remove a section of roof left on a heavily damaged Amazon fulfillment center Saturday in Edwardsville, Ill.

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“We’re deeply saddened by the news that members of our Amazon family passed away as a result of the storm in Edwardsville, IL,” Kelly Nantel, an Amazon spokesperson, said in a statement to NPR.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their loved ones, and everyone impacted by the storm,” Nantel said. “We also want to thank all the first responders for their ongoing efforts on scene.”

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said on Twitter Saturday night, “We’re heartbroken over the loss of our teammates.”

“All of Edwardsville should know that the Amazon team is committed to supporting them and will be by their side through this crisis,” Bezos said.

Storms also caused damage and deaths in Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee

To the west of St. Louis, in St. Charles County, a woman was killed at her home and two others were hospitalized, according to Missouri Gov. Mike Parson. Further south, in Pemiscot County, a young child died and nine other people were taken to hospitals. Two others died on roads in Pemiscot County, which the Missouri State Highway Patrol is still investigating.

The extreme weather conditions also hit parts of Arkansas, where a nursing home was struck.

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A large semi is flipped over and pushed against a building in Bowling Green, Ky., on Saturday.

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Judge Marvin Day from Craighead County, Ark., where the nursing home is located, told NPR that as of around midnight, one resident from the facility died and five were seriously injured.

“We’re very thankful that there were not more people hurt and killed at the nursing home and the surrounding area. It was a pretty strong storm that hit us, but everybody’s doing what they can do,” Day said.

He added that the biggest issue as of Saturday morning was getting power back to many residents in the area.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said two people were killed in the state and there was “widespread property loss.”

In Tennessee, Gov. Bill Lee said there was “tremendous devastation in multiple locations.”

Four people were confirmed killed across Tennessee, and one is still missing, according to Alex Pellom, chief of staff at the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.

Three people were killed in western Tennessee, two of them in Lake County and one in Obion County, according to the TEMA. Ten people were taken to hospitals and 64 had more minor injuries, Pellom said on Saturday evening.

Numerous trees and power lines are down and damage was reported across several counties in middle Tennessee.

In the parts of Tennessee that were hit by the storm, about 63,000 customers were without power on Saturday evening, Pellom said.

Emma Bowman contributed reporting.

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