Deadly tornadoes rip through Oklahoma

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STORY: Deadly storms ripped through parts of Oklahoma over the weekend, killing several people including a four-month-old baby.

Eyewitness video captured the destruction, after dozens of twisters swept the U.S. Southern Plains.

Another video was taken by a person caught in a gas station during a powerful storm, the fear audible in his voice.

The severe weather caused blackouts, with more than 20,000 households still without power as of Sunday evening, according to officials.

Images showed destroyed buildings and structures, as well as fallen trees and damaged roads.

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt on Sunday declared a disaster emergency for the state, freeing up more money for first responders and recovery operations.

Speaking from one of the hardest hit areas called Sulphur, south of the state capital Oklahoma City, Stitt said it was "definitely the most damage" he's seen since taking office in 2019.

The White House said in a statement, President Joe Biden has offered the state full federal government support.

Biden on Sunday also declared a major disaster and announced federal assistance over the severe winter storms that pounded Oklahoma's northern neighbor Kansas, as well as the state of Washington in the Pacific Northwest.

The National Weather Service issued warnings on Sunday for high winds, heavy rain and hail for more than 47 million people stretching from East Texas north through Illinois and Wisconsin.