Details on the storm system that slashed across the Midwest, South:

MISSOURI:

At least 17 dead, five missing. Red Cross estimates 100 homes destroyed or badly damaged in Pierce City, town of 1,400.

KANSAS:

At least seven dead, 50 people injured. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius declares seven counties disaster areas.

TENNESSEE:

At least 14 dead, one missing. Ten deaths reported in Madison County, where tornado carved 65-mile path of destruction.

ARKANSAS:

Tornadoes hit mostly rural areas of central and east-central Arkansas, destroying several homes. No deaths, one seriously injured.

SOUTH DAKOTA:

At least three tornado touchdowns reported. Hail as big as baseballs reported in Mellette County.

NEBRASKA:

Scattered damage from several tornadoes in rural parts of state. Hail as big as softballs damaged homes and cars near Offutt Air Force Base, outside Omaha.

KENTUCKY:

Thunderstorms struck Louisville during Monday morning rush hour, some 24,000 homes and businesses lost power. Tornado injures one person. About 200 people evacuated early Tuesday because of flooding in eastern end of state.

MISSISSIPPI:

Several homes damaged by tornado early Monday in rural northern part of state. No injuries reported.

ALABAMA:

Scattered wind damage and road flooding Tuesday.