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Midwest tornadoes: Snow falls on storm-ravaged region; baby found alive in rubble dies

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In the wake of the last week's tornadoes, snow is now falling on much of the same area of Kentucky as the death toll continues to rise with more than three dozen people dead from the twisters in the Midwest and South.

(Photo: Associated Press)

When rescuers found 15-month-old Angel Babcock alive last week in an Indiana field after a deadly tornado killed her parents and two siblings, it appeared as a ray of hopeful news amid the tales of death and destruction.

But the New Pekin, Ind., toddler died of her injuries Sunday, bringing to 39 the number of people killed by the storms that devastated fives states.

The National Weather Service said the tornado that struck New Pekin measured an EF-3 on the enhanced Fujita scale, while another tornado that struck nearby Henryville, Ind., measured an EF-4 and packed winds of 175 mph.

As residents picked through the rubble and made plans bury their dead, they also began trying to find a semblance of normalcy as officials continued to assess the damage.

Mother Nature still isn't letting up as parts of West Virginia and Virginia are also getting snow.

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