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Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

In Georgia, the storm system knocked down trees, caused minor flooding and cut off power to tens of thousands of residents. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

A second wave of tornadoes and thunderstorms to hit the US South and Midwest this week turned deadly yesterday with three people reported killed, as the storms pushed eastward today, officials and media accounts said.

Storms marched east Friday morning, with a tornado watch continuing in south Georgia and the Florida Panhandle.

Severe thunderstorms are expected from the southern Atlantic Coast to the mid-coastal region, particularly across the Carolinas and southern Virginia, in the late afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service said.

A low pressure system will bring the potential for strong winds, flash flooding, hail and "a few tornadoes" throughout most of the state, according to the NWS office in Raleigh.

Magee fatally crashed near the rural town of Gillsburg in southwest Mississippi, Amite County Coroner Campbell Sharp said.

Damage from the storm system was reported in at least 24 of Mississippi's 82 counties. A tornado also moved through Morton, damaging several homes.

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Meanwhile, Oklahoma witnessed a rare phenomenon called twin tornadoes, in which two tornadoes appear beside each other at the same time, which destroyed multiple houses in Shattuck.

MS was just beginning to recover from last weekend's storm system that left one county in shreds, killed one person, and injured nine people across the state.

A third death was reported late yesterday in the Wattsville community, north of Pell City, Alabama, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported, after a tree fell on a home.

Severe weather is expected in the Charlotte area through the afternoon.

One person was killed in Neshoba County, Mississippi after a tree fell on his vehicle on Thursday afternoon, local paper the Neshoba Democrat reported.

"We heard a rumble man like an escalating wind, and noise and from the back there shook the whole house", Sanders said. The sheriff told local media that a tree fell on the vehicle. He was like, 'I think it's a 'tornado, ' " Skipper said.

The National Weather Service received numerous reports of hail pelting the storm-struck areas. "We are just a mess", Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell had said.


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