Tornadoes Wreak Havoc In Southern States

This weekend southern states including Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi have seen a combined death toll of 16 people and the number is expected to grow. The states are currently facing a storm system comprised of multiple tornadoes resulting in watches being issued for the Panhandle of Florida and southern Alabama. A state of emergency has also been issued by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and Homeland Security Agency. The National Weather Service is currently predicting a third wave of storms to reach as far north as Atlanta.

 

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Aftermath of tornado in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Photo: WDAM-TV Photojournalist Ryan Moore.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/dead-georgia-tornado-outbreak-continues/story?id=44965022

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  1. I read an update on the situation pertaining to the tornados that shook the Southeast. Sixteen people were pronounced dead, but that number is now incorrect, as it is now up to twenty people dead. Fifteen of those were killed in southern Georgia.On Monday, the people of Georgia were warned that gusts of wind could reach about 40 mph or more. On top of a wind advisory, there was a flood warning in Charlotte, North Caroline. It was said that it was an EF-2 tornado,so winds that were ranging at around 111-135 mph.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/01/23/at-least-18-killed-as-severe-weather-pummels-south.html

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