Mississippi Towns Take Direct Hit from Tornadoes

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18 Apr 2019 6:31 PM
UPDATE: Three fatalities have been confirmed from Thursday's storms. One in Alabama and two in Mississippi, all related to strong winds. Severe storms ripped across the Southeast Thursday evening. Several Mississippi communities took direct hits from tornadoes. The towns of Morton and Brandon suffered the worst damage. https://twitter.com/WeatherNation/status/1119026532658188288 As of 10pm CT, 7 tornadoes and more than 150 damaging wind reports have been reported by the Storm Prediction Center. Due to the winds, more than 100,000 customers are without power in Alabama and Mississippi. https://twitter.com/WeatherNation/status/1119072935925260288 Storms will continue to push across the Southeast overnight. The tornadic threat will increase again tomorrow, as the atmosphere is re-fueled. https://twitter.com/WeatherNation/status/1119004312426795008 Stay with WeatherNation for all the forecast details.
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