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WATCH: Severe Storms Strike the South

10 Jan 2020, 4:28 pm

Check out some of the reports and videos coming into WeatherNation headquarters as severe weather takes aim on the south and southeast United States.

Storm Damage in Louisiana

**NEW VIDEO** Storm damage from severe weather that moved through Minden, LA, overnight. This storm was tornado warned around 1:30 AM CT and was radar confirmed nearby, US National Weather Service Shreveport Louisiana to determine if they will do a damage survey.

Posted by WeatherNation on Saturday, January 11, 2020

Powerful storms pushed through Northern Louisiana early Saturday morning, producing wind gusts that damaged property. Unfortunately the severe storms killed several people in the Pelican State.

Tony Russell reports on Minden damage

"SHOW EXTRA AWARENESS"Our field correspondent Tony Russell is near Minden, LA where trees and power lines have come down with #severe storms. Be extra cautious when venturing out this morning as you may run into debris. #LAwx

Posted by WeatherNation on Saturday, January 11, 2020

WeatherNation’s Tony Russell reported on the damage from Minden early Saturday morning. Tony observed a number of trees and power lines down in the area.

Flooding Saturday Morning in Jackson, MS

**FLOODING CONCERNS** Dangerous driving conditions earlier today in Jackson, MS, with flooding also a problem this morning in addition to the severe weather that moved through the area. Remember, turn around don't drown!

Posted by WeatherNation on Saturday, January 11, 2020

Some areas around Jackson, Mississippi also suffered storm damage. Flooding conditions also developed quickly after the line of strong storms pushed through the region.

Crazy Crash from Flash Flooding

A driver’s dashcam captured the moment a crash occurred on the Turner Turnpike in Stroud, Oklahoma! Flash Flooding on the roads caused for a dangerous drive!

Posted by WeatherNation on Friday, January 10, 2020

A driver’s dash-cam captured the moment a crash occurred on the Turner Turnpike in Stroud, Oklahoma, on Friday, January 10. Storms moving across Oklahoma prompted multiple flood and severe weather alerts across several counties on Friday.

Flooding from strong storms

Strong storms moving across Kansas brought heavy rain and hail to some areas today!The storms in central Kansas could bring freezing rain and create ice accumulations. #KSwx

Posted by WeatherNation on Friday, January 10, 2020

Strong storms moving across Kansas brought heavy rain and hail to some areas on January 10. This lead to neighborhood flooding in Wichita Friday afternoon. After the front moves through, temperatures will drop and precipitation could turn to freezing rain. The Kansas Department of Transportation said crews are ready for all types of weather.https://twitter.com/DriveSafeKansas/status/1215715467152822273

Our field crews are on the ground covering the storms as they happen. Stay with WeatherNation for more updates.

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