A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday morning.
At least three tornadoes flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and bent telephone poles into 45-degree angles as they barreled through the South on Monday, killing at least one woman in Mississippi and unleashing severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods.
Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents found themselves huddling in the dark early Monday wondering how they would rebuild again after the most powerful tornado yet this year carved a path through their city and others nearby, killing at least 16 people.
Forecasters say Tropical Storm Isaac will bring the threat of flooding and tornadoes to the southwest corner of Georgia.
UPDATE: One death has been attributed to the storms associated with Tropical Storm Lee. 25 year old Jerome Hunter drowned in Gwinnett County when he and a friend tried to cross a rain swollen creek. Hunter’s […]
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