Another day of heavy storms was predicted on Tuesday in much of the South, followed by stormy weather struck by tornadoes that damaged parts of the region on both Sunday and Monday. The storm killed at least two people in Georgia.
According to AccuWeather, Tuesday’s heavy thunderstorm and tornado threat zone covers more than 1,000 miles from the lower Mississippi and southeastern Ohio river basins.
According to the Storm Forecast Center, most of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and the corners of Arkansas and Georgia are at high risk of the worst weather. The zone is home to more than 11 million people and includes the city of Nashville, Tennessee. Birmingham, Alabama; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Jackson, Mississippi, said the forecaster.
“The threats of these storms include floods, hail, gust damage, tornadoes, and more,” said Tyler Roys, senior meteorologist at AccuWeather.
The tornado clock was issued Tuesday morning by the National Weather Service for parts of Mississippi and Alabama.
In some parts of Mississippi, storms include gusts of up to 70 mph, which can reach the size of a golf ball, the forecaster said, “tornadoes can occur Tuesday to Tuesday night. It ’s expensive. ”
From around sunrise on Tuesday morning, heavy storms broke out in parts of Tennessee, heavy rains, tornadoes and heavy thunderstorm warnings.
Tuesday’s risk followed stormy weather that moved across the south on Sunday and Monday, damaging homes and uprooting trees from Mississippi to West Virginia.
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A tornado in Atlanta on Monday forced thousands to look for shelter, killing a man when a windthrow brought a power line to a car. In Douglasville, Georgia, west of Atlanta, the driver was sentenced to death after a fire brigade separated him from his car.
In central Georgia, 55-year-old Carla Harris was killed on Monday after a tree fell to Bonaire’s house, Houston County emergency officials said.
In Mississippi, forecasters confirmed 12 tornadoes on Sunday evenings and nights. It had a 30-mile stretch of Yazoo City Twister and another tornado that traveled outside Byram and Terry south of Jackson, resulting in a 1,000-yard-wide damaged truck.
A storm on Monday night caused at least one tornado, causing extensive damage to western Arkansas.
According to meteorologist Tyler Snyder of the Meteorological Agency, the tornado has landed in the Lowlands area. Van Buren may also have a tornado based on the characteristics of NWS radar in the region.
In South Carolina, at least one tornado was reported in Abbeyville County on Monday afternoon. No injuries have been reported. In Greenwood, fallen trees and power lines were reported, vehicles were blown away, and storage unit buildings were severely damaged. Golf ball-sized hail was reported in multiple locations.
Trees and power lines in southern Kentucky collapsed due to a possible tornado on Monday morning, according to the Meteorological Department.
Preliminary results from a meteorological agency survey concluded that the Kentucky storm was a 90 mph EF-1 tornado and most of the damage occurred in Tompkinsville, meteorologist Cliff Goff of the meteorological agency said. Said on Monday afternoon.
In West Virginia, Jefferson County communications supervisor James Hayden said one person was injured when a possible tornado landed on a lumber company on Monday night.
A meteorological surveyor confirmed a tornado west of Atlanta near where the driver died. The Twister has been determined to have a peak wind of 90 mph on a route that runs 1.5 mph. There were trees in at least 10 homes.
The same thunderstorm could have sent thousands of people to more central shelters in Atlanta, creating at least another tornado southwest of downtown. The possibility of tornado damage has also been reported in the area around Athens.
The tornado splits the south.Stormy weather is expected on Tuesday
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