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New Severe Thunderstorm Watch in north Georgia

New Severe Thunderstorm Watch in north Georgia

In Texas, authorities said a woman died on Saturday night when a tornado destroyed her mobile home, CNN reported.

Suspected tornadoes were also reported in northern Shelby County stretching down to American Village near Montevallo.

Hamilton is 225 kilometres southwest of Memphis, Tennessee.

A gas station in Vicksburg, Mississippi, sustained damage on Saturday. In nearby Cherokee County, winds of up to 60 mph damaged two homes in the town of Alto, about 140 miles (225 kilometers) north of Houston.

The tree "flattened the vehicle like a pancake", Capt. Alton Lenderman of the Angelina County Sheriff's Office told The Associated Press. Damaging winds are expected to be the primary threat, but a few tornadoes are also possible.

At least 11 tornadoes have touched down in three different states as a result of a stronger-than-usual storm system.

Trees were pulled up by the roots, roofs were torn off buildings and the cinderblock foundation was all that was left of a mobile home in the town, which is southeast of Waco.

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There were multiple confirmed fatalities and multiple injuries in Monroe County from severe weather overnight, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said without providing any additional details.

Franklin, Texas, roughly 125 miles south of Dallas, was nearly entirely flattened by a tornado, according to the Robertson County Sheriff's Office.

According to the National Weather Service, the tornado was rain-wrapped and moved through Milam into Robertson County. Two people were hospitalized for injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening, while others were treated at the scene, Yezak said.

Roy Ratliff, 95, died after a tree crashed onto his trailer in northeastern Mississippi, Monroe County Road Manager Sonny Clay said at a news conference, adding that a tornado had struck. Some people had to be extricated from damaged dwellings. More than 140,000 customers lost power in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas as of late Saturday.

Severe weather came through Louisiana on Saturday afternoon, Springfield said.

Now the storm turns toward the Midwest and East Coast.