Several buildings damaged, trailer homes flipped in severe storm

Several buildings damaged, trailer homes flipped in severe storm

Several buildings damaged, trailer homes flipped in severe storm

A strong cold front is on the move toward the state.

Damaging winds and other severe weather threats are more likely during a line of storms forecast to pass through during the overnight hours, they said. Angelina County Sheriff Greg Sanches said in a statement that the children, who were in the auto with their parents during the storm, were pronounced dead on the scene. No injuries were reported there, but officials said several businesses and vehicles were damaged. South Mississippi in under a slight and enhanced risk for severe storms, which is a level 2 and 3 out of 5 for the probability of severe weather occurring within 25 miles of your location.

"The main threat will be damaging winds with the line, but an isolated tornado and isolated instances of flooding can not be ruled out as well", National Weather Service forecasters said. Damage from that first round of storms included reports of trees down in Gwinnett, Walton, Paulding, Butts and Lamar counties. Damage was reported early Saturday evening in Vicksburg, Mississippi, as severe thunderstorms rumbled through the city.

Both Franklin and a neighboring town lost electricity as a result of the storm, leaving 3,088 customers without power on Sunday, reported CNN.

The thunderstorms bring the possibility of heavy rain, flooding, damaging winds and hail.

Two children, siblings aged 3 and 8, were killed on Saturday when a tree fell on the auto in which they were sitting in Pollok, Texas, said a spokeswoman for the Angelina County Sheriff's Department. Thirteen-year-old Sebastian Omar Martinez drowned in a drainage canal in Bawcomville, said Deputy Glenn Springfield of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Department, the AP reports.


Heavy rains and storms continued to rake the Magnolia State into the night, moving into Alabama.

By late Saturday, the storms were expected to organize into a line as they cross the western border of Mississippi.

"The storm is so vigorous that tornadoes are still possible after dark", Myers said.

"It looks like a storm came up through Louisiana and into MS and exploded in Monroe County", Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told CNN.

At least one tornado was reported Sunday morning in southeast Alabama, near Troy and Goshen, the National Weather Service's Birmingham office said.

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