After a series of violent storms that killed 26 people in the southern United States, some of the same areas will be hit again by a new round of storms this Sunday.
“Some strong tornadoes and very large hail can occur with the most intense storms, particularly from central Louisiana through central/southern portions of Mississippi and Alabama this afternoon and evening,” the Service’s Storm Prediction Center said. National Meteorological.
The Atlanta Weather Service reported that a “large and extremely dangerous tornado” had struck on Sunday morning south of LaGrange, Georgia.
No fatalities were immediately reported, but at least three people were injured in the storm, authorities said.
“It was horrible…many houses were destroyed,” LaGrange Mayor-elect Willie T. Edmondson told CNN affiliate WSB.
A hundred houses were damaged, of which between 30 and 40 were “completely destroyed,” Troup County Emergency Management Director Zachary Steele said at a press conference on Sunday.