Stormy weather anticipated for Sunday

Stormy weather anticipated for Sunday

No injuries have been reported, but officials said several businesses and vehicles were damaged.

The entire town of Franklin and neighboring Bremond lost electricity, with 3,088 customers without power early Sunday.

There is still a potential for storms to be severe but not everyone will see rain or storms today.

The National Weather Service says a twister was reported Saturday night in the Vicksburg, Mississippi, area.

The Storm Prediction Center has issued an enhanced risk (level 3 out of 5) stretching from eastern Alabama through the southern Appalachians and into the Ohio Valley.

He said the threat for severe weather is greatest at such times.

Flash floods hit Louisiana, where two deaths were reported. Starting out with hit and miss storms this morning, storms should remain below severe limits early but that all changes later today.


The biggest concern for tornado development is on Saturday afternoon and evening, as the potent piece of energy slides eastward into Louisiana, clashing with a very strong inflow of moist and unstable tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico. Damage also has been reported near Satartia, Mississippi, from the storms.

Tornadoes embedded in the storms pose a significant risk overnight since they are hard to see and people are less likely to receive warnings while they're asleep, Van Dam said.

Saturday was a particularly destructive day for the storm.

SPC severe weather outlook for Saturday afternoon.

Winds of up to 60 miles per hour (96.56 kph) were reported in Cherokee County, Texas, damaging two homes in Alto but not injuring anyone.

At Georgia's Augusta National Golf Club, organizers of The Masters golf tournament moved up tee times Sunday to try to beat risky weather.

Two different rounds of strong storms are expected to track through the WJZ-TV viewing area. University spokesman Sid Salter said some debris, possibly carried by the tornado, was found on campus, but no injuries were reported and no buildings were damaged.

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