A sheriff's deputy and his wife in Mississippi are among the dead after a tornado struck on Easter Sunday, part of a widespread deadly storm system leaving devastation across the South. A man was electrocuted in New Orleans, and four people died in Alabama and Georgia when trees fell on homes, authorities said. The fast-moving storm was centered about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of Cape May, New Jersey, and forecast to head east-northeast over the open Atlantic. It’s the carbon monoxide poisoning. CNN Meteorologist Tom Sater has more. In Atlanta and New Orleans, drivers dodged trees in roads and navigated intersections without traffic signals. Hourly. So far, the National Weather Service reported that an EF0 tornado occurred on the northeast side of Forest in Scott County. Homes, buildings, and businesses that survived Hurricane Camille were lost in Hurricane Katrina, with damages extending from Mobile, AL, westward. “We’re still assessing the situation and obviously some counties will be delaying early voting this morning, but we don’t see that there will be an overall impact on voting,” Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert), Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. Stay tuned for continued updates. Basically done here. @ErinMorganTV is on the scene. By Ron Brackett April 20, 2020. National Weather Service forecasters said they believe multiple tornadoes hit the southern half of Mississippi on Thursday as a storm system moves east. At … @NWSJacksonMS Damage Dowtown Greenville.Mississippi pic.twitter.com/Ez0AFNsf9X, This is major home damage in Metcalfe, MS (just northeast of Greenville) from a likely tornado early this morning around 4 AM. NOAA National Weather Service Jackson, Mississippi. About 100 homes were damaged and up to 80 people were displaced in Jefferson Davis County. A tree split and fell on a trampoline and a power line. With top local, national, and sports stories, plus all … ... And there was a couple of snaps, lots of cracks of branches and trees falling,” she said. Contact Wilton Jackson at 601-961-7241 or wcjackson@gannett.com. Storms cause some damage in NE Mississippi Many residents in the WTVA viewing area report receiving storm damage to their property. The owner was using an industrial generator to run the pumps and accepting cash only. on Oct. 28, 2020. Mississippi storm damage: See aftermath in photos Skip to main content Rain and Mountain Snow in the West; Lake Effect Snow in the Northeast. 6 p.m. Local Mississippi Breaking News Story … @NWSMemphis pic.twitter.com/F4SlprKDQs, Thanks! Zeta was the 27th named storm of a historically busy year with more than a month left in the Atlantic hurricane season. In Lakeshore, Mississippi, Ray Garcia returned home to find a shrimp boat washed up and resting against its pilings, “I don’t even know if insurance is going to pay for this,” Garcia said. Follow him on Twitter. New Mississippi flag without rebel symbol being put into law. Will Arute of New Orleans said it sounded like a bomb went off when part of a large oak snapped outside and crashed into his car and a corner of his home. MEMA Executive Director @GregMichelMSEMA visited the Lewisburg community with DeSoto County EMA Director Chris Olson today to survey storm damage. North Carolina and southeastern Virginia were still being buffeted with gusty winds, but Zeta was moving along at 53 mph (85 kph), meaning no single place was blasted too long. Edwards ordered the Louisiana National Guard to fly in soldiers to assist with search and rescue efforts and urged continued caution. pic.twitter.com/GQIg6mL0ik, DAMAGE REPORTS: This is Baldywn, MS by Baldwyn High School. “I don’t know what this boat has done.”. “I have no lights. About 150 homes were damaged or destroyed statewide along with multiple businesses. As many as 2.6 million homes and businesses lost power across seven states, but the lights were coming back on slowly. Just outside Richmond, Virginia, health and nutrition entrepreneur Shireese Borden, 28, waited in line for nearly an hour at an early-voting site as heavy rains from Zeta swept through. She hadn’t expected the crowd of over 200 other people who were doing the same thing. On Dec. 16, an emergency declaration was also issued for 27 counties affected. With Election Day looming, far fewer early voters showed up after the storm in Pascagoula, Mississippi, a court clerk said, and power failures in two Georgia counties disrupted voting. As Hurricane Katrina moved inland, a swath of 5 to 8 inches of rain fell along its path. A strong system will spread lower elevation rain and mountain snow across the Southwest U.S., https://t.co/hetpxM6gwx, Jackson in the storm. https://t.co/GvMcDf6RD3, Whoah... Tallahatchie County, Mississippi is about 100 miles south of #Memphis. Downed trees blocked lanes on two interstate highways in Atlanta, the Georgia Department of Transportation reported. No deaths were reported in Mississippi. JACKSON, Miss. From the archives: His neck, back … There was a tornado … Richardson and another man exited a floating car and desperately clung to a tree before his strength “just gave out,” Harrison County coroner Brian Switzer said. “The wait is kind of ridiculous, but it is what it is, you know?” said resident Jeanne Guillory. Airport director Ron Phillips told the News-Star the storm caused up to $30 million in damage to planes inside a hangar. Trees were down and power was out in areas of central Mississippi.Jefferson Davis reported the worst damage, MEMA officials said. Mayor Sheldon Day of Thomasville, Alabama, said hundreds of trees fell in roads and on homes, while some gas station canopies blew over. But they saved their kids during tornado, Severe storms, tornadoes, hail possible Saturday, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy, Winds measured up to 60 mph at Greenville Mid Delta Regional Airport, Numerous trees down across the northern portion of Greenville with several on homes, Trees and power lines down along Highway 61 north of Cleveland, Several trees down across northern portion of county in Duncan and Benoit, Trees down along Highway 49 between Indianola and Sunflower, Trees and power lines down across Moorhead, Trees down across north Leflore County including the Schlater area, Shed destroyed five miles east, southeast of Holcomb, Shed destroyed one mile northwest of Elliott, Homes damaged and trees down along Bolton Hill Road, Trees and power lines down with damage to roofs near Elliott, Downed trees, power lines south of Hernando and Lewisburg. Forecasters said disturbed air off the northern coast of South America could become a tropical depression and head toward Nicaragua by early next week. Early Saturday morning, Simpson County experienced tropical storm wind gusts over 40 mph in Harrisville, west of Mendenhall. #mswx #memstorm #wmc5 pic.twitter.com/4FhBAt2IR3, Storm Damage report from DeSoto County, Mississippi - in the Hernando area:#memstorm #mswx pic.twitter.com/LxDWojGXo1, Please use caution if you’re on the road. It’s the use of generators. There are just under 5,900 power outages in DeSoto Co. and nearly 23,000 statewide after Saturday’s storms. Mackenzie Umanzor didn’t make many preparations because the last hurricane to threaten her home in D’Iberville, Mississippi, a few weeks ago, did little damage. She was impaled. Although we’re warm, breezy and mainly dry to start, a few storms will likely form out ahead of our cold front that will need to be watched for the potential of rotation this afternoon. https://t.co/tD73JMiGQu, The gradient winds ahead of the squall line can be just as dangerous as within the main line of storms. Today is an ALERT DAY as severe weather will be possible this afternoon and evening. Folo her & @WMCActionNews5 for updates today. Hundreds of miles away in North Carolina, a highway was blocked by a toppled tree in Winston-Salem, and Wake Forest University canceled classes for the day. Zeta blew open doors she had tried to barricade, leaving her with a cut hand, and the top of her shed came loose. They included two people who were left pinned to their bed, Gwinnett County fire officials said. Storms in Mississippi:Governor signs emergency declaration. News . I’m hopeful that my generator gets fixed. At … Tornadoes, Storms Rake Across Florida After Killing Three and Damaging Homes in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia. Santana reported from New Orleans. Tornadoes in Mississippi and Louisiana have caused "catastrophic" damage and at least seven deaths after touching down Sunday, emergency officials say. She was impaled. Associated Press contributors include Stacey Plaisance in Marrero, Louisiana; Gerald Herbert in Lakeshore, Mississippi; Jay Reeves in Birmingham, Alabama; Denise Lavoie in Richmond, Virginia; Melinda Deslatte in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Seth Borenstein in Kensington, Maryland; Skip Foreman in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Leah Willingham in Jackson, Mississippi; Jeff Martin in Marietta, Georgia; Sophia Tulp and Desiree Mathurin in Atlanta. Survey teams started assessing damage Saturday and were to continue Sunday and likely into the week, the NWS said. Sent in by Tricia Agnew. News. Radar. Severe weather moved through Mississippi Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, bringing damage and flooding. From the bayous of the Gulf Coast to Atlanta and beyond, Southerners used to dealing with dangerous weather were left to pick up the pieces once again just days ahead of an election in which early voting continued despite the storm. A Category 2 hurricane when it hit the southeastern Louisiana coast Wednesday, Zeta weakened to a post-tropical storm by Thursday afternoon with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph), according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. Heavy snow expected in Texas; storm could spawn tornadoes. The sun came out and temperatures cooled, but trees were still swaying as the storm’s remnants blew through. Heavy wind and rain make travel difficult as a thunderstorm passes through Hattiesburg on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. At the peak of the storm in the predawn hours, about 2,000 customers of Coast Electric were without power, while Mississippi Power reported about 700 customers with no power, Lacy said. John Bel Edwards said the state sustained “catastrophic” damage on Grand Isle in Jefferson Parish, where Zeta punched three breaches in the levee. Louisiana Gov. The latest round of storms comes less than a month after 14 tornadoes were recorded in a severe storm system. On Dec. 29, seven tornadoes were confirmed in a smaller, severe-weather outbreak. Storm surge flooding damaged the entire Mississippi Gulf Coast, pushing debris as far north as Interstate 10. Once the line of storms pushes through our area this evening, the main threat will become damaging wind gusts. It set a new record as the 11th named storm to make landfall in the continental U.S. in a single season, well beyond the nine storms that hit in 1916. Latest on storm damage: Click here for details. Tornadoes confirmed in Texas, Mississippi, damage from another suspected in Louisiana By Allison Chinchar, Jay Croft and Brandon Griggs, CNN Posted Apr 12, 2020 Associated Press. Tangipahoa Emergency Management — -- Tornadoes swept through the South Tuesday, killing at least four people and injuring at least 20 others in Mississippi while damaging homes and businesses, officials said. “I figured it would be kind of perfect,” Borden said, “but apparently not.”. Latest on storm damage: Click here for details, Storms in Mississippi: Governor signs emergency declaration, From the archives: His neck, back were broken. Flights were canceled at Monroe Regional Airport, where airport director Ron Phillips told the News-Star the storm caused up to $30 million in damage to planes inside a hangar. : Linda C. @WJTV #MSwx pic.twitter.com/9dCUDe1LMV, Storm damage report from Tunica County, Mississippi:#mswx #memstorm #memwx https://t.co/x6MqtF3CgQ, Glad your brother wasn’t hurt!#mswx #memstorm #memwx https://t.co/G1yUvxFrhg, Significant damage on Dunn Lane in Olive Branch. “I did not anticipate this to happen. I have no idea how long I’ll be without power. This story has been corrected to fix a mispelling of Louisiana Gov. Ray Garcia sweeps water from her home after a boat washed up against it, in Lakeshore, Miss., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Meteorologists … It’s the cleanup efforts. Zeta claimed at least three lives as of Thursday morning as deaths were reported in Georgia, Mississippi, and Louisiana, NBC News reported.. Zeta is the 28th named storm … In Waveland, Mississippi, on the state's coast, the town's mayor, Mike Smith, told WLOX-TV that the town may have suffered its worst storm damage since Katrina blasted the city in 2005. Heavy rains and powerful winds pounded parts of East Mississippi Saturday. The Mississippi Coast woke to wreckage strewn across roadways in Gulfport and across South Mississippi after Hurricane Zeta’s high winds and storm surge. A tree … The National Weather Service as well as MEMA will be out today to assess the damage and will be help in determining the strength of the storm that moved through the area. Downed trees. “You could hear the tin roof waving in the wind. And in Biloxi, Mississippi, Leslie Richardson, 58, drowned when he was trapped in rising seawater after taking video of the raging storm. Building behind the cafeteria. #mswx pic.twitter.com/DxNqu2h3wo, **HAPPENING NOW** Dangerous driving conditions in Jackson, MS, with flooding also a problem this morning in addition to the severe weather that moved through the area. News . #mswx https://t.co/V4BrcFXLtY, Some 30,000 power outages at peak are without power across Mississippi (below is a partial breakdown of that number; breakdown is being updated), Nearly 4,860 customers at peak were without power, Mississippi weather: Severe storms, tornadoes, hail possible Saturday. “Oddly enough, it isn’t the storms that typically produce the most injuries and the fatalities. “At one point, every major thoroughfare was blocked by trees,” Day said. And in Biloxi, Mississippi, Leslie Richardson, 58, drowned when he was trapped in rising seawater after taking video of the raging storm. If it doesn’t, then I guess I just have a lot of gas to ride the four-wheeler.”. Phil Bryant signed an emergency declaration Saturday after the storms, which will allow state assistance to help local communities. @WMCActionNews5 #wmc5 pic.twitter.com/bR0j0UIdCV, Power lines down on Craft Road near Bethel Rd in Olive Branch, Mississippi. “It was pretty scary.”. See a list of all of the Official Weather Advisories, Warnings, and Severe Weather Alerts for Mississippi State, MS. Many areas also were contending with  flooding. The severe weather was part of a storm system that swept the Midwest and South, killing at least 11 people. Still, the latest punch from this historically busy hurricane season left people shaken. Lines of cars stretched more than 20 deep at one of the few gas stations open in Marrero, Louisiana. It’s the electrocution that comes from power lines. Tornadoes in Mississippi and Louisiana have caused "catastrophic" damage and at least six deaths after touching down Sunday, emergency officials say. @NWSJacksonMS will likely survey Washington County in the coming days. #mswx pic.twitter.com/Id1mZ9Ur3j, @WTVAWeather @matt_laubhan @JoelYoungTV Baldwyn High School. That’s why I’m coming to put gas in the tanks. Powerful storms raged across the Deep South on Easter Sunday, killing at least six people in Mississippi and damaging hundreds of buildings in Louisiana. The heightened storm activity has focused attention on climate change, which scientists say is causing wetter, stronger and more destructive storms. Today. Outgoing Gov. READ THE FULL STORY:Storms cause damage in areas of central Mississippi CHECK OUT WAPT: Get the latest Jackson, MS, news. John Bel Edwards’ name. pic.twitter.com/ENuDiu5UJd. ATLANTA (AP) — Millions of people were without power and at least six were dead Thursday after Hurricane Zeta slammed into Louisiana and made a beeline across the South, leaving shattered buildings, thousands of downed trees and fresh anguish over a record-setting hurricane season. Mississippi mayor trapped in home as storms down trees, cause airport delays . It was pretty intense along the eyewall when it went through here,” he said. So, now is the time to be very, very cautious out there,” Edwards said. A dangerous storm system that produced at least 13 radar-confirmed tornadoes battered Mississippi and Louisiana on Sunday night, killing at least … Zion Road near New Sight, Trees down near Monticello, Ferguson and Oak Vale, Wind blew at least 30 train cars off the track near Sumner area, Trees down on Highway 35 just north of Highway 84, Tree down on Highway 35 jsut north of Highway 84, Trees down four miles northwest of Seminary, Fox Hall Road near Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport is underwater, Flash flooding across Rural Dempsey Road near Highpoint, Trees down six miles northwest of Noxapater, Tree blocking Highway 35 near Harperville, Tornado reported by law enforcement as few trees were down in town as  well as power lines in three different locations, Trees down one mile south of Taylorsville, Trees down two miles north of Taylorsville, Trees down across the county five miles east northeast of Carmack, Numerous roads flooded in the Cedar Bluff area, Trees blocking southbound lane on Interstate 59 near Pachuta, Multiple trees down along Interstate 59 between Pachuta and Enterprise, Trees down across Co Road 275 near Harmony, Trees across Interstate 59 three miles southwest of Dunns Fall, Roof off of a home on Franklin Street near Quitman, Roof partially blown off a church in Shubuta, Trees, power lines down in Louin, Bay Springs and three miles northwest of Pachuta, Trees down across Highway 45 blocking southbound lanes between Marion Russell Road and Interstate 20 ramp, Trees down near four miles southeast of Clarksdale, Trees down off Lynn Creek Road near Bluff Lake, Trees down near the intersection of Dozier Road and Highway 16 near Scooba, Tree down along Military Road northwest of Columbus, Tree down along South Frontage Road near Columbus. His neck, back were broken. Reports of massive hail and a suspected tornado dotted the region as tens of thousands woke up without power on Wednesday. Thursday was the last day to request an absentee ballot or vote by absentee in person in Alabama, and voters, some holding umbrellas, waited outside county courthouses in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa to cast ballots. Damage seen on Highway 52, Gaines, Craft, Bethel and College streets, Dunn Lane, Trees, power lines down in the north Carrollton area, Tree blocking northbound lanes on Highway 49 near Walls Creek Bridge, Tree down in roadway southbound near Interstate 59, Several trees down along Interstate 59 near Dixie, Tree on a house along North 34 Avenue near Arnold Line, Several trees down across county three southwest of Oak Ridge, Trees down across power lines in Prentiss, Power line down along Johnson Road near Crystal Springs, Tree down on a car along Interstate 55 at mile marker 53 near Martinsville, Tree down on Mission Hill Road near Wesson, Carport rood ripped off at home in Valley Park, Large trees down across Estes Switch Road, Flooding along Myrtlewood Drive near Forest Hill in Jackson, Water into buildings and flowing across the street at intersection of Highway 80 and Lynch Street, Damage to building behind cafeteria at Baldwyn High School, Tree down across Highway 28 in Union Church, Trees down across Liberty and McNair Roads, Power lines down near the intersection of Highway 98 and 184, Tree across Natchez Trace Parkway two miles east northeast of Forest Grove, Trees, power lines down across the West Lincoln area, Trees, down power lines down in the Lake Lincoln area, Tree down along Mt. Hurricane Zeta passed through Wednesday with a tidal surge that caused the boat to become unmoored. Bolivar County was also hit hard by the storms, where 40 homes and 20 apartments were damaged and 30 were people, authorities said.Reeves has declared a … The city of Bayou La Batre has announced a curfew from 9 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday due to storm damage from Hurricane Zeta and widespread power outages. Video Courtesy: Donna Hodge Storm Team 12 is tracking the storm damage in Mississippi: Here are some […]. Storms that slammed Mississippi Saturday destroyed homes and buildings and knocked out power to thousands. Richardson and another man exited a floating car and desperately clung to a tree before his strength “just gave out,” Harrison County coroner Brian Switzer said. Video. By mid-morning, local emergency crews had already responded to dozens of storm … House missing a roof. But they saved their kids during tornado. 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