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US News Storms sweep across southern U.S., death toll rises to 10

02:30  12 january  2020
02:30  12 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

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The death toll from the Midwest’ s first big snowstorm of the season rose to 11 as the system blew through the Northeast late Friday and early Saturday. As far south as Tulsa, Okla., accumulations measured more than 10 inches. Schools and businesses across the region were closed, and

The death toll for a wave of storms and flooding hitting the central and southern U . S . is continuing to climb. Another five people died in a separate storm in Illinois over the weekend, bringing the total death toll from the series of storms to 35, according to The New York Times.

This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.  The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway.  (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP) © Provided by Associated Press This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway. (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

HOUSTON (AP) — Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 10 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered a large area of the region.

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The National Weather Service has maintained severe weather warnings across large parts of the southeastern and central United States, including tornado watches and warnings across parts of Alabama and Mississippi, as well as flash flood warnings in Missouri, Illinois, and Arkansas.

Storm-related fatalities were reported in Texas due to icy weather, in Alabama from a deadly tornado and in Louisiana, where winds were so strong that they lifted a trailer home off its foundation and carried it several hundred feet. A man also drowned in Oklahoma. Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan, parts of highways were closed in Oklahoma and Arkansas due to flooding and hundreds of flights were canceled at Chicago's international airports.

This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.  The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway.  (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP) © Provided by Associated Press This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway. (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

Two first responders were killed and another was critically injured in Lubbock, Texas, Saturday morning after they were hit by a vehicle while working the scene of a traffic accident in icy conditions, officials said.

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The death toll is expected to rise as recovery efforts continue. tornadoes, flooding and severe storms left multiple people dead and dozens more injured across the southern and midwestern U . S . A 10 -year-old girl in northwest Springdale was found dead late Saturday after she was swept

The death toll rose to 10 , and millions of South Carolinians remained homebound Monday as state emergency officials grappled with catastrophic flooding following days of historic rains. Authorities also reported two storm -related deaths in North Carolina. The rain was finally ending late Monday, and

Police Officer Nicholas Reyna, 27, who had been with the department for one year, died at the scene. Firefighter Lt. David Hill, 39, was taken to a local hospital where he later died. Firefighter Matthew Dawson, 30, was hospitalized in critical condition.

This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.  The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway.  (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP) © Provided by Associated Press This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway. (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

Lubbock Police Chief Floyd Mitchell called it an “extremely tragic day” for the city.

Another person had died in Texas Friday night when a car flipped into a creek in Dallas as severe thunderstorms passed through. Lightning from Friday's stormy weather was suspected of causing fires that burned two houses by caused no injuries in the North Texas cities of Burleson and Mansfield.

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Survivors of violent storms across the south thankful to see another Christmas. A statement from the governor’ s office said that about 190 roads across Alabama were closed due to flooding. The National Weather Service warned residents to avoid driving in areas where flooding was expected.

Pat McCrory said Monday, pushing the death toll across the Southeast to at least 22 even as the weakening storm still carried dangers of Across the region, officials have also blamed Hurricane Matthew for six deaths in Florida, three in Georgia and one death each in Virginia and South Carolina.

A man drowned near Kiowa, Oklahoma, after he was swept away in floodwaters, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Saturday. Randall Hyatt, 58, of Wardville, was overwhelmed by rushing water while getting out of his stalled truck.

This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.  The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway.  (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP) © Provided by Associated Press This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway. (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

In Alabama, three people were confirmed killed near Carrollton in Pickens County, the National Weather Service in Birmingham said on Twitter. The Alabama Emergency Management Agency said the deaths were caused by an “embedded tornado within a long line of intense thunderstorms."

Earlier Saturday, in northwestern Louisiana, firefighters found the bodies of an elderly couple near their demolished trailer in Benton, the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said via Facebook. The winds were so strong the home of the couple, who were the in-laws of a parish deputy, was moved 200 feet from its foundation.

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Weather-related deaths in Mississippi rose to 10 on Saturday, after officials confirmed that two people who had been unaccounted for since Wednesday The deaths pushed the regional toll to at least 36, including six fatalities in Tennessee and one in Arkansas. Saturday’ s storms were the latest in a

The National Weather Service in Shreveport said a tornado with winds of around 135 mph (217 kph) had touched down in Bossier Parish

This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.  The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway.  (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP) © Provided by Associated Press This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway. (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

Also in Louisiana, Raymond Holden, 75, was killed in his bed when a tree fell on his home in Oil City, crushing him, according to the Caddo Parish Coroner's Office.

More than 139,000 people were without power in Alabama, according to Alabama Power. According to PowerOutage.us, Mississippi had more than 39,000 power outages Saturday afternoon. About 20,000 customers were without power in Louisiana. Outages were reported from Texas to Michigan.

In Tennessee, Memphis Light, Gas and Water said about 23,000 customers were without power Saturday morning. Damage was widespread throughout Shelby County, Tennessee's most populous county that includes Memphis, including downed trees and power poles, some of which will need to be replaced, according to the utility.

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bringing the storm ' s death toll to 19 across four Southeastern states, authorities said Sunday said that eight people across the state had already died and that the death toll was expected to rise . Two people were killed in Florence County in separate incidents after their vehicles were swept away

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This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.  The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway.  (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP) © Provided by Associated Press This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway. (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation reported Saturday morning that portions of several highways in the southeastern part of the state were closed due to flooding. The Arkansas Department of Transportation reported that portions of several state highways across the state, particularly in the southeastern portion of Arkansas were closed due to downed trees and power lines and to flooding.

This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.  The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway.  (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP) © Provided by Associated Press This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway. (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

On Alabama's Gulf Coast, Baldwin County canceled school activities including sporting events for Saturday. The National Weather Service warned of high winds and flooding and the potential for 10-foot-high (3-meter-high) waves on beaches, where northern visitors escaping the cold are a common sight during the winter.

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A "particularly dangerous" storm system killed at least six people as it swept across southern U . S . states on Wednesday, as forecasters issued warnings and officials searched for missing residents.

Bloated rivers spilled across southern Mississippi yesterday, killing four people and forcing thousands more to flee flooding caused by storms that ravaged the Gulf Coast with rain, hail and tornadoes. The four bodies recovered in Mississippi raised the state' s death toll to six.

Many streams already are at or near flood levels because of earlier storms, and heavy rains could lead to flash flooding across the region, forecasters said. Parts of Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois and Indiana were under flash flood warnings or watches on Saturday.

This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.  Several people were killed in Louisiana, including an elderly couple found near their trailer home Saturday by firefighters.  (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP) © Provided by Associated Press This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Several people were killed in Louisiana, including an elderly couple found near their trailer home Saturday by firefighters. (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

The storm, bringing the threat of ice and snow to the Chicago area, prompted the cancellation of about 1,000 flights Saturday at Chicago’s two main airports.

The Chicago Department of Aviation’s online flight-tracking website showed that as of 10:30 a.m. Saturday about 950 flight cancellations were reported at Chicago's O’Hare International Airport and more than 50 flights had been canceled at Midway International Airport.

This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.  Several people were killed in Louisiana, including an elderly couple found near their trailer home Saturday by firefighters.  (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP) © Provided by Associated Press This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Several people were killed in Louisiana, including an elderly couple found near their trailer home Saturday by firefighters. (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

Delays at O’Hare and Midway were averaging around 15 minutes, the department said.

The weather service issued a winter weather advisory, flood watch and lakeshore flood warning for the Chicago metropolitan area for Saturday and a winter storm warning for adjacent areas of northwestern Illinois.

The weather service said rain, possibly mixed with snow, freezing rain and sleet was expected through Saturday afternoon in the Chicago area before changing by evening over to snow and sleet, possibly mixed with freezing rain.

Breezy conditions were forecast with gusts as high as 45 mph (72 kph).

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