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Storms hit South in prelude to tornado threat later Sunday

3 months 3 weeks 4 days ago Sunday, April 19 2020 Apr 19, 2020 April 19, 2020 2:26 PM April 19, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Strong storms are rattling parts of central Alabama, and forecasters are warning of the possibility of tornadoes later Sunday. The National Weather Service on Sunday says six counties are under a flash flood warning because of heavy rain: Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Jefferson, Shelby and Tuscaloosa. The agency says strong tornadoes are a possibility for parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama on Sunday. Damaging winds and a continued tornado threat will also extend across parts of Georgia and South Carolina through Sunday night. The storm threat comes a week after Easter storms pounded the Deep South. More than 100 tornadoes struck the South on Sunday and Monday, killing at least 36 people.

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