At least six people killed after tornadoes rip through three states

At least six people killed after tornadoes rip through three states

At least six people killed after tornadoes rip through three states

The twister killed two people. The state stands ready to engage with additional resources as severe weather continues to impact parts of Texas this evening. The roaring winds and rustling trees get louder as the twister gets closer. Tornadoes and severe wind will be the main concerns, ' the center said. Employees were leaving just as the twister hit, he said.

"This tornado damaged town structures and lofted trees into the air before transitioning to a rope phase". The threat for a tornado is greatest east of Austin, the agency said.

A tornado strikes Madill, Oklahoma on April 22, 2020.

A tornado in Madill, Oklahoma, killed two people and critically injured one person, per the NYT. a severe storm also struck in Louisiana, where Louisiana State University Alexandria reported damage to a livestock building "and a camper flipped over".

The Oklahoma storm hit Madill, near the Red River at about 4:30pm local time on Wednesday, causing widespread damage to the town, including its residential neighbourhoods, said the city's emergency manager, Donny Raley.

Heavy storms have also been reported in Rapides Parish in Alexandria, Louisiana.

More than 150,000 customers from Texas to Georgia were without power Thursday as the severe weather blew eastward, according to, which tracks utility reports. A woman is also said to have died in Woodworth, Louisiana.

A storm system was moving through the Deep South Thursday morning and was already producing strong thunderstorms over southern Alabama.

According to Accuweather, more than 100 tornadoes struck the southern states over the weekend, including a record-breaking twister in MS that was over two miles wide.

Onalaska is in Polk County, about 80 miles north-northeast of Houston, where officials declared a disaster after the storms Wednesday night.

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