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And it is not -- that snow and sleet are accompanied by tornado force winds but.
Both emergency crews and local residents say there's only one thing that -- caused the kind of damage they saw.
We've had several people called and said they saw the -- -- consistent indicative of tornado damage we've had homes that are 90% destroyed.
That doesn't happen with a straight wins got a lot of damage yet people.
People -- -- I want out with the skid steer.
We -- and equipment we want -- start -- -- -- hard to vehicles.
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Manner if we -- live from America's Newsroom to Elizabeth grant and Elizabeth.
Hi Greg -- very and usual time of year for such destructive storms in fact damaging tornadoes.
Across the southeast and very strong winds as far west as Texas folks.
We're celebrating their Christmas evenings -- storm left more than hundreds of thousands without power at any given time the severe system ripped through parts of Alabama Georgia Mississippi even northwest Florida.
Grooves were blown off homes in Mobile, Alabama really the biggest city to be hit by numerous rare winter twisters as well as powerful straight line winds in fact forecasters say there could have been as many as nineteen reported tornadoes that ripped through that area.
Trees and power lines are on the ground this morning leaving debris in the roadway.
Folks in Texas are also feeling the pain this morning really -- parts of the system originated.
Man I tell you what I have never seen one -- And just just ability here want from that far away from us bottom -- we are you still period and it was pretty.
It's pretty amazing.
As far as I know there's a small town maybe ten miles from here love lady and it blew the roof off of the bank into another house so that's a couple of structures.
As far as I know there was that.
He had a house maybe a mile from here and it totally took it down and in this used to be a really big as you can see about that south -- Used to be a huge -- store and and -- -- it was a night a week we build -- all that was Leo well built building and manages.
They would addictive it's amazing.
Now and then we talked about a lot of the debris on the -- -- people are driving home from the Christmas holiday so it's going to be along treacherous day for folks across the nation's midsection.
Right it will how far did these storm extend.
It was a huge system across the southeast and they felt the pain in Texas and Mississippi where they have flash flood warnings and those gusty winds trees fell on homes across communities in Mississippi which is why.
Governor Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency in the state saying at least eight counties reported damages and some injuries here's what one witness said listen.
As usual -- win.
-- little jumpy still like if you hit -- building we won't have no doubt.
Today being the day after Christmas there are a lot of people hitting the airports across the country here in Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson airport -- knowing there's a number of delays at least 600 flights are delayed already this morning so -- travelers need to have a lot of patience as they make their way home -- -- indeed Elizabeth Banks are.
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