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And extreme weather alert now and officials say a tornado has killed at least one person Mississippi and left several others injured.
It's part of a violent storm system that's been sweeping across the country in Missouri the governor declared a state of emergency.
A reported twister ripped through a town outside Saint Louis.
The win ransacked homes and left families scrambling to take cover.
And -- out my front door.
And -- just see the -- -- why didn't feel it coming.
I mean things just sounded like they just let loose up above us things -- at my house and you know the trails like a train -- going over us and they left of reliable like a couple minutes and and I was done.
Well the storms have moved into the south now just look at the scene here this is central Arkansas.
That the town is up there on the upper left -- your screen apparent tornado bulldozing right through a tractor trailer.
It's cab crushed the windshield -- still at it.
The storm still raging as folks did rip a race to take check out the damage.
Inside this church in Arkansas.
Ceiling tiles crashed to the floor the roof tangled up in the pews.
Amazingly we have not heard about anybody being killed.
Right now millions more people are in the storm's path and our chief meteorologist Rick Reichmuth is watching it in extreme weather center where what's it looking like there -- I think what if we get about 24 hours more before the storm's completely pushed up the -- so if you are on this side of that line of storms.
You still have this coming to you if you're on the west side you're -- -- much cooler now.
But the storms are done but take a look at this this is obviously.
The biggest line of storms it's moving in -- you see all of these areas here in front of it.
That are popping up some of these -- discrete individual cells potentially could turn turn tornadic but we have seen the worst of the storms.
Right along with this -- this line of storms three different tornado watches in effect won until 3 PM down here a new one until 8 PM.
Goes over towards around the Pensacola area and another one up across much of northern and central Alabama wanna show you have one tornado warning in effect to the south of Meridian, Mississippi.
Most of these -- yellow ones here those are severe and not fanatic at this point.
But it's -- wonder -- to the north of this it's now got a severe thunderstorm.
Warning in effect.
But you can track that sell as it moved up there that's a one because of fatality just to this south east of that Philadelphia area Kemper county.
So we still have good another 24 hours this tonight is where we have the threat.
And we will -- -- into the overnight hours and tomorrow early and mid day is right here crossing mid Atlantic by the afternoon tomorrow it's gone.
We still have -- -- for our -- of severe weather here is there a flood threat in there anywhere yet -- some of these people have been getting so much significant rain this is a look at the last 24 hours you see these yellows and oranges and -- that's very heavy -- some places over three inches.
-- really quickly so we have flood warnings in effect.
And -- -- you see this kind of bright green -- those -- flood warnings in effect right now.
And there's also to the north and as we -- has talked about as much because of the severe weather over at some pretty good rain across series of by the Ohio River -- in a pretty Great Lakes.
It also -- the snows of snow melt on in addition to that rain we have flooding concerns are well -- while Rick right before -- busy day in the weather center thank you served well.
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