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1 Dead as a tornado, heavy weather devastates the South; a few injured



At least one person was killed, and several were injured after a tornado torn in a small town in Mississippi on Saturday as heavy storms burst into the area with rainfall and floods.

The Tornado leveled Columbus's commercial district, Miss. And he left the city scattered with debris, including broken poles and damaged homes. The Mayor's office at Columbus said in a Facebook article that Ashley Glinn Pounds, 41, from Tupelo, was killed when the storm rolled over. with three more people in a building that collapsed. The 41-year-old was taken to the hospital where she died in surgery.

  A large tree is located in one of several buildings housing antique cars in Lawrence Motors on Highway 50 in Columbus, Miss. area, Saturday, February 23, 2019.

A large tree descends into one of several buildings housing antique cars in Lawrence Motors on Highway 50 in Columbus, Miss., after the tornado hit the area, Saturday, February 23 2019,
(AP Photo / Jim Lytle)

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said on Twitter that it responded to the scene and assisted with initial damage assessments and resource coordination in response to the tornado. impassable and cars can be seen on pictures covered with brick by broken walls and other debris.

"FIFAFEL" MAKES A RETURN TO A YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. Lee Lawrence, who said he was selling used cars for decades in Columbus, told the Associated Press that four buildings on his car had been destroyed. Lawrence said he was at home and was preparing to bathe when the storm collapsed, knocked down the trees and blew the car windows.

  This picture shows Damage to Lawrence Motors in Columbus, Miss. after a tornado in the city center.

This picture shows damage to Lawrence Motors in Columbus, Miss., Saturday, February 23, 2019, after a tornado hit in the city center.
"The wind suddenly just became so strong, and it rained so hard that you could barely see the door, and I heard a roar, obviously she got closer," he told AP, "It's going to be a startup deal," Lawrence said, "I can not say it's going to come back any better or better than that, but we will come back. "

The Tornado, which broke the business in the eastern Mississippi town, was confirmed on radar, meteorologist Anna Uverton with the National Meteorological Service she told the AP that the experts would be sent to the city on Sunday with about 23,000 people to rate the tornado's intensity

  A metal pipe sticks through the outer wall of Fast Dog Printing Co., a tornado hit in the area Saturday, February 23, 2019.

A metal pipe sticks through the outer wall of Fast Dog Printing Co. at Conway Drive in Columbus, Miss., after the tornado hit the area on Saturday, Feb. 23. , 2019.
(AP Photo / Jim Lytle)

Another tornado was reported in Burnsville, Miss. But additional details of possible damage were not immediately known.

In other places in the south, the homes, highways, parks and bridges are

SNOW TURNS LAS VEGAS IN WESTERN WONDERLAND

Nashville broke 139-year record on Saturday for the most rainfall in February , reports FOX17. The continuing rainfall and heavy storms have led to the state of Emergency Situations in Tennessee declaring a state of emergency.

Some residents of the area were forced to leave their homes due to the floods in the region.

without a boat at this time. The center is currently about 5 feet deep, "said Steve Dimomiizo of Murphy, Tenn., For FOX17. closed by stones, one of the dozens of roads and highways closed in the entire Southern region, transport officials said. Officials said the mud collapsed Metro restaurant in Signal Mountain, Tennessee. There are no disabilities messages. 2019. “/>

Emergency workers are investigating the damage after a mud drop over night, destroyed the Metro restaurant at Road Signal Signal in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
Weather reporters reported that the massive storm threatened regions of eastern Arkansas far from the south to northern Georgia and beyond. Kentucky announced on Friday that it shuts down US 51 over the Ohio River to Cairo, Illinois, due to floods on the southern approach. The bridge, which carries 4700 vehicles a day, is likely to remain closed until Thursday, and perhaps longer.

  Workers walk past the landslide scene of the I-40 to the east in Clyde, North Carolina, near the borders of Tennessee and North Carolina. on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Workers walk past the landslide scene of the I-40 to the east in Clyde, North Carolina, near the border with Tennessee and North Carolina on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
Calvin Mattheis / Knoxville News Sentinel through AP

The Ohio River in Cairo is expected to rise on Sunday at its third highest level ever recorded and remain so high next week. The Tennessee River near Savannah, Tennessee, is also expected to rise to near-record levels.

Associated Press contributed to this report


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