Severe weather rolled through the South late afternoon Monday. Over 20 tornadoes hit Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.

  • 1 dead in Louisiana
  • 2 dead in Alabama
  • People are still reported trapped in their homes in DeRidder, Louisiana
  • A long track tornado destroyed parts of Alexandria, Louisiana
  • As of Monday evening, the NOAA Storm Prediction Center had received at least 27 preliminary reports of tornadoes. Several of these were already confirmed by the National Weather Service.
  • Town Creek, Alabama lost a husband and wife whose home was destroyed by a tornado
  • Vernon Parish, Louisiana had one death as a tornado cut a 63 mile path through the state.
  • 1,000s are without power. Many roads are closed throughout all 3 states. Those planning holiday travel should check with local sources before travelling.
  • Strong thunderstorms and isolated tornadoes are expected for the Southern areas of the East Coast.