Deadly storms push through the U.S. East Coast

Deadly storms push through the U.S. East Coast

Damage to the town's schools has prompted the Alto Independent School District has canceled all classes until its buildings have been found to be safe.

Sheriff Cantrell said there will be more information available Sunday morning.

"The main severe weather threats are damaging wind gusts and an isolated tornado". Two people were hospitalized for injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening, while others were treated at the scene, Yezak said. Some people had to be extricated from damaged dwellings. Nine people were taken to emergency rooms across the state, four of whom were admitted to the hospital.

National Weather Service meteorologist John Moore said a possible twister touched down Saturday in the Vicksburg, Mississippi, area.

The weather service said the system is expected to shift to the Ohio Valley and the Southeast on Sunday. A mobile home community was damaged, but no injuries were reported.

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As a result of the storm organizers for the Masters golf tournament at Georgia's Augusta National Golf Club moved up tee times Sunday.

Shelby is about 90 miles (144.83 kilometers) northeast of Cleveland. Six people were hurt and at least 30 buildings were damaged in Richland County.

The tornado watch also includes Warren County, the National Weather Service said.

A local group is heading to Alto and Franklin to help those impacted by a tornado and severe storms that swept through the state Saturday, killing two children. Damage from that first round of storms included reports of trees down in Gwinnett, Walton, Paulding, Butts and Lamar counties. Trees were down and at least some minor damage was reported in residential areas east of the campus. The 13-year-old boy drowned in a drainage area in West Monroe late Saturday afternoon, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office said.

In the meantime, meteorologists warn that possible severe storms with a risk of tornadoes may soon move to Alabama and middle Tennessee. A vehicle fatally struck a county worker in Hueytown, a suburb outside Birmingham, the Jefferson County sheriff's office said on Twitter.

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