Deadly tornado outbreak ongoing in the South

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Deadly tornado outbreak ongoing in the South

At least 26 reported tornadoes have been reported now in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi with at least six people killed by the severe weather since yesterday.

Some of the worst damage from tornadoes was reported from southern Oklahoma into eastern Texas and through central Louisiana.

PHOTO: This image made from video provided by Thomas Marcum shows a tornado seen from State Highway 48 in Durant, Okla., Wednesday, April 22, 2020.  (Thomas Marcum/AP)
PHOTO: This image made from video provided by Thomas Marcum shows a tornado seen from State Highway 48 in Durant, Okla., Wednesday, April 22, 2020. (Thomas Marcum/AP)

This morning, a new tornado watch has been issued until 2 p.m. this afternoon for Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida where strong tornadoes are possible this morning and into the early afternoon.

PHOTO: This morning, a new tornado watch has been issued until 2 p.m. this afternoon for Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida where strong tornadoes are possible this morning and into the early afternoon. (ABC News)
PHOTO: This morning, a new tornado watch has been issued until 2 p.m. this afternoon for Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida where strong tornadoes are possible this morning and into the early afternoon. (ABC News)

The rest of the afternoon and evening hours, tornadoes are possible from Atlanta to Tallahassee and Jacksonville, Florida, into Charleston, South Carolina.

In addition to tornadoes, damaging straight line winds near 70 mph are possible with golf ball sized hail and flash flooding.

PHOTO: In addition to tornadoes, damaging straight line winds near 70 mph are possible with golf ball sized hail and flash flooding. (ABC News)
PHOTO: In addition to tornadoes, damaging straight line winds near 70 mph are possible with golf ball sized hail and flash flooding. (ABC News)

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