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    Reports: Severe Storms Fire From Tennessee to Mississippi

    By By Vickie Frantz, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    March 20, 2013, 7:15:55 AM EDT
    UPDATE at 2:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday:

    The severe weather threat is over for the Southeast early Tuesday morning. This blog will no longer be updated.

    For more information and pictures of the severe storms, read AccuWeather Social Media Coordinator Jesse Ferrell's blog.


    A line of severe storms trailing the snowstorm impacting the Northeast is bringing wind, rain, hail, lightning and even the risk of tornadoes to the Southeast.

    "Severe storms will move through central and southern Alabama into western Georgia late this afternoon into tonight," said AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski.

    Other areas impacted this evening include central and southern Mississippi, central Alabama and Georgia. There will be a slight risk of tornadoes.


    UPDATES:

    11:15 p.m. EDT Monday: The squall line responsible for the nearly 300 reports of severe weather today is finally exiting the coast of South Carolina and Georgia.

    9:15 p.m. EDT Monday: Seminary, Miss., reported tennis ball-sized hail in the town.

    8:01 p.m. EDT Monday: Golf ball-sized hail was reported near Natchez, Miss.

    7:42 p.m. EDT Monday: A thunderstorm wind gust of 60 mph was reported near Centerville, Ga.

    7:27 p.m. EDT Monday: Several trees are down and have taken down power lines in the Lake Wildwood subdivision in Macon, Ga.

    7:17 p.m. EDT Monday: Half-dollar sized hail was reported in Phenix City, Ala.

    6:03 p.m. EDT Monday: A tornado warning was issued for parts of the Atlanta, Ga., metro area.

    5:44 p.m. EDT Monday: Trees brought power lines down on a vehicle on Padlock Mountain Rd. in Cave Spring, Ga.

    5:13 p.m. EDT Monday: Hail broke windows at the Powell Middle School in Jackson, Miss.

    5:05 p.m. EDT Monday: Baseball-sized hail was reported in Jackson, Miss., on Pinehaven Dr. A person at that location is reported to have head trauma.

    4:56 p.m. EDT Monday: A tree is down on a house on Silverwood Drive in Talladega, Ala. A person is trapped in the home, according to the emergency crew.

    4:46 p.m. EDT Monday: A trailer was blown over on Walnut Grove Rd. in Walnut Grove, Ala.

    4:20 p.m. EDT Monday: A 60 mph wind gust was reported in Rock Creek, Ala.

    3:59 p.m. EDT Monday: Winds downed 15 trees in Columbus, Miss., knocking out the power to the northern half of the county.

    3:41 p.m. EDT Monday: A 60 mph wind gust was reported 8 miles southwest of Columbus, Miss.

    3:05 p.m. EDT Monday: Golf ball-sized hail was reported in Greenville, Miss.

    3:04 p.m. EDT Monday: Hamilton, Ala., experienced winds estimated at 50-60 mph. The winds downed power lines in the town.

    2:55 p.m. EDT Monday: Bexar, Ala., reported golf ball-sized hail.

    2:38 p.m. EDT Monday: Strong winds tore part of a roof from a building in Maben, Miss.

    Scroll down to view the latest radar images of the storms.


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