More fatal storms hit Mississippi, Alabama

Posted: April 29, 2014 at 5:42 a.m.

Residents survey damage along a street in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP Photo/The Daily Mississippian, Thomas Graning)

TUPELO, Miss. — At least three fatal tornadoes splintered homes and businesses in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday, part of a powerful storm system that threatened large areas of the South with more twisters, severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods, authorities said.

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