Saturday, 17 August, 2019

Storms in South kill girl in North Florida, bring tornado threat

Rainfall forecast for Friday into Saturday morning Rainfall forecast for Friday into Saturday morning
Patty Aguilar | 20 April, 2019, 14:57

"The main threat of severe weather will be strong winds up to 60 miles per hour or greater, hail up to 2 inches in diameter and heavy rain", Bridges said. As of Friday morning, Alabama power reported that there were more than 19,600 power outages across the state.

The Jackson Zoo will be closed due to damage caused by the weather, WLBT reported.

In Forsyth County northeast of Atlanta, Fire Department Division Chief Jason Shivers told the newspaper three firefighters suffered minor injuries when their firetruck overturned during heavy rain and wind.

Weather Service meteorologists will survey later seeking to confirm twisters.

The storm cut power to communities in Alabama, Louisiana and Texas late on Thursday, and the National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes touched down in Dade County, Mo.

Thursday's storms toppled trees, downed power lines and damaged property.

The powerful storm swept through the Deep South Thursday.

Storms roaring through the South have smashed a daily record for rainfall in Little Rock, Arkansas.

What's Open/Closed For Spring Holiday (AKA Good Friday) And Easter 2019?
State offices, county courts and/or offices, and colleges are mostly open today, but you should check with your local area. In Windsor, residential garbage and recyclable collections will not take place on Friday or Monday and be delayed a day.

Nintendo Shares Surge Amid Reports Switch Console is Headed to China
It remains unknown when the console may go on sale in China, with games needing to clear a separate approval process. Tencent has traditionally had to apply for approvals from authorities in Guangdong, where the company is registered.

USA oil imports down, exports up last week
Brent crude futures settled at $71.97 a barrel, up 35 cents from their last close and near Wednesday's five-month high of $72.27. The head of Libya's National Oil Corp. warned on Friday that renewed fighting could wipe out crude production in the country.

Severe weather is expected in the Charlotte area through the afternoon.

It's now rumbling through Georgia.

Strong storms are roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.

The national Storm Prediction Center says that area will be at moderate risk of severe weather and tornadoes will be possible Friday.

The storms Friday could stretch from Washington, D.C., to the Florida peninsula and could produce severe rain in parts of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey and NY.

Parts of southeast Alabama - including the cities of Auburn and Tuskegee - are under severe thunderstorm watch and other parts of the state have been placed under flood warnings after heavy rains caused "significant" rises along the Tombigbee River.

In neighboring Alabama, one person died after a tree fell on a home, emergency management director Patrice Kurzejeski told CNN. Winds will likely be gusty through the day.

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