A major storm system swept across the southern U.S. with strong winds and tornadoes and killed at least three persons and injured several others.
Blizzard conditions prevailed in nation’s midsection, leaving the holiday commuters struggle in treacherous roads. Power outages were reported in several storm-hit areas in Alabama and Mississippi.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS),*a tornado that struck at 5 p.m. (local time) uprooted several trees in Mobile, Alabama. It knocked off power and damaged buildings, including many houses, a high school and a church.