Deadly storms continue to move across the South after spawning suspected tornadoes and damaging several homes.
The storms produced additional tornadoes throughout Louisiana and MS on Saturday night as the storm moved east threatening the upper Ohio Valley and central Appalachians to the upper Gulf Coast on Sunday, before moving to the mid-Atlantic.
Authorities said 13-year-old Sebastian Omar Martinez drowned in a drainage canal after flash flooding struck Bawcomville, near Monroe, said Deputy Glenn Springfield of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Department. His name was not immediately released.
At least one tornado was reported in southeast Alabama early Sunday, as CNN meteorologist Haley Brink said as many as 90 million people could be threatened by the storms.
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Two people were hospitalized for injuries not thought to be life-threatening, while others were treated at the scene for minor injuries, Yezak said.
A 95-year-old man died after a tree crashed onto his trailer in northeastern Mississippi, Monroe County Road Manager Sonny Clay said at a news conference, adding that a tornado had struck.
Falls County officials said that agencies would be reporting to Robertson County to assist after reports of people trapped, several injuries and damaged buildings.
A tornado was reported in the area 140 miles (225 kilometres) southwest of Memphis, Tenn., at the time.
Local emergency management officials say one person is dead after a tornado swept through a northern MS town late Saturday.
National Weather Service meteorologist John Moore said a possible twister touched down in the Vicksburg, Mississippi, area.More news: Amazon, Walmart trade barbs on taxes, wages
The roof of a hotel in New Albany, Mississippi, was damaged, although the cause was unclear.
Power poles and trees were knocked over and parts of buildings were left hanging across utility lines in Troy, located about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Montgomery. A mobile home community was damaged, but no injuries are being reported.
The Robertson County Sheriff's Office said that the tornado was spotted near FM 485, 1644, and FM 46.
A preliminary damage survey showed an EF-3 tornado, with winds up to 140 miles per hour, touched down in Robertson County, the NWS in Fort Worth said. Franklin is about 125 miles (200 kilometers) south of Dallas.
Tornadoes killed at least three children in the U.S. South, authorities said on Sunday, as a massive storm system began drenching East Coast states.
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