A sustained storm of attrition on Saturday's Mississippi Saturday brought at least 14 tornadoes from Texas to Mississippi – and the threat continues throughout the morning.
At least three people have died, including two children who were crushed in a car in Angelina County, Texas.
One person died overnight in Monroe County, Mississippi, when a tornado was ripped through Hamilton, about 45 miles northeast of the Mississippi State University campus. In Alto, Texas, 25 people who attended a field day were taken to a local hospital with injuries. More than 150,000 customers were out of power on Sunday morning in five states ̵
1; Texas, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana.
On Sunday morning, a new tornado was reported in Pike County, Alabama after four twin officials were reported in the state on Saturday.
The two children, a three-year-old and eight-year-old, were pronounced dead at the scene in Lufkin, Texas, when a tree fell on the car they were sitting on Saturday afternoon.
Tornado watches were still in operation in the South on Sunday morning, including parts of Florida, Alabama and Tennessee. A series of violent storms swept through the area on Sunday morning, revealing rotation in some of the more intense cells. The tornado watches in this region go through the morning hours.