Massive hail, gusts and damaging tornadoes are expected to affect areas from the Ohio River Valley down to the Gulf Coast.
As the day progresses, the heat and humidity accompanying May in the Deep South will help restore the atmosphere and areas along the Gulf Coast from eastern Texas to Florida panhandle.There may be severe to severe storms until Will arrive A strong gust of wind that was accompanied by the oncoming front.
Areas from Central Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi are more likely to be affected by hail and more damage to straight-line winds than tornadoes. But tornadoes are still a possibility.
These can damage areas created by storms that have struck the state over the past few days.
On Sunday, a tornado hit at least three Mississippi cities. On Monday, tornadoes and thunderstorms stretched from Mississippi to South-Central North Carolina as well as the Atlanta metro area where tornadoes struck and caused widespread damage.
More than 90 million people may be exposed to severe weather on Tuesday, nearly 28 million in the Southeast could face the fury of potential rain, lightning, hail, wind and tornadoes.
The weather in Georgia has become life threatening.
The region is still shaken by weather that killed two people in Georgia.
A Houston County resident died as a result of Monday’s weather, the Houston County Emergency Management Agency said in a press release.The 55-year-old was killed by a tree.
“When firefighters arrived, they found a large pine tree collapsed in the living room area of the house, which severely damaged the roof and exterior walls. Sat, 55, was knocked out by the fall. Trees and were constantly injured and seriously injured. According to a press release from the Houston County Emergency Management Agency.
More than 100 miles away, a man in Douglasville, Georgia, was killed after a tree fell on his car as a tornado struck on Monday.
The Douglas County Fire Department responded to reports of a tree on a manned car by about 10:36 a.m., according to a news release from county officials.
“When they arrived on the scene, they found the driver stuck inside the car with wires and trees on the car,” Douglas County Communications Director Rick Martin said at the launch. “Firefighters must only dismantle the driver we identify as male at this time until the next relative is informed.”
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tweeted a photo of a tree that had been broken down in her neighborhood in Southwest Atlanta, while Dru Ghegan, owner of the Bonded Service Warehouse in Fulton County, shared a photo showing the building had been severely damaged.
Rainy days can mean flash floods.
Many states across the Southeast have experienced twice the normal rainfall in the last month, so even an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain can lead to flash floods.
Flash floods can occur across the South due to heavy rains and downpours over the past few days and weeks. A typical scattered 1-3 inches of rain is expected across the region by Tuesday night.
“Large hail, damaging gusts and a few tornadoes are likely to be accompanied by rain rates exceeding an inch per hour,” the National Weather Service in Jackson, Mississippi said.
The cycle of thunderstorms and rain falls through the Ohio and Tennessee River Valley throughout the day on Tuesday. Scattered storms further south tend to develop during noon from eastern Texas through Georgia.
The storm is likely to weaken Wednesday morning as it approaches the east coast. But there will still be severe weather in some areas.
CNN’s Jackson Dill, Haley Brink, Joe Sutton, Hollie Silverman and Amir Vera contributed to this report.