National Weather Service confirms tornado in Baxter County in Friday's storms

Tornado watch in effect for 5 million people in Louisiana andĀ Mississippi	 	 	 			Graphic courtesy National Weather Service

The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado may have touched down in the Midlands Sunday.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - On Sunday, a survey team from the Little Rock National Weather Service office completed a storm damage assessment located in Johnson County in the community of Ozone.

First responders were working to assist those in Craig County, Lynchburg and other localities impacted by possible tornado damage, according to Jeff Stern of the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.

Some roads were blocked by downed trees and power lines, and traffic lights were either knocked down or destroyed.

They have confirmed a EF-0 tornado in Harrison County 6 Miles southwest of Waskom that tore a roof of a barn and took down many large tree branches.

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Guilford County Schools Superintendent Sharon Contreras told a news conference Monday that three schools severely damaged by Sunday's storm will be relocating its classes. Damage was not catastrophic in any community and the wind speeds were on the lower end for tornadoes, but the twisters blew debris onto county roads, damaged some buildings and left some people white-knuckle driving.

Despite the March and April storms, the central Sierra snowpack was at just 47 of average as of Thursday, the California Department of Water Resources reported. This tornado uprooted and snap many trees, causing damage to a few homes. Duke Energy reported about 2,100 customers without service, most in Lancaster and Fairfield Counties.

More than 50,000 customers are without electricity after storms swept through North and SC, with at least one person dead.

Updated at 4 p.m. The bulk of those outages were in Floyd County.

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