Some schools in the South are closing Wednesday as residents in several states brace for the possibility of intense tornadoes that travel for miles and hail the size of tennis balls.
Severe storms that blew through the Golden Triangle Thursday evening seem to have caused minimal damage.
Powerful storms swept across the South on Sunday after unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people and injured dozens, according to an Associated Press report.
One Monroe County resident, as well as three children in other states, were among the dead.
At least two people were dead after powerful storms blew through the Gulf Coast region Thursday, jangling the nerves of people whose lives were ripped apart by Hurricane Michael less than a month ago.
Storms moving through the Deep South with howling wind and pounding rain were blamed for at least one death and left nearly 110,000 homes and businesses without electricity early Thursday.
A severe thunderstorm ripped through Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties Saturday morning, leaving a path of wind damage in its wake.
A small Mississippi town clobbered by an apparent tornado during fierce weekend storms could be without power for days, authorities said Monday.
Parts of the Midwest and the South were recovering Monday after a weekend round of storms, winds, hail and isolated tornadoes killed at least 14 people.
A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek was among five people killed in storms across the South.
Tornadoes touched down in the upper Midwest and northern Arkansas on Tuesday, killing at least two people, as a spring-like storm system posed a risk to 45 million people.