Tornadoes Leave Trail of Damage Across Southern States

Tornadoes Leave Trail of Damage Across Southern States

Disaster Alert
May 4, 2021

Source: The Weather Channel

Additional Resources:

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Tornadoes Touch Down in SC, Kentucky; Tupelo Hit at Night)

Kentucky.com (Tornado Leaves Trail of Major Damage in Kentucky. See the Aftermath)

WFAA ABC 8 (Damage Seen Across North Texas After Reports of 3 Possible Tornadoes)

Approximate locations (according to media outlets) sustaining structural damage:

Georgia

Tornadoes/High Winds
– Elberton (Elbert County, 30635)
– South Fulton (Fulton County, 30311, 30331, 30336, 30337, 30349)

Kentucky

Tornado
– Tompkinsville (Monroe County, 42167)

South Carolina

Tornadoes
– Calhoun Falls (Abbeville County, 29268)
– Lowndesville (Abbeville County, 29659)

Texas

Tornadoes
– Blum (Hill County, 76627)
– Forreston (Ellis County, 76041)
– Waxahachie (Ellis County, 75165, 75167, 75168)

NOTE: This is NOT currently a FEMA Declared Disaster.

At a Glance
  • Multiple vehicles were impacted by a possible tornado on I-35E in Texas.
  • Thunderstorms produced more than a dozen reports of tornadoes in Mississippi.

Severe storms in the South have left a trail of damage after spawning tornadoes, destructive winds and large hail across multiple states.

A possible tornado damaged semitrailers and vehicles on Interstate 35E near Waxahachie, Texas, on Monday night. At least three people were transported to a hospital from the scene, according to WFAA.com.

For full report, please click the source link above.