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Thunderstorms batter southeast

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 - 00:51

April 30 - A tornado-producing storm system continues to batter a swath of the South with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and the potential for more hail and twisters, meteorologists say. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Severe thunderstorms rage across northern Florida and southern Georgia. Driving is exceptionally difficult in some areas... as heavy rainfall and damaging winds batter the south. Firefighters in Mobile, Alabama carried people from their cars -- and homes -- through rising waters. A similar scene in Wilson, North Carolina, where flood waters damaged homes. (SOUNDBITE) (English) STORM VICTIM LEWELLYN JONES, SAYING: "There was glass in the door and it was totally blown out... Water a good three feet here in the house." It all stems from a tornado-producing storm system that killed at least 34 people this week. Authorities said storms could drop roughly 2 to 5 more inches of rain in areas. And launch fresh tornados, before they begin to weaken on Thursday.

Thunderstorms batter southeast

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 - 00:51

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