Transcript for Storms in South Leave at Least 3 Dead, 4 Injured
wildfires in Tennessee. Their home state. Deadly one-two punch. Those major wildfires sparking thousands of evacuations and tornadoes as robin said tearing through the south. The system is on the move. Rob Marciano tracking it all. Good morning, rob. Good morning. We thought it would happen and did. Just a frightening night across the south. Dozens of structures damaged. Nearly a dozen tornadoes across four states. Powerful storms that made for a frightening night, no doubt. There's the tornado right there. Let's go. Reporter: Overnight 23 tornadoes reported from Louisiana to Tennessee. This is what it looked like in northeast Alabama after a twister slammed into homes damaging businesses as animals roam the roads. Three killed all in the same trailer. Four children in critical condition after a day-care center was completely destroyed. Thousands without power this morning. In Mississippi, strong winds over 60 miles per hour flipping over trucks, damaging barns. Trees and some 18-wheeler beds and things that were tilted over or near tilted over and we're really lucky nobody was hurt here tonight. You know, it could be the other way. Reporter: This store decimated. Police out in force to make sure everyone is okay. We had deputies stationed from the north end of the kobe Bryant to the south end. This is not unusual in this area this time of year. We call it Dixie alley but heartbreaking nonetheless. It moves east. Atlanta back through mobile, new Orleans, you're under a tornado watch right now and they stretch up through Chattanooga where the severe line is getting into the fire zone. There's gatlinburg, some rain heading there and expect heavy rain there but unfortunately the damage is done.
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