Transcript for Tornados, Flash Flooding Slam Deep South
Thank you. Now to the severe storms slamming the deep south. Look at how the winds blew freight cars -- let's go the ginger right now. Okay, we have the damage from the wind. You will see in my story. This, right here in Lafayette, Louisiana. It is going to be a whole day of cleanup. At least 50 storm reports. Two reported tornadoes. Much of them in Louisiana. Oh, my gosh. Yep, got that one, too. Reporter: Severe storms shattering windshields. Rain and winds pounding the south. Blowing this train off the tracks near New Orleans. Watch again. Gusts of at least 70 miles per hour, toppling that train, tumbling to the street below. Sparking an electrical explosion. The same storms dropping grapefr grapefruit-sized hail in Stevens, Texas. Producing at least 20 tornadoes. Leaving so much to clean up. I heard glass. I heard everything breaking. My mama started screaming. Reporter: Across Louisiana, trees splitting houses. Semis blown on their side. Power out for 150,000. The wind picks up going I don't know, seems like 40, 50 miles an hour. Reporter: Homes and barns destroyed. A big roll. The houses were shaking. The trees. The hail was hitting the windows. Reporter: This morning, with more than three inches of rain falling fast in Louisiana, flash flooding filling roads. Making it impossible to get through. The severe threat has decreased for many. The surface low in the gulf and the stationary front will be a problem for central Florida. It will keep dumping rain throughout the day. Coastal North Carolina, south Carolina, through Thursday, lots of rain. Thank you, ginger. Now to the dramatic open
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