A major tornado outbreak of historic proportions impacted portions of Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia on Wednesday.
More than 150 reports of tornadoes were received on Wednesday, with the majority across northern Mississippi and Alabama.
Widespread destruction, loss of life, and substantial injuries have been reported from numerous strong to violent long-lived tornadoes crossing areas from Jackson, Miss., to Birmingham, Ala.
Tornadoes have produced severe damage in Tuscaloosa and other locations in Mississippi and Alabama. Numerous storm surveys by NWS Weather Forecast Offices are planned for Thursday across the impacted areas.