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Sixteen Tornado Fatalities Today So Far

There are at least 16 fatalities today (4 yesterday) in tornadoes across the South.  The worst tornadoes today have been in Georgia.  At least 8 fatalities at Adel GA and 4 in Albany GA.  Storm Prediction Center has a rare (about 4 times a year) HIGH RISK AREA out for the Southeast U.S.  42% of tornado deaths occur on days with a HIGH RISK AREA.  SPC says:  “An outbreak of severe thunderstorms, including the risk for strong tornadoes, and very strong damaging wind gusts, appears likely late this afternoon through tonight across southern Georgia into the Carolinas, and much of…