Storms take aim at Alabama after killing 2 in Louisiana

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Another chance for severe storms arrives on Wednesday. Plus, an isolated tornado could quickly spin up unexpectedly.

As we head into Monday afternoon and evening a strong cold front will approach the Carolinas.

Georgia including the Atlanta metro between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and last for several hours.

There had already been flooding and wind damage in central MS with water rescues in the Vicksburg area, National Weather Service (NWS) Jackson office Meteorologist Daniel Lamb told CNN.

Severe storms that killed two people in Louisiana are taking aim at Alabama and other parts of the Southeast.

The Weather Channel reported that customers in Louisiana and MS were most severely affected by the outages, with Alabama, Georgia and Texas also signaling issues with power supply.

As of 8:40 p.m. EDT Monday, this reports story is no longer being updated.

Parts of Arkansas and MS were also under a threat of tornadoes, but the bullseye was on Louisiana.

If you have a weather radio, turn it on to receive warnings.

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The risk will increase during the day on Wednesday, especially for central and eastern parts of south Alabama, where there will be a moderate risk. "April is prime storm season, I'm afraid".

Greg Flynn, a spokesman for the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, said another woman died in the Delta town of Glendora when strong winds knocked a large tree onto her house Sunday night, and two people died earlier in Louisiana.

The death toll continues to rise from a severe weather outbreak that spanned from Texas all the way to the Carolinas, where a fifth death was reported.

As you wake up and head out, scattered showers are a possibility. The storm should pass by early Thursday morning. As of now, large damaging hail is not expected in central North Carolina.

Louisiana Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne is authorizing a delayed start for state employees on Monday, April 3.

Tornado watches may be issued throughout the day.

Be aware of stream, drainage channels, canyons and areas known to flood suddenly.

Quieter weather remains in place and winds are on the breezy side. While we do need the rain, we don't necessarily want to make it up in one storm.

Ensure your NOAA All-Hazards Weather Radio is on and programmed for your area or stay tuned to a trusted local media outlet for the most current weather situation.

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