First Alert Weather Day: Tornado Watch issued for Coastal Empire & Lowcountry area

Tracking a threat of severe storms Saturday

Damaging winds are expected to be the primary threat, but a few tornadoes are also possible.

Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain with areas of fog after 9 p.m. Sunday, forecasters say. Damage was reported early Saturday evening in Vicksburg, Mississippi, as severe thunderstorms rumbled through the city. Trees were down throughout the hilly city on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi. No injuries have been reported, but officials said several businesses and vehicles were damaged. The Angelina County Sheriff's Office says an 8-year-old and 3-year-old died after the tree hit the back of the auto in Lufkin, about 115 miles (185 kilometers) northeast of Houston. The children, ages 8 and 3, were dead at the scene, although both parents, who were in the front seat, escaped injury, he said.

In East Texas, authorities say two children were killed when high winds toppled a tree onto the back of the family auto while it was in motion.

The bottom line is that there's a risk of severe weather including very strong winds, tornadoes and hail overnight Saturday into Sunday morning.

Authorities said 13-year-old Sebastian Omar Martinez drowned in a drainage canal after flash flooding struck Bawcomville, near Monroe, said Deputy Glenn Springfield of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Department.

He said the threat for severe weather is greatest at such times but that the risk remained even after warm temperatures dropped. "We are just a mess".

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"Central Alabama, don't let your guard down as you head off to bed".

By late Saturday, the storms were expected to organize into a line as they cross the western border of Mississippi. "Get those weather radios and phone apps TURNED ON", its Birmingham office said.

At Georgia's Augusta National Golf Club, organizers of The Masters golf tournament moved up tee times Sunday to try to beat unsafe weather.

The storms are expected to move through the Augusta area during the afternoon and evening.

A preliminary damage survey showed an EF-3 tornado, with winds up to 140 miles per hour, touched down in Robertson County, the NWS in Fort Worth said.

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