Officials say the death toll could still rise in the aftermath of at least two twisters that left a several-mile trail of destruction through Lee County Sunday — the state’s deadliest day for tornadoes since 2011. “I wouldn’t wish this on anybody,” one resident said. Gov. Kay Ivey extended an existing state of emergency due to severe weather, and search and rescue efforts will continue today.
Are more tornadoes expected? The worst seems to have passed, but the same storm system is expected to blanket much of the eastern U.S. with winter weather.
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