1. WICKED WEATHER

    27 Dead as Tornadoes Batter South

    Lighting strikes from a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Tuscaloosa, Alabama April 28, 2014. On a second day of ferocious storms that have claimed at least 21 lives in the southern United States, a tornado tore through the Mississippi town of Tupelo on Monday destroying homes and businesses, according to witnesses and emergency officials. REUTERS/Gene Blevins  (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER) - RTR3N0XX

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    The deadly storms that started wreaking havoc in the southern and central regions of the U.S. over the weekend aren't over yet. In total, 27 people have been killed, 11 of them on Monday when tornadoes hit Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee. On Tuesday, twisters are expected to slam the regions that were already hardest-hit. “It is almost identical areas that are under the gun, two days in a row,” the Weather Channel’s chief meteorologist Kevin Roth said. “That’s not normally the case.”

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