All clear: Tornado warnings, watch canceled in Lee County

First Alert Forecast showers storms late Sunday cool week ahead

At least 14 people were killed after a tornado slammed into the U.S. state of Alabama and destroyed numerous homes with a death toll that could rise as rescuers sift through the rubble.

The storm has knocked down trees in Harris County, Georgia, breaking off power lines. Strong tornadoes, damaging winds up to 70 miles per hour and quarter-sized hail are possible.

One will head to Butler County and the other to Washington County.

- At least 14 people died, a number of others were hurt, and widespread damage resulted from a powerful storm system that blew through Alabama and Georgia Sunday.

Shortly afterward damage was reported to several structures near the city.

Authorities in southwest Georgia are searching door-to-door in darkened neighborhoods after a possible tornado touched down in the rural city of Cairo, about 33 miles (53 kilometers) north of Tallahassee, Florida, on Sunday evening.

JeM chief Masood Azhar is in Pakistan, admits Foreign Minister Qureshi
Officials had previously said two pilots had been captured and one had been taken to hospital. India again refute the claim, saying only one of their pilots has been captured.

Video footage from the small community of Beauregard in Lee County showed homes reduced to piles of wreckage, felled trees, and debris from blasted buildings scattered across roads.

The National Weather Service is planning to send out multiple teams to look at extensive storm damage in Alabama after severe weather today.

Large-scale search and rescue operations have been launched in Lee County, where officials reported multiple injuries.

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado by radar that toppled trees in Walton County, Florida, located in the Panhandle. At the time the tornado was confirmed, the tornado was reportedly moving toward Midway. The first tornado warnings for the area were issued at 1:58 p.m. A tornado watch was in effect for much of eastern Georgia, including Athens, Augusta and Savannah.

Stay with News4Jax for frequent updates on developing storms.

"Then sometime between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., the main line of storms will be moving through that carries the biggest threat for severe weather", the Facebook post said. The tornado watch also covers a large area of SC, including the cities of Charleston and Columbia.

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