Several Southern states are facing the threat of severe storms, including possible tornadoes, through Monday night, according to The Weather Channel. Louisiana, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi were under tornado watches. Flash floods have also hit parts of Alabama, prompting high water rescues, NBC News reported. Four thousand customers without power mostly located in the Birmingham area and more than 1500 are in Mississippi. A storm packing strong winds was believed to have swept away a 9-year-old girl in Mississippi. Seven people were injured from a tornado in the state's Covington County, according to the state emergency management agency.
Tornado Watch Issued for Four Southern States
Getty Images/Flickr RF
Weather, storm, clouds
Monday, Apr 7, 2014 Updated at 11:24 AM PST