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SLIDESHOW: Deadly Tornadoes

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Emergency officials were searching for survivors Monday in the debris left by a powerful tornado that carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburban Little Rock, killing at least 16 people. Another person was killed in Oklahoma by a tornado spun off from the same violent storm system pushing east.

The tornado that slammed into Vilonia, Arkansas, about 10 miles west of the state capital, on Sunday evening grew to about half a mile wide and was among a rash of tornadoes and heavy storms that rumbled across the center and south of the country overnight. The National Weather Service warned that more tornadoes, damaging winds and very large hail would strike in parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Louisiana on Monday.
 
  
 
 


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