At least 5 dead, more than 640,000 without power due to southern U.S. storms - One America News

Five people were killed and more than 640,000 customers were without power across the South on Sunday afternoon as storms and catastrophic weather continued to whip across the region, according to the tracking website noted that Oklahoma was the state impacted the worst by power outages, with over 290,800 consumers without power.

According to the tracker, more than 110,000 people in Louisiana and Texas were without power, while more than 62,000 in Arkansas and more than 53,000 in Mississippi were without electricity.

The National Wildfire Coordinating Group mentioned that severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall were expected in parts of the region early Sunday, along with excessive heat warnings and critical fire weather risk, defined as low relative humidity, strong surface wind, unstable air, and drought.

The Houston Weather Service advised residents to take precautions since the heat index was above 113 degrees.

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Locations: Oklahoma Louisiana Texas Arkansas Mississippi 

Organizations: National Wildfire Coordinating Group Houston Weather Service 

Tags: Weather Climate Change Mass Death 

Type: Headlines