TORNADO watch: Virginia BRACED for ‘damaging winds, heavy rain and SEVERE weather’

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The National Weather Service says thunderstorms are expected Saturday from Texas to Alabama. This tornado had a clear TDS [tornado debris signature] with it.

Two children, siblings aged 3 and 8, were killed on Saturday when a tree fell on the vehicle in which they were sitting in Pollok, Texas, said a spokeswoman for the Angelina County Sheriff's Department.

There were reports of multiple injuries in the Robertson County town of Franklin, the NWS said, and CNN affiliate KWTX reported widespread damage there.

The first one will arrive Sunday evening and the second late Sunday night into very early Monday morning.

About two hours north of Franklin, dime-sized hail pelted the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Thirteen-year-old Sebastian Omar Martinez drowned in a drainage canal in Bawcomville, said Deputy Glenn Springfield of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Department, the AP reports. Severe storms crossing a big swath of the South, including parts of Louisiana and MS, have knocked out power to thousands and caused some flash flooding.

Severe storms will take aim at Maryland Sunday night.

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Tornado warnings remained in effect on Sunday for southeastern Alabama's Barbour and Russell counties, Oravec said.

SPC severe weather outlook for Saturday afternoon.

CNN meteorologist Chad Myers said the warm air present during Saturday afternoon enhanced the atmosphere's instability, creating more energy for storms to tap into and aiding in their development.

The death was in Monroe County, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Director Greg Michel said. "We are just a mess", Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell told the outlet.

In preparation for the inclement weather reaching Georgia, the Augusta National announced it would move up the start time on Sunday for Round 4 of the Masters in hope that play would finish before thunderstorms reached the golf course, according to CBS.

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