A damaging storm system that spun off multiple tornadoes in Louisiana and Mississippi killed at least three people and critically injured at least seven more as it moved through the South, with more twisters likely to come Wednesday along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts, NBC News reported.
Two people were killed as a tornado touched down near the Sugar Hill RV Park northwest of the town of Convent. At least 30 people were treated at hospitals, seven of them in critical condition, said Brandon Keller, a spokesman for the St. James Parish Sheriff's Office.
A third person was killed in Lamar County, Mississippi, Sheriff Danny Rigel told NBC News. The National Weather Service said radar indicated a possible tornado at the scene, where a mobile home was destroyed.
Six tornadoes were confirmed across Louisiana by 7 p.m. ET, according to the National Weather Service, along with one each in Mississippi and Alabama.