Alto, Texas — An outbreak of tornadoes and extreme thunderstorms have killed not less than 9 folks. A minimum of 26 tornadoes have been confirmed in six states from Texas to New Jersey.

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Two tornadoes hit Alto, a tiny city about 140 miles southeast of Dallas, the place Jennifer Como was alone when her residence took a direct hit. The twister picked it up and blew it about 20 ft away.

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“I used to be scared. It seemed like the home exploded,” Como stated.

Huddled underneath wood stairs, she prayed together with her husband on the telephone, who was out of city with their youngsters.

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“I simply took in that second and stated ‘God I belief you. I do know you’ve me, I do know you’ll defend me,'” Como stated.

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Alto, Texas, was hit by two tornadoes

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Her residence was leveled, struck by the worst of not less than a dozen confirmed tornadoes throughout the nation. Because the storms moved east Saturday evening, they barreled via Mississippi, killing not less than one individual. In Hamilton, Mississippi, a twister ripped open a storage facility and sliced roofs off houses.

Alto police chief Jeremy Jackson stated nothing like this has ever occurred there. He stated this may take a very long time for his or her neighborhood to get well.

“However I do know Alto. We’ll get well,” he stated.

Standing within the rubble of what is left of her residence, Como was constructive in regards to the future.

“I do know the following chapter goes to be manner higher than something we ever had,” she stated.

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