‘Unusual’ Deadly Twisters in South Kill 2

Source: Enjoli Francis / ABC News

In what meteorologists said was not typical for this time of year, severe storms brought at least 22 tornadoes to the South and Midwest overnight, killing two and injuring more than 100.

Tom Kines, a senior meteorologist for Accuweather, said the twisters, hail and strong winds were on the “unusual side” for the month of January.

“It reminds me more of a springtime situation,” he told ABC News today.

Though tornadoes touched down in Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee early this morning, only Alabama was still under a tornado watch this afternoon.

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