Storm outbreak could spawn tornadoes in the South Thursday

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters say another outbreak of severe storms will invade several southern states, brining the potential for strong tornadoes that stay on the ground for several miles. The National Storm Prediction Center says the greatest threat Thursday into Thursday evening will be focused on parts of Mississippi, Alabama and west Tennessee. East Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana will also be at risk. Storms are also possible in Georgia and Kentucky. The Storm Prediction Center expects the worst weather to be in a region that includes Jackson, Mississippi; and the Alabama cities of Birmingham, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa.