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Deaths reported in Alabama from massive severe weather system blowing through the South

ATHENS, Ala. — Officials in northern Alabama say up to six deaths are being reported from a severe weather system blowing through the state and other areas of the South.

City of Athens spokeswoman Holly Hollman says that Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakeley has reported two deaths when a severe storm hit a mobile home park west of Athens.

Blakeley was in a meeting with county Emergency Management Agency officials and couldn’t come to the phone tonight to provide details.

Also, Limestone County Commissioner Bill Latimer tells The Associated Press that four people are dead in his district southeast of Athens. He says he has not been to the scene and was told about the deaths by a county foreman.

The governor’s office and emergency management say they can’t immediately confirm the deaths.

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