Listen: Death toll from tornadoes, severe storms in South rises to 8
"Death toll right now at eight as severe storms and tornadoes swept through the south this weekend. One area. East of Texas was destroyed by winds up to one hundred and forty miles an hour houses and businesses were flattened cars and trucks were crippled. Bark was ripped from trees. As deadly severe storms, including possible. Tornadoes. Raced across the south southeast Ohio valley firemen pulled Sandra Verdel from her destroyed home in the small east Texas town of Alto into try to grab 'cause the wiles has gone. I hit the ground. Everything's star piling up on top of me. Heavy rain from the storms caused flash flooding in many areas. Tens of thousands of utility customers are without"