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Winter storms spawn tornadoes across Deep South

A Christmas Day twister outbreak left damage across the Deep South while holiday travelers in the nation's much colder midsection battled sometimes treacherous driving conditions from freezing rain and blizzard conditions.

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Dec. 26, 2012: Motorists travel slowly on a snow-covered Interstate 24 during a winter storm in Paducah, Ky.
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Dec. 26, 2012: A city waste management truck drives on Broadway in Paducah, Ky. while collecting trash downtown during a winter storm.
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Dec. 25, 2012: Dauphin Street at North Carlen Street in the Midtown section of Mobile, Ala. is impassable after a tornado touched down.
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Dec. 25, 2012: Firefighters go door-to-door on North Carlen Street in the Midtown section of Mobile, Ala. after a tornado touched down.
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Dec. 25, 2012: In this image from video provided by WALA-TV in Mobile, Ala. a tornado touches down in Mobile, causing severe damage in the area before moving north, officials said.
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Dec. 25, 2012: Debris sits on a side street near Washington Street in Alexandria, La. after an apparent tornado tore through the area.
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Dec. 25, 2012: A home in the Midtown section of Mobile, Ala. is damaged after a tornado touched down Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.
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Dec. 25, 2012: A house in the Midtown section of Mobile, Ala. is damaged after a tornado touched down.
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Dec. 25, 2012: Geraldine Pedersen and her dog Marlow were in her car traveling down U.S. 71 in the Tioga, Louisiana area when a tree fell down in front of the car and a wind knocked her car into a yard.
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Winter storms spawn tornadoes across Deep South

A Christmas Day twister outbreak left damage across the Deep South while holiday travelers in the nation's much colder midsection battled sometimes treacherous driving conditions from freezing rain and blizzard conditions.

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