*Deadly tornadoes and thunderstorms tore through the South Wednesday, killing more than 170 people in five states and giving neighboring states a possible taste of what’s to come today, authorities said.

At least 178 deaths are being blamed on severe weather that has hit the region in the past several days.

The majority of the deaths have been reported in Alabama with 128 people killed, including 32 in the city of Tuscaloosa alone.

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