Another victim, a thirteen-year-old child, drowned late on Saturday when he fell into a drainage ditch filled with flash floodwaters near Monroe, Louisiana.
Winds reached 60 miles per hour in Binghamton, the weather service said, as lines of severe thunderstorms rolled into the Northeast Sunday night.
One person was killed in northeastern MS when a tree crashed onto his trailer, Monroe County Road Manager Sonny Clay said at a news conference, adding that a tornado had struck.
Severe weather had also swept the South on Sunday, unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people, injured dozens and flattened much of a Texas town. Police Chief Lance Combs said damage to the power infrastructure was "severe" and that some streets were littered with utility poles and trees.
We will continue to provide updates to the timing and threat area over the next few days as the weather service continues to evaluate the system.
Two children, siblings aged three and eight, were killed on Saturday when a tree fell on the auto in which they were sitting in Pollok, Texas, said a spokeswoman for the Angelina County Sheriff's Department.
According to the Post, an employee for Jefferson County in Alabama was also killed around 2:15 a.m. after "being struck by a vehicle while he was helping clear away trees toppled by the storm". On Sunday, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said multiple fatalities have been confirmed in Monroe County, but did not say how many.
The death is believed to be storm related, public information officer Glenn Springfield said. More than two dozen people were injured and taken to hospitals.
They say people at home can still help.
"The storm is so vigorous that tornadoes are still possible after dark", Myers said.
"We were hit really, really, hard".
This comes as a strong storm system moves into the region from the southwest.
The storms are expected to move through the Augusta area during the afternoon and evening.
While a watch indicates that tornadoes are possible, a warning is more serious and means that a tornado is likely or imminent.