At least 20 tornadoes were reported in Texas and Oklahoma on Monday night.
At least three southern states were under a tornado observation on Tuesday after a twister outbreak in Texas and Oklahoma on Monday night that cut through the path of destruction, killing one person and injuring at least 10 others.
Twenty tornadoes were reported Monday night, including 19 in central and northern Texas, where multiple homes and businesses were damaged, according to the National Weather Service. Round rock in Texas has suffered heavy damage from the touch of funnel clouds, where the roof of the house has been torn, according to the local fire and police department.
At one point, police in Round Rock, about 20 miles north of Austin, Texas, urged residents to stay off the road. A tornado also ripped through a strip mall in Round Rock, damaging cars in a restaurant, a bank and a home depot parking lot, authorities said.
In Jacksboro, Texas, about 60 miles northwest of Fort Worth, Jack County Rural Fire Chief Jason Jennings said both high school and elementary school suffered heavy losses. About 60 to 70 homes were damaged in Jacquesboro, Jennings said.
News helicopter footage Tuesday morning showed major damage to Jacksboro High School, where the roof of a school gym either collapsed or blew up.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has confirmed that one person was killed in Grayson County, northwest Texas.
Sarah Somers, of the Grayson County Office of Emergency Management, said at least 20 homes in Grayson County were damaged or destroyed, according to ABC affiliate station KTEN in Oklahoma’s Ada.
There was also significant damage in the Kingston, Oklahoma area, where officials said a potential tornado had descended. Multiple structures, including a marina, were damaged or destroyed in the Kingston area, officials said.
At the time of the tornado outbreak, gusts of up to 64 miles per hour and golf ball-sized hailstorms were also reported across central and North Texas.
On Tuesday morning, a tornado alert was issued in parts of Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas, including the Houston area.
The NOAA’s hurricane forecasting center has forecast tornadoes in parts of Mississippi and Alabama.
According to NOAA, severe weather is expected in Alexandrian and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Hatisburg, Jackson and Meridian, Mississippi and west Alabama, west of Tuscaloosa.
Jim Scholes and Melissa Griffin of ABC News contributed to this report.