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A woman holds a child while walking through a farm that was damaged by a tornado, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Adel, Ga. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)

At least 29 tornadoes have been confirmed in the South


A series of tornadoes ripped through parts of the South from Jan. 21 to Jan. 23, killing at least 19 and destroying homes in their path. 

At least 29 tornadoes have been confirmed by either the National Weather Service or reports from spotters during, according to Weather.com. CNN reports that at least six people are still believed to be missing in Georgia. 

Tornadoes were reported in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. 

Georgia's governor extended the state of emergency for 16 counties through Jan. 30.

"These storms have devastated communities and homes in south central Georgia, and the state is making all resources available to the impacted areas," Deal said in a statement to CNN. 

Monday the National Weather Service confirmed that at least an EF-2 tornado, which is said to have wind speeds between 111 and 135 mph, touched down in Dougherty County, Georgia Sunday afternoon, according to our affiliate WFXL

You can imagine putting a bomb in a mobile home and having it explode. That's about what it looks like.
Adel Mayor Buddy Duke

At least five people are still missing after the storms ripped through a mobile home park in Adel, which is located in Cook County, Georgia. 

Monday officials released the names of seven people who died when the storm hit the mobile home park. 

At least 29 tornadoes have been confirmed in the South

WATCH | People in one Wilkinson County, Georgia neighborhood said the storm felt like a train was going by. 

Weather.com reports that another EF-2 tornado ripped through an area near Gilbertown, Alabama on Jan. 21. The following day a slightly weaker tornado touched down in Opelika, Alabama. 

Five other tornadoes reportedly touched down in Louisiana that same day. 

Another EF-2 tornado hit part of South Carolina and an EF1 touched down in south Florida on Jan. 23. 

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