Possible tornadoes reported in Louisiana, Mississippi

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TUPELO, Miss. (AP) -- Possible tornadoes touched down in Louisiana and Mississippi as a line of storms moved across the Deep South.

Tree limbs and power lines were down from Louisiana to Alabama early Tuesday, prompting some schools to delay the start of classes.

At least 11,000 customers were without electricity from Louisiana east to South Carolina.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports parts of Tupelo were closed off late Monday as debris, downed trees and power lines blocked roadways. Tupelo Communications Director Leesha Faulkner says there was also a gas leak in a residential area.