(VILONIA, Ark.) -- From tornadoes to heavy rain and rising flood waters, deadly storms continue to leave their mark on the south as states to the north and east brace for the violent weather that's heading their way.
A high-risk severe weather warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for areas northeast of Memphis, Tennessee, to Dallas and parts of Arkansas, where at least 11 people have died and thousands of homes and businesses are without electricity.
There have been more than 600 reports of tornadoes nationwide for the month of April.
The latest storm pattern has brought in about 40 reports of tornadoes in five states: Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri and Kentucky.
Forecasters predict more flooding is possible Wednesday with three to seven inches of rain expected from Arkansas to Ohio, while areas such as Memphis and Louisville, Kentucky, could see heavy rain at times.
The Mississippi, Ohio and Black rivers are overflowing Wednesday morning after a deluge of as much as 15 inches of rain in five days.
Near the swollen Mississippi and Ohio rivers, emergency officials considered blowing a two-mile-wide hole in a levee to ease the onslaught of water, but Missouri's attorney general has sued to stop it from happening, saying it would demolish crops and 100 homes.
Homes are still underwater Wednesday morning in Missouri after the Black River overflowed its levee in more than 30 different places Tuesday.
Meanwhile, in downtown Louisville, roads have disappeared, street lamps submerged and more rain is coming.
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