Five people were killed Monday night as a powerful storm system swept across the Southern states, leaving a trail of destruction, officials said. The line of severe thunderstorms spawned several possible tornadoes, and the threat remained early Tuesday for southern Alabama, southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Four were killed Monday when a tree

fell on their mobile home in Rehobeth, Alabama, Dothan Houston County Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Kris Ware said. Ware added that most of the damage was in Rehobeth as winds damaged carports and other buildings, according to AL.com. The National Weather Service had issued a tornado warning for Houston County in the southern part of the state Monday. READ MORE