BREAKING: 20 DEAD, State Of Emergency Declared In This State- Here’s What We Know

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It was a deadly weekend in Georgia with widespread reports of deaths, injuries and damage from multiple severe weather outbreaks. Officials said at least 20 people are dead and dozens other injured.

Meanwhile, Georgia’s governor has expanded a state of emergency declaration to include nine additional counties in southern Georgia. The declaration frees up state resources to assist storm victims.

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The governor promised to visit the storm-ravaged areas later this week, offering his “thoughts and prayers” to victims there.

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Many families in the area had “no homes, no food, no warmth, no hope,” County Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas said during a news conference Monday, apparently choking back tears. Pleading for aid, he said, “we’ve exhausted everything we have.”

Cohilas said a mobile home park called Paradise Village, took a direct hit, FOX 5 Atlanta reports.

“It looks like somebody took a trailer park and threw it across the street,” said Cohilas.

President Donald Trump has spoken with Gov. Deal to express his condolences about those killed by the powerful tornadoes that have ripped through his state.

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Trump described the tornadoes as vicious and powerful during remarks in the East Room of the White House during his second full day in office.

He later spoke with Gov. Rick Scott of Florida expressing similar concern as strong storms moved through the state.

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