Deadly weather in the form of tornadoes, flooding and blizzards struck communities around the country this holiday season. While the central part of the country picked up from storm damage, parts of Southern California battled a wildfire than scorched 1,000 acres.
At least 19 were killed in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee and Alabama between Wednesday and Saturday, according to the Associated Press. In addition, 11 were killed by tornadoes in Texas, while floods led to 13 deaths in Missouri and Illinois. NBC News reported that at least 43 have been killed in a five-day span.