Tornado watch: 'Extremely dangerous' tornado slams Texas; storms sweep across Florida

More than 150,000 homes and businesses were in the dark across Texas, Arkansas and Missouri on Wednesday and a tornado watch was in effect across much of Florida as a line of

severe weather brought havoc to much of the South. In Texas, at least one tornado late Tuesday tore off roofs east of Houston, downing utility poles and power

lines and flipping cars, trucks and even a train. There were no immediate reports of serious injuries. The weather threat was targeting the Atlantic Coast on

Wednesday: The I-95 corridor from northern Florida to southern Virginia was most at risk. The most significant threat will be wind gusts that can reach hurricane force of 75 mph,

AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said.  Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. A tornado watch was

issued for parts of Florida on Wednesday morning until noon after the National Weather Service in Tallahassee reported a confirmed tornado near Belair and Four Points, Florida,

moving northeast. "A line of strong, severe thunderstorms will progress eastward ... into and across this watch area," National Weather Service Meteorologist

Roger Edwards warned. Tornado that hit Houston caused 'at least EF2 damage' Tuesday's tornado that hit southeast Houston caused at least EF2 damage,

the National Weather Service station in Houston reported Wednesday. EF2 damage from a tornado is characterized as roofs torn from frame houses, mobile homes that are leveled and

large trees snapped or uprooted, according to the National Weather Service.