Search for toddler missing after Georgia tornado continues

Jenny Bullard carries a pair of boots from her home that was damaged by a tornado, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Adel, Ga. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in several counties, including Cook, that have suffered deaths, injuries and severe damage from weekend storms. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)

DOUGHTERY COUNTY, Ga. (WFLA) — Search efforts continued Tuesday for a two-year-old Georgia boy, believed to be caught up in a tornado that touched down near his home.

According to the boy’s father Kevian Green, Detraz Green was last seen with family members, playing with a toy. Then, the tornado mowed through a wide swatch of Doughtery County, where the family lives.

The boy was reported missing Sunday night. A search on Monday was called off at 5 p.m., to resume Tuesday morning.

As of Tuesday morning, at least 20 people were confirmed dead as a result of the weekend outbreak of storms.

Across the South, 50 unconfirmed tornadoes were reported from Thursday to Sunday.

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