Alabama tornado kills at least 23 people

Alabama tornado kills at least 23 people



The death toll is expected to rise as authorities continue recovery efforts in Lee County, Alabama, after the deadliest tornado outbreak in years.

The tornado Sunday was part of a powerful storm system that also ripped through parts of Florida, South Carolina and Georgia. The National Weather Service in Tallahassee confirmed the system spawned tornadoes in Leon County, Florida and near Cairo, Georgia.

In Alabama, Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones said dozens were injured and the death toll could rise as recovery operations progress.

It was the nation’s deadliest tornado outbreak in six years, since May 20, 2013, when a tornado killed 24 people in Oklahoma, the Storm Prediction Center said.

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32 Comments

  1. Religion WhistleBlower

    The rule is "Nothing happens to you if you follow from the rules of the Almighty Creator". Another rule is that the ones who die before the age of 41 will make it to His Heaven, while love ones are suffering. So worry about your own neck and follow from the rules of your Creator who created you from ejected semen.

  2. Zombolic P.

    If it was most other prominent countries, the government would make sure that EVERYONE living in tornado alley and close by, have houses build with aloooot of concrete. slab it down and live in the ground if thats what it takes. But nah lets build one room and leave the rest to God

  3. joe sar

    I m from northeast mississippi and I'm a trained skywarn storm spotter and storm chaser I've already storm chaser one tornado outbreak in northeast mississippi now this tornado outbreak now this Saturday night we have a good chance for another tornado outbreak in northeast mississippi it's going to be a very active and very long tornado season 2019

  4. Betty Owens

    It bad when homes get destroy and have to pick up picecs and go from there nothing ever easy but with help we all will rebound from this its American people and its great 👍 🇺🇸👍🇺🇸👍🇺🇸👀 get to shelter …stay warm ..🇺🇸🇺🇸👀👍💪

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