Alabama tornado kills at least 23 people – USA TODAY

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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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60 COMMENTS

  1. Too fat to escape?
    Don’t be upset. Ive been to the south recently and I couldnt believe the number of obese people lumbering around looking for their keylime pie… And I mean, HUGE.

    The great food is no excuse.
    I am a Republican. I cant stand illegals.
    I’m talking about the obesity problem in the south!!!!!!

  2. For one the public needs better access to weather radar that regularly monitors local weather conditions! Secondly we already have AI why not use that to our advantage. by making outposts in tornado prone areas. that are underground with a shoot sticking out of the ground that shoots AI driven drones and deploys them into the sky. basically a fleet of small flying maisonettes. that positions themselves around an area of rotation nearest to the surface of the ground. while maintaining a safe hovering position. Million dollar idea every highly populated areas in tornado allie would be surrounded by them!
    #IFIDOANYTHINGINTHISLIFEITISSAVEALIFE

  3. Amos 9:8 KJVS
    [8] Behold, the eyes of the Lord God are upon the sinful kingdom, and I will destroy it from off the face of the earth; saving that I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob, saith the Lord .

  4. My heart and prayers go out to the victims who lost the loved including the youngest victim a 10 yr old girl hearts and prayers go out those family members but there are more people missing but unfortunately we are next here in Kansas this weekend with server thunderstorm with tornados large hail and damaging winds

  5. So it hit Alabama Georgia and half of South Carolina so I was in South Carolina yesterday I went on vacation and I was like mom is that a tornado and then my mom said I cannot see anything and the next day mom said mar u where right it was a tornado because the seen it all over the news

  6. 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 πŸ‘ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‘πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‘πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‘€ get to shelter …stay warm ..πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‘€πŸ‘πŸ’ͺ