tornado damage

REBUILDING WETUMPKA: Sunday Marks One Year Anniversary of EF-2 Tornado

This weekend marks the one year anniversary since an EF-2 tornado damaged homes, businesses and churches in Wetumpka. Today, you can still reminders of that January 2019 day. “It was very very scary. I actually came out on the front porch here when I heard the sirens and stuff going off. And the wind started picking up very bad, so…

Alabama County Seeks Funds to Help Residents Build Shelters

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama community struck by a deadly tornado in March is seeking federal funding to help its residents to build storm shelters. The Lee County Commission is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to include the county as part of a grant program. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that the federal program gives storm survivors the opportunity…

Photos from Titus Tornado Damage Overnight

Photos from Alabama News Network's Jerome Jones

Categories: News, Statewide Tags: Jerome Jones, March 15, Titus Alabama, tornado damage

Below Market Loan Funds Provided by State to Banks for Tornado Property Losses

Loan decisions are made by the banks involved.

The Alabama Treasurer’s Office says people in these counties who suffered property losses from the tornadoes on March 3rd may be eligible to borrow money from $50-Million in “below market” deposits made by the state. Loan approval decisions are made by the banks involved. Counties: Autauga, Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Crenshaw, Geneva, Henry, Lee, Macon, and Washington counties. Check with your…

Lee County Tornado: Latest on Search and Recovery Efforts

Alabama News Network is in the Lee County community of Beauregard with the latest on search and recovery efforts after Sunday’s tornado. The death toll remains at 23, with 22 of those pronounced dead at the scene and another person dying at a hospital. Emergency crews still haven’t finished combing through all of the damage. As of early Monday afternoon,…