Tornado

Governor Kay Ivey Tours Tornado Damage in Hale Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Governor Kay Ivey got a first-hand look at the damage from a tornado — that ripped through the Mason Bend Road community of Hale County last week. She toured the area Friday morning — and talked with victims. “These folks are devastated. I mean, all of a sudden they don’t have a place to put…

10 Year Anniversary of the EF-4 Tornado that Hit Elmore County

Today marks the ten year anniversary of the April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak in Alabama. On that day, a series of storms across the state demolished homes, tore down trees, and claimed hundreds of lives. Governor Ivey has proclaimed today as a Day of Remembrance in Alabama. It’s been a decade since that tornado outbreak killed more than 250 people…

Weather service: 7 Tornadoes Hit Alabama, Killing At Least 5

The National Weather Service says Alabama has been hit by as many as seven suspected tornadoes in a day of violent weather that left at least five people dead. Meteorologist John De Block in Birmingham says radar indicates one twister began in southwest Alabama and carved a path of destruction for 100 miles, staying on the ground for well over…