Governor Ivey has issued a state of emergency in response to Tropical Storm Claudette to aid in any recovery efforts. The state of emergency went into effect Friday, June 18. The state of emergency includes: Baldwin, Butler, Cherokee, DeKalb, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Tuscaloosa.
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Tuscaloosa is ordering most water customers to use less, saying a leak is reducing how much water it can pump out. On Sunday, Mayor Walt Maddox ordered conservation measures south of the Black Warrior River, including the University of Alabama and the Mercedes-Benz assembly plant. Officials believe pipes carrying untreated water are leaking somewhere. But floodwaters from Tropical Storm Claudette…
A 24-year-old man and a 3-year-old boy were killed when a tree fell on their house Saturday just outside the Tuscaloosa city limits.
The Alabama Emergency Management Agency says a tornado spurred by Tropical Storm Claudette has demolished or badly damaged at least 50 homes in Escambia County.
Alabama News Network is tracking the potential for severe weather that is moving across parts of South and Central Alabama right now.