Thursday, April 28, 2011

Mile-Wide Tornado Rips Through Alabama


A large, violent tornado has come through Tuscaloosa. It was reported to be a mile wide, and came from the southwest. Mayor Walt Maddox has now confirmed 32 fatalities and at least 600 injured, Jason Morton is reporting. The mayor has also said Gov. Robert Bentley has pledged the full resources of the state, including use of Alabama National Guard.

http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20110427/NEWS/110429732/1007?Title=Violent-tornado-hits-Tuscaloosa