81°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Sat
85°
73°
40%
Sun
86°
74°
50%
Mon
85°
73°
60%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Alabama, Mississippi pick up after deadly storms

5 years ago April 26, 2010 Apr 26, 2010 Monday, April 26 2010 Monday, April 26, 2010 5:04:03 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

Alabama Governor Bob Riley will tour the areas damaged from the severe weather that hit this weekend.

Riley will view the damage first from a helicopter, then land in the Albertville area and drive around for a closer look.

A tornado a touched down in Albertville and Geraldine on Saturday night and more than three dozen people were injured.

Two people died from the severe weather after a woman heading to a storm shelter slipped and fell, and a car crashed into a fallen tree.

A total of 10 deaths are reported in neighboring Mississippi, where Gov. Haley Barbour called damage from a twister "enormous."

Rescuers  went through debris yesterday looking for more survivors.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
81°
69°
Sat
PM T-Storms
85°
73°
Sun
Scattered T-Storms
86°
74°
Mon
Scattered T-Storms
85°
73°
Tue
Scattered T-Storms
84°
73°