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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 CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

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.

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