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Officials: Storms kill 4 in southern Alabama

4 months 2 weeks 6 days ago January 02, 2017 Jan 2, 2017 Monday, January 02 2017 January 02, 2017 10:21 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow
Image above shows storm damage to Alabama home from Nov. 29, 2016. Courtesy AP.

JACKSON, Miss. - Emergency officials say four people were killed in southern Alabama when severe storms ripped through the area.

Kris Ware, a spokeswoman for the Dothan Houston County Emergency Management Agency, said four people were killed in Rehobeth and structures were damaged in the area.

Gov. Robert Bentley said in a statement on social media that the sheriff confirmed the storm-related deaths to him.

The National Weather Service had issued a tornado warning for Houston County on Monday evening.

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