Most of the homes along Highway 20 in Hillsboro that were destroyed by those deadly tornadoes have been rebuilt, but there's still a long road to recovery. Lawrence Davis Jr. didn't imagine April 27th,More > Most of the homes along Highway 20 in Hillsboro that were destroyed by those deadly tornadoes have been rebuilt, but there's still a long road to recovery.More > The road to recovery still a long one ahead for a Harvest family that lost two loved ones from the April 27 tornadoes. Misty Cornwell held a memorial Saturday afternoon to remember her 15-year-old daughter,More > The road to recovery still a long one ahead for a Harvest family that lost two loved ones from the April 27 tornadoes. Misty Cornwell held a memorial Saturday afternoon to remember her 15-year-old daughter, Katie, and her father, Harold Fitzgerald, who were both killed by the storm one year ago.More > An August 29, 2011 Gov. Robert Bentley announced the formation of the Tornado Recovery Action Council, or TRAC. The group of industry and government leaders had a simple mission; to help Alabama recoverMore > The Tornado Recovery Action Council of Alabama researched and developed 20 key ways to improve disaster preparedness in the state.More > With the cleanup process under way and the death toll holding steady, federal, state and local officials are teaming up to put the pieces back together for the broken communities slashed by last week's devastating tornadoes.More > For eight months, Patty Bullion has made it her full time job to reunite victims of the April Southeastern tornado outbreak with their memories.
Now that many of the victims have moved on from that day, she says it's time for her to move on, too.More >
Students at the University of Alabama hunkered down as a massive, mile-wide tornado came within a mile of the campus that houses thousands of people. It became the site of terror many of them had never experienced before.More > The spring of 2011 is shaping up to be a record-breaking season for weather fatalities. At 45, the number of people who have died from April storms now matches the total number of weather fatalities in 2010.More > A list of casutalties from the April 27th, 2011 tornadoes.More > Homes along Carter's Gin Road were leveled by last Wednesday's storms. Neighbors and strangers went to work to help storm victims rebuild their lives.More > It may have seemed like searching for a needle in a haystack, but one Lawrence County woman said it was divine guidance that lead to her finding her engagement ring.More > The number of missing in Tuscaloosa is being revised and the figures have plummeted.More > From the Sober Valley Logde all the way to storm ravaged Alabama, Charlie Sheen is dropping a helpful bomb on the state called "Torpedos for Tornados".More > A two ton utility tractor was tossed nearly a mile away when a very strong and violent EF-4 tornado touched down near Maple Street in Cordova. This storm which killed at least seven people extended for nine miles, and caused destruction in Cullman, Blount, Pickens, Fayette, Walker and Tuscaloosa Counties.More > SMITHVILLE, MS (RNN) - The National Weather Service has determined a twister that struck Smithville, MS during Wednesday's deadly tornado outbreak was an EF-5, producing winds of 205 miles per hour.More > A Facebook page is connecting tornado victims and family members with lost pictures.More >
The April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak killed more than 250 people in Alabama. Here are photos of some of the storms and the damage they caused.More > The April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak killed more than 250 people in the state of Alabama. Here are photos of some of the storms and the damage they caused.More > Click here to view an interactive map with many of the tornadoes that slammed the U.S. on April 27 and 28.More > Click here to view an interactive map with many of the tornadoes that slammed the U.S. on April 27 and 28.More > Click here to view a slideshow of satellite images, animations and maps of April's tornado outbreak.More > Click here to view a slideshow of satellite images, animations and maps of April's tornado outbreak.More > This information is provided by press releases from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency.More > News from the social sphere about the tornadoes that hit the Southeast on April 27.More > News from the social sphere about the tornadoes that hit the Southeast on April 27, 2011.More >
Tornadoes are nature's most violent storms.More > Tornadoes are nature's most violent storms.More > (FEMA/CDC) - Be alert to changing weather conditions. When there are thunderstorms in your area, turn on your radio or TV to get the latest emergency information from local authorities. Listen for announcementsMore > Be alert to changing weather conditions.More > If you are under a tornado WARNING, seek shelter immediately!More > Injury may result from the direct impact of a tornado, or it may occur afterward when people walk among debris and enter damaged buildings. More > On April 27, 2011, one of the most devastating tornado outbreaks in Alabama history left an unprecedented path of destruction through our state. Thousands of our citizens became heroes in the minutes,More > On April 27, 2011, one of the most devastating tornado outbreaks in Alabama history left an unprecedented path of destruction through our state. Thousands of our citizens became heroes in the minutes, hours, days, and weeks after the storms, aiding the injured, searching for the missing, and clearing debris.More >
Prior to 1987, the U.S. never experienced a natural disaster with insured losses greater than $1 billion. Since that time, there have been eight.More > One tiny town in Kansas is helping tornado-devastated cities in Alabama, Missouri and Mississippi learn to start over and rebuild from scratch.More > Storm shelter and safe room manufacturers are raking in sales after a record-breaking tornado outbreak killed more than 320 people in the Southeast.More > More than 750 tornadoes were reported nationwide - far exceeding the average number, 163, usually produced during the month of April.More > Three of the top seven deadliest tornadoes in the past 64 years all occurred within one month of each other, making the months of April and May two of the deadliest months for tornadoes in six decades.More > As the death toll keeps rising, a destructive storm that swept through the Southeast and killed more than 350 people is so far the second deadliest tornado outbreak in U.S. history.More > A horrific storm system that killed more than 300 people in seven states across the South is one of the worst the country has experienced in more than four decades.More >