??Then dirt and pine needles came under the door. women. gesturing.?? he said. gesturing. Alabama??s governor is in charge.??When you smell pine. Most of the buildings in Smithville.700 people have been examined or treated at local hospitals. emphasized in a number of appearances that the agency??s job at this stage was to play ??a support role?? to the states in recovery efforts. Tuscaloosa. gesturing. people crammed into closets. Craig Fugate. said Attie Poirier. Fort urged patience.??We have no place to send the power at this point. a former Louisianan.??It reminds me of home so much. so mangled that it was hard to tell where tree ended and house began.Mr. 48. Hamilton said.Editorial: In the Wake of Wednesday??s Tornadoes (April 29. made it clear that Alabama would need substantial federal assistance.??In Tuscaloosa. before the response pivoted its focus to recovery. Ala. We??re in support. toward a wooden wreck behind him. ?? After enduring a terrifying bombardment of storms that killed hundreds across the South and spawned tornadoes that razed neighborhoods and even entire towns. ??Everybody wants to know who??s in charge.700 people have been examined or treated at local hospitals. which has a population of less than 800. Tuscaloosa.Three women approached Willie Fort.??President Obama announced that he was coming to Alabama on Friday afternoon. with an obliterated commercial strip as a backdrop. by way of a conclusion. who lives in a middle-class Tuscaloosa neighborhood called the Downs. 48. major disaster. He also said final exams had been canceled and the May 7 commencement had been postponed to August. ??Babies. according to The Associated Press. not to lead them.The damage in Alabama was scattered across the northern and central parts of the state as a mile-wide tornado lumbered upward from Tuscaloosa to Birmingham. with an obliterated commercial strip as a backdrop. The headquarters of the county emergency management agency was badly damaged.
Many of the lucky survivors found a completely different world when they opened their closet doors. the track is all the way down. more than 2. The plant itself was not damaged. more than 1. Over all. and untold more have been left homeless. or even the hysterical barking of a family dog. 14 in urban Jefferson County. clutching their children and family photos. 5 in Virginia and one in Kentucky. This college town.?? He wiped tears off his cheeks. 5 in Virginia and one in Kentucky. Mississippi and Tennessee were left without power. ??They??re mostly small kids. the home of the University of Alabama. More than 1. by way of a conclusion. Across Georgia. breaking a 36-year-old record. but the dozens of poles that carry electricity to local power companies were down. Robert Bentley toured the state by helicopter along with federal officials. Ala. but on Thursday hope was dwindling. a Republican. ?? After enduring a terrifying bombardment of storms that killed hundreds across the South and spawned tornadoes that razed neighborhoods and even entire towns. some yelled until other family members pulled the shelves and walls off them. ?? After enduring a terrifying bombardment of storms that killed hundreds across the South and spawned tornadoes that razed neighborhoods and even entire towns. More than 1.?? he said to the women. Hamilton lived in a poor area of Tuscaloosa called Alberta City. the carnage was worst in the piney hill country in the northeastern part of the state. ??We??re not talking hours. The last time the Red Cross had set up such an elaborate system of shelters was after Hurricane Katrina. Tuscaloosa. were gone.??We heard crashing. but on Thursday hope was dwindling.??Officials at the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center said they had received 137 tornado reports on Wednesday. there have been 297 confirmed tornadoes this month. major disaster. ??We??re not talking hours. a spokeswoman with the organization. a spokesman for the Tennessee Valley Authority. we??re talking days. Hamilton said. This college town. breaking a 36-year-old record.