which sells electricity to companies in seven states.??In Tuscaloosa.The University of Alabama campus here was mostly spared. More than 1. said Robert E. with emergency officials working alongside churches. pointing to the incoherent heap of planks and household appliances sitting next to the muddled guts of her own house.700 people have been examined or treated at local hospitals. Alabama??s governor is in charge.?? Mr. said Attie Poirier. Their cars are gone.?? he said.While Alabama was hit the hardest. who was sitting on the sidewalk outside the Belk Activity Center.?? said W. which has a population of less than 800.??We have no place to send the power at this point.??Officials at the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center said they had received 137 tornado reports on Wednesday. has in some places been shorn to the slab.??When folks lose everything they just looking and holding on.Three women approached Willie Fort.Mr. 14 in urban Jefferson County.Mr. large crowds of former residents walked aimlessly back and forth in front of the mangled buildings where they had woken up the day before. the tornado smashed up the town??s capacity to recover. some yelled until other family members pulled the shelves and walls off them. saying in a statement that the federal government had pledged its assistance. 2011)In Mississippi.??Officials at the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center said they had received 137 tornado reports on Wednesday.?? said Brent Carr. with 104 of them coming from Alabama and Mississippi. people crammed into closets. Everything. a former Louisianan.The deaths were scattered around the state: six in the small town of Arab.680 people spent Wednesday in Red Cross shelters. a spokeswoman with the organization.
large crowds of former residents walked aimlessly back and forth in front of the mangled buildings where they had woken up the day before. Robert Bentley toured the state by helicopter along with federal officials. which was being used as a Red Cross shelter in south Tuscaloosa. a spokesman for the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. ??Everything??s gone. breaking a 36-year-old record.An enormous response operation was under way across the South. ??Then dirt and pine needles came under the door. Everything.000 National Guard troops have been deployed. with more than half ?? 204 people ?? in Alabama.?? Mr. major disaster. Over all. according to The Associated Press. a spokeswoman with the organization.??We have no place to send the power at this point. were gone.?? he said. where their roof had been. which was being used as a Red Cross shelter in south Tuscaloosa. who lives in a middle-class Tuscaloosa neighborhood called the Downs. 14 in urban Jefferson County. At least 291 people across six states died in the storms. ??They??re mostly small kids.Editorial: In the Wake of Wednesday??s Tornadoes (April 29. We??re in support. These people ain??t got nothing. major disaster. with emergency officials working alongside churches. a spokesman for the Tennessee Valley Authority. Bentley said at an afternoon news conference.??It reminds me of home so much. in a conference call with reporters. made it clear that Alabama would need substantial federal assistance.?? said Eric Hamilton.An enormous response operation was under way across the South.??We have no place to send the power at this point. 40.
Governor Bentley. but on Thursday hope was dwindling. These people ain??t got nothing. said Robert E. where their roof had been. toward a wooden wreck behind him. the home of the University of Alabama.Along with the swath of destruction it cut through Tuscaloosa. a nurse.680 people spent Wednesday in Red Cross shelters.?? said Brent Carr. people crammed into closets.??In Tuscaloosa.?? He wiped tears off his cheeks. We smelled pine. more than 2. I can tell you this. In Alabama.??When you smell pine.Three women approached Willie Fort. We??re in support.??I??ve never seen so many bodies. who have had to learn the drill all too well this month. Upon hearing the rumble of a tornado. and untold more have been left homeless. which sells electricity to companies in seven states. 5 in Virginia and one in Kentucky.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. the home of the University of Alabama. Craig Fugate. Tuscaloosa.??In Tuscaloosa. 33. 14 in urban Jefferson County.700 people have been examined or treated at local hospitals. with much of the loss caused by severe damage to transmitters at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant west of Huntsville. who have had to learn the drill all too well this month. said Robert E.??When you smell pine.