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Views Of Tornado Damage Across Southeast U.S. (Videos)

Views Of Tornado Damage Across Southeast U.S. (Videos)

Over the past few days, tornadoes and thunderstorms carved a trail of destruction across the southern United States, killing over 220 people in one of the country’s worst weather disasters in years.

Damage from the storms in Alabama “surpassed what was seen after hurricanes Dennis or Frederick and could exceed what the area saw after hurricanes Katrina or Ivan.”

These videos provide a first-hand view of the destruction caused by these storms.

If you’re on Facebook, the Chattanooga Times Free Press has posted an aerial video of damage in the Tennessee Valley.

Many of us have friends or family that live in the South, and our hearts and prayers go out to those whose lives have been uprooted and their missing loved ones.

Please take a moment to Kristina Chew’s article: Almost 300 Dead After Tornados in South: How You Can Help

And Wonk Room’s uncomfortable but true report, Catastrophic Climate: Storms Kill 292 In States Represented By Climate Pollution Deniers

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4:42AM PST on Mar 4, 2012

wow :( we live in Alabama and we had severe thunderstorms but no tornadoes touched down near hour home. We were very lucky.
A few people I work with had some damage to their property but as far as I know, no one in my community was injured, killed or sustained heavy damages.

It's very sad.. we haven't recovered from the tornadoes of April 2011.

11:21PM PDT on Jun 6, 2011

it's terrible news, my heart goes out to all those affected

12:18AM PDT on May 7, 2011

Thanks for the article.

4:34AM PDT on May 4, 2011

Yes, I hope enough of the good.

2:30PM PDT on May 3, 2011

Heart breaking

12:33PM PDT on May 3, 2011

Tuscaloosa is my home though I live in Nashville now.Lives and futures have been destroyed.Nieghbor helping nieghbor will be the answer to rebuilding.Prayer to all effected,especially to the families that claimed your loved ones life.DONATE!My church is taking a 2nd truck with food,water,clothes,work gloves,etc.Please help our fellow mankind!, for more info.Thanks to all!!!

10:11PM PDT on May 2, 2011

I have been watching it on television and my heart go's out to all those people it unbelievable, just in a heartbeat everything you owned or ever will own is gone. That's got to be hard, but I guess they are the lucky ones who lived through it.if that's possible. I see so many lost their lives ..what a terrible thing!

5:17PM PDT on May 2, 2011


10:56AM PDT on May 2, 2011

Time to sign up to the Kyoto protocol, US?

7:44AM PDT on May 2, 2011

noted with thanks!

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