Monday, May 5 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-05-05 11:59:35 GMT
President Obama declared a major disaster in five Alabama countiesMore >>
President Obama declared a major disaster in Alabama, and Lee County along with Jefferson, Baldwin, Limestone and Mobile Counties will be receiving federal funding to increase recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe 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 >>
The National Weather Service survey team found evidence that damage in Evergreen Monday morning was caused by a small, weak tornado.
According to the NWS, the EF-0 tornado lasted for less than a mile. It had winds of 65 to 85 mph that caused numerous uprooted trees and minor structural damage to the city hospital, technical school and baseball field.
This was the only tornado in the state during Monday morning's storms.
Friday, August 1 2014 2:32 AM EDT2014-08-01 06:32:04 GMT
With the start of the new school year fast approaching, board members said they're trying to speed up the process, but will it be in time? "Well, that's not going to happen," said Venus Cain, board president.More >>
With the start of the new school year fast approaching, board members said they're trying to speed up the process, but will it be in time?More >>