Monday, March 04, 2019

CNN: "Alabama Sheriff on Tornadoes"

CNN reports “Alabama Sheriff on Tornadoes”. He said, “Never seen this level of destruction, ever”.

I visited this area in May 2014.

There may have been ten tornadoes on the ground at once early Sunday night.  One wedge tornado ½ mile wide was on the ground for 65 miles, passing north of Columbus GA and Fort Benning (where people took shelter in a bowling alley).

Auburn University and other more populated areas were spared.

So far, 23 deaths reported.

Chad Meyers made a comparison to the April 1974 outbreak in Ohio. For a while the largest tornado reached 170 mph, EF4.
If I had inherited a house in a more storm-prone area I would have had to be prepared for this.

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