Search for survivors after tornado destroys homes

DeMarcus Ware Donation

He said the dead included nearly entire families and at least three children, ages 6, 9 and 10. He prays that Almighty God may grant eternal rest to the dead, especially the children, and healing and consolation to the injured and those who grieve.

The National Weather Service said a tornado with an F3 rating - which can mean wind speeds of more than 200mph - had caused the destruction. They left a trail of destruction in their path. Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones said they had narrowed down the search areas, and the number of missing people had decreased significantly. They ranged in age from 6 to 89.

For some, the pain of loss is being feltmany times over.

Erroll Reese told CNN affiliate WRAL that he lost seven members of his family to the tornadoes, and that at least 30 more now are without a home.

"I received the two phone calls today from two large corporations within thirty minutes of each other offering to pay for the funerals for the 23 victims", Harris said. "Some of these families have lost practically nearly the entire family". She was in the nearby town of Opelika with her husband and 14-year-old daughter when the tornadoes hit. "We gotta help our families". Taylor's friend survived, but she's being treated in Birmingham.

They were at home when they heard the tornado alert on their phones, she said.

The president and first lady Melania Trump saw trees that appeared to have been snapped in half.

Armando, AJ to his family, was described as "a precious little man that was loved by everyone", and who "was always eager to give hugs and loved his family", according to a post on Facebook by his aunt Tina Melton.

Cousins Johnathan Marquez Bowen, 9, and Mykala Waldon, 8, were also killed in the tornado. They showed the president Grimes' Bible and motorcycle vest, according to a pool report. "I enjoyed him coming. He helped with CPR and transport", cried Hart.

More news: Justin Trudeau Denies Pressuring Former Attorney General On A Criminal Case

As of Tuesday, about seven to eight people remained unaccounted for, said Jones.

Marshall said this was his first visit to the area since the tornadoes came through on Sunday.

Rita Smith, spokeswoman for the Lee County Emergency Management Agency, said that about 150 first responders rushed to help search the debris in Beauregard after the storm struck. Winds reached highs of roughly 175 miles per hour.

"We're here for the citizens". "On behalf of all iHeartMedia stations we hope our listeners will join us in supporting the Lee County community".

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump said he will survey the damage Friday.

Officials overseeing the disaster response to a tornado-stricken community in Alabama say all people reported missing have been accounted for with no increase in the death toll.

The twister was part of a powerful storm system that slashed its way across the Deep South, spawning numerous tornado warnings in Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.

The worst of the twisters, stirred up by a late-winter "supercell" thunderstorm, were ranked by forecasters at step four of the six-step Enhanced Fujita scale of tornado strength.

Its destructive winds reached 170 miles per hour (274 kph) as it carved a path of destruction almost a mile wide.

Related News:

  • I was clueless about Captain Marvel, but now I love her

    I was clueless about Captain Marvel, but now I love her

    What is interesting is that Captain Marvel seems to appear out of thin air, possibly suggesting she now has teleportation powers. The movie's attempt to trigger nostalgia through pop culture is only outmatched by "Ready Player One ".
    Paul Manafort to be sentenced in Va. court

    Paul Manafort to be sentenced in Va. court

    There's been speculation that the president, who has expressed sympathy for Manafort , could pardon him former campaign chairman. Manafort: "The last two years have been the most hard years for my family and I", Manafort told the judge before sentencing.
    Champions League: Gareth Bale's agent blasts Real Madrid fans

    Champions League: Gareth Bale's agent blasts Real Madrid fans

    Bale was on after 29 minutes for the injured Lucas Vazquez but the Welshman hit the post and missed two good chances. Ajax manager Erik ten Hag believes his side were worthy winners after their near-perfect victory over Real Madrid .
  • R Kelly arrested for unpaid child support amid sexual abuse claims

    R Kelly arrested for unpaid child support amid sexual abuse claims

    Kelly had defiantly scheduled shows in Germany and the Netherlands despite the cloud of legal issues looming over him. He's referring to when he was indicted in 2002 on 13 counts of child pornography before being acquitted in 2008.
    Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition remains in limbo

    Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition remains in limbo

    In a statement , the firm said the US Congress has "failed to produce any evidence to support its restrictions". China has warned of serious consequences if the Huawei executive is not released.
    Sanders calls for political revolution as he launches 2020 campaign

    Sanders calls for political revolution as he launches 2020 campaign

    He told the crowd at Navy Pier they should not "allow Trump and his friends to divide us up". Sander's Saturday speech saw various reactions among social media users.
  • Indian-origin woman dentist killed in Australia; body found in suitcase

    Indian-origin woman dentist killed in Australia; body found in suitcase

    The last images police have of Dr Reddy show her at McDonald's on George Street in Sydney's CBD at around 2:15am on Sunday. Police confirmed that Narde was the sole suspect in Preethi's murder and they were not looking at any other person.
    John Bolton says Vietnam Summit was 'Unquestionably a Success'

    John Bolton says Vietnam Summit was 'Unquestionably a Success'

    Moon said South Korea will continue to push ahead with engagement with North Korea within the boundaries of USA -led global sanctions against the North.
    How To Enable Dark Mode for Messenger on Android and iOS

    How To Enable Dark Mode for Messenger on Android and iOS

    Once you do this, the other person (or people) in the chat will be sent a text letting them know that a message was removed. While a large number of big-names have added dark modes , there are still plenty that need to jump on the bandwagon.
  • LeBron passes Jordan for 4th in career scoring

    LeBron passes Jordan for 4th in career scoring

    Unless he's coming into the game, there's no excuse for that ... "That can't happen, for whatever reason, that can't happen". Los Angeles has 17 games left in the season but the Lakers are 30-35, sharing a win total with the 30-37 Pelicans.
    Trump serves fast food feast to another football team

    Trump serves fast food feast to another football team

    ASSOCIATED PRESS Trump was given a jersey by the football team in the state dining room of the White House. Despite the food, championship ceremonies went on as planned at the White House.
    How to use Wireless PowerShare on the Galaxy S10

    How to use Wireless PowerShare on the Galaxy S10

    An attendee holds the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus at the Samsung Unpacked event in San Francisco, California. Further, Bloomberg's sources said that's why the company kept the device inside a glass display at MWC.


Most liked

Captain Marvel Makes Over $20.7M In Thursday Previews
Overall, though, Captain Marvel is worthwhile for younger viewers - both girls and boys - because she's a great role model. The Captain Marvel end credits show the moment she appears in the Avengers lab. "I don't know how it's any different".

Lashana Lynch is poised to go 'higher, further, faster' with Captain Marvel
And what we learn, of course, is that she was and still is Carol Danvers (hence the Vers ), one of the Marvel heroines of legend. Soy and Rios contrast Captain Marvel's enormous power with the world around her but render that power in different ways.

Political operation tied to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez aide faces scrutiny
Ocasio-Cortez won her primary with less than 17,000 votes , beating the incumbent Joseph Crowley's less than 13,000. The watchdog says that Ocasio-Cortez committed a number of violations.

Tottenham's Pochettino gets two-game ban for improper conduct
Tottenham now go into the quarter-final and semi-final draws, taking place on 15 March at 12:00CET in Nyon. To understand their achievements, you must appreciate the context of their performances.

Bayern question timing of Muller Hummels Boateng exclusion from Germany squad
Bayern chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said he was "irritated" by the timing of Low's announcement. But I would have obviously wished for a different departure".

R. Kelly Arrested Over Unpaid Child Support
Y'all just don't want to believe the truth!" "There are older men who like younger women and older women who like younger men". The irony of his arrest is that he inferred that these allegations are keeping him from being a good father to his children.

Anthem PS4 refunds are being given out by Sony over crashing issues
For more serious issues such as the console crashes, it is suggested players contact EA Help . Some users are concerned that playing the game will lead to them "bricking" their consoles .

10/3 podcast: How Wilson-Raybould's testimony could hit the Trudeau Liberals
March 1 - Trudeau makes longtime MP Lawrence MacAulay his new veterans-affairs minister as part of a minor cabinet shuffle. In response, Wilson-Raybould said she wasn't going to interfere in a decision by prosecutors to not pursue a plea deal.

Five things Canada learned at the justice committee from Butts, Drouin
Butts said that decision had nothing to do with SNC-Lavalin, and that her objections around SNC only ramped up around that time. Since Wilson-Raybould's testimony, opposition parties have called for Wernick, who is supposed to be non-partisan, to be fired.

Cohen 'Lied About So Many Things,' 'But He Said No Collusion'
Trump, including hush money checks to coverup his affairs with women, among other misdeeds. Only, unlike Alexander's single bad day in the children's classic by Judith Viorst, Mr.

European deal to help UK banks manage Brexit
This week Labour said it would back a second referendum in order to try to prevent either a "no deal" or May's deal. He suggested a "legally binding guarantee that the backstop is temporary" is still needed.

Pakistan says Indian aircraft "released a payload" after crossing frontier, no casualties
Each of those points tries to make it clear that this was not military action against the Pakistani state or its people. It is located about 50km (30 miles) from the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed region of Kashmir .

House resolution condemning anti-Semitism omits Minnesota Rep. Omar's name
Mutliple news organizations reported Tuesday evening, citing Democratic aides, that, in response to progressive concerns that Rep. While this may be true of Pelosi, most Democrats, and maybe even Congress in general, it manifestly does not apply to Omar.

Jurgen Klopp blames gravity for Liverpool's disappointing draw with Everton
If we fall short, we fall short, if we don't then great. "My feeling is more and more we are really prepared for it". They drew 0-0 at the venue in April 2018 and fell victim to a 90th-minute Sadio Mane decider in December 2016.

Missing young California sisters found after spending 44 hours in the forest
HCSO reports they are looking at all contingencies in this situation, to locate Caroline and Leia in a timely manner. A massive search is underway in Humboldt county for two young sisters who wandered away from their home.