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23 January 2012

Two Dead In Birmingham, Alabama Tornado

An EF 3 tornado (winds near 240 km/hr/150 mph) hit Jefferson County Alabama early Monday morning (see previous post). Two are dead, and the damage is quite severe with over 100 injuries. The tornado hit in the middle of the night, when many people were asleep. It was a good bet that there would be a deadly tornado somewhere late Sunday into Monday, because the upper level storm system was …


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