TENNESSEE VALLEY, Ala. – On April 27, 2011, 62 tornadoes fashioned all through Alabama over an 18-hour interval creating greater than 1,200 miles and $4.2 billion value of injury. This Tremendous Outbreak spanned a number of days and affected 26 states, however Alabama was the toughest hit. Ten years later it stays one of many deadliest and most harmful twister outbreaks in United States historical past.
The occasions of April 27, 2011, resulted in 253 deaths statewide, with greater than 100 north Alabamians killed. Hundreds of others had been left injured, homeless, or each. In depth energy outages all through the next week additionally added to the challenges of catastrophe response and restoration.
Please be a part of us Tuesday, April 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for “10 Years After the Storm.”
Information 19 will look again on this historic day’s impression on north Alabama from the angle of eight Tennessee Valley households whose lives modified endlessly. On this hour-long particular, viewers will be taught the tales of a number of the victims and the way survivors are remembering them a decade later. We’ll additionally discover why some areas look like extra vulnerable to extreme climate and the analysis being achieved to assist enhance twister warnings.
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