April 27th - One Year Later - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

  • April's Fury - Alabama Tornado OutbreakMore>>

  • Elmore County family loses daughter in Tuscaloosa tornado

    Elmore County family loses daughter in Tuscaloosa tornado

    Friday, April 29 2011 11:53 PM EDT2011-04-30 03:53:12 GMT
    Friday, April 29 2011 11:53 PM EDT2011-04-30 03:53:13 GMT
    Alabama's death toll from Wednesday storms has now reached 238. In the hardest area of Tuscaloosa 45 people died.  One of the dozens who died in Tuscaloosa was from the River Region.  Loryn Brown grew up in Elmore county.  She died when the twister hit her Tuscaloosa home.  WSFA 12 News reporter Sally Pitts sat down with Loryn's parents for an emotional interview looking back on their daughter's life and last words. "Not many people can say ...More >>
    Alabama's death toll from Wednesday storms has now reached 238. In the hardest area of Tuscaloosa 45 people died. One of the dozens who died in Tuscaloosa was from the River Region. Loryn Brown grewMore >>
  • Volunteer to serve Alabama storm victims by calling statewide 2-1-1 Volunteer Hotline

    Volunteer to serve Alabama storm victims by calling statewide 2-1-1 Volunteer Hotline

    Saturday, April 30 2011 1:27 PM EDT2011-04-30 17:27:40 GMT
    Saturday, April 30 2011 1:27 PM EDT2011-04-30 17:27:40 GMT
    The following is a news release from the Press Office of the Governor of Alabama. The volunteer and donations response in the wake of the April 27 deadly tornado outbreak in the state of Alabama has been tremendous. Governor Robert Bentley encourages volunteers to use Alabama's Statewide 2-1-1 Volunteer Call Center. Alabama's Statewide 2-1-1 Volunteer Call Center is a 24/7 volunteer and donations hotline that provides an opportunity for people to connect to available volun...More >>
    The volunteer and donations response in the wake of the April 27 deadly tornado outbreak in the state of Alabama has been tremendous. Governor Robert Bentley encourages volunteers to use Alabama's Statewide 2-1-1 Volunteer Call Center.More >>
  • Mutual Aid Teams deployed in weather damaged areas

    Mutual Aid Teams deployed in weather damaged areas

    Saturday, April 30 2011 12:13 PM EDT2011-04-30 16:13:08 GMT
    Saturday, April 30 2011 12:13 PM EDT2011-04-30 16:13:09 GMT
    The Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) is coordinating teams being deployed during response to the devastation caused by the severe weather and tornadoes on April 27. The AEMA Mutual Aid Branch coordinates the efforts of 50 teams that form the core of the Alabama Mutual Aid System. The teams belong to local governments and have agreed to assist outside their home area during time of crisis. Currently, 35 teams are deployed in DeKalb, Tuscaloosa, Calhoun, Franklin, Marion, F...More >>
    The Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) is coordinating teams being deployed during response to the devastation caused by the severe weather and tornadoes on April 27.More >>
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