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Brandon Shoupe: The bureaucratic storms of FEMA

FEMA needs a reform. It needs administrative reform, and its system of assistance needs to reflect the realities of border counties.

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Hazardous weather expected across Alabama Tuesday evening into Thursday

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of central Alabama for the next couple of days.

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'Dear Jesus, please help them': Trussville man receives so many donations, truck has two blowouts on way to tornado survivors

An Alabama man is back home after a weekend full of challenges in his mission to bring relief to tornado survivors in Amory, Miss.

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Severe storms expected this afternoon and evening could produce strong winds, hail

The National Weather Service (NWS) is monitoring a system coming from the west that could impact much of Alabama Thursday afternoon and into the evening.

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Another round of storms could produce strong tornadoes in Alabama Tuesday into Wednesday

The National Weather Service (NWS) is monitoring a storm system that will be heading into Alabama late Tuesday evening and is expected to continue impacting the area into early Wednesday.

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Biden declares 'major disaster' in Alabama following last week's deadly storms

On Sunday, President Joe Biden officially approved a “major disaster declaration” for Alabama following last week's storms that left many areas damaged and nine people dead.

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Large, dangerous tornado causes destruction in Selma

Homes were torn apart in Selma Thursday when a large, destructive tornado plowed through the area around Alabama 22 near Craig Field Airport. The twister then continued its path, lifting then cycling back down in Autauga County.

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Storms take two lives in Alabama, cause more property damage and injuries

At least two lives were lost early Wednesday morning due to a tornado that hit the Flatwood area near Montgomery.

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Alabama EMAs observing 'National Preparedness Month' in hopes that residents have a plan

This month is Nation Preparedness Month and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (EMA), along with local EMA services are taking the opportunity to spread the word about how to be prepared for emergency situations.

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BREAKING: 1 killed, 8 injured in west Alabama radar-indicated tornado

Severe weather Thursday was to blame for the loss of at least one life in Alabama Thursday afternoon. A likely tornado along County...

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EMA Director after tornado: "We’ve been blessed"

Parts of Alabama were rocked late Wednesday with severe rain, thunderstorms and tornadoes.   Information is still coming in, but it...

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Chance for strong storms Monday as cold front moves in

The National Weather Service (NWS) is watching a storm system that will bring showers and thunderstorms into Alabama Monday morning....

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Project underway to replace trees downed in tornado at state park

By Craig Monger   Oak Mountain State Park is receiving help from a family-owned business to replace trees that were destroyed by a...