Grandmother’s prayer closet withstands EF4 tornado in Alabama

LEE COUNTY, Ala. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – Recovery efforts continue this week in Alabama after an EF4 tornado touched down earlier this month, destroying everything in its path. Some buildings and homes managed to withstand the powerful massive storm, including a local grandmother’s prayer closet. 11 Alive reports Chaplain Jason Smith was out with Billy…

Tornadoes touch down, leaving damage behind from Alabama to Michigan

Tornadoes ripped across four states amid a severe weather outbreak on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage in their wake. Eighteen tornadoes were reported in total across Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan and Alabama, as well as 156 wind reports and 67 hail reports, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Damages, including destroyed houses, toppled trees…

Elmore County woman shares story after roof fell on her during tornado

ELMORE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) – A confirmed EF-2 tornado hit parts of Elmore County on Thursday night. The tornado traveled six miles, with winds peaking at 120 miles per hour. The Elmore County Emergency Management Agency confirmed that approximately 50 houses and businesses were damaged by the twister. Arcuqlia Pearson has lived in the same…