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‘Considerable Damage’ Reported from Tornado in Pickens, Fayette Counties [PHOTOS, VIDEO]

Reports are coming in from the National Weather Service and on social media of damage in Reform and other parts of Pickens County after a tornado moved through on Thursday afternoon...

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Tornadoes Rip Through Alabama, Killing Close To 300 People
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Tuscaloosa Ranked Third Most Tornado Ravaged County In The Country

Tornado's are the second deadliest weather hazard and Tuscaloosa County is ranked third in the country for the most tornado ravaged county.

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Photo by Rick Piel
Photo by Rick Piel

The April 27 Tuscaloosa Tornado Aftermath in the Eye of a Photographer

It's the 5th anniversary of the April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak which ripped through Tuscaloosa. Today, we take a look at one photographer's scrapbook.

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Tornadoes Rip Through Alabama, Killing Close To 300 People
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April 27 Tuscaloosa Tornado Tribute Song Captures Caring Community Spirit Following Storm

As horrible of day April 27th, 2011 was in Tuscaloosa, it brought out the best in people. That spirit is captured in a tribute we began playing 5 years ago.

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Forest Lake Tuscaloosa Tornado
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Drone Video Shows How Forest Lake Looks 5 Years After the April 27 Tuscaloosa Tornado

The five-year anniversary of the April 27, 2011, tornado that hit Tuscaloosa and many more towns across the state of Alabama provides us a chance to appreciate how far the city has come in a short time. 

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Tornadoes Rip Through Alabama, Killing Close To 300 People
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Tuscaloosa Events Scheduled To Commemorate April 27th

This Wednesday marks five years since the destructive F4 tornado destroyed Tuscaloosa and several events are planned to commemorate the day our community was changed.

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Habitat for Humanity

Tuscaloosa Habitat For Humanity Pays It Forward For Pickens County

In February, an EF-2 tornado touched down in Pickens County and caused widespread damage to buildings and homes.

Habitat for Humanity in Tuscaloosa wants to help the victims rebuild and is actively raising money to build two homes in the hardest hit area near Sapps Road in Pickens County...

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Photo credit: @grant_waltonwx, @MSUWeather
Photo credit: @grant_waltonwx, @MSUWeather

UPDATE: National Weather Service Confirms an EF-2 Tornado Touched Down in Pickens County; 13 Homes Destroyed in McMullen, Alabama [VIDEO]

The National Weather Service has conformed that an EF-2 tornado touched down in Pickens County yesterday, and the massive storm was captured on video. 

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Terri Brewer/WBRC/Twitter
Terri Brewer/WBRC/Twitter

Pup Displaced From Pickens County Tornado

Terri Brewer with WBRC issued a plea on Twitter urging followers to share the picture of a sweet puppy displaced from yesterday's tornado in Pickens County.

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yx0ify/YouTube)
(Photo credit: yx0ify/YouTube)

No Fatalities in Pickens County Storms but Donations Needed in Recovery

Last night, I watched the news in awe as the tornadoes crossed Mississippi and Alabama.  It was particularly striking for me because the area in Aliceville that was hit is the community where my family lives, close to where we lived when we first moved to Alabama.

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