23 Dead in Deadly Alabama Tornado – Highway Billboard Ripped From Post and Found 20 Miles Down Highway
At least 23 people were killed as a tornado ripped through Alabama and Georgia on Sunday evening.
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) March 4, 2019
There were more tornado deaths on Sunday in Alabama than in all of the US in 2018.
National Weather Service confirms a tornado with at least an F3 rating and a track at least a half a mile wide caused the deadly destruction in Alabama. https://t.co/oTg2QssvVg
— The Associated Press (@AP) March 4, 2019
Drone footage captured the damage.
WATCH: Drone footage shows the damage from a possible tornado that tore through a small Georgia town, as severe storms left a trail of destruction through parts of the Southeast Sunday. https://t.co/sG4s26Nzu0 pic.twitter.com/QqhxyCz12S
— CBS News (@CBSNews) March 4, 2019
One billboard Lee County, Alabama Flea Market billboard was ripped from its post and found 20 MILES to the northeast in Georgia!
We've got something pretty crazy to share.
We have found evidence that the Lee Co. Flea Market billboard along US Hwy. 280 traveled 20 miles(!) in today's Lee County, GA Tornado. It was torn off N of Smith Station, AL and landed 20 miles to the NE in Hamilton,GA. #alwx #gawx pic.twitter.com/eLmU4NznIX
— U.S. Tornadoes (@USTornadoes) March 4, 2019
Here is video of Sunday’s devastation.
At least 14 people are dead after a tornado touched down in Lee County, Alabama. Children are among the victims. pic.twitter.com/5Z2cOq9N8c
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) March 4, 2019