Lee County Tornado

Building Mobile Homes to Withstand Tornadoes

One benefit of mobile homes is they tend to be relatively affordable. But these structures can be especially vulnerable during severe weather. Many of the 23 people died in last week's tornado in Lee County lived in mobile homes. Auburn University civil engineering professor David Roueche grew up in one and he wants to make them safer.

Coroner Releases Names of 23 Tornado Victims

The victims in the Lee County tornado range in age from 6 to 89. Most seem to have died in their homes.

Five Ways to Help Lee County Tornado Victims

Got some furniture to donate? Want to give blood? Here are ways you can help the tornado victims in Lee County.

Weather Service Surveys Tornado Damage in Southeast Alabama

Teams from the National Weather Service in Birmingham are evaluating the damage from six potential tornadoes that touched down across parts of Alabama Monday. The storms killed at least 23 people in Lee County Sunday.

Crews Ramp up the Search for Lee County Tornado Victims

Crews in Lee County Monday kicked the search and recovery efforts into high gear, as officials expect the injury and death toll to rise.

Dozens Still Missing In Alabama After Deadly Tornadoes Hit

In Alabama, Lee County was hardest hit by the series of tornadoes that devastated the state. Authorities put the death toll at 23 so far, with dozens still missing.


Multiple Fatalities Reported After Tornadoes Rip Through Lee County

Several are dead in Lee County after multiple violent tornadoes touched down Sunday in southeast Alabama. The death toll stands at 22 with more expected as search crews look for more victims.