Monday, January 23, 2012

Final Analysis of the January 22, 2012 Tornadoes

A confirmed EF-2 Tornado, with maximum winds of 120 MPH, struck Alligator, Mississippi yesterday.
There was 1 injury, and the tornado path was 3.75 miles long.

•Other damage includes Paradise Valley in Clay, Alabama, where extensive damage was seen.
•Reports of major damage in Trussville, Alabama to homes.
•Major structural Damage to Springville, Alabama
•Major structural damage to Fultondale, Alabama
•Major damage in Maplesville, Alabama, with reports of people trapped in homes.

Two people were killed by these storms.
•A female 16-year old was killed in these storms. The teen lived in Clay, Alabama.
•An 82 year old man was also killed in Oak Grove, just to the west of Birmingham, Alabama.

At least 100 injuries were reported with the storms.

Jefferson County in Alabama was crushed, with at least 211 homes destroyed and another 218 sustaining major damage.

If you are willing to help the victims of the devastating tornadoes that struck yesterday, you can click here to find your local Red Cross and donate to the victims in Arkansas and Alabama.

1 comment:

Aran said...

I would help but I am only 10 years old.