I am super-happy and thank God that despite all of the strong to violent tornadoes (EF3's and even an EF4), that no one died directly because of the weather in Alabama Saturday. This is especially remarkable considering that it was a night time event!
The Storm Prediction Center, The NWS in Huntsville and Birmingham, local media, emergency management, and storm spotters all deserve to be congratulated on jobs well-done.
The real key to it all, though, is the fact that people evidently heeded the warnings and generally did an excellent job of taking safety precautions.
And based on a few stories I have read, I have to give credit to God for some miraculous supernatural protection in some cases. Prayers were answered.
A Brief Update On North/Central Alabama’s Weather Situation at 10:15AM - In my short time as a meteorologist, this has been and will continue to be the most challenging forecast that I have worked on until this event comes to an...
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