Severe Storms, Dangerous Flooding Overspread Southern U.S.
Updated 2/23/19: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency for multiple counties impacted or most likely to be impacted by severe weather.
NOTE: This is independent from any FEMA Declared Disaster.
February 23, 2019
Approximate locations sustaining home damage:
Bruce (Calhoun County, 38915, 38945)
Columbus (Lowndes County, 39710, 39704, 39703, 39702, 39701)
NOTE: This has not yet been declared a FEMA Disaster.
While a severe weather outbreak, including the threat of tornadoes, is unfolding across the southern United States, flooding has prompted rescues across the Tennessee Valley on Saturday.
Lives and property will be at risk as violent storms erupt from Jackson, Mississippi, to Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; Huntsville, Alabama; and Bowling Green, Kentucky.
“AccuWeather meteorologists are concerned that this will be the first significant and widespread outbreak of severe weather so far this year,” AccuWeather Meteorologist Renee Duff said.
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