A History of Alabama's Deadliest Tornadoes: Disaster in Dixie

A History of Alabama's Deadliest Tornadoes: Disaster in Dixie

Kelly Kazek


trip simply west of America's notorious twister Alley to Alabama, domestic to a couple of the deadliest tornadoes of the previous century. those twisters stay etched within the collective reminiscence of the folks, from the 1908 Dixie twister, considered as probably the most brutal tornadoes in U.S. heritage, to the 1998 Birmingham twister, the most costly tornado in Alabama's historical past. become aware of how the 1932 Deep South Tornadoes led to 268 fatalities and hundreds of thousands of bucks in harm, and skim the terrifying account of the 1977 Smithfield Tornadoes, which rocked this Birmingham suburb with as many as six twisters in a one-hour span. subscribe to neighborhood journalist Kelly Kazek as she stocks the stories of those common failures and the hardy Alabamians who continued them.

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