National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla, said it received 137 tornado reports around the region into Wednesday night. FEMA has approved Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley request for emergency federal assistance, including search and rescue assets. About 1,400 National Guard soldiers have been deployed around the state. Aerial photo’s of Storm Damage
Browns Ferry nuclear power plant about 30 miles west of Huntsville, Al. lost off-site power. Tennessee Valley Authority owned plant had to use seven diesel generators to power the plant’s three units. The safety systems operated as needed and the emergency event was classified as the lowest of four levels, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said.
As you go about your daily tasks and gardening activities, take time to think about your families storm survival plans. Check and restock as needed your emergency survival package. Discuss with your family the location of storm shelters, where to go and what to do in the event of a strong storm in your area. NWS / NOAA Storm Safety Plans
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