Powerfull Tornadoes Swept Parts of The U.s

Strong storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes flat buildings in several states, destroying a small town Indiana and raised concerns in many countries at the outbreak of the second patch of strong tornadoes this week.

Strong storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes flat buildings in several states, destroying a small town Indiana and raised concerns in many countries at the outbreak of the second patch of strong tornadoes this week.

Widespread damage reported in southern Indiana, where the Clark County Sheriff’s Department Maj. Chuck Adams said the city Marysville is “completely gone.” Dozens of homes were damaged in Alabama and Tennessee two days after the storm killed 13 people in the Midwest and South.

No casualties were reported in the latest round of storms is expected to threaten the tornado late Friday.

Thousands of school children in several states were sent home as a precaution, and several Kentucky universities closed down. The Huntsville, Alabama, the mayor said the students in the school hall accommodated in such bad weather in the morning passed.

At least 20 houses were badly damaged in the area of ​​Chattanooga, Tenn., after strong winds and hail hit the area. To the east in Cleveland, Blaine Lawson and his wife were watching the weather Billie power outages and wind tore the roofs from their homes. Neither was hurt.

“It just hit all at once,” said Blaine Lawson 76 years. “No warning is not really roof, insulation and everything started to come down on us .. It just happened so fast that I do not know what to do. I will go to the closet but there’s just no way. Got us.”

In the Huntsville area, five people were taken to the hospital and several houses flattened by what authorities believe was a tornado Friday morning. The level of the people injured was not immediately known, and emergency crews continue to survey the damage.

“Most of the kids in school so that they are in the hallway so that it works really well,” said Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle. An apparent tornado also damaged a maximum security state prison about 16 miles from Huntsville, but no facility was approximately 2,100 inmates escaped. Alabama Department of Corrections spokesman Brian Corbett said there were no reports of injuries, but damaged the roof of the prison on the two dormitories, each of which held about 250 men. Part of the perimeter fence was knocked down, but the prison was safe.

“It was reported you could see the sky through the roof of one of them,” said Corbett.

Authorities believe that the storm that struck Limestone and Madison counties is a tornado, but it will be up to the National Weather Service confirmed the twister, said Alabama State Emergency Management Agency spokesman Yasamie August.

“We still get reports of damage is pretty much as we speak,” he said at midday.

For residents and emergency officials across the state, tornado precautions and cleanup is part of the routine sadly familiar. A tornado outbreak of April and killed about 250 people across the country, with the worst damage in Tuscaloosa to the south.

Weather forecasters warned of a severe storm with tornado threat across the region of southern Ohio through Kentucky and Tennessee a lot. On the afternoon of Friday morning, tornado watches covering most states along the Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.

Forecasters at the Storm

Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., said they were bracing for what could be a powerful tornado outbreak.

“Maybe five times a year we put out what kind of level we are at the highest risk for the Storm Prediction Center,” said forecaster Corey Mead. “This is one day.”

Mead said the powerful storm system that interacts with a moist, unstable air streaming north from the Gulf of Mexico.

“The environment just becomes more stable and provide fuel for the storm,” said Mead.

Grade school sent students home early, or canceled altogether in states including Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky and Indiana. In Alabama alone, more than 20 school systems dismissed classes early Friday. University of Kentucky, University of Louisville and other colleges in the state also canceled classes.

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  1. girishpuri Says...

    On March 4, 2012 at 3:44 am

    scary


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