Multiple tornadoes tore paths across Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee and Indiana on Friday, leaving an undetermined number of people injured, and homes and businesses destroyed, emergency officials and forecasters said.Read the rest here.
A “very large super-cell” of tornadoes touched down in northern Alabama early in the day, damaging homes and a prison and leaving at least four people injured. In southern Tennessee, another twister ripped 20 homes off their foundation and submerged boats, officials said.
Tornadoes were reported to have caused severe damage around the Henrysville area in southern Indiana. A spokesman for the Clark County Sheriff's Office told NBC News that Henrysville High School suffered damage.
And the Weather Channel for only the second time issued a TORCON warning of 10 as multiple tornado-producing supercells headed across northern Kentucky – meaning forecasters at the channel believe there is a 100 percent chance of a tornado within 50 miles. The TORCON system was developed a few years ago, and the top warning was first used April 27, 2011, during the devastating tornado outbreak across the South.
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