Lieu Apologizes After Mocking Trump’s Trip to Visit Alabama Tornado Victims

by Garry Watts March 9, 2019, 0:43
Lieu Apologizes After Mocking Trump’s Trip to Visit Alabama Tornado Victims

President Donald Trump is visiting Lee County to tour tornado damage Friday. "To know Alabama, is to know that we are a tightly-knit community of people".

"A tornado is possible", Garrett said.

"Typically, in the Southern plains of the what they call the traditional tornado alley, that would be a fast forward speed", said Chris Darden, meteorologist in charge of the weather service's Birmingham office. The weather service says that tornado crossed into western Georgia. All modes of severe weather will be possible, including large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes.

SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND: Saturday will be a mild, breezy day with a high in the mid 70s.

Steve Marshall said he's never seen storm damage like what's left behind in Lee County.

As of Monday evening, Bunting said it was still unclear whether two tornadoes had hit Alabama. A total of 23 people died during the devastating storms this past weekend.

People walk amid debris in Lee County, Alabama after a tornado struck in the area Sunday.

Meanwhile, funerals will continue this week for the victims. But as of Wednesday, more offers have come in, including a $50,000 commitment from the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

Its reservation is located in Escambia County, in the southwestern part of the state, about 57 miles northeast of Mobile. A third tornado, classified as at least an EF1, traveled from Macon County into Lee County.

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"All we could do is just hold on for life and pray", said Jonathan Clardy, who huddled with his family inside their Beauregard trailer as the tornado ripped the roof off. "Hopefully we won't", Harris said.

The Beauregard tornado was the deadliest to hit the US since May 2013, when an EF5 twister killed 24 people in Moore, Oklahoma. Hernandez, Jr., age 6. I feel so bad for them.

"I just had to tell them that everything that proves who I am is out on that road", Cordarrly Jones said.

The boy was found dead after sheltering in a closet with his older brother and his father during the tornado, according to CNN affiliate WIAT. But the storm took her 53-year-old husband.

"It's not the ideal time", Bucklew said.

Kidd was last able to hang out with his grandson during his first-grade musical a week ago, he said. "It's a blessing from God that me and my young'ns are alive".

"I did a fireman carry over some trees, and when we got there there was a man in a truck, and he jumped out with a chainsaw and started plowing through trees to make a path for my cousin and me to bring our babies to him". Authorities say they are still working to identify the victims and the injured.

"There's a lot of people I went to school with; they're dead", Bell explained. We met some survivors and family members-one woman lost 10 people in her family.

"What a wonderful blessing this will be for the families who have lost loved ones!"

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