Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley flew over Alabama Thursday with FEMA administrator Craig Fugate. (Source: WAFF)
President Barack Obama speaks about the storm damage Thursday. (Source: CNN)
President Obama and family departed Washington by 9:30 a.m. ET. (Source: CNN)
President Obama, Governor Bentley and Mayor Maddox tour the damaged city of Tuscaloosa, AL. (Source: CNN)
The April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak killed more than 250 people in Alabama. Here are photos of some of the storms and the damage they caused.More >> The April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak killed more than 250 people in the state of Alabama. Here are photos of some of the storms and the damage they caused.More >> Click here to view an interactive map with many of the tornadoes that slammed the U.S. on April 27 and 28.More >> Click here to view an interactive map with many of the tornadoes that slammed the U.S. on April 27 and 28.More >> Click here to view a slideshow of satellite images, animations and maps of April's tornado outbreak.More >> Click here to view a slideshow of satellite images, animations and maps of April's tornado outbreak.More >> This information is provided by press releases from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency.More >>
Students at the University of Alabama hunkered down as a massive, mile-wide tornado came within a mile of the campus that houses thousands of people. It became the site of terror many of them had never experienced before.More >> The spring of 2011 is shaping up to be a record-breaking season for weather fatalities. At 45, the number of people who have died from April storms now matches the total number of weather fatalities in 2010.More >> SMITHVILLE, MS (RNN) - The National Weather Service has determined a twister that struck Smithville, MS during Wednesday's deadly tornado outbreak was an EF-5, producing winds of 205 miles per hour.More >> President Barack Obama and his family toured the shattered remains of storm-ravaged neighborhoods in Tuscaloosa, AL, and offered hope and help as 19 Alabama counties and seven states attempt to recover from storms that killed more than 300 people.More >> An especially violent spring storm tore through the state of Alabama on Wednesday, tearing a path of destruction across the state and killing at least 131 people.More >>
(RNN) – With the majority of ballots counted and the question of who will be the next president put to rest, only Florida remains undecided as vote tallies continued into Wednesday. With 97 percent reported,More >> The state of Florida has finished its tally, and its 29 electoral votes went to President Barack Obama. Not that it mattered.
(RNN) – Obama took on a variety of issues during his first term in the Oval Office, and he pledged to continue his plan of economic recovery in the next four years. His campaign rode the theme of "Change"More >> "This is a time of great challenges for America, and I pray the president will be successful in guiding our nation," said Mitt Romney in his concession speech.More >>
Media and viewers join together and submitted their photos documenting one of the worst storms the country has experienced in more than four decades.More >>
Most of the homes along Highway 20 in Hillsboro that were destroyed by those deadly tornadoes have been rebuilt, but there's still a long road to recovery. Lawrence Davis Jr. didn't imagine April 27th,More >> Most of the homes along Highway 20 in Hillsboro that were destroyed by those deadly tornadoes have been rebuilt, but there's still a long road to recovery.More >> The road to recovery still a long one ahead for a Harvest family that lost two loved ones from the April 27 tornadoes. Misty Cornwell held a memorial Saturday afternoon to remember her 15-year-old daughter,More >> The road to recovery still a long one ahead for a Harvest family that lost two loved ones from the April 27 tornadoes. Misty Cornwell held a memorial Saturday afternoon to remember her 15-year-old daughter, Katie, and her father, Harold Fitzgerald, who were both killed by the storm one year ago.More >> An August 29, 2011 Gov. Robert Bentley announced the formation of the Tornado Recovery Action Council, or TRAC. The group of industry and government leaders had a simple mission; to help Alabama recoverMore >> The Tornado Recovery Action Council of Alabama researched and developed 20 key ways to improve disaster preparedness in the state.More >> With the cleanup process under way and the death toll holding steady, federal, state and local officials are teaming up to put the pieces back together for the broken communities slashed by last week's devastating tornadoes.More >> For eight months, Patty Bullion has made it her full time job to reunite victims of the April Southeastern tornado outbreak with their memories.
Now that many of the victims have moved on from that day, she says it's time for her to move on, too.More >>