storm recovery

Oak Village residents brace for more rain, wind

A week after Hale County's Oak Village suffered through severe storms, evidence of progress abounds. "Cleanup is going remarkably well," said Hale County Emergency Management Agency Director Russell…

Affected by last week's storms? Here's how you apply for help

If you live in Autauga or Dallas counties and were affected by the severe weather Thursday, Jan. 12, you're eligible to apply for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. You have several ways you can apply for disaster assistance:…

March 30 tornado upgraded to EF3

The National Weather Service Office in Birmingham upgraded the tornado that ripped through parts of Perry, Shelby and Bibb counties March 30 to an EF3, up from their original EF2 assessment. This is the storm that injured a 39-year-old woman…