Crazy tornados video.
A huge tornado going right through the downtown of Cullman, the 2nd tornado for Cullman that day. This town is less than 30 miles from my parent's lakehouse.
As of this morning the death count was at 210, from one state, in one day.
Wednesday I spent most of the afternoon watching the weather in north/central Alabama live online. My parents were without power and phone from a pre dawn storm so the only way of communication was text. At times the only way they knew what weather was coming was through text messages. They are all school teachers and school had been cancelled in anticipation of severe weather. It was pretty scary.
When I first got online this is what was live.
It has the cutest downtown that now looks like this
My parents went to check the damage at the cabin yesterday. It was fine but the biggest tree we have fell on our deck and hit several other trees. Our boat dock was fine but our neighbors huge boat was at our dock, their big dock turned over and their swim pier was ontop of their fishing boat.
Tuscaloosa, less than 60 miles from my parents was hit hard as well. A mile WIDE tornado ripped through the main road in town. video of the tornado!
Hobby Lobby, the only shell standing in a shopping center.
Hobby Lobby parking lot
A few months ago when we were in Tuscaloosa, we stopped here where this man is for a Krispy Kreme donut.
Both of my dad's sisters live in Tuscaloosa. Thank God they were ok. This is my aunt's school where she teaches.
You could go 60 miles from my parent's house in any direction and hit tornadoes. So many people died within that radius. My family lives in Tuscaloosa and they are perfectly fine. All we can say is a tree fell on our deck. That is it. A miracle and blessed. We are thankful.