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A young victim holed up in his bathroom to take cover from the Apr. 27 tornado moving rapidly toward his house used his final moments to send a final pair of text messages to his mother: “Goodbye mama…It’s heading right for me.” A man walks past a building that was destroyed by a tornado yesterday when it tore through the area for the second time in three years, on April 28, 2014 in Mayflower, Ark. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Tornado Victim Sent Final Text As He Took Cover In Bathroom: ‘Goodbye Mama’

A young victim holed up in his bathroom to take cover from the Apr. 27 tornado moving rapidly toward his house used his final moments to send a final pair of text messages to his mother: “Goodbye mama…It’s heading right for me.”

05/05/2014

File photo of volunteers helping clean up after a tornado. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Twister Heals Town Fractured Over Immigration

For years before a tornado hit, Latin American immigrants living in a northeast Alabama town known as “Little Mexico” had little contact with the local English-speaking natives.

05/27/2013

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Kroger Tornado Relief

Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta division are encouraging customers and associates to donate to the American Red Cross, which is providing first aid assistance and meals in the aftermath of the Oklahoma tornadoes. You can help […]

WAOK-AM–05/22/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Oklahoma Residents Need Help!

During today’s show, we took the opportunity to look at ways that you can donate to the survivors of the Oklahoma tornado. Also, many of the callers expressed objections to sending money to the victims. […]

WAOK-AM–05/22/2013

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Preparing For A Tornado

As the post-tornado death toll is still affirmed  in Oklahoma – last reported to be 24 victims – the Georgia Emergency Management Agency offers this advice on staying safe in case such a storm is […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2013

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Two Deaths From EF-2 Tornado

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-2 tornado packing winds of 120 miles per hour touched down along the Pike-Meriwether county line Monday night.  The 13-mile path of the twister left nearly […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2013

File photo of tornado damage. (credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

More Than A Dozen Hurt After Tornado Rips Through Mississippi

Residents shaken by a tornado that mangled homes in Mississippi were waking up Monday to a day of removing trees, patching roofs and giving thanks for their survival. More than a dozen in the state were injured.

02/11/2013

File photo of a tornado to pass through Mississippi in 2010. (credit: Getty Images)

Significant Tornado Damage In Hattiesburg, Miss.

An apparent tornado passed through the heart of Hattiesburg on Sunday as part of a wave of severe storms that caused injuries and significant damage.

02/10/2013

Radar of storms moving through the Atlanta area. (credit: NOAA)

Possible Tornado Leaves At Least 1 Person Dead In Northwest Georgia

A fierce storm system that roared across northwest Georgia has left at least one person dead and a trail of damage that included demolished buildings in downtown Adairsville and vehicles overturned on Interstate 75 northwest of Atlanta.

01/30/2013

File photo of Ala. Gov. Robert Bentley addressing the media following the 2011 tornado. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Ala. Governor Unsure If State Will Receive Aid Following Christmas Tornado

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says officials aren’t sure whether the state will qualify for federal aid to help with recovery from the Christmas Day tornado outbreak.

12/27/2012

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