Tag: April 27

From Austin, With Love

From Austin, With Love

| April 26, 2016 @ 7:00 am

This is a guest essay from a native Alabamian now living in Texas. ——————————————————————- I didn’t sense any danger on April 27 until I tried to pry the Regions Bank door open and noticed the handwritten note – “Closed due to inclement weather.” My mom had called that morning from her job at Children’s Hospital […]

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Two Years Ago Today

Two Years Ago Today

| April 27, 2013 @ 8:00 am

Photo from Tommy Mosley I often wish I was a writer, like Rick Bragg. But, God chose not to give me that gift. It is for that reason I always struggle to write what I feel on this day. It is my belief we are born to accomplish certain goals. To be at specific places […]

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Is This Like April 27?

Is This Like April 27?

| December 25, 2012 @ 4:00 am

Most of us in the weather enterprise have stopped answering this question every time we have a severe weather threat like Tuesday. We will probably hear the question for years. I think we all understand the April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak that killed 252 people in Alabama was generational. They actually happen about every 40 […]

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Five Months Ago At This Hour

Five Months Ago At This Hour

| September 27, 2011 @ 5:02 pm | 11 Replies

A violent tornado was moving through Tuscaloosa, where 51 would die. A total of 63 tornadoes touched down statewide killing 247. A day we won’t soon forget.

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