Warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
This morning, survivors of the six southern states hit by Wednesday's rash of deadly tornadoes continue the hard work of surveying and cleaning the damage. The National Weather Service says it was the deadliest barrage of tornadoes since 1974. Julie Steele, news reporter for WUTC in Chattanooga, Tenn. speaks to us about what the conditions are like there, and John Deblock, warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Birmingham, Ala. gives us a broader look at what's happening in the region.
The largest wave of tornadoes in nearly 40 years has killed nearly 200 people. One tornado in the city of Tuscaloosa measured as an F-5 level twister, with winds of almost 200 miles per hour. John Deblock, warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Birmingham, Ala., speaks with us about the storms.