So far five people are confirmed dead and several people are injured after a tornado tore through Calhoun County, Alabama this afternoon.
Several homes are damaged. There is also extensive damage in the Birmingham metro region.
So far today there have been seven tornadoes reported in Alabama.
The Storm Prediction Center is warning of several long-tracked supercells this afternoon into this evening from far eastern Mississippi into Alabama and parts of middle and eastern Tennessee. The most persistent/intense supercells will be capable of producing strong to violent tornadoes, along with very large hail and substantial damaging winds.
Calhoun County is a county in the east-central part of the U.S. state of Alabama.
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