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Ala. tornado

A man tosses out damaged debris from a house on Yarbrough Road after a severe weather passed the area on Friday morning March 2, 2012 in Huntsville, Ala. A reported tornado destroyed several houses in northern Alabama as storms threatened more twisters across the region Friday (AP Photo/The Huntsville Times, Eric Schultz)

Widespread damage from Alabama tornadoes

January 1, 1970

Apparent tornadoes destroyed houses, sent people to hospitals and tore up the roof of a maximum security prison in northern Alabama as bad weather threatened more twisters across the region Mar. 2, two days after a storm system killed 13 people in the Midwest and South.