On Monday, January 25th, an EF-3 tornado hit the cities surrounding Birmingham, Alabama killing one person and leaving dozens injured. Today, WVTM in Birmingham Alabama, and the Mid Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross are teaming up for tornado recovery and relief efforts.
On Monday, a rare weather event called a derecho hit Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “This derecho has damaged almost every property in a city of more than 130,000 people,” said Elizabeth Malicki, news anchor at KCRG in Cedar Rapids. Malicki wonders why the national press has ignored this story.