Alabama History/Culture in the News: 4 April
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*Judge wants to make county records accessible under one roof at library
Huntsville Times 4 April 2001
*Welcome to The Weather Notebook for Wednesday, April 4, 2001.
1977 - Massive F5 tornado moved across northern Birmingham AL around 3 p.m.,
killing 22 people and injuring 130. The tornado cut a 15-mile path from just
northwest of the city to Tarrant, just north of Birmingham. 167 homes were
destroyed, primarily in the Smithfield Estates subdivision. Daniel Payne
College sustained heavy damage. At one point, the tornado was three-quarters
of a mile wide. The tornado crossed busy I-65, tossing cars and trucks like
they were toys. Other tornadoes killed 1other person in Alabama and 1 person
in Georgia that day.
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