• Deadly storms add to drought, flood and fires plaguing South

    Bob Wright looks for personal belongings after a suspected tornado ripped through the town of Rosalie, killing three of his brother's family members, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Rosalie, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Five people were killed in two states after at least 13 twisters damaged homes, splintered barns and toppled trees in parts of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee, the National Weather Service confirmed.

  • Southern plagues: Drought, flood, fire and now killer storms

    Shaylyn Jeffery holds the building owner's dog "Payday" while outside of the demolished Rosalie Plaza Grocery where she had opened up a tee-shirt business one month earlier on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 in Rosalie, Ala. A suspected tornado touched down in the area overnight.    (Dan Henry/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Tornadoes that dropped out of the night sky killed five people in two states and injured at least a dozen more early Wednesday, adding to a seemingly biblical onslaught of drought, flood and fire plaguing the South.