TUSCALOOSA, Alabama (AP) — The mayor of an Alabama city hit hard by a tornado says at least 15 people have died there, bringing the death toll from severe weather to 54 around the South.
In all, 40 people died in Wednesday's storms in Alabama.
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walter Maddox says sections of the city have been destroyed and its infrastructure has been decimated.
Also on Wednesday, storms killed 11 in Mississippi, two in Georgia and one in Tennessee.
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