On Sunday, March 3, Alabama and Georgia were hit with a series of tornadoes that spawned massive devastation and loss, one of which has now become the deadliest tornado to hit the U.S. since 2013.

One of the tornadoes that ripped through Lee County, Ala. on Sunday experienced 170 mph winds and reached an EF-4 ranking. This lone storm left at least 23 people are dead in Lee County alone as search and rescue operations here and in other areas of the state are still ongoing.

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Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].