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Disasters come in many forms and may happen when we least expect them. But you can be prepared. This site has many resources intended to help you prepare for disasters such as those listed above. Spending a few hours in preparation for a disaster can make recovery easier and may even save lives – your own and those of loved ones – not to mention companion animals and possessions.
Current Situation in Alabama
NWS Huntsville reported heavy rainfall, strong and isolated severe storms moved into North Alabama around 10 AM May 17. The strongest storm of the day produced two tornadoes that briefly touched down in Limestone County. Both tornadoes were rated EF-0. The Athens tornado was 2.04 miles in length and the Elkmont tornado was less than .2 mile long.
Got Questions about Mad Cow Disease?
For information, news, and contacts visit the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy page.
Foot-and-Mouth Disease is caused by a virus that infects two-toed farm and wild animals, such as cows, pigs, sheep, goats and deer. To find out more about the disease and how you can help stop its spread, click here.