April 2011 tornado damage seen from air: Tuscaloosa, Birmingham crushed
Before and after aerial photographs show widespread destruction in the wake of the record-setting April 2011 tornado outbreak.
Paths of Alabama tornadoes
These red slashes demarcate where major Alabama tornadoes passed. The lower path traces an EF-4 twister's route from Tuscaloosa to Birmingham. Preliminary data suggests that 28 tornadoes touched down in the state during this major outbreak. (Nineteen have been confirmed.)