'Multiple Tornadoes' Reported in Central Alabama

Severe storms placed Mississippi and Alabama in a “particularly dangerous situation” on March 17, with “numerous tornadoes expected and a few intense tornadoes likely,” the National Weather Service (NWS) reported.

Footage from southern Tuscaloosa County shows a possible tornado, captured by Derek Osborn. The NWS reported multiple tornadoes in the area across Jefferson, Tuscaloosa, and Coosa counties. Tornado sirens can be heard in Osborn’s footage.

Residents in the storm’s path were advised to take cover and to take official warnings seriously. Credit: Derek Osborn via Storyful