Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

A man looks at tornado debris in the Trussville area before dawn Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Dill / Associated Press

Residents walk through the wreckage of their neighborhood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Dill / Associated Press

A view of damaged buildings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Dill / Associated Press

Homes were damaged and objects flipped over in Oak Grove.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

Rescue workers help a family out of their neighborhood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Dill / Associated Press

The Alabama tornadoes were spawned by a collision between warm, humid air from the Gulf of Mexico and a large cold front that dipped into the South from the Great Plains, said Mark Rose, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Birmingham.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Dill / Associated Press

People cut fallen trees after a possible tornado passed through the area in the pre-dawn hours Monday. Homes were flattened, windows were blown out of cars and roofs were peeled back.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

Neighbors and friends pick through the remains of Russ and Amber Butler's home on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

The owner of this home was killed in the storm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

Jeremy Head gets a hug from his sister, Jhan Powers, as he takes a break from cleaning up Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

Residents comb through debris looking for belongings in the Georgebrook subdivision of Trussville.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Dill / Associated Press

The storm left streets littered in the Georgebrook subdivision area of Trussville.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Butch Dill / Associated Press

Russ Butler hugs his wife, Amber, as their neighbors begin the cleanup process Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dave Martin / Associated Press

More galleries on Framework

return to gallery

Tornadoes hit Alabama

House moving

Moving a house from one location to another can be tricky, as these images from the Los Angeles Times archives show. An Aug. 28, 1966, article in The Times gives some...   View Post»

   

Tornadoes hit Alabama

2013 Pulitzer Prize winners for photography

The 2013 Pulitzer Prizes for photography were announced today at Columbia University in New York. The Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography was awarded to   View Post»

   

Kid Rock and fans cruise

On a Caribbean cruise with Kid Rock and fans

Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times It was the trashiest time of my life. And I'm sure the self-proclaimed mob of partyers I spent it with would take no offense and instead toss...   View Post»

   

Tornadoes hit Alabama

Pictures in the News | March 13, 2012

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Switzerland with the  moon setting behind snow-covered Muntalunga mountain in Bad Ragaz. Looking farther out into space,  Dutch...   View Post»

Tornadoes hit Alabama

A series of rare winter tornadoes hit Alabama early Monday morning, and combined with powerful thunderstorms and straight-line winds, toppled trees and power lines and ripped apart homes and businesses. Two people were reported killed and at least 100 injured, and a state of emergency was declared.

RELATED:

Rare winter tornadoes rake Alabama

 

No comments yet

Add a comment or a question.

If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate. Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

Required

Required, will not be published