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Editorial: Stay alert for watches, warnings during tornado season in northeastern Alabama

Wallace Hall

Wallace Hall on the Jacksonville State University campus was damaged and remained vacant for a year after a tornado March 19, 2018.

The Deep South has two tornado seasons.

One spans from March until May. The other falls in November and December.

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Hoyt Jackson surveys the tornado damage to his two boats.

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A view of the storm path area from Chimney Peak one year later. On March 19, 2018, an EF-3 tornado tore through parts of JSU and the city of Jacksonville leaving major damage behind. These photos were taken one year later for the anniversary of the storm. (Photo by Trent Penny)

James Bennett is Executive Editor. Contact him at 256-235-3540 or