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UPDATE: Storms kill 64 around South, including 50 in Ala.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 10:09 p.m. CDT; updated 11:00 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 27, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An emergency official says 10 more storm-related deaths have been confirmed in an Alabama county, bringing the regional death toll to 64.

Mark Kelley of the Jefferson County EMA is reporting a total of 11 deaths, up from a single death disclosed there earlier in the day.

Elsewhere in Alabama, severe weather has claimed 39 lives, including 15 in the hard-hit college town of Tuscaloosa.

Also on Wednesday, storms killed 11 in Mississippi, two in Georgia and one in Tennessee.

 


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