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PHOTO GALLERY: Tornado damage in Alabama

Thursday, April 28, 2011 | 11:34 a.m. CDT; updated 1:02 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 28, 2011
Residents search through what is left of their homes after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove, Ala., just west of downtown Birmingham a day earlier. As of Thursday morning, Alabama's state emergency management agency said it has confirmed 131 deaths, up from initial reports of 61.

Residents are trying to salvage what they can from their homes after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday afternoon. More than 130 people in Alabama died in the storms, according to Alabama's state emergency management agency.

An unidentified emergency responder combs through the wreckage of a destroyed home after a tornado touched down in Smithville, Miss., Wednesday.
An injured man is carried away after a tornado touched down in Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday.
The remains of Hill's Carpet Center in Concord, Ala., are seen after what appeared to be a tornado ripped through parts of the town late Wednesday. The damage in the area is extensive with homes and businesses destroyed and people injured.
Tiffany Wood carries clothes from her home Thursday after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday afternoon.
Judy Cook who lost her Masters Drive home is comforted by Chase Spradlin in Concord, Ala., on Wednesday. What appeared to be a tornado ripped through parts of Concord, Ala., late Wednesday. The damage in the area is extensive with homes and businesses destroyed and people injured.
Heath Meherg helps clean up his destroyed business in Cullman, Ala., on Thursday. A swarm of tornadoes killed dozens of people across the state.
Vicki Wood searches through what is left of her daughter's home Thursday after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday afternoon.
Tiffany Wood walks through her backyard looking for belongings Thursday after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday afternoon.
Residents search through what is left of their homes Thursday after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday afternoon.

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