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Death toll from severe storms at 35;
70 million remain under threat

CNN, by Michael Pearson

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 4/29/2014 4:15:15 PM

[Breaking news update, 4:06 p.m. ET] The death toll from storms that struck Mississippi has climbed to 12, Greg Flynn of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency told CNN on Tuesday. That brings the number of fatalities from the storm system that struck portions of the Midwest and South to 35. [Original story published at 3:24 p.m. ET] 70 million Americans under threat of severe weather From Missouri to New York, Michigan to Florida, forecasters urged millions of Americans to keep an eye on the weather Tuesday, warning of tornadoes, high winds and hail spawned by the storm system that´s killed 31 people in the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Susannah, 4/29/2014 4:36:15 PM     (No. 9829829)

Yes, we know it happens every year, but it´s still awful when it does. Condolences to the families and friends of the dead, and best wishes for a speedy recovery to the injured.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pinchem, 4/29/2014 5:19:37 PM     (No. 9829886)

Yes it´s a tragedy, especially for families involved.

BUT...how many ignored the warnings that came out 2 and 3 days ahead of the storm? How many said, "no problem we can ride it out"? What did they not do to prepare?

If people prepared properly for ANY calamity more lives could be saved.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/30/2014 1:26:08 AM     (No. 9830271)

G-d be with these families.
You can´t prepare for devastation like this.

Will Zippy offer any help to this group or is it not on the way to another fund raiser ?

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