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A fierce weather system passing through the southeastern states brought tornadoes to Alabama and Georgia claiming the lives of at least 23 residents.

A series of tornadoes hit Alabama and Georgia Sunday afternoon. At least a dozen twisters hit Lee County, Alabama. 14 people died just south of Opelika, Alabama.

There is significant damage from a suspected F3 tornado that left a 1/4 mile wide track.

Search and rescue efforts are taking place including the use of drones that have heat-seeking technology.

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A fallen cell tower on Highway 280 in Lee County, Alabama in the Smiths Station community after today’s tornado outbreak.

Posted by Trent Butler WAFF 48 on Sunday, March 3, 2019