Tornadoes Kill Hundreds in the South

Three hundred people have been reported dead in the tornadoes that ravaged several Southern states Wednesday—possibly the largest and strongest ever recorded. View photos and Twitter reports.

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President Barack Obama tours tornado damage in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Friday, April 29, 2011.

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This aerial photo shows the devastation of the Rosedale Court housing community in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Thursday, April 28, 2011.

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Jo Ann Hill, left, talks about the tornado that wrecked her apartment near I-81 on Thursday, April 28, 2011 in Glade Spring, Va.

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Tuscaloosa Fire Department firefighter Josh Pate looks for a missing child at the Rosedale Courts housing complex Thursday, April 28, 2011.

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A woman sleeps in a Red Cross shelter following deadly tornadoes in Tuscaloosa, Alabama April 28, 2011.

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Tuscaloosa resident Valerie Moore, second from right, is embraced by a neighbor as they wait for help near her tornado damaged home in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Thursday, April 28, 2011.

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Homes and businesses are completely destroyed along 15th Street in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

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A tornado moves through Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Wednesday, April 27, 2011, as a wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes hit the South on Wednesday.

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Vicki Wood searches through what's left of her daughter's home Thursday, April 28, 2011 after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Alabama, Wednesday afternoon.

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Devastation is left Thursday, April 28, 2011 after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove, Alabama, just west of downtown Birmingham Wednesday afternoon.

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Residents search through what is left of their homes after Wednesday's tornado hit Pleasant Grove, on Thursday, April 28, 2011.

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A vehicle sits damaged after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove, Alabama on Thursday.

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Concrete steps lead to the remains of a tornado-demolished mobile home in Preston, Mississippi, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. This home and one next to it were blown about 100 feet into a cow pasture. Three women, who were all related, died at the site.

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Michael Dunn is hugged by his mother Patricia Dunn as they stand in the road that led to his house which was completely destroyed after a tornado touched down, Wednesday in Concord, Alabama.

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Tiffany Wood carries clothes from her home Thursday after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove, Alabama, Wednesday afternoon.