Red Cross staffer recalls Tuscaloosa tornado one year later
By Cameron Taylor – WUFT-FM
A year ago today Tuscaloosa, Alabama experienced one of the worst tornadoes it has seen in years. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with North Central Florida Red Cross Emergency Services Program Director Casey Schmelz about her experience in Tuscaloosa last year and how she thinks North Central Florida residents can use this anniversary as a way to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season.
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