The latest numbers of those dead from the devasting tornadoes in five states is up to 318. This marks the second deadliest tornado outbreak since 1932, but those numbers could still rise. Alabama Public Radio Host and Reporter Ryan Vasquez is in one of the hardest hit areas…Tuscaloosa. He spokes with Chris Peralta about the dangers facing him as he reported on the tornadoes.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Vasquezreportingqna.mp3]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott said for the first time Monday that he supports having the state acquire thousands of acres to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algal blooms.