The city of Tuscaloosa was badly effected with officials reporting 1,600 people were treated by medical personnel. 31counties among the state's 67 were effected by the storms. President Obama signed the State's state of emergency act and has ordered the mobility of federal services to supplement the local efforts.
The city of Hackleburg, Alabama has essentially been leveled by the disaster and 29 people in the town of 1,600 lost their lives. On the 28th of April the National Weather Service began carrying out a survey of the scale of the disaster. Owing to its scope the results may not be released for weeks.