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Posted: Thursday, 01 May 2014 7:41AM

Stories of rescues, devastation emerge from floods



PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Valencia Norton awoke to a neighbor pounding on the windows of the mobile home she shared with a friend in Pensacola, Florida. Water had washed away her steps and part of the porch. She grabbed a small bag of clothes and waited.

A short time later, a firefighter came by and carried her to dry land. It was one of many rescue stories from the single rainiest day ever recorded in Pensacola, and another tale of survival after days of relentless storms across the U.S., beginning with deadly and destructive tornadoes Sunday in the Midwest.

On Monday, the violent winds wrecked parts of Tennessee and Mississippi, but by the time the storm system arrived in the Panhandle, the devastation was all water.


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