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Ga. storm chaser captures deadly tornado

Mari Wright, American Red Cross Flint River Chapter Mari Wright, American Red Cross Flint River Chapter
Rick Lipscomb, Storm Chaser Rick Lipscomb, Storm Chaser

A south Georgia storm chaser was in Tuscaloosa when a deadly tornado hit the Alabama town. He captured the destruction on tape.

Rick Lipscomb is a Storm chaser from Colquitt County and captured nature's fury on camera, the aftermath devastated communities across the southeast. At least 290 people died, 15 in Georgia. On Thursday some south Georgia volunteers were on call to respond.

"Those available to leave right now with the Southwest Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross are on standby," said Mari Wright, American Red Cross Flint River Chapter.

The Red Cross housed more than 2,700 hundred people in shelters Wednesday night.

You can help, just text "Red Cross" to 9999 to donate $10 to the American Red Cross.

You can visit www.redcross.org to donate online, call (229) 924-2026 for the Americus location, or (229) 436-4845 to reach the Albany location.

The Flint River Chapter of the American Red Cross serves sixteen counties in Southwest Georgia.

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