Sh*t Gets Even Realer In The South: Weekend Storms Account For 45 Dead!!

- By Bossip Staff

So y’all just gonna keep thinking this “End of Days” is just hearsay huh?

The focus shifted Monday to repairing damage and cleaning up debris after a wave of devastating storms that swept across the South killed at least 45 people in the last few days.

“Starting today we go into recovery mode,” Zee Lamb said Monday on CNN’s “American Morning.”

Lamb is the county manager in Bertie County, a rural community in the eastern part of storm-ravaged North Carolina. Eleven of the state’s 22 deaths were in Bertie, Lamb said.

Storms destroyed 67 homes and severely damaged 15 to 20 others in the county, Lamb said. Federal emergency management officials are expected to arrive there Monday to assess the damage.

The storm killed at least 45 people, including 22 in North Carolina, six in Virginia, seven in Arkansas, seven in Alabama, one in Mississippi and two in Oklahoma, authorities said.

Seems that the ages of those killed range from small children to older folks.

In Waynesboro, Virginia, rescue crews on Sunday recovered the body of 8-year-old Lacy Elizabeth Taylor more than a half mile away from the bridge where she and two companions were caught in a flash flood the previous day.

One companion, a 9-year-old boy, was rescued by a bystander, but the other, Tina Marie Allen, 41, drowned after being swept away by the floodwaters, Waynesboro police said.

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management on Sunday reported severe weather killed a Wythe County resident. The agency said Saturday that three people were killed by storms in Gloucester County.

The death toll in Virginia climbed to six Sunday according to state emergency management officials. However, official confirmation that all six deaths resulted from severe weather is pending a report from the state medical examiner’s office, said VDEM public outreach coordinator Laura Southard early Monday.

Meanwhile, the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management on Sunday reported that along with the 22 people who died, 80 North Carolinians were injured by the storms in Bertie, Bladen, Cumberland, Harnett, Lee and Wake counties.

R.I.P to those who lost their lives in this terrible storm. Hopefully the government does a better job helping these folks than they did with hurricane Katrina. *side-eye*

If you’ve ever been in a crazy storm tell us your story.


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  • drenk

    wheres that angry pastor to claim jesus is mad and is sending all those storms to the wicked, heathen south…?

  • Do more reading

    Yeah NC got hit up this weekend. The Triad was spared 4 the most part, but the Triangle got F*CKED….Spring is lovely here, but the storms r nothing to play with…

  • Veve

    Sooo if it’s the end of days, what’s the point of working? What’s the point of blogging? The world didn’t end after WWI or II, didn’t end when the dinosaurs were wiped off the earth and it didn’t end during the Civil Rights movement… there’s nothing new under the sun.
    FYI, if you do believe it is, there’s a group saying that Jesus is coming back May 21. Mark your calendars.

    • drenk

      i heard weather permitting its May 21, but if it rains then it’ll be moved to July

  • DubCgal

    Praise God, that my family made it through and I pray for the families of those to didn’t. Especially the 5,4, and 2 year olds that were killed in the bathtub.


    The second people realize that regardless of religion, every single person on earth is going to die, the better off the world would be



  • Tony Redds

    HAARP bytches

  • sha

    Drenk u r slow! Good one though. on a serious note prayers go out to the victims…and i pray hurricanne season is not as bad.

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