In 2012, Arthur Yancey, a specialist at Lowe’s in Homewood, remembers people from New Jersey acquiring home generators from the Lakeshore location for Hurricane Sandy.
(As this is an evolving situation, please check back for updates.)
As Hurricane Irma makes her way up the Florida coast and towards Georgia and Alabama, state and local officials are issuing statements regarding school closings and preparations throughout the city and state.
From WIAT CBS 42, a continuously updated list of school closings:
Birmingham and Alabama residents have been anxiously watching Hurricane Irma reports and maps over the past couple of days.
And our apprehension has ratcheted up a notch over the last 24 hours, with new models showing Birmingham and Eastern Alabama within the path of Irma.
Hurricane Irma, the largest Atlantic basin hurricane ever recorded, has Floridians evacuating the state. Read how the Magic City is helping those affected by the storm!