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Taste of Homewood 2016

The 15th annual Taste of Homewood, presented by the Homewood Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by The Homewood Star, will be held on Thursda…

Two men stand next to a tree that covered damaged house , Wednesday, March 2, 2016, after a storm ripped through Bessemer, Ala., on Tuesday evening. Forecasters say a tornado that severely damaged homes and trees in the Birmingham suburb has been determined as an EF2, with winds of between 120 and 125 mph.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

NWS: Spring could see more severe weather than past few years

While neighbors in the Bent Brook community pick up the pieces of Tuesday’s tornado, they say they were caught off guard by the storm.