The Takeaway Edit this Published in The Takeaway Top of the Hour: 85 People Killed Southern Storms, Morning Headlines Listen 4 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/takeaway/#file=/audio/json/126920/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend A vicious series of tornadoes and storms cut across the south yesterday, killing 61 in Alabama alone. As a result of the storms, flood waters are breaching levees across the Midwest.