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Dataminr Case Study: Storms Sweep the Southeast

Beginning on January 21, 2017 a series of storms swept the southeast, bringing deadly tornadoes that killed 21 people and injured dozens more. First Alert delivered early and ongoing notifications on each of these weather systems, providing situational awareness to first responders throughout the events. Alerts enabled emergency personnel to respond quickly and confidently.

Be Alerted to Critical Events as They Happen
1/21/17 - 1/22/17

First Alert provided ongoing alerts on the storm's impact

First Alert's ongoing coverage spanned multiple states and helped clients reduce the time between incident and response.

1/21/17 - 5:26 PM

Entire homes were destroyed in this #tornado in Petal, MS

1/22/17 - 3:35 PM


Massive tornado near Albany, GA! @NWSTallahassee @spann @severestudios

1/22/17 - 3:54 PM


Damage in Co Rd 37 and Hwy 82 area of Bullock Co due to tornado.

1/22/17 - 3:56 PM


Huge tree blocking traffic on Capital Circle NE. Stay safe and don’t underestimate this storm!