The Latest on the impact of a tornado in Alabama and Georgia (all times local):

8:50 a.m.

Forecasters say 90 people were injured in the tornado that also killed at least 23 people in the small community of Beauregard, Alabama.

The number of injured comes in a Tuesday report from the National Weather Service, forecasters say the tornado’s damage path was nine-tenths of a mile (1.4 kilometers) wide and kept gaining intensity before slamming into Beauregard, Alabama.

Survey crews from the weather service documented how the deadly twister shredded manufactured homes, emptying their contents into the woods.

Forecasters said in the report that the tornado was strong enough to bend the frame of a car around what remained of a large tree. Based on the damage, they’ve determined that it was EF-4 tornado with 170 mph (274 kph) winds.

Debris from a home litters a yard the day after a tornado blew it off its foundation, lower right, in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Debris from a home litters a yard the day after a tornado blew it off its foundation, lower right, in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Ashley Griggs, right, helps Joey Roush, left sift through what's left of his mother's home after it was destroyed by a tornado in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Ashley Griggs, right, helps Joey Roush, left sift through what’s left of his mother’s home after it was destroyed by a tornado in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

12:40 a.m.

Residents of a small Alabama community hit by a powerful tornado are mourning the deaths of 23 people as they pick through shattered homes for salvageable belongings and crews search for more victims.

Carol Dean found her wedding dress Monday among the wreckage of her mobile home in Beauregard. But the storm took her husband. She said: “My life is gone.”

Dean said her spouse, 53-year-old David Wayne Dean, was killed Sunday when the twister struck their home while she was at work. She said he had been texting a friend to beware of the approaching storm.

Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones says crews with dogs and drones have combed over the hardest-hit areas, but there’s more searching to be done.

Danny Allen recovers a family photo while sifting through the debris of a friend's home destroyed by a tornado in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Danny Allen recovers a family photo while sifting through the debris of a friend’s home destroyed by a tornado in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Danny Allen helps recover belongings while sifting through the debris of a friend's home destroyed by a tornado in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Danny Allen helps recover belongings while sifting through the debris of a friend’s home destroyed by a tornado in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Students, teachers and local residents hold a prayer circle in the gymnasium of Beauregard High School for those in their community that lost their lives in a Sunday night tornado on Monday, March 4, 2019, in Beauregard, Ala. (Curtis Compton//Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Students, teachers and local residents hold a prayer circle in the gymnasium of Beauregard High School for those in their community that lost their lives in a Sunday night tornado on Monday, March 4, 2019, in Beauregard, Ala. (Curtis Compton//Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
This aerial photo shows damage caused by Sunday's powerful tornado in Beauregard, Ala., Monday, March 4, 2019. (DroneBase via AP)
This aerial photo shows damage caused by Sunday’s powerful tornado in Beauregard, Ala., Monday, March 4, 2019. (DroneBase via AP)
Brittney Downs looks through the debris of a family member's destroyed home the day after a deadly tornado ravaged the area, in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Brittney Downs looks through the debris of a family member’s destroyed home the day after a deadly tornado ravaged the area, in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Debris litters the property of a destroyed home on Lee County Road 63 in Beauregard, Ala., Monday, March 4, 2019, the day after a deadly tornado ravaged the area. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Debris litters the property of a destroyed home on Lee County Road 63 in Beauregard, Ala., Monday, March 4, 2019, the day after a deadly tornado ravaged the area. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Julie Morrison looks through the debris of her destroyed home on Lee County Road 63 in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Julie Morrison looks through the debris of her destroyed home on Lee County Road 63 in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Debris from a friend's home stands in the background as Ashley Griggs wipes away dirt from a photo found in the rubble of what it used to look like before it was destroyed by a tornado in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Debris from a friend’s home stands in the background as Ashley Griggs wipes away dirt from a photo found in the rubble of what it used to look like before it was destroyed by a tornado in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A man salvages belongings near Beauregard, Ala., on Monday March 4, 2019. Friends in eastern Alabama are helping tornado survivors retrieve the scattered pieces of their lives after devastating winds destroyed their homes and killed at least 23 people. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
A man salvages belongings near Beauregard, Ala., on Monday March 4, 2019. Friends in eastern Alabama are helping tornado survivors retrieve the scattered pieces of their lives after devastating winds destroyed their homes and killed at least 23 people. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
Carol Dean, right, cries while embraced by Megan Anderson and her 18-month-old daughter Madilyn, as Dean sifts through the debris of the home she shared with her husband, David Wayne Dean, who died when a tornado destroyed the house in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Carol Dean, right, cries while embraced by Megan Anderson and her 18-month-old daughter Madilyn, as Dean sifts through the debris of the home she shared with her husband, David Wayne Dean, who died when a tornado destroyed the house in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Debris from a home litters a yard the day after a tornado blew it off its foundation, at right, in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Debris from a home litters a yard the day after a tornado blew it off its foundation, at right, in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
ADDED SHARED WITH-Carol Dean, right, is embraced by David Theo Dean as they sift through the debris of the home Carol shared with her husband and David's father, David Wayne Dean, who died when a tornado destroyed the house in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
ADDED SHARED WITH-Carol Dean, right, is embraced by David Theo Dean as they sift through the debris of the home Carol shared with her husband and David’s father, David Wayne Dean, who died when a tornado destroyed the house in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Julie Morrison looks through the debris of her destroyed home on Lee County Road 63 in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Julie Morrison looks through the debris of her destroyed home on Lee County Road 63 in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
A resident looks through the debris of a family member's destroyed home the day after a deadly tornado ravaged the area, in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
A resident looks through the debris of a family member’s destroyed home the day after a deadly tornado ravaged the area, in Beauregard, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Tornado damage overwhelms the landscape near Lee County Road 38 in Beauregard, Ala., Monday, March 4, 2019, a day after tornados ravaged the area. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
Tornado damage overwhelms the landscape near Lee County Road 38 in Beauregard, Ala., Monday, March 4, 2019, a day after tornados ravaged the area. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)

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