Powerful storms that may have been tornadoes caused devastation and mayhem in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and South Carolina this week. At least 25 have been injured there, and at least six are dead. Extensive damage there is typical of tornadoes, but none have been confirmed. It is unusual for tornadoes to happen this late in the year. Meanwhile, Fairbanks, Alaska is experiencing record cold, at -41º. Fog and drought continue to wreak economic havoc throughout the Balkans.