Storm Damage Reported In Colbert, Lauderdale, Morgan Counties

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TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – There are scattered reports of damage in a handful of counties after storms moved through north Alabama early Wednesday morning.

Here’s an update:

Colbert County
An overlay metal roof was blown off the old McMackin Business Systems building on Second Street in Sheffield.  WHNT News 19’s Carter Watkins reports water got inside the building after work the roof departed. New owners were beginning renovations.

Lauderdale County
The steeple on First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Rogersville was blown off the building during high winds earlier this morning.  Church members have been working all day to minimize the leaks into the sanctuary, to prevent major water damage.

Morgan County
Several trees down in the Neel and Punkin Center communities.  A number of trees were blown down on Liberty Road, near Sparkman Road, including one on a mobile home, causing moderate damage.  No one was hurt.  A storage building was blown apart next to a home on Liberty Road.  Scattered power outages also reported in area.  Joe Wheeler Electric crews are on the scene to make repairs.

Winston County
Trees down, and a roof blown off a house on County Road 1043.  Also, airplanes were blown over at a small airstrip in Addison.

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