TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – Storms are still active as they slowly move through north Alabama and southern middle Tennessee. There have been large, violent tornadoes already, causing deaths in Limestone County.
We’ll update you with more information as it comes in. For now, here’s what we have from various counties. Please keep in mind emergency responders are still getting to several spots.
Widespread damage has been reported. One area saw damage to homes and chicken houses and powerlines down.
A few power outages reported. Flash flooding south of Highway 72. No reported injuries.
Reports of significant damage around Aroney and Rodentown. An EMA official confirmed structure damage on County Rd 4 near Aroney with a person trapped in their storm shelter. That person has since been rescued and was not injured.
Aroney is the ONLY place of major damage in Dekalb County, although there are trees down across the county sporadically.
ROADS CONDITIONS DUE TO Debris and Flooding:
1 – Highway 117 — flooded and debris blocking it — located between Valley Head and Mentone.
2 – Tutwiler Gap in Mentone — closed due to landslide that has occurred and completely blocked the road.
Damage in Red Bay to homes, businesses, and cars. No reported injuries or fatalities. Some power outages reported.
Trees and power lines down southwest of Rogersville. No reported injuries. Still assessing damage.
Lincoln County, TN
-Damage reported near Flintville area, Elora also.
-A viewer also reports damage off Highway 110, saying there are trees down around her home.
UPDATE 4:15 am – Huntsville Utilities Operations Officials estimate 2,000 customers (households and businesses) remain without power at this time in Madison County, primarily in and around the Hazel Green community, with some isolated smaller outages scattered across Madison County and Huntsville. Yesterday’s storms caused significant damage to the electrical distribution system, including broken utility poles, trees across power lines, and power lines on the ground. Crews are working to restore power as quickly as possible. Residents are advised to stay clear of any downed power lines and not to try removing any limbs or debris across power lines. Please call 256-53-LIGHT (5-4448) to report any outages or damage.
-No injuries or deaths reported in Madison County
-Large power outages in Hazel Green and Monrovia
-Tree damage reported off Ready Section Road in Hazel Green.
-Report that a gas station at Old Railroad Bed Road and Nick Davis took a direct hit.
-Damage reported to buildings at U.S. 231 and Bobo Section Road in Hazel Green.
-Trees down on U.S. 231 in Hazel Green.
-Tree on house, power lines down near on Lovelace Road near Charity Lane and Butter & Egg Road. Road impassable.
-Structural damage reported to Discount Tobacco in north Hazel Green.
We will continue to update WHNT.com throughout the evening with more details.