UPDATE: Radar animation shows where EF-1 tornado touched down in DeKalb County Friday night
TENNESSEE VALLEY– The National Weather Service says it will send two survey teams out Saturday to assess damage in parts of DeKalb, Madison and Lincoln Counties. These are the areas that received the most reports of damage from Friday night’s storms.
There were more than two dozen reports of severe weather across the Valley from Friday night’s storms. A majority were wind damage reports.
We will update you on air and online with the team’s findings later today.
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL 1035 PM CDT FRI APR 3 2015 ...STORM SURVEYS PLANNED TOMORROW... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE WILL DISPATCH TWO TEAMS TOMORROW TO SURVEY STORM DAMAGE FROM THIS EVENING. AT THIS TIME...WE EXPECT THAT ONE TEAM WILL SURVEY SEVERAL AREAS OF DAMAGE IN DEKALB COUNTY...WHILE ANOTHER TEAM WILL SURVEY DAMAGE IN NORTHERN MADISON COUNTY AND SOUTHERN LINCOLN COUNTY. THESE PLANS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF ADDITIONAL REPORTS ARE RECEIVED OVERNIGHT. A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO THE SUCCESS OF OUR SEVERE WEATHER WARNING PROGRAM IS THE RECEIPT OF STORM REPORTS FROM ALL OUR CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS ACROSS NORTHERN ALABAMA AND SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE. IF YOU WITNESSED OR ARE AWARE OF ANY STORM DAMAGE... PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE OR YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY. ADDITIONAL PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS WILL BE RELEASED AS DETAILS ARE RECEIVED FROM THE FIELD.