WINFIELD, Ala. (WIAT) — A local emergency manager has reported significant structural damage in Winfield, a city in west Alabama, according to the National Weather Service. The damage comes after a powerful storm system moved through the area Wednesday evening.
More than 900 power outages remain as of Thursday morning.
A drone video posted to social media shows the damage, which a local EMA official said is largely confined to the city’s downtown area.
Photos taken in Winfield also show the damage in the city’s downtown.
State Rep. Tracy Estes, who represents the city, posted on Facebook asking for prayers for the community.
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