Scattered damage in Shoals, Madison & Marshall counties from overnight storms (photos)

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TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – Many of you awoke to overnight storms which left damage scattered throughout different cities.  No injuries were reported, thankfully.

The National Weather Service in Huntsville issued a tornado warning at 2:58 a.m. Friday morning for Limestone County and Madison County.  The warning lasted for 25 minutes before it was canceled.

We’ve listed various damage reports below.  If you have a picture of storm damage, please email it to  You can also add it straight to this gallery by clicking the ‘Submit Your Photo’ button at the bottom of this post on  Please include your name and location.

Franklin County

Power was knocked out to much of Red Bay this morning.  At the peak, about 500 customers were without power, but the number is down to about 50 as of 9 a.m.  H. Akins, manager of Franklin Electric Cooperative, said most of the damage is from trees on power lines.  Crews are working to get all service restored.

Damage in Red Bay includes two roofs torn off of homes along Hwy 11 S; a tree blown onto a mobile home and trees down on Stadium Street, Bostic Street, and Main Street.  No one was injured, though.  No tornado warning was issued for Franklin County overnight.

Colbert County

There’s significant damage at a marina in western Colbert County.  We are working to get more details.  The marina is off Riverton Rose Trail, about 10 miles from Highway 72.

Lauderdale County

Some storage buildings were damaged along Highway 20 in the Central area. Part of the roof to the structure was blown off.


In Huntsville, police and firefighters responded to the 1700 block of Chester Street just after 3 a.m.  A homeowner reported a tree fell in his front yard.  The tree also damaged a utility pole and power lines.  Police blocked off Chester Street while crews with Huntsville Utilities worked to clear the power line from the area.

A tree fell on a car outside a home in the 500 block of Warner Street.

At Lockheed Martin in Research Park, there is debris scattered in the parking lot.  It appears to be part of a metal roof.

Tree debris is also scattered near Moores Mill Road & Highway 72.


Trees fell along Madison Boulevard near Hughes Road and Miller Boulevard and Highland Drive in Madison.

A new air conditioning unit was damaged at Donatos Pizza in the Publix shopping center on Madison Boulevard.

There’s also tree damage and debris at Faith Memorial Park, a cemetery on Madison Boulevard.

Marshall County

In Arab, the National Weather Service reports a tree and power lines down at Cranford Road and Matt Morrow Road.

Also, chicken houses were blown away and flattened on Martling Road in the Asbury community.

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