Severe storms damage homes, topple trees in SW Alabama

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – Emergency officials say they’re looking into reports of damaged homes and downed trees and power lines after severe storms struck parts of southwest Alabama.

Related: Tornadoes confirmed in several states, other surveys ongoing

The National Weather Service office in Birmingham plans to send out survey teams Monday to Pike, Bullock and Russell counties to see if tornadoes touched down.

Below is a map of all the storm reports the Storm Prediction Center has released so far from Sunday and Monday.

Image: WHNT News 19
Image: WHNT News 19

In Washington County, the emergency manager early Monday informed the National Weather Service that homes were damaged and campers overturned and some roads in the area were blocked.  Some trees were ripped apart and some trailers were flipped, WKRG reports.

Preliminary reports to the weather service indicate that the damage in Washington County occurred from just east of the town of Chatom to an area near the St. Stephens community. The area is about 60 miles north of Mobile.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries.

Temperatures plummeted across Alabama after the line of storms moved through.

Heavy rains Sunday caused flooding in some areas of Alabama, including Birmingham.

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