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Storms carry harm to Alabama and Kentucky : NPR


Authorities closed down a street after energy traces got here down and houses suffered harm early Sunday, in Hazel Inexperienced, Ala. The storms adopted a system earlier Saturday which introduced a doable twister and flooding to components of Kentucky.

Madison County Sheriff’s Workplace by way of AP


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Madison County Sheriff’s Workplace by way of AP


Authorities closed down a street after energy traces got here down and houses suffered harm early Sunday, in Hazel Inexperienced, Ala. The storms adopted a system earlier Saturday which introduced a doable twister and flooding to components of Kentucky.

Madison County Sheriff’s Workplace by way of AP

HAZEL GREEN, Ala. — A line of extreme storms broken houses, knocked out energy and downed timber in components of the southern United States late Saturday into Sunday morning.

Authorities closed roads in Hazel Inexperienced, Alabama, after energy traces got here down and houses suffered harm. The Madison County Sheriff’s Workplace shared images on-line together with one among a snapped energy pole.

The climate additionally precipitated harm to companies in Hazel Inexperienced, together with a Walmart, native information retailers reported. The group is positioned about 15 miles north of Huntsville.

Huntsville Utilities mentioned service has been restored to components of Hazel Inexperienced, however work continues with a number of downed energy poles within the space.

The identical system introduced down timber within the close by city of Triana, roughly 20 miles southwest of Huntsville. Mayor Mary Caudle advised WAFF-TV that about 280 residents took cowl in a storm shelter Saturday evening.

Madison, Morgan Cullman, Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb, Limestone, Franklin and Lawrence counties stay beneath a twister watch till 2 a.m. The Nationwide Climate Service issued a winter climate advisory for north and components of north-central Alabama, in impact from 6 p.m. by way of 3 a.m. Monday. Temperatures are anticipated to plummet as a chilly entrance strikes by way of.

The storms adopted a system earlier Saturday which introduced flooding to components of Kentucky. Gov. Andy Beshear mentioned Sunday that 4 tornadoes had been confirmed. No accidents had been reported. The strongest was an EF-2 twister that precipitated important harm in Hopkinsville on Saturday with estimated peak winds of 115 mph, the Nationwide Climate Service mentioned.

Temperatures dipped Sunday after the extreme climate rolled by way of, and winter storm warnings had been posted from northern Alabama to southern New Jersey with as much as 7 inches of snow doable in some areas. Freeze warnings had been posted from southern Texas to Mississippi.

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