NWS to tour Marshall, DeKalb storm damage | News
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF)- The National Weather Service will tour storm damage in DeKalb and Marshall counties Tuesday, to see if tornadoes struck those areas.
Damage was reported across North Alabama after thunderstorms moved through Monday.
Extensive damage was reported in Kilpatrick, in DeKalb County. At least ten homes were destroyed. Crossville Fire Department said displaced families in the Kilpatrick area can find shelter at Crossville High School. Seven injuries were reported throughout the county.
At least three buildings were damaged in Albertville on Highway 431 and Rose Road. The strong winds blew part of the roof of one business onto Highway 431 and downed plenty of power lines. Police shut down Highway 431 for several hours while they cleared the road and repaired the power lines. There were several uprooted trees that damaged homes and blocked roads. No injuries were reported.
Hail was reported in many counties, including Lawrence, Madison, Morgan, Limestone and Lauderdale. Power outages impact thousands of customers in Athens and Madison County. Crews are working to restore power as soon as possible.
Viewers reported trailers overturned in Lawrence County, and the roof was blown off a structure in Rogersville on Lauderdale County Road 91. The car port flipped over and twisted like a Twizzler, and the storm also destroyed two windows to one of their vehicle's and turned their yard into a metal scrap pile. Many Rogersville residents plan on spending Tuesday cleaning up from the mess.
Lightning killed a dog in Madison County, traveling through its leash and striking the dog house.
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