Severe thunderstorms cause scattered damage | News
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC)- Fallen trees and powerlines and isolated damage was reported across Alabama late Thursday and early Friday as a round of severe thunderstorms pushed through the state.
The thunderstorms generated lots of gusty winds, lightning, and hail. Downed trees and powerlines were reported in Talladega, Shelby, Cherokee, Etowah, Calhoun, Blount, St. Clair, Winston, Marion, and Lamar counties. More than 8,200 Alabama Power customers lost service late Thursday night, half of which were in east Alabama.
In addition, gusty winds caused some damage to the roof of the Lamar County Emergency Management Agency. The extent of the damage was unknown.
No injuries were reported with any of the storm damage. Lots of lightning was also seen with the storms.
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