Tornado-Warned Storm Brings Powerful Wind and Rainfall to Alabama

Tornado-warned storms producing “damaging winds and hail” moved through the Huntsville, Alabama, area on Thursday, January 12, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Video posted by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, which they said was captured in Hartselle, shows lightning flashing as gusty winds blow heavy rainfall and a flag.

The sheriff’s office reported “damage and injuries” as well as “downed power lines and trees” near the Decatur area.

The NWS also issued tornado warnings for several towns in the central part of the state, including Helberger and Ashby. Credit: Morgan County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

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