Storm Damage

Late Night Storm Brings Damage to Troy

Photo from Alabama News Network Alabama News Network was on the scene in Troy after a late Sunday night storm brought damage and power outages to the city. The storm caused damage at Walt’s Gymnasium, which is located on Montgomery Street, near South 3 Notch Street. Trees are down in many parts of Pike County. The storm eventually passed eastward…

One Dead, One Injured in Marengo Co. During Severe Weather

Marengo County EMA Director Kevin McKinney has confirmed that one person has died and another has been injured from storm damage early Thursday morning. He tells us this is near the intersection of Highway 43 and County Road 54. He says there are a couple of mobile homes that are destroyed. They are still assessing the damage and we are working…

Family Loses Home, Clean Up Continues After Saturday’s Storms

The clean up continued Sunday after storms left behind damage throughout the state Saturday afternoon. One family in Crenshaw County is seeing that damage first-hand. Ronnie Faulk and his two young children returned to a destroyed home and piles of debris after the storms caused a tree to fall through their trailer’s roof. “We kinda waited until it got a…

Marengo Co. Mother and Two Adult Daughters Hurt in Storms

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Three people are in the hospital with serious injuries — and dozens of homes were damaged by storms Monday night in Marengo County. EMA officials say the storms damaged dozens of homes — knocked out power — and up-rooted and snapped trees. Two mobile homes in the Salt Well community were completely destroyed the storms….

Strong Storms Cause Minor Damage in Montgomery

The strong storms that blew though the Capital City early Monday evening left behind some minor damage. Fire officials say Montgomery Fire Station, Number 12, at the corner of Norman Bridge Rd and East South Blvd, sustained minor roof damage. The station is still in operation. Some trees were knocked down not far away on Hwy 331, and as of…

Strong Storms Bring Down Trees and Power Lines

A tree is down on the campus of Alabama State University after today’s storms. A quick-moving line of storms brought down trees and power lines in various spots in Montgomery and elsewhere. Early this afternoon, Alabama Power reported more than 18,000 of its customers were without electricity in Central Alabama. Power was out to the Alabama News Network studios on…

Storm Damage Reported in Troy

Photo from North 3 Notch Street in Troy Alabama News Network is on the scene in Troy, where a storm has brought damage. The damage has been reported on North 3 Notch Street as well as on U.S. Highway 231. The damage on North 3 Notch Street is near Central Street, which is around the Advance Auto Parts store and…

Homes Damaged After Storms Move Through Wetumpka

Less than a month after an E-F 2 tornado hit Wetumpka, some people are once again cleaning up after a strong line of storms moved through the area Tuesday. Residents on Tuskeena Street now have more trees and storm damage in their backyards.   One homeowner says his home was practically left untouched in last month’s tornado, but today’s storm brought…

Governor Ivey Requests Federal Assistance for Counties Impacted by Recent Storms

1/2Kay Ivey Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2Kay Ivey Show Caption Hide Caption Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday signed a letter formally requesting disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Calhoun, Cullman, Etowah and St. Clair counties due to the March 19, storms. This request for assistance covers two areas: all categories of Public Assistance and Individual Assistance. If approved,…

Urban Forester Shares How To Minimize Storm Damage To Your Home

While a few crews are still out cleaning up damage from a very wet weekend, others are encouraging residents to get their yards ready for the next round of severe weather. Large branches, fallen limbs or worse a tree on top of your house; it’s a sight that no homeowner wants to see. That’s why Montgomery’s urban forester Russell Stringer…