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4 tornadoes confirmed in north Alabama storms

Updated: Dec. 17, 2019 at 4:22 PM CST
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Monday’s storms left a lot of damage in multiple counties across north Alabama.

The National Weather Service in Huntsville confirmed Tuesday four tornadoes touched down Monday. An EF1 tornado was confirmed in Madison County near the Monrovia community.

An EF0 hit the Meridianville area.

The National Weather Service confirmed EF2 tornadoes hit Lawrence County in the Town Creek area and in Colbert County

[READ MORE: Lawrence County couple killed, child critically injured in storms]

Emergency management agencies from multiple counties gave brief overviews of the damage:

  • Madison County - Jasmine Drive homes in Monrovia had the majority of the damage.
  • Limestone County - Several homes and outbuildings with minor damage in the southwestern area of the county. One home received major roof damage. There were widespread trees, power outages and power lines down throughout the county.
  • Colbert County - All the damage is focused on Lynn Drive and Foster Nolen Road. Several homes were damaged with roofs ripped off on both streets. Power lines are down and wrapped around many trees.
  • Lauderdale County - Lots of trees down at Joe Wheeler State park. A few trees down elsewhere but nothing major.
  • Morgan County - A tree on a mobile home in Decatur but nothing else that’s big.
  • Jackson County - A few power lines and trees down but nothing major.
  • Lawrecne County - A husband and wife were killed on County Road 265. Four or five others were hurt, including a 7-year-old. There was some structural damage.
A tree fell on to a home on 22nd Avenue NW in Decatur.
A tree fell on to a home on 22nd Avenue NW in Decatur.((Source: Decatur Daily))
A tree fell on to a home on 22nd Avenue NW in Decatur.
A tree fell on to a home on 22nd Avenue NW in Decatur.((Source: Decatur Daily))

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