National Weather Service confirm EF-0 tornados hit Madison County

Published: Jan. 2, 2022 at 6:25 PM CST
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MADISON CO., Ala. (WAFF) - The National Weather Service in Huntsville confirmed multiple tornadoes touched down in North Alabama on New Year’s Day.

The National Weather Service confirmed two more tornadoes on New Year’s Day. The tornado tracks were located in Limestone and Colbert Counties.

An EF-1 tornado went through Limestone County. It touched down near Persimmon Tree Road and Siniard Road before moving down Lester Road.

An EF-0 tornado went through Colbert County; it touched down west of Holli Lane and crossed Wilson Dam Road. Multiple trees were snapped from both as a result.

Meteorologists say a total of four tornadoes touched down in North Alabama on Jan. 1.

The other two tornadoes were in Madison County. The EF-0 tornadoes hit New Market and Triana leaving behind significant damage.

According to the National Weather Service, a tornado touched down in Hazel Green at around 6:15 p.m. last night and it ended more than 9 miles later in New Market, around 6:30 p.m. Estimated peak winds reached 85 miles per hour. WAFF 48 is told one person was injured during the storm.

The tornado in Triana started around 7:24 p.m. and ended at 7:35 p.m. Estimated peak winds reached 80 miles per hour. No one was injured in this tornado.

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