Significant damage across parts of Decatur

Published: Jan. 12, 2023 at 10:23 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 12, 2023 at 12:25 PM CST
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DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - Officers with the Decatur Police Department have responded to multiple places in the city about storm damage throughout the morning.

Officers are advising drivers to avoid certain roadways due to impacts from severe weather.

Some WAFF viewers have submitted photos of the damage they’ve seen in Decatur.

There is significant storm damage reported across Decatur.
There is significant storm damage reported across Decatur.(Malik Pryor (WAFF viewer))
Significant storm damage reported across Decatur.
Significant storm damage reported across Decatur.(Malik Pryor (WAFF viewer))

According to a Facebook post by the police department, officers have responded to multiple reports of debris, damage and downed lines across the city.

Power lines are down across a major roadway in Decatur.
Power lines are down across a major roadway in Decatur.(Malik Pryor (WAFF viewer))

If possible, drivers should avoid the following areas:

  • Highway 20 from 67 to U.S. Highway 31
  • 67 from Highway 24 to Highway 20