Evening storms cause damage across central Alabama

Tree on a home in Attalla
Tree on a home in Attalla

Strong storms moved through Alabama during the late afternoon and night on Monday. There were no reports of any tornados, but the metro area did see some damage.

A family in Hueytown has some work ahead of them when a tree came down on their house on Willow Drive. The tree destroyed the house's kitchen and living room as well as three cars. The scariest part of the incident for the family was that their 90-year-old grandmother was lying on the couch at the time. She received only minor injuries. The family says they are insured and they will begin cleanup in the morning.

Reports came in from Etowah County that a barn's roof had been removed by high winds in Walnut Grove. A viewer in Attalla sent in pictures of a tree on a home.

A tree was reported down in Guin on 11th Avenue.

In Sylacauga, a tree was reported to have fallen on a house on Spring Street.

In Huntsville, the heavy wind knocked down trees and ripped shingles off of roofs. More than one inch of rain fell.

In Tennessee, a funnel cloud was spotted a few miles from downtown Nashville. The area was also hit with strong wind and torrential rain. No injuries were reported, but thousands are without power this morning.

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