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West Alabama deals with storm damage again


West Alabama is once again reeling from storm damage after being hit hard by severe storms for the third time in a month.

Two trees have fell on University Boulevard on the University of Alabama campus early on Wednesday morning. One in front of Rose Administration Building and the other near the intersection of University Blvd. and Hackberry, across from the RBC Bank. Both were blocking the road. Cleanup crews were on the scene shortly and were able to clean up the trees.

Downed trees and damage were reported in the towns around Tuscaloosa County. Buhl, Samantha, Coalville and Duncanville all reported damage from the first wave of storms.

In Vance, high winds damaged the Mercedes plant. A tractor trailer at the entrance of the plant was also pushed to its side. Trees near I-59 at the Vance exit were downed. In the Magnolia Springs area of Vance, 5 houses were destroyed.

In McCalla, several trees were downed. Several homes in the Woodland Lake Subdivision received damage from falling trees.

The town of Berry in Fayette County was the target for much of the morning's damage. A local car wash's brick wall was pulled down. Several homes and trailers were also destroyed.

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