42,000 people still without power in Birmingham metro

42,000 people still without power in Birmingham metro

Some of the stories we are following on Good Day Alabama:

Several viewing areas were hit with heavy storms overnight.  Some minor damage to report, but mostly power outages are the story.  As we hit the air at 4:30 a.m., 42,000 customers were still without power. We'll keep you updated.

Sadly, a man in Cullman died when a tree fell on him as he was putting up his lawn mower.

Bad weather caused bigger problems in other southern states.  We'll take a look.

In Bagley, a woman escaped a house fire believed to have been started by lightning. We have a crew live there.

In the Bessemer area, crews worked all night to clear debris after a tree fell across the road on Highway 150 at Lakeshore Drive. The road is reopened this morning, but be careful.

We'll also tell you about a family of four in Birmingham, safe this morning, after a tree fell on their house.

The Shelby County sheriff will join us at 7:10 a.m. to shed more light on the case of a young girl's body discovered after being reported missing,

Walmart and Amazon are staging a "Black Wednesday" sale today. Are the deals worth your time and money? A retail/marketing expert will join us with advice for you.

Also, with the Iranian nuclear program agreement reached, what will it mean for gas prices?  We'll discuss that as well.

Plus, Mickey will tell us if we can expect more thunderstorms this week,

So let Good Day help you get over Hump Day from 4:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on FOX6! Watch on the WBRC News app, online at www.MyFoxAl.com and on TV.

Mike Dubberly
Co-Host, Good Day Alabama