EF-0 tornado briefly touched down in Jemison Wednesday morning - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

EF-0 tornado briefly touched down in Jemison Wednesday morning

A tree fell on a house in Jemison, an area seeing storm damage.  (Source: WBRC video) A tree fell on a house in Jemison, an area seeing storm damage. (Source: WBRC video)
The roof of St James Community Church in Jemison was damaged in this morning's storms. (Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC) The roof of St James Community Church in Jemison was damaged in this morning's storms. (Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC)
JEMISON, AL (WBRC) -

According to officials with the National Weather Service, an EF-0 tornado with winds estimated around 80 mph briefly touched down in Jemison Wednesday morning just after 6 a.m.

Chilton County authorities reported storm damage affected homes and roadways. Luckily, no injuries were reported.

One man's home was badly damaged. His name is James Doster.

Doster does not have insurance, so if you would like to help him, follow this link to a GoFundMe page set up for him.

The weather service surveyed damage in the area Wednesday afternoon. After their initial investigation, they suspect an upper-end EF-0 tornado hit the area early Wednesday morning.

The damage, mostly roof damage and downed trees, occurred on the city's west side between U.S. Highway 31 and the County Road 42 and County Road 38 intersection. Police ask that residents avoid the area.

A tree fell on top of a house at Main Street at Patton Street. 

Downed power lines were also reported. 

Responders are working to clear debris left in the roadways, according to a Facebook post from Chilton County 911.

Copyright 2018 WBRC. All rights reserved. 

Powered by Frankly