Trees down, damage across Helena

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HELENA, Ala. (WBRC) - Severe weather caused damage to areas of Helena Thursday morning. NWS crews confirm they will investigate the damage to try and confirm whether a tornado hit the area.

The neighborhoods affected are primarily off of Oak View Lane and Moss Bend where trees are down on power lines.

City of Helena Street Department Crews are on the scene and are prepared to clear roads as soon as Alabama Power crews arrive to make it safe.

The police dispatch has received reports of damage to homes in Old Cahaba including lost siding and a window shattered.

Damage in Old Cahaba Helena
Damage in Old Cahaba Helena (Source: Derek Blumstein)

One was siding torn off and one a window shattered.

Damage in Old Cahaba Helena
Damage in Old Cahaba Helena (Source: Derek Blumstein)
Damage in Old Cahaba Helena
Damage in Old Cahaba Helena (Source: Derek Blumstein)

Helena first responders are asking anyone who doesn’t need to get out to stay home until the weather calms down.

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