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Walker Co. takes a hard hit following Easter Sunday’s severe weather

Updated: Apr. 12, 2020 at 9:38 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: A Walker County Sheriff’s deputy reports some people are trapped by power lines in shelters on Rainwood Lodge Road. Right now there are no specific reports of damages or injuries.

This is in the Quinton area.

Lisa Odom sent these pictures from Quinton to us.

A trampoline is blown into a tree in Quinton when powerful storms hit on Easter.
A trampoline is blown into a tree in Quinton when powerful storms hit on Easter.(Lisa Odom)
Quinton in Walker Co was hit by hard Easter
Quinton in Walker Co was hit by hard Easter(Lisa Odom)

First responders confirm areas of Carbon Hill are damaged. According to the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, no one is allowed in the area.

At this time NOBODY except first responders will be allowed into the town of Carbon Hill. If you leave, you can’t come back in.

Posted by Walker County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, April 12, 2020

Lawler Baptist Church in East Walker County off Highway 78 was damaged Sunday afternoon. Storms blew across the highway destroying an abandoned store. Trees in the area were snapped in half.

Fred Hunter stopped in the area to check on the damage.

There was damage across the Dora area. Debris was scattered across this yard.

Damage in Dora
Damage in Dora(@Bamadad1985)

This is new video from a viewer in Dora.

Damage has been reported in Sumiton and other areas of Walker Co., after severe weather passed through Sunday afternoon.

storm damage in Walker Co.
storm damage in Walker Co.(@Aidenwxmanv Twitter)
Storm damage in Sumiton
Storm damage in Sumiton(@Aidenwxman Twitter)
Storm damage in Sumiton
Storm damage in Sumiton(@Aidenwxman Twitter)

Damage has also been reported in Dora, Al.

Cars damaged by a tree down in Dora.
Cars damaged by a tree down in Dora.(Brittney Martin)
Storm damage in Dora Al
Storm damage in Dora Al(Steve Thomas)

Several trees fell on cars in a Dora neighborhood damaging at least two cars.

Trees down on cars in Dora
Trees down on cars in Dora(Brittney Martin)
Trees down on cars in Dora
Trees down on cars in Dora(Brittney Martin)

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