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Two tornadoes touch down in Blount County

Published: Apr. 14, 2020 at 12:25 PM CDT
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ONEONTA, Ala. (WBRC) - NWS crews confirm two tornadoes hit Blount County on Easter Sunday night.

An EF0 hit Locust Fork and an EF2 hit northwest Oneonta leaving damage across both areas.

There are reports of damage, power lines and trees down across Oneonta.

Oneonta Fire and Rescue posted this on social media at one point Sunday night “Most roads are impassable. We are experiencing a high volume of traffic from onlookers that are looking at damage. It has hampered response efforts by emergency personnel. Please remain indoors at your residence until after all roads are deemed safe.”

At lease two people got video of sparking power lines near the Huddle House in Oneonta.

In Hayden, much of County Road 7 has been washed out. Crews were out Tuesday working to repair the road.

Storm damage in the Susan Moore area washed out part of Wilson Chapel Road.

Part of road washed out in Susan Moore.
Part of road washed out in Susan Moore.(Rex and Kodi Harper)

Huge trees were uprooted in the Oneonta and Locust Fork area.

Tree uprooted in Locust Fork
Tree uprooted in Locust Fork(Kaelyn and Alyssa)
Eastwood community in Oneonta
Eastwood community in Oneonta(Leslie Pennimgton)
Huge tree down between Springville and Oneonta
Huge tree down between Springville and Oneonta(Raetta Young)

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