Some Jefferson County schools closed Tuesday following damaging storms

Updated: Jan. 26, 2021 at 1:40 AM CST
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JEFFERSON Co., Ala. (WBRC) - Some Jefferson County schools will be closed Tuesday, January 26 because of the extensive and devastating damage across the county.

Fultondale High, Fultondale Elementary, Center Point High, Erwin Middle, Erwin Intermediate, Center Point Elementary, Clay-Chalkville High, Clay-Chalkville Middle, Bryant Park Elementary, Chalkville Elementary, & Clay Elementary are all closed Tuesday.

No classes will be held for either traditional or remote students at these schools. All other JEFCOED schools will be open Tuesday.

Survey crews with the National Weather Service found at least high-end EF-2 tornado damage, indicating winds of 135 mph.

A Tornado Warning was issued just after 10:30 p.m. and reports of damage began to come in soon afterward.

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