NWS: 3 confirmed tornadoes in Marion, Winston and Blount counties March 31
WINSTON Co., Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: The National Weather Service confirmed three brief tornadoes from the March 31 storms.
The tornadoes were in Marion, Winston and Blount counties, ranging from EF-0 to EF-1 strength.
Heavy winds and rain left damage in parts of Winston County Wednesday morning.
WBRC FOX6 viewer Rex Seymore said a storm hit their area around 4 a.m. March 31.
Firefighters with the Helicon Volunteer Fire Department say the Helicon community was also damaged.
A family lost their home in the community. A Gofundme account was set up to help them.
One house had the roof taken off and the garage was damaged. On the other side of the street a barn was damaged.
The winds brought down a tree, limbs and part of a nearby structure.
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