NWS confirms EF-0 in Western Chilton County

Maplesville Tornado

BIBB CO., Ala. (WBRC) - Wednesday National Weather Service meteorologists and survey crews confirmed an EF-0 tornado struck Western Chilton County and Northern Perry County Tuesday afternoon.

Crews continue to investigate storm damage in Chilton County.

Tree fell on 18-wheeler on Hwy. 82 in Maplesville. Driver is okay.
Tree fell on 18-wheeler on Hwy. 82 in Maplesville. Driver is okay. (Source: Chilton County Sheriff's Office)

Two WBRC viewers caught a possible tornado on video in the Maplesville area Tuesday night.

Possible tornado in Lawley, Ala. SOURCE: Cheryle Greene

The Lawley community is in Bibb County.

WBRC Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice said he believes this could be the tornado.

There were confirmed reports of trees down across Maplesville and Chilton County. A tree fell on an 18-wheeler on Highway 82. Thankfully the driver is okay.

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