The Morgan County sheriff’s office in Alabama reported “damage and injuries” as well as “downed power lines and trees” in the Decatur area after a tornado-warned storm barreled through the region on Thursday, January 12.
The National Weather Service (NWS) said the storms would produce “possible tornadoes as well as damaging winds and hail."
Images captured by Mark G Spychala show damaged structures in Decatur following the storm.
The NWS warned that the risk of a tornado would persist until Thursday evening in some areas of Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi. Credit: Mark G. Spychala via Storyful