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Thursday Storms Leave Behind Damage In Lincoln County

A cluster of showers and thunderstorms moved through part of the Tennessee Valley and left behind some damage.

Posted: May. 10, 2018 10:02 PM

Lincoln County, Tennessee emergency management reported some damage today. The report from NWS says thunderstorm outflow winds caused damage to the roof of a sunroom and to a carport. A number of trees in the area were also downed. This happened about 7 miles W/NW of Huntland, which looks to be along Highway 64 and barely in southeastern Lincoln County. It's only a few miles north of the Alabama and Madison County line.

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The storms were not warned. Wind estimates from radar data indicated 40-45 mph winds when these storms passed through that Lincoln County. They were in a weakening phase, during which strong winds are not uncommon.

Other reported wind gusts included 35 mph at Huntsville Executive Airport in Meridianville, 31 mph at Fort Payne, 28 mph at Fayetteville, 24 mph at Redstone Arsenal, 23 mph at Huntsville International, and 21 mph at Scottsboro.

No damage was reported from the storms in Madison, Jackson, DeKalb, or Marshall counties. The storms later produced damage in Cherokee County, Alabama.

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