Subtropical Storm Alberto made its way across Alabama Monday night into Tuesday morning, leaving flooded roads and fallen trees in its wake.
Alberto started moving through the Birmingham area around 9:30 a.m.
Center of #Alberto moving thru western Jefferson Co. Right now, flash flooding biggest threat on west side of center with wind gusts up to 40mph possible near and east of the center . #alwx pic.twitter.com/3sitdufoZ0
— NWS Birmingham (@NWSBirmingham) May 29, 2018
In central Alabama, several police and emergency agencies reported that trees had fallen in Montgomery County and Pelham. Drivers were urged to be careful on roadways because of fallen trees.
Montgomery County EMA: Several trees are down, but crews are working to get the trees cleared. pic.twitter.com/sDp8dL3lsM
— Alabama EMA (@AlabamaEMA) May 29, 2018
Montgomery ABC affiliate WNCF reported Andalusia city streets were shut down overnight Monday due to heavy rainfall, and they were to reopen Tuesday morning.
According to WNCF, two people also had minor injuries in Montgomery when a tree fell on a house on Sayre Street just after 4 a.m., and another tree fell on a house on Kenny Street about an hour later. Emergency crews helped the family in the home get out and no one was injured.
Alabama Power was reporting about 20,000 customers without power as of 9 a.m. Metro Birmingham had the majority of customers in the dark with 11,000 customers. Montgomery, Prattville, Wetumpka, Harpersville and Childersburg also had reported outages.
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