Alberto's remnants causing damage in Alabama

Fallen trees and flooding were reported throughout the region as the storm moved through.

Posted: May. 29, 2018 10:54 AM

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.

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 ABC affiliate WNCF reported Andalusia city streets were shut down overnight Monday due to heavy rainfall, and they were to reopen Tuesday morning.

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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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