Storm Damage reported across central Alabama

Storm Damage reported across central Alabama

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Hancevill High School gym. Courtesy cohow85 on Twitter. Hancevill High School gym. Courtesy cohow85 on Twitter.
Shops damaged in Cahaba Heights Shops damaged in Cahaba Heights
Debris across downtown Cordova. Debris across downtown Cordova.
Destroyed power pole in Cahaba Heights. Destroyed power pole in Cahaba Heights.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Storm damage reports have been coming in on Wednesday in relation to the line of storms that are pushing through central Alabama. Not all of the damage reports are confirmed.

Two people have been reported as injured in Cordova. A truck was blown into a ditch on Interstate 22 and at least one mobile home has been destroyed. A caller says the police department in the area was blown away. Photos of the city show the downtown area covered with debris and severely damaged.

Cullman County damage has been reported to be so widespread that leaders in the area have requested media to gather to tour the area.

Trees are said to be down and power out in the Highway 280/I-459 area.

Two trees have fallen on University Boulevard on the University of Alabama campus. One is in front of Rose Administration Building and the other is near the intersection of University Blvd. and Hackberry, across from the RBC Bank. Both are blocking the road. Cleanup crews are on the scene.

In Birmingham, a package store on 3rd Avenue suffered damage to the roof. A caller says the roof is in the middle of the street.

Snapped trees are down on Lakeland Trail near Altadena Lake and Acton Road. Damaged vehicles have been reported in the area.

Wind damage has been reported at the Mercedes Plant. A tractor trailer has been reported to be on its side at the plant entrance. Trees are said to be down near I-59 in the same area.

Trees are down in the Inverness area. Roof damage has been reported in the Brook Highland neighborhood.

Downed powerlines have been reported in Boaz.

The roof has been pulled off of a hangar at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport.

Power outages have been reported in Columbiana.

Several trees are reported to be downed in Chelsea.

There are reports of a gas leak in the Hueytown area due to storm damage.

In Odenville, several trees have been reported to be down with trees on buildings, houses and cars. A tree across Sanie Road has been cleared off by crews. Watch the video on the MyFoxAL YouTube channel. Cell phone coverage in the Odenville area has been reported to be out. An 18-wheeler is reported to have been flipped. Houses have been destroyed by high winds.

Structure damage reported in the Ballplay community. One person was trapped.

A large tree fell on a home in Centre. One person was trapped there.

A tree has been reported on a home in the Pelham area on Trail Ridge Drive.

Several trees are down in Mountain Brook. Video can be found on the MyFoxAL.com YouTube account.

Hanceville damage includes windows blown out, powerlines down and businesses damaged.

Structure damage to the elementary school has been reported in Berry.

In Ensley, two large broadcast radio towers have been reported downed.

The Eastlake area has suffered enough damage that people are being bussed out to Boutwell Auditorium.

A death has been reported in Moody. A source says the person lived near Kelly Creek Road. Apartment damage has also been reported in Moody. Several trees down and structural damage in the area.

A tree crashed through the bedroom of a house in Bessemer on Satellite Drive. The living room of the home had been damage by a falling tree on the same home in a storm earlier this month.

The Shadydale subdivision east of downtown Pell City is suffering trees down on houses and mobile homes. Neighbors there report one woman who lived in a trailer was taken to the hospital this morning.

The north part of the state is reporting two deaths. WAFF.com says one occurred in Pisgah and another in Lauderdale County.

Alabama Power has reported around 263,000 without power at this time. They say they will work to restore power as long as it is safe.

The City of Birmingham and the Red Cross are opening the Boutwell Auditorium if anyone needs shelter. The number to call is 205-254-2823.

More storms are expected later on Wednesday. Stay with MyFoxStorm.com, FoxAlabamaLive.com and MyFoxClosings.com for all the storm details you need.

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