J-P Dice confirmed a small tornado touched down in Winston County Monday night.
The secondary roof at the Bessemer utilities building was torn off in storms Monday night.
Trees fell down on a house and four cars in the 100 block of Greensprings Avenue in Birmingham. Source: WBRC video
A plane was flipped upside down after heavy winds damaged part of the Shelby County Airport.
Strong winds caused damage at the Shelby County Airport hanger.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -
A strong storm system moved over Alabama on Monday night, causing damage and power outages for many in the area.
There were several reports of a funnel cloud in Winston County. FOX6 Chief Meteorologist J.P. Dice confirmed a tornado did touch down here. A lot of trees were also reported down in that area.
There were many reports of damage in Bessemer last night. Windows were broken out of a local furniture store building and winds took off the secondary roof to Bessemer's utilities building. The primary roof is still intact and there were no leaks inside the building. Along Bessemer's 1st Avenue, 15th and 16th streets are closed to allow the damaged roof to be removed.
The Shelby County Airport also suffered some damage from the strong winds. An airplane was flipped upside down and parts of the hanger were damaged. There were no reports of any injures.
In Birmingham, a tree fell onto a house and four cars in the 100 block of Greensprings Avenue. No injures were reported at that location.