Tornado touches down in Athens, minor damage reported - WSFA.com: News Weather and Sports for Montgomery, AL.

Tornado touches down in Athens, minor damage reported

  • More newsMore>>

  • In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

    In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:11 AM EDT2014-07-23 08:11:41 GMT
    In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense...More >>
    In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems...More >>
  • Bodies of Malaysia jet victims to leave Ukraine

    Bodies of Malaysia jet victims to leave Ukraine

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:40 AM EDT2014-07-23 07:40:59 GMT
    Ukraine is preparing a departure ceremony for the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which are being flown to the Netherlands.More >>
    Ukraine prepared a departure ceremony for the bodies of Malaysia Airlines passengers and crew who became victims of fighting raging far below them on the plains of eastern Ukraine.More >>
  • Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle

    Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:26 AM EDT2014-07-23 07:26:44 GMT
    Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in...More >>
    Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in the...More >>
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - -

By WAFF.com Staff

The National Weather Service confirmed two brief EF-0 tornados touchdowns in Limestone County Friday.

The first one touched down in Athens and the second one touched down near Elkmont.

The National Weather Service confirmed wind damage near Hines and Moyers Street. Several cars in the Walmart parking lot were damaged.

According to authorities, one person was injured at Walmart as they were running for cover.

There were several leaks in the Walmart roof. Firefighters used ladder trucks to check the roof for damage.

Two homes on Hardiman Lane received minor roof damage and one barn on Hardiman Lane received minor damage.

A few large tree limbs fell on Roy Long Road.

If you see damage where you are, and it's safe to do so, snap a picture and email to pix@waff.com.

Copyright 2013 WAFF. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow