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Thursday storms leave damage in parts of south Alabama

Updated: Apr. 23, 2020 at 12:20 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Storms Thursday morning caused damage in parts of south Alabama.

Brewton police are asking residents to stay off the roadways due to multiple downed power lines and flooded roadways.

Police say travel is near impossible through much of the downtown area and south of Brewton. Traffic has also stopped on most roadways.

In Covington County, several trees and power lines have been reported down across the county.

Trees have been reported down along County Road 5 and County Road 20. Power lines have also been reported down along 55 South. Crews are working to clear the roadway.

Viewer submitted video from Florala showed intense wind and rain.

In Montgomery, over 1,000 Alabama Power customers were without power after a tree fell on a main line. This issue was resolved and power has been restored.

The Montgomery County EMA reports there are trees down on the roadway at Pettus Road at Liberty Church Road. Trees are also blocking the 10,000 block of Highway 94 in Ramar.

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