Tornado Caused Damage in Demopolis, Four Other Counties

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (AP) - A survey team of National Weather Service
meteorologists confirmed Friday that an F-One tornado touched down
Thursday night in Marengo County. The twister left a path of damage,
mostly in Demopolis.

In a preliminary survey, forecasters determined the tornado's
path was 1.2 miles and 150 yards wide and started near US Highway 80.

The twister was blamed for destroying several mobile homes,
causing significant roof damage to an apartment complex and blowing
large trees onto homes around the city.

There were NO injuries.

Forecasters said the severe storms also uprooted trees and
damaged structures in Hale, Bibb, Tuscaloosa and Jefferson
counties.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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