WALKER COUNTY REPORTS SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE FROM SUNDAY’S STORM

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Easter Sunday’s storm left its mark on Walker County.

No injuries were reported, but there was a significant amount of damage, along with downed power lines and trees.

The city of Dora in eastern Walker County reported that two large trees fell across South Sharon Boulevard, knocking down power lines.

Residents said they’re thankful no one was hurt.

Alabama Power reported nearly 300,000 homes were affected by the storms, but as of 2 p.m. nearly 240,000 are back to normal.

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<p lang="en" dir="ltr">Nearly 240,000 of the 300,000 customers affected by the Easter storms now have service. Current outages in hardest-hit counties: </p>
<p>Jefferson, 14,000 <br>Montgomery, 9,400<br>Blount, 7,000<br>Walker, 5,000<br>Tuscaloosa, 3,800<br>Etowah, 2,300</p>
<p>Please stay safe. Next update: 5 p.m.</p>
<p>— alabamapower (@alabamapower) <a href="https://twitter.com/alabamapower/status/1249776540222656514?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 13, 2020</a></p></blockquote>”}}

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