Lauderdale County school damaged by thunderstorm
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A severe thunderstorm ripped part of the roof off a school in northwest Alabama and downed trees and power lines.
The assistant school superintendent of Lauderdale County, Tim Tubbs, said the storm Friday tore down awnings and peeled off part of the roof on the elementary portion of Wilson School north of Florence. He said 10 classrooms, the library and the cafeteria sustained damage.
Officials with the Lauderdale County Emergency Management Agency told the TimesDaily (http://bit.ly/Nda0Qn ) that trees were blown down on the Natchez Trace Parkway and in Florence, downed power lines caused a brush fire in Florence, and the roof was ripped off a mobile home
The storm came one day after another severe thunderstorm hit Emerald Beach Marina in Killen, damaging the building and boats.
Information from: TimesDaily, http://www.timesdaily.com/