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Tornado warning as ‘dangerous’ storm hits Deep South, home to cave roofs and residents urge ‘shelter NOW’

The OFFICIAL has issued a tornado warning as a dangerous storm to hit the South, and residents are asked to take shelter immediately.

A warning was issued for Talladega Springs as the tornado headed for Sylacauga in Alabama.

Storm damage hit Winfield, Alabama after an outbreak of severe weather

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Storm damage hit Winfield, Alabama after an outbreak of severe weather
Damage in Winfield, Alabama

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Damage in Winfield, AlabamaCredit: Spencer
Social media users shared pictures of the situation in Alabama

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Social media users shared pictures of the situation in AlabamaCredit: Twitter

According to reports, an outbreak of severe weather resulted in storm damage in Winfield, Alabama.

The extent of the damage was not immediately known, but “significant damage” to buildings, roofs and power lines was reported by the Marion County EMA.

The Winfield Fire Department has not received reports of any injuries at this time but said crews are going door-to-door to check on residents who may be affected.

Winfield Mayor Randy Price said most of the damage involved blowing off the roof. An antique shopping mall, bank and administrative center were also damaged.

Parts of Marion County lost power. There were also reports of power outages east of Sulligent.

ONE Tornado warning was booked in Marion and Fayette County but was canceled around 7pm.

However, a Tornado Watch Mode remains in effect until 10 p.m. tonight for Blount, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Jackson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Walker and Winston Counties.

People are being asked to avoid certain areas as cleanup efforts begin.

Eight people were briefly trapped inside Winfield’s Pizza Bar after the roof collapsed. However, they were not injured.

Evacuation warnings are in place for Oak Glen, Forest Falls, Mountain Home Village, Northeast Yucaipa, east of Bryant Street and North of Date Ave, Highway 38 from Bryant to Angelus Oaks between now and Thursday at 10 a.m.

Winfield, Alabama on Wednesday

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Winfield, Alabama on WednesdayCredit: Twitter

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