Storms pummel the area

Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 17, 2008

The Selma Times-Journal

The line of thunderstorms that caused structural damage

on Summerfield Road in Selma and downed trees throughout Dallas County also caused damage around the state.

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A Wal-Mart shopping center on Cobbsford Road in Prattville

received extensive damage Sunday.

Some vehicles in the shopping center were also damaged.

Several homes in the Overlook area of Prattville area were damaged in the storm, according to Associated Press reports.

Downed trees and structural damage were reported in Covington County in the western portion of the county and along U.S. Highway 29.

The Tallapoosa County EMA reported some trees down, but no significant damage. Chilton County


trees and power lines down around the county.

Donnie Smith of the Chambers County EMA said one tree was reported down in the county , but there were no reports of significant damage.

No damage was reported from Wilcox County, where storm winds estimated to be more 70 miles per hour.

The homes of Curtis Jones&8217; mother and sisters were completely destroyed Sunday afternoon.

His mother and sisters were huddled

in Jones&8217; mother&8217;s home on Summerfield Road when the storm struck.