11:16am

Fri February 20, 2009
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National Weather Service Surveys Damage

Birmingham, Alabama – BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Survey crews from the National Weather
Service have confirmed tornado damage in Randolph County near the
Georgia line.
The twister touched down Wednesday night. It was classified as
an E-F-1 with estimated peak winds of 90 miles-per-hour.
Forecasters said the tornado's path was concentrated along Randolph
County Road 296.
Meteorologists also determined it was straight line winds that
left scattered damage in Dallas, Perry, Sumter, Greene and Hale
counties.
In Dallas County east of Selma, a church was destroyed and a few
mobile homes were damaged on Highway 140.
The violent weather snapped numerous trees and damaged several
roofs, but there were no injuries.