Sunday Storm Damage in the Jack Community of Coffee County


JACK, Ala. (WDHN) — It’s been more than 48 hours since severe weather moved across the Tri-state area.

Sunday night’s batch of storms claimed a life in Henry County and caused property damage all across the Wiregrass,

For the Kilpatrick family, it’s been a tough few days. Storms downed a power pole and transformer in front of their home on Coffee County Road 206.

On State Highway 87, the Dawkins have been busy clearing tree debris from their yard.

Coffee County EMA officials said straight-line winds were responsible for much of the damage. Utility crews have been busy restoring electricity to the affected areas of the mainly northern and central Coffee County.

“It’s hard, but we’re all working together,” said Jeanette Dawkins. “Neighbors are offering things like generators for a few hours. They’re offering ice, food, that’s what the community is all about.

Work crews have been busy clearing debris and restoring electricity to the affected homeowners.

According to officials, County Road 105 has now been opened along with several other roads in the Jack community.

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