alabama power outages http://apr.org en Storms Cause Power Outages In North Alabama http://apr.org/post/storms-cause-power-outages-north-alabama <p></p><p>Power is out in parts of north Alabama after storms moved across the area.</p><p>Huntsville Utilities says a line of storms with lightning and winds knocked out electrical service in the Hazel Green area of Madison County on Thursday.</p><p>Crews were working on that outage along with several smaller ones in the area.</p><p>The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for parts of Madison and Limestone counties after as much as 3 inches of rain fell in a brief period.</p><p>Forecasters say another 2 inches of rain is possible in parts of the Tennessee Valley.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 20:55:38 +0000 The Associated Press 53346 at http://apr.org Storms Cause Power Outages In North Alabama More Than 50K Without Power In Ala. After Storms http://apr.org/post/more-50k-without-power-ala-after-storms <p>Thousands of people are without power in northern and central Alabama after waves of severe storms crossed the state.</p><p>Alabama Power Co. says about 20,100 homes and businesses lost electricity in central and western Alabama as severe weather including tornadoes stuck Monday.</p><p>Huntsville Utilities says about 4,200 homes and businesses were in the dark to the north in the Tennessee Valley. Falling trees pulled down electrical lines in areas including Limestone County, where damage was worst and at least two people died.</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 04:00:38 +0000 The Associated Press 51009 at http://apr.org More Than 50K Without Power In Ala. After Storms Nearly 100,000 Still Without Power After Storms http://apr.org/post/nearly-100000-still-without-power-after-storms <P>Nearly 100,000 customers were without power across Alabama early Tuesday after storms with the force of hurricane winds toppled trees and utility lines.</P> <DIV> <P>Alabama Power said early Tuesday morning that 98,200 customers were without power as of 6 a.m., down from more than 222,000 customers after the Monday storms.</P> <P>Most of the customers who remained without power -- about 50,000 -- were east of Birmingham in communities such as Gadsden, Oneonta, Anniston and Pell City. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:57:32 +0000 The Associated Press 26972 at http://apr.org Nearly 100,000 Still Without Power After Storms Strong Storms Bring High Wind, Hail To State http://apr.org/post/strong-storms-bring-high-wind-hail-state <P>Strong storms moved across much of Alabama, bringing hail, high winds, and heavy rainfall as a cold front passes through the state.</P> <P>The National Weather Service warns that the strongest storms will be capable of producing wind gusts up to 60 mph and hail the size of quarters.</P> <P>Authorities in Colbert County Monday afternoon said they were responding to reports of downed trees near the northern state line, and officials in Lauderdale County have reported street flooding and dime-size hail. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:07:46 +0000 The Associated Press 26949 at http://apr.org Strong Storms Bring High Wind, Hail To State Power Out, Trees Down From Ala Storms http://apr.org/post/power-out-trees-down-ala-storms <P>Strong storms moving through Alabama left thousands of people without power and forced schools to delay opening as a precaution.</P> <P>Alabama Power Co. said about 7,000 homes and businesses were in the dark early Tuesday, mostly in the western part of the state.</P> <P>Officials say numerous trees are down near Fayette and in heavily wooded Winston County, but no injuries are reported.</P> <P>Numerous school systems delayed opening because of what forecasters say is a high risk of damaging winds. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:27:24 +0000 The Associated Press 24019 at http://apr.org Power Out, Trees Down From Ala Storms