Photos of some of the storm damage across Winston County are now listed in the image gallery here at mynwapaper.com.
The tornado watch has now been canceled for Winston County:
WINSTON COUNTY - Winston County has been placed, along with other counties in northwest and central Alabama, under a tornado watch, as a line of severe storms approaches the state. Only the main storm shelter at the Community Safe Room will be opened for the city of HALEYVILLE, announced Mayor Ken Sunseri. Storm shelters across the county are on standby to be opened if a warning is issued, reported Winston Emergency Management Director AJ Brown.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Winston County Sanitation Department has announced that all pickup routes for Friday, Dec 23, have been cancelled due to the arctic weather,and all Fridays routes will be picked up the following Friday, Dec. 30, according to Commissioner David Cummings. There have been no major winter weather problems across the county due to extremely cold weather as of Friday, county officials said.