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Tornados Cause Extensive Damage in Florence, Alabama

At least three tornados touched down in Alabama during the latest round of severe weather on Friday, March 24, local media reported, citing the National Weather Service (NWS).

Footage recorded by Samuel Camp near Florence, Alabama, shows extensive damage to trees and property.

Local media reported that the NWS confirmed tornados near the city of Hartselle, in Lauderdale County, and in Morgan County.

The Lauderdale County tornado was reported to have touched down northeast of Florence, where this footage was recorded.

Officials in Alabama told ABC News that one person died after being injured in a storm. It was not clear where in the state the injury had occurred.

Damage was also seen in Georgia after a tornado-warned storm, and a powerful tornado with a preliminary EF-4 rating touched down in western Mississippi on Friday night, killing at least 25 people, officials said. Credit: Samuel Camp via Storyful