Damage, outages reported locally; possible tornado

Published 11:44 pm Sunday, April 19, 2020

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A strong line of thunderstorms made its way through the county in the last hour, possibly, though it is unconfirmed at this time, producing a tornado in the Antioch community.

Thousands of outages are reported throughout the county.

Locals are reporting damage to homes in the Antioch area.

Various damage has also been reported in the Opp area.

Covington Electric reports 8,532 customers out in its service area, with 6,582 out in Covington County.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

As a reminder, Covington County is under a tornado watch until 4 a.m.