Lightning from a storng storm system over Athens, Ala., Monday, April 28, 2014. (Kaylee Adair/Twitter)
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. -- According to report from WHNT in Huntsville, three people have been confirmed dead after strong storms tore through Limestone County Monday evening.WHNT reports two people were killed at the Lee High Mobile Home Park and another fatality at a home on Sledge Road in Athens.Athens Public Works reported difficulties clearing storm damage due to "unnecessary cars on the roads." The utility company is urging people to avoid traveling on the roads unless absolutely necessary."We cannot stress enough...do not get on the roads," Limestone EMA said on Twitter. "There are power lines down."Watch ABC 33/40's live severe weather coverage with James Spann on air or online by clicking here.
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