Crews in Auburn area continue tornado cleanup

AUBURN, AL (WXTX) – Work crews in Auburn, Opelika, and the rest of Lee County continue to clear debris from the November tornado.

In Auburn, city engineering officials say crews have collected about 5,300 cubic yards of debris.

They estimate the amount represents about 75 percent of the storm debris there.

The November tornado with winds of more than 100 miles per hour left a 27-mile track of damaged homes and snapped trees across Lee County.

It is estimated to have caused over $4 million in damage in Auburn alone.

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