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Weather service survey shows 6 twisters hit Ala

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The National Weather Service says at least six different tornadoes skipped across central Alabama early Monday, causing damage across a wide area.

The weather service says it's still assessing the storm tracks, but work completed through Tuesday evening showed six twisters struck in Tuscaloosa, Jefferson, Sumter, St. Clair and Elmore counties. Teams are still evaluating storm damage in Perry and Chilton counties, where more damage occurred.

The strongest twister was an EF-3 that struck in St. Clair and Jefferson County, where two people were killed and about 100 more were hurt. Forecasters say that storm had maximum winds of 150 mph.

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