Tornadoes, lightning strikes, damage left behind in the wake of of Ida
Ida left behind a slough of destruction along the Gulf Coast and Southeast.
Here are a few examples.
In Dothan, a tornado touched down outside of Mobile, Alabama.
Video of the apparent tornado that just hit Dothan…this was taken from US 84 just a few miles west of Dothan. Thanks to Josh Sims for sharing… #alwx #Ida #tornado pic.twitter.com/FGNu00f8FL— Josh Johnson (@JoshWeather) August 31, 2021
Lightning strikes hit near South Walton, setting some structures on fire.
HAPPENING NOW! 🚨🔥— South Walton Fire District (@swfdinfo) August 31, 2021
Firefighters are responding to a number of structure fire calls due to lightning strikes.
This video was taken at an ongoing smoke investigation and structure response near Driftwood Estates.@WCSOFL also on scene. pic.twitter.com/0IBHyCmajh
In Grand Isle, many homes were destroyed with some only leaving behind their stilts.
For some saying "it doesn't look that bad" in Grand Isle... your eye is drawn to what is still standing, but these are places where all that's left are the STILTS:@johnhumphress pic.twitter.com/JJIds4AA4c— SevereStudios (@severestudios) August 31, 2021
Storms brought down trees in Roan Mountain, Tennessee.
Just had a squall that took down a 12" diameter birch tree here in Roan Mountain TN. @wjhl @NWSMorristown pic.twitter.com/qdZ8ZV3BdU— Tom Niziol (@TomNiziol) August 31, 2021
A tornado touched down in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Confirmed tornado just went through Blacksburg, VA #vawx #stormhour @NWSBlacksburg @KevinMyattWx pic.twitter.com/KUq7Y45tE2— Mark Skaggs (@markskaggs10) August 31, 2021