After forming early Saturday, Tropical Storm Claudette made landfall in southeast Louisiana soon after and has since produced flash flooding and reports of tornadoes in several states.
According to media outlets, areas hardest hit include Brewton/East Brewton, Ala., which was struck by a tornado on Saturday that reportedly damaged 50 homes.
In addition, torrential rain generating accumulations of 12-15 inches in some locations caused instances of flash flooding that entered dozens of homes and businesses. Areas affected include Northport, Ala., where water inundated mobile homes in the Willowbrook Trailer Park.
Approximate locations reportedly sustaining structural damage:
- Northport (Tuscaloosa County, 35473, 35475, 35476)
*Concentrated home flooding reported in Willowbrook Trailer Park
- Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa County, 35401, 35402, 35403, 35404, 35405, 35406, 35407, 35486, 35487)
- Brewton (Escambia County, 36426, 36427)
- East Brewton (Escambia County, 36426)
- Pace (Santa Rosa County, 32571)
*Concentrated home damage reported on Wallace Drive
- Ferry Pass/Pensacola (Escambia County, 32514)
*Concentrated home damage reported on Larkin Street
- Summerville (Chattooga County, 30747)
- Slidell (St. Tammany Parish, 70458, 70459, 70460, 70461, 70469)
- Kiln (Hancock County, 39556)
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Patch: Flood Causes Extensive Damage In Northport Trailer Park
SunHerald: Scenes from Claudette Across the Gulf Coast: Flooded Homes and Cars, Tornadoes, Gators
The Weather Channel: Tropical Storm Claudette Brings Tornadoes, Flooding; Dozens of Homes Destroyed in Alabama
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Associated Parish ZIP Code List (Statewide)