Wind Flips Car Like Toy During Severe Weather Outbreak

December 22, 2012; 8:12 AM ET
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Wind Flips Car Like Toy During Wednesday's Severe Weather Outbreak

Storified by Accu Weather · Thu, Dec 20 2012 07:56:26

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center reported that a tornado damaged buildings and knocked out power 7 miles east of the Mobile, Ala., airport.
Report: Damage to the Mobile Airport, homes damaged, with some entrapments, debris closing I-65 in both directions. Happened 4:40-5am #alwxJames Spann
Reports of Mobile Airport sustaining damage are incorrect as far as we know. We work next to the airport and no damage here. #mobwx #alwxNWS Mobile
Several homes and a fire station were damaged in the community of Riverdale, in Sebastian County, Ark. The Tulsa National Weather Service office will send a survey team to the area Thursday to determine if the damage was from a tornado.
#arwx BREAKING: Emergency crews are surveying storm damage in the Riverdale Community in #Sebastian #ArkansasTony Russell
Dime- to quarter-size hail was reported in Kaufman, Texas. Quarter- to half-dollar-size hail was reported a mile west of Chimsville, Ark.


Probable Tornado Strikes Mobile, Alabama28storms
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RT @DeitraT Mercedes of Mobile vehicle damage...#mobwx, #alwx Mobile
RT @DeitraT Medical office damage on Dauphin Street... #mobwx, #alwx Mobile
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@spann Dauphin Acres neighborhood in mobile. I talked to a resident who stated that it sounded just like a train. Quinn


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