ALBEMARLE, N.C. -- Residents in Albemarle are cleaning up after strong storms moved through the area overnight uprooting several trees.

One tree fell across Pee Dee Avenue and 9th Street.

<p>Storm damage in Albemarle, North Carolina (WCNC)</p>

NBC Charlotte's Richard DeVayne drove around Albemarle and most of the damage is located in a four block area.

Power crews were on the scene working to fix downed power lines and get electricity restored.