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The chance of earthquake damage in Meridianville is about the same as Alabama average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Meridianville is much higher than Alabama average and is much higher than the national average.

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Earthquake Index, #275

Meridianville, AL
0.06
Alabama
0.08
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Meridianville, AL
0.0000
Alabama
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #107

Meridianville, AL
370.03
Alabama
255.80
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 4,206 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Meridianville, AL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:14Dense Fog:0Drought:18
Dust Storm:0Flood:507Hail:1,164Heat:11Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:0Hurricane:1Ice Storm:2Landslide:0Strong Wind:7
Thunderstorm Winds:2,212Tropical Storm:2Wildfire:0Winter Storm:10Winter Weather:3
Other:253 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Meridianville, AL.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Meridianville, AL.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Meridianville, AL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 146 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Meridianville, AL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
0.21997-05-02234°52'N / 86°35'W34°53'N / 86°35'W1.30 Miles70 Yards01600K0KMadison
 Brief Description: A short but powerful tornado struck the area northwest of Meridianville destroying four homes along with major damage to two otehrs and minor damage to twelve more. The tornado path began in an hope area just southwest of the Colonial Golf Course. The torndo moved through a small subdivision on the north and east sides of the golf course and moved into an open area again as it dissipated.
2.91963-03-11234°53'N / 86°48'W34°57'N / 86°22'W25.00 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Madison
3.31974-04-03534°50'N / 86°47'W35°00'N / 86°26'W22.90 Miles33 Yards51100K0Madison
5.31995-05-18434°50'N / 87°02'W34°48'N / 86°15'W39.00 Miles1300 Yards1555.0M0Limestone
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm produced a violent tornado that began 3 miles northwest of Athens in Limestone County and moved on a path just slightly north of east completely across Madison County before ending in northwestern Jackson County about 15 miles northwest of Scottsboro. The tornado path varied from very narrow at the beginning and end to about three-quarters of a mile wide at the widest location in Madison County. Intensity varied from F0 intensity near both ends of the track to F4 at the strongest in several locations in Madison County. Damage along the track was primarily in the F2 and F3 category. Evidence in the damage as seen through an aerial survey indicated that the tornado was probably a multiple vortex with indications of at least two vortices within the main tornado funnel. The tornado began at 1633 CST in Limestone County crossing Interstate 65 and Highway 251 where the mobile home park was destroyed. It reached the Limestone/Madison county line at 1650 CST. The trek across Madison County saw the tornado move near the communities of Harvest, Meridianville, Buckhorn, and Fannings Crossing before moving into the rugged terrain of eastern Madison County. The tornado crossed the Madison/Jackson county line at 1721 CST. The tornado track was much weaker in Jackson County as it moved through rugged terrain affecting very few structures. The track ended about 15 miles northwest of Scottsboro or a few miles west of the community of Hytop. Damage was the heaviest at a mobile home park about three miles northeast of Athens along Highway 251. The only fatality that occurred in this tornado occurred at this mobile home park, and the person died later from injuries received in the tornado. Twenty-six mobile homes were destroyed in Limestone County, 13 in the Oakdale Mobile Home Park. Another 35 buildings were damaged or destroyed in Limestone County where damage was estimated to be $1.5 million. About 9,500 electric customers were without electricity. A cow was also killed when a large tree fell on and crushed it. Another especially hard hit area was Anderson Hills subdivision in Madison County with houses ranging in price from $175,000 to $400,000. This area of well-constructed dwellings was one of the locations where F4 damage was evident as well as indications of a multiple vortex structure. In Anderson Hills, 21 houses were destroyed and 39 sustained major damage. Damage across the rest of Madison County was less concentrated than in this one subdivision. Over 10,000 Huntsville Utility Company customers were without power. M30M
5.51973-05-19234°57'N / 86°33'W2.00 Miles500 Yards010250K0Madison
8.31976-03-20234°46'N / 86°31'W0.50 Mile20 Yards00250K0Madison
8.71970-04-24234°45'N / 86°36'W0.50 Mile33 Yards000K0Madison
9.51974-04-03534°48'N / 86°46'W34°50'N / 86°42'W4.70 Miles500 Yards91100K0Madison
10.42010-01-21234°42'N / 86°38'W34°45'N / 86°33'W7.00 Miles150 Yards000K0KMadison
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado first touched down in a residential development on the Redstone Arsenal, just 2 miles south of the National Weather Service office located on the campus of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. A narrow tornado path uprooted a large tree, then moved into a residential area along Magnolia Circle. Here, the tornado tore shingles off of roofs and ripped siding off several homes. The tornado then lifted briefly before touching down again near the intersection of Triana Blvd and 9th Ave in Huntsville. It then proceeded northeast another 4.4 miles, through the Old Town and Five Points communities, before lifting near the intersection of Gaboury Lane and Rosalie Ridge road near Chapman Mountain. Along it's path, many hardwood/softwood trees and utility poles were snapped. Multiple well-built single family homes sustained substantial roof damage. Winds were estimated to reach peak speeds of 115 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Isolated classic supercells developed in northern Alabama during the late afternoon hours ahead of a cold front and low pressure system moving through the Tennessee Valley. One of the storms produced an EF-2 tornado in the northeast side of Huntsville. Several photographs and videos documented this tornado from various locations throughout the city of Huntsville and at many locations in Madison County.
10.51951-06-08234°58'N / 86°26'W023K0Madison
11.11974-04-01334°42'N / 86°43'W34°45'N / 86°35'W8.40 Miles800 Yards162.5M0Madison
11.31985-08-16234°41'N / 86°42'W34°49'N / 86°43'W13.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Madison
11.51967-12-18234°35'N / 86°41'W34°50'N / 86°30'W20.20 Miles300 Yards0272.5M0Madison
12.11977-07-17234°42'N / 86°35'W0.20 Mile77 Yards00250K0Madison
12.21974-04-03334°36'N / 86°47'W34°48'N / 86°19'W29.90 Miles700 Yards232.5M0Madison
12.81989-11-15434°39'N / 86°39'W34°44'N / 86°26'W12.50 Miles880 Yards21463250.0M0Madison
12.91967-11-24234°43'N / 86°35'W34°40'N / 86°29'W6.60 Miles83 Yards07250K0Madison
13.01989-11-15434°44'N / 86°26'W34°47'N / 86°22'W6.00 Miles880 Yards00250.0M0Madison
14.31973-11-27334°38'N / 86°47'W34°44'N / 86°34'W14.10 Miles200 Yards0422.5M0Madison
15.41988-06-18235°05'N / 86°27'W35°00'N / 86°21'W7.00 Miles73 Yards0025K0Lincoln
16.01974-04-03435°00'N / 86°30'W35°07'N / 86°19'W13.10 Miles800 Yards61002.5M0Lincoln
16.41973-05-27235°00'N / 86°20'W00250K0Lincoln
16.61980-06-29235°01'N / 86°49'W1.00 Mile40 Yards0025K0Lincoln
17.21974-04-03435°00'N / 86°26'W35°07'N / 86°19'W10.40 Miles33 Yards000K0Lincoln
18.22009-05-06234°40'N / 86°49'W34°42'N / 86°47'W2.00 Miles75 Yards0040K0KLimestone
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down along Segers Road in eastern Limestone county, snapping and uprooting numerous large trees. A tree fell on a mobile home on Hardiman Road and split it in half. Peak wind speed was estimated at 115 mph with a path width of 75 yards. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Strong thunderstorms erupted around Midnight on the 6th in northwest Alabama and tracked across portions of north Alabama. The storms produced one to three inches of rainfall in parts of Lawrence, Morgan, Cullman and Marshall Counties resulting in a few instances of flash flooding. Following this first round of thunderstorms, a vigorous quasi-linear convective system (QLCS) advanced eastward from northern Mississippi into northwest Alabama before sunrise. This system strengthened as it encountered increasing instability. Given high amounts of low level wind shear, a break in the line resulted as a strong comma head / mesocyclone developed. This storm evolved into its own miniature supercell spawning three tornadoes along its track from eastern Lawrence through Morgan, Limestone and Madison Counties. The tornado in Limestone and Madison County produced up to EF2 damage along its 10.9 mile track, narrowly missing an elementary school, high school, and two churches in Madison. Other reports of thunderstorm wind damage were received with these storms.
19.01952-02-29435°09'N / 86°35'W2.00 Miles300 Yards21502.5M0Lincoln
19.01974-04-03334°48'N / 86°19'W34°51'N / 86°11'W8.30 Miles700 Yards042.5M0Jackson
20.41997-05-02235°01'N / 86°16'W35°00'N / 86°15'W0.90 Mile150 Yards0060K100KFranklin
 Brief Description: A half dozen farm related buildings sustained damage. About 100 big trees were blown down in an apple orchard on White Gap Road. The trees were lying in different directions.
20.51974-04-03534°42'N / 87°03'W34°50'N / 86°47'W17.70 Miles500 Yards11800K0Limestone
20.51958-04-05234°48'N / 87°00'W34°55'N / 86°53'W10.50 Miles50 Yards00250K0Limestone
20.91985-08-16235°06'N / 86°43'W35°12'N / 86°45'W7.00 Miles70 Yards003K0Lincoln
20.91952-03-22434°36'N / 87°00'W34°41'N / 86°38'W21.60 Miles100 Yards45025K0Morgan
21.21974-04-03534°41'N / 87°04'W34°48'N / 86°46'W18.80 Miles500 Yards5410K0Limestone
22.01997-01-24235°08'N / 86°47'W35°11'N / 86°44'W4.20 Miles200 Yards00250K0Lincoln
 Brief Description: Hot Rock area was hardest hit. 3 homes were totally destroyed and 9 more were damaged by the tornado. 14 outbuildings and one house trailer were damaged. Tornado path width and length are approximations.
22.21967-12-18234°33'N / 86°42'W34°35'N / 86°41'W2.70 Miles300 Yards202.5M0Morgan
23.11963-03-11234°46'N / 87°10'W34°53'N / 86°48'W22.20 Miles33 Yards132.5M0Limestone
23.71997-05-02234°46'N / 87°00'W34°48'N / 86°58'W3.20 Miles75 Yards0122.3M50KLimestone
 Brief Description: A tornado, rated at F2 on the Fujita scale, struck the southern and eastern sections of Athens in Limestone County. The tornado path began about 2 miles south-southwest of Athens near the intersection of Sanderfer Road and County Road 45. The tornado moved northeasterly crossing through southern and eastern sections of Athens. It crossed the intersection of State Road 127 and US 72 where several businesses were damaged. Some damage was caused at Athens Middle School. The tornado continued northeast dissipating near the intersection of Proyr Street and US 31 near Athens High School. According to EMA officals, siz homes were destroyed, 14 homes sustained major damage, and an additional 14 homes had minor damage. Three apartment buildings, each with eight units, were damaged, 13 businesses had major damage, and two businesses reported minor damage. Of the 12 injuries, two were described as serious.
23.71952-02-13335°13'N / 86°36'W35°13'N / 86°28'W7.40 Miles350 Yards02250K0Lincoln
23.91974-04-03334°34'N / 86°50'W34°36'N / 86°47'W3.80 Miles700 Yards002.5M0Limestone
24.01996-11-07235°03'N / 86°18'W35°08'N / 86°12'W7.90 Miles175 Yards01500K10KFranklin
 Brief Description: The tornado destroyed one home and six mobile homes, damaged close to a dozen other homes and mobile homes, and heavily damaged numerous farm buildings and storage sheds during its trek through Franklin county. Storm damage was estimated to be about 1/2 million dollars. The tornado stayed generally south of U.S. Route 64. The tornado first touched down west of Huntland on McClure Cemetery Road where it destroyed a mobile home and damaged two other homes. The tornado continued east and destroyed 2 mobile homes and a storage building on Indian Creek Road. The tornado continued east and crossed Main Street in Huntland and destroyed a large hay barn. The tornado treked northeast to Old Salem and took the roof off the Old Salem Church of Christ on Bean Creek Rd. The most extensive damage was in Maxwell. 2 moble homes were destroyed. One of these mobile homes were lifted off its moorings and thrown 40 feet and then hit a tree. The occupant of the mobile home sustained a broken nose, multiple cuts and bruises. The tornado continued northeast to Belvidere where it destroyed some farm buildings. The tornado went up into the clouds, but reappeared in Decherd where it damaged a home. The tornado went back up into the clouds, but touched down briefly at Oak Grove, where it did some damage and again at Alto. The tornado destroyed a house at Alto on Rutledge Hill Rd. There were numerous trees and power lines down along the track of the tornado. Path length and width of the tornado are approximations.
24.72000-12-16234°51'N / 87°03'W34°52'N / 86°59'W4.80 Miles60 Yards00150K0KLimestone
 Brief Description: A second tornado began 5.1 miles west-northwest of Athens just south of O'Neal. The tornado travelled in a northeasterly direction crossing SR 99 where several houses were damaged heavily. Continuing northeast the tornado crossed CR 63 and damaged several houses and destroyed three mobile homes just south of Cross Key. The tornado then crossed CR 26 and SR 127 before dissipating about 5.0 miles north of Athens. The tornado was rated an F2 with no known injuries reported. The total tornado path was 4.8 miles long and about 60 yards wide. The tornado began at 12:38 PM and dissipated at 12:44 PM. Beginning: 34 50.326/87 03.032 Ending: 34 52.552/86 58.748
24.71992-11-22234°32'N / 86°24'W34°36'N / 86°19'W6.00 Miles100 Yards052.5M0Madison
25.42001-11-24234°30'N / 86°27'W34°33'N / 86°26'W2.60 Miles300 Yards00500K0KMadison
 Brief Description: The same storm that spawned the Union Grove Tornado moved northeast across the Tennessee River and produced another tornado in southeastern Madison County. This tornado, rated an F2 on the Fujita scale, touched down around 1:50 pm about 3.6 miles west-southwest of the city of New Hope near the base of Lemley Mountain where it downed trees and produced light damage to some homes. The tornado then strengthened as it moved northeast through a mobile home community where several mobile homes were thrown and demolished. After crossing US 431 and damaging several businesses, the tornado lifted about three-quarters of a mile northeast of the US 431/Old US 431 intersection around 1:54 pm. Despite damage to at least 21 homes, including eight that were completely demolished, there were no known injuries. In the mobile home community where the greatest damage occurred, residents stated they heard the Tornado Warning on televison and through NOAA Weather Radio and took cover in underground storm shelters. Beg: 34 31.445/86 26.951 End: 34 33.250/86 25.254
27.12003-05-05335°16'N / 86°35'W35°16'N / 86°34'W1.60 Miles700 Yards0250K0Lincoln
 Brief Description: The Oak Hill Baptist Church on Wiley Hollow Road was heavily damaged. The church was established in 1883. The nearby residence of the pastor had major roof damage. One of the parishioners was going to take shelter at the church. The tornado carried his truck over the roof of the church and crashed it on top of a nearby tree and utility pole. Also, a frame home on U.S Highway 231 was completely leveled in Belleville and the debris was burned on the spot. There were 2 injuries. One was due to a tree falling on a truck.
27.71974-04-03334°32'N / 86°54'W34°34'N / 86°50'W4.50 Miles700 Yards002.5M0Morgan
27.81952-02-13435°12'N / 86°18'W35°12'N / 86°17'W1.30 Miles100 Yards09250K0Moore
29.11958-05-25234°38'N / 87°00'W0125K0Morgan
29.41985-08-16334°42'N / 87°05'W35°01'N / 87°07'W23.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Limestone
29.62001-11-24234°27'N / 86°31'W34°27'N / 86°31'W2.00 Miles300 Yards07400K0KMarshall
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm produced a tornado in the Union Grove area. The tornado began at 1:41 pm, 5.3 miles northwest of Union Grove, near Shumate Mountain. The tornado moved northeast crossing CR 240 and ending at 1:44 pm near the base of Benton Round Mountain. The heaviest damage occurred southwest of CR 240. Ten to 15 mobile homes were destroyed, 5 homes suffered varying degrees of damage, several outbuildings and barns were destroyed, an ultra-lite hangar was destroyed, 2 hunting cabins were destroyed, and 7 people received minor injuries. Beg: 34 26.213/86 31.892 End: 34 27.381/86 30.407
31.01957-04-08334°27'N / 86°25'W34°28'N / 86°20'W5.20 Miles200 Yards000K0Marshall
31.61973-05-27234°18'N / 86°37'W34°35'N / 86°11'W31.50 Miles500 Yards03250K0Marshall
31.61996-09-28234°30'N / 86°15'W34°32'N / 86°13'W2.50 Miles80 Yards00300K50KMarshall
 Brief Description: Around 1:50 am CDT a small but briefly strong tornado struck in northern Marshall County just southeast and east of Grant. The tornado path began about 2.5 miles south-southeast of Grant just off County Road 503 and extended in a northeastward direction for 2.5 miles. The damage path ended 3 miles east of Grant and just south of County Road 34. Total path length was 2.5 miles. Marshall County Emergency Management Agency reported that four houses were destroyed and five homes and four house trailers sustained damage. Six greenhouses were also totally wrecked. Fortunately, many of the destroyed houses were unoccupied at the time of the tornado with occupants away for the weekend.
32.01989-05-22235°03'N / 87°09'W35°09'N / 87°00'W9.00 Miles100 Yards12250K0Giles
32.01985-08-16334°21'N / 86°45'W34°30'N / 86°41'W14.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Morgan
32.21952-02-13435°12'N / 86°17'W35°13'N / 86°05'W11.40 Miles100 Yards335250K0Franklin
32.22008-12-10234°44'N / 86°04'W34°46'N / 86°00'W4.00 Miles300 Yards00300K0KJackson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado struck portions of central Jackson county around 1 AM CST Wednesday morning. This tornado initially snapped several cedar trees near county road 21, before toppling three TVA high voltage power line towers near Pikeville Alabama. It then rapidly proceeded northeast snapping trees, collapsing several barns, and ripping off roofs before lifting near the end of county road 34. According to Jackson County Emergency Management, the tornado and adjacent straight-line winds were to blame for up to twenty homes being damaged. Three mobile homes were destroyed and seven more were damaged. Nine barns were destroyed and three were damaged. The maximum wind speed with this tornado was estimated at 125 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A warm front pushed northeast from Mississippi into northern Alabama producing widespread rainfall during the afternoon of the 9th. A squall line then produced another round of heavy rainfall, along with several small bow echoes. One of these stronger bow echoes resulted in an EF-2 tornado in Jackson County after midnight on the 10th. Widespread rain amounts of 3 to 5 inches, locally near 6 inches, fell in Madison, Limestone, Morgan, and Lawrence counties resulting in widespread river and local flash flooding.
32.41974-04-03534°39'N / 87°07'W34°41'N / 87°04'W4.10 Miles500 Yards0560K0Morgan
32.72001-11-24234°33'N / 87°03'W34°33'N / 86°57'W3.10 Miles300 Yards02250K0KLawrence
 Brief Description: The same supercell thunderstorm that produced the tornado in Haleyville produced another tornado near the Lawrence-Morgan county line. The tornado began at 12:10 pm 1 mile southwest of Caddo near CR 214. The tornado moved northeast through Caddo and into Morgan County. The tornado ended at 12:15 pm near North Mountain Road in Trinity. Emergency Management officials estimated that around 25 homes sustained varying degrees of damage including 3 homes that were totally destroyed, one mobile home demolished, and 2 homes received significant damage. Additional damage was reported to several businesses and one church. Numerous trees were snapped or uprooted and numerous outbuildings were destroyed. Two minor injuries were reported in Caddo. The tornado path was 4.9 miles long and 300 yards wide at its widest point. Beg: 34 33.765/87 09.104 End: 34 35.979/87 04.963
33.11974-04-03435°07'N / 86°19'W35°21'N / 86°04'W21.30 Miles33 Yards000K0Lincoln
33.51957-11-08235°12'N / 87°01'W35°15'N / 86°58'W4.70 Miles133 Yards003K0Giles
34.32001-11-24234°36'N / 87°06'W34°37'N / 87°05'W1.80 Miles300 Yards00250K0KMorgan
 Brief Description: The same supercell thunderstorm that produced the tornado in Haleyville produced another tornado near the Lawrence-Morgan county line. The tornado began at 12:10 pm 1 mile southwest of Caddo near CR 214. The tornado moved northeast through Caddo and into Morgan County. The tornado ended at 12:15 pm near North Mountain Road in Trinity. Emergency Management officials estimated that around 25 homes sustained varying degrees of damage including 3 homes that were totally destroyed, one mobile home demolished, and 2 homes received significant damage. Additional damage was reported to several businesses and one church. Numerous trees were snapped or uprooted and numerous outbuildings were destroyed. Two minor injuries were reported in Caddo. The tornado path was 4.9 miles long and 300 yards wide at its widest point. Beg: 34 33.765/87 09.104 End: 34 35.979/87 04.963
34.61957-04-08334°19'N / 86°59'W34°27'N / 86°25'W33.60 Miles200 Yards2900K0Morgan
34.81951-11-14235°13'N / 87°02'W0.20 Mile7 Yards0025K0Giles
35.12009-04-10334°29'N / 86°15'W34°30'N / 86°06'W9.00 Miles440 Yards050K0KMarshall
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down approximately 2.5 miles south southeast of Grant along Campbell Mill Road. A few houses sustained minor roof damage on the southeast side of Grant. At least two mobile homes sustained major damage from falling trees. The tornado continued east crossing Old Union Road, Columbus City Road, and Cardessa Lane before descending into the Tennessee River Valley. The tornado crossed Highway 79 at approximately 307 PM CDT at the Baker Mountain Road intersection. At this point the damage path width was just below a half of a mile wide. One woman was injured when a tree fell on her car near the Waterfront Grocery store. Several houses sustained substantial damage on the east side of Highway 79 and many trees were snapped and uprooted. The roof was blown off of one home and a brick wall collapsed. The tornado crossed a small inlet onto the south side of Preston Island, wiping out several boat docks and boat houses. Several homes sustained significant damage on the island from falling trees. At least two wood homes had complete roof collapse and partial wall collapse. The tornado crossed Lake Guntersville into the South Sauty community. At least one person was injured in this area when he was caught outside during the tornado. At this point, the damage path width increased to at least a half a mile wide. Several well built homes were damaged by falling trees along Memonminee Road. At least 20 boat houses were destroyed in the community. Along Chilcotin Road a well constructed two story brick house lost its roof. Also falling trees damaged several camper trailers. One trailer was blown into Lake Guntersville. Thousands of trees were uprooted or snapped along the path of the tornado in Marshall county. The tornado crossed the CR 67 causeway and very shortly after moved into Jackson county. On CR 67, tornadic winds damaged the shoulder of the roadway as it crossed. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong upper level storm moving across the Mississipi Valley brought a dry line and cold front into north Alabama during the afternoon and early evening hours. Several classic supercell thunderstorms developed by early afternoon in northwest Alabama, sweeping across the remainder of north Alabama during mid to late afternoon hours. Many of the storms produced very large hail, up to baseball and softball sized, producing significant damage, especially from Decatur through Madison and northwest Huntsville. One of the supercells produced a long track tornado producing damage of up to EF-3 intensity which struck northeastern Marshall County, crossed Lake Guntersville, and moved into southern DeKalb County.
35.31974-04-03435°07'N / 86°09'W35°19'N / 86°05'W14.40 Miles800 Yards521250K0Franklin
35.31961-03-07334°20'N / 86°35'W34°24'N / 86°27'W8.90 Miles200 Yards08250K0Marshall
35.41963-04-29235°02'N / 87°13'W35°02'N / 87°08'W5.10 Miles50 Yards0025K0Giles
36.31958-04-05234°42'N / 87°24'W34°55'N / 87°02'W25.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lawrence
36.72008-02-06234°31'N / 87°06'W34°33'N / 87°03'W3.00 Miles200 Yards000K0KMorgan
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Representatives from the National Weather Service conducted a storm survey of damage in Morgan County, Alabama that occurred early on February 6th, 2008. The tornado continued its destructive path from Lawrence into Morgan County about 5 miles southwest of Decatur. The tornado tracked another 2.7 miles into Morgan County lifting near the Trinity community west of Decatur around 3:20 AM CST. EPISODE NARRATIVE: The WFO Huntsville County Warning Area experienced the worst tornado outbreak in 19 years on February 6, 2008. While the number of observed tornadoes was low (4), the area experienced two EF-4 tornadoes, the first time the area has witnessed more than one devastating tornado on the same day since 1974. This event was part of a large tornado outbreak which spanned both February 5th (Super Tuesday) and 6th (Wednesday). A series of tornadic supercell thunderstorms swept across the Mid-South and Southeast states ahead of a potent cold front.
36.91986-03-12234°19'N / 86°30'W34°23'N / 86°25'W6.00 Miles200 Yards052.5M0Marshall
37.01982-01-03234°21'N / 86°27'W2.50 Miles100 Yards0125K0Marshall
37.01985-08-16334°22'N / 87°05'W34°42'N / 87°05'W22.00 Miles100 Yards022.5M0Morgan
37.41957-04-08334°18'N / 86°36'W34°23'N / 86°20'W16.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Cullman
38.01996-04-20235°23'N / 86°55'W35°21'N / 86°51'W1.50 Miles440 Yards0000Marshall
38.81972-06-27234°19'N / 86°30'W0.30 Mile40 Yards0225K0Marshall
39.01976-03-20234°55'N / 87°16'W1.00 Mile30 Yards0225K0Lauderdale
39.11974-04-03534°26'N / 87°07'W34°30'N / 87°00'W8.00 Miles500 Yards000K0Morgan
39.41958-04-06334°28'N / 86°05'W34°35'N / 85°59'W9.90 Miles100 Yards00250K0Jackson
39.41986-03-12234°18'N / 86°30'W34°19'N / 86°30'W1.00 Mile200 Yards002.5M0Cullman
39.51973-11-27234°19'N / 86°49'W34°20'N / 86°44'W5.10 Miles33 Yards03250K0Morgan
40.11985-08-16335°14'N / 87°01'W35°26'N / 87°01'W12.00 Miles500 Yards01250K0Giles
40.21973-05-27234°36'N / 85°59'W34°37'N / 85°55'W4.30 Miles500 Yards04250K0Jackson
40.31956-02-17335°09'N / 87°18'W35°09'N / 87°07'W10.40 Miles1760 Yards0025K0Lawrence
40.51961-03-07334°15'N / 86°44'W34°20'N / 86°35'W10.40 Miles200 Yards00250K0Cullman
40.61958-04-05234°18'N / 86°54'W34°22'N / 86°49'W6.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Cullman
40.81977-04-04234°33'N / 85°59'W34°38'N / 85°55'W6.90 Miles100 Yards01250K0Jackson
40.81953-02-20234°23'N / 87°04'W34°25'N / 86°57'W7.10 Miles220 Yards0625K0Franklin
40.82009-04-10334°30'N / 86°06'W34°32'N / 85°55'W14.00 Miles440 Yards000K0KJackson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Just east of CR 67, this tornado continued east northeast from Marshall county and into southern Jackson county. Several homes were destroyed in the Macedonia community along with numerous large trees uprooted and snapped. Three TVA high voltage powerline towers also collapsed. As the tornado approached Powell, a double wide manufactured home was shifted off its foundation with total roof collapse and complete destruction to the front of the home. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong upper level storm moving across the Mississipi Valley brought a dry line and cold front into north Alabama during the afternoon and early evening hours. Several classic supercell thunderstorms developed by early afternoon in northwest Alabama, sweeping across the remainder of north Alabama during mid to late afternoon hours. Many of the storms produced very large hail, up to baseball and softball sized, producing significant damage, especially from Decatur through Madison and northwest Huntsville. One of the supercells produced a long track tornado producing damage of up to EF-3 intensity which struck northeastern Marshall County, crossed Lake Guntersville, and moved into southern DeKalb County.
41.61973-05-19234°40'N / 86°02'W34°36'N / 85°47'W14.90 Miles900 Yards092.5M0Jackson
41.71985-04-05334°16'N / 86°45'W34°18'N / 86°42'W3.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Cullman
42.11955-04-24434°21'N / 87°03'W34°22'N / 86°54'W8.60 Miles200 Yards5202.5M0Morgan
42.81958-04-06334°16'N / 86°13'W34°28'N / 86°05'W15.80 Miles100 Yards01250K0Marshall
42.81960-03-30235°27'N / 86°47'W35°31'N / 86°40'W8.20 Miles33 Yards0125K0Marshall
42.91988-11-04334°44'N / 87°24'W34°44'N / 87°14'W13.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Lawrence
43.21997-01-24235°29'N / 86°38'W35°31'N / 86°36'W2.80 Miles400 Yards03250K0Bedford
 Brief Description: Most of the damage from the tornado occurred in Wheel and just to the east of Wheel. 1 home was destroyed and 3 homes were damaged. Also a general store was damaged along with one mobile home. 2 mobile homes were destroyed. There were 3 minor injuries. Tornado path width and length are approximations.
43.21995-02-16334°15'N / 86°35'W34°16'N / 86°19'W14.00 Miles10 Yards61305.0M5KCullman And Marshall
 Brief Description: A tornado began in the extreme northeast part of Cullman County about three miles west of Joppa in a rural area. The tornado travelled east-northeast through Joppa and across Alabama Highway 69 crossing into Marshall County just southwest of Arab at 5:06 am CST. Continuing on an east-northeast track, the tornado crossed the southern side of Arab crossing U.S. Highway 231 at 5:08 am. The tornado moved into increasing rugged terrain as it moved east of Arab, dissipating at the Browns Creek section of Guntersville Lake just north of the Diamond community. Six people were killed in the tornado, five in Marshall County and one in Cullman County. One death occurred in a house and the rest in mobile homes. There were 130 injuries though it is impossible to specify how many occurred in each county. The Joppa area of Cullman County and the Arab area of Marshall County were the most heavily populated areas affected by the tornado with some of the worst damage occurring in these areas. Officials reported that 77 dwellings and six businesses were destroyed in Cullman County while 80 dwellings and six businesses were destroyed in Marshall County. In the city of Arab, there were 30 to 35 homes destroyed or heavily damaged along with 30 to 35 mobile homes. A pregnant woman severely injured in her mobile home in the tornado was sent into labor early, but the baby died at birth. F04H, M49M, M36M, F70M, F88M, M0M
43.51985-08-16235°20'N / 87°03'W35°25'N / 87°03'W5.00 Miles60 Yards003K0Giles
43.61964-03-09334°51'N / 87°23'W34°54'N / 87°19'W5.20 Miles33 Yards22250K0Lauderdale
43.61965-03-17334°50'N / 87°30'W34°57'N / 87°12'W18.80 Miles33 Yards00250K0Lauderdale
43.61974-04-03335°15'N / 86°00'W35°18'N / 85°58'W4.10 Miles100 Yards0025K0Franklin
43.71959-01-21234°15'N / 86°42'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Cullman
43.71972-04-21335°17'N / 87°13'W35°22'N / 87°02'W11.70 Miles200 Yards040K0Giles
43.91976-03-20334°13'N / 86°44'W34°16'N / 86°35'W9.30 Miles100 Yards0172.5M0Cullman
44.21995-02-16234°20'N / 86°13'W34°24'N / 86°00'W12.00 Miles700 Yards03500K1KMarshall
 Brief Description: A tornado first touched down about two miles south-southwest of Martling in eastern Marshall County moving toward the east-northeast. The tornado continued on this track primarily across the rural area crossing into DeKalb County at 0531 CST. The tornado moved through the Hopewell community in southwest DeKalb County before ending just south of the Lakeview community at Highway 75. Emergency Management reported that more than 10 homes were destroyed, about 40 homes were damaged, and 30 chicken houses were damaged or demolished.
44.21964-04-07234°15'N / 86°45'W34°16'N / 86°50'W5.10 Miles50 Yards00250K0Cullman
44.21978-04-18234°41'N / 87°23'W34°41'N / 87°16'W6.80 Miles33 Yards00250K0Lawrence
44.31958-04-05234°46'N / 87°26'W34°51'N / 87°17'W10.30 Miles100 Yards00250K0Lawrence
44.51973-05-08234°17'N / 86°17'W34°20'N / 86°08'W9.20 Miles900 Yards002.5M0Marshall
44.91996-04-20235°23'N / 87°14'W35°23'N / 86°55'W1.00 Mile440 Yards0000Giles
45.12008-02-06434°24'N / 87°17'W34°31'N / 87°06'W14.00 Miles880 Yards4230K0KLawrence
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Representatives from the National Weather Service and the Lawrence County Emergency Management Agency conducted a storm survey of damage that occurred in Lawrence County, Alabama early in the morning of February 6, 2008. The damage was determined to originate from a strong tornado, which at its peak had winds of approximately 170 MPH, giving it a rating of EF-4 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Based on reports and an aerial survey conducted by the Lawrence County EMA, the tornado is believed to have originally touched down near the Pinhook community in south-central Lawrence County (just north of the Bankhead National Forest) around 3:02 AM CST. The tornado remained on the ground for approximately 16.7 miles; the first 14 miles of the track occurred in Lawrence County, tracking through the Aldridge Grove, Fairfield, Five Points, Midway, and Caddo communities. The tornado exited Lawrence County about 3 miles south southeast of Caddo around 3:20 AM CST. The most significant damage occurred in two main areas. The first occurred just south of the Pinhook community, near the intersection of County Road 92 and 188. The second occurred north of Aldridge Grove near the intersection of County Road 94 and 183, where three fatalities occurred. Numerous homes received significant structural damage, including a 2300 square foot/2-story brick house that was nearly leveled off its foundation. Large trees, with diameters up to 4 feet, were completely snapped, with many uprooted. Fence posts embedded in concrete were ripped out of the ground and vaulted 50 to 100 feet in several different directions. A truck was thrown over a distance of more than 100 yards into an open field. EPISODE NARRATIVE: The WFO Huntsville County Warning Area experienced the worst tornado outbreak in 19 years on February 6, 2008. While the number of observed tornadoes was low (4), the area experienced two EF-4 tornadoes, the first time the area has witnessed more than one devastating tornado on the same day since 1974. This event was part of a large tornado outbreak which spanned both February 5th (Super Tuesday) and 6th (Wednesday). A series of tornadic supercell thunderstorms swept across the Mid-South and Southeast states ahead of a potent cold front.
45.52008-04-11335°19'N / 87°12'W35°21'N / 87°07'W5.00 Miles100 Yards001.0M0KGiles
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A low end EF3 tornado hit northwest Giles County near Liberty Hill. This was part of the same storm complex that hit Lawrence County. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted. Many homes had roof damage. The hardest hit area was along Rhea Branch Rd. One residential home was completely leveled. Major damage occurred to the back of the Liberty Hill Baptist Church. A newspaper article stated that 8 homes were completely destroyed, and 30 other homes had serious damage. EPISODE NARRATIVE: There were six confirmed tornadoes on April 11, 2008. Large hail and straight line winds were also reported.
45.62002-11-10235°29'N / 86°19'W35°30'N / 86°16'W3.00 Miles500 Yards03100K0Bedford
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado struck near Bugscuffle and caused very minor injuries. A second floor was torn off 2 late model frame houses. Several houses had roofs stripped and a couple of barns were demolished. This tornado went into Coffee county. TEMA reported 5 homes destroyed, 6 damaged, one mobile home destroyed and a TVA 500 KV tower was destroyed. 11 tornadoes were reported in Middle Tennessee in one of the worst tornadic outbreaks ever in November. 8 people...and possibly a ninth victim...were killed in Middle Tennessee alone. Damage estimate for the tornadoes in Tennessee was placed at $160 million. Primary losses were due to houses and cars. The toll on government owned infrastructure is about $6 million. The federal government is expected to reimburse the state and affected counties for 75% of the costs of responding to the disaster. The FEMA Public Assistance Program has obligated more than $3.6 million to assist local governments. These funds will be used to reimburse local governments for debris removal, the repair of public buildings and utilities, and overtime paid to police officers, firefighters and other emergency personnel. More than 900 families across the state applied for storm aid. This was the worst tornado disaster since the April3-4 outbreak in 1974. The United States Small Business Administration has approved more than 9.7 million dollars in disaster loans to assist disaster victims with repairing their property or replacing lost personal items. The 20 counties that are eligible for disaster assistance to individuals, households, and businesses were: Anderson, Bedford, Bledsoe, Carroll, Coffee, Crockett, Cumberland, Fentress, Gibson, Henderson, Madison, Marshall, Montgomery, Morgan, Roane, Rutherford, Scott, Sumner and Tipton and Van Buren.
45.71966-11-10234°14'N / 86°56'W34°17'N / 86°49'W7.60 Miles33 Yards01250K0Cullman
46.31982-01-03234°13'N / 86°44'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Cullman
46.31974-04-03534°28'N / 87°29'W34°39'N / 87°07'W24.40 Miles500 Yards14600K0Lawrence
46.31983-05-19234°18'N / 87°02'W34°20'N / 87°02'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Morgan
46.42008-05-08234°46'N / 87°25'W34°48'N / 87°22'W4.00 Miles250 Yards00250K0KLawrence
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado continued its track from Fosters Mill in Colbert County into the far northern tip of Lawrence County. The tornado struck the Doublehead Resort and Lodge producing significant structural damage. A 2-story house was completely lifted off its foundation and moved nearly 20 feet. The entire west-facing side of this house was ripped off along with significant roof damage. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A quasi-linear convective system (QLCS) produced no less than five tornadoes and damaging thunderstorm winds across northern Alabama during the late morning through mid afternoon hours.
46.81973-05-08234°20'N / 86°08'W34°29'N / 85°50'W19.90 Miles900 Yards2122.5M0Dekalb
46.81983-02-22234°16'N / 86°13'W2.20 Miles440 Yards002.5M0Marshall
46.91974-04-03335°18'N / 85°58'W35°20'N / 85°56'W3.00 Miles100 Yards010K0Coffee
46.91995-05-18435°00'N / 87°29'W35°21'N / 87°10'W29.00 Miles1000 Yards3324.6M0Lawrence And Giles
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down near the Lawrence/Wayne County line near Deerfield and lifted near Campbellsville in Giles County. Two people were killed while outside their trailer in the extreme western part of Lawrence County and a third person was killed while inside a house near Deerfield. Thirty-four houses, 16 mobile homes and one business were destroyed. Ninety-eight houses, three mobile homes and two other buildings were damaged. The tornado pulled corn stalks that were two feet tall out fo the ground and destroyed 6 TVA steel high-tension-wire towers. Three of these towers were never found. A cancelled check from Etheridge was found in Cannon County, some 90 miles away. Seventy-five to 100 people were evacuated in Ethridge because of downed power lines. (F48H,M65H,M67H)
47.11951-11-15234°12'N / 86°42'W023K0Cullman
47.32010-10-25234°37'N / 85°51'W34°39'N / 85°45'W6.00 Miles300 Yards00150K0KJackson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: An EF-2 tornado with peak winds up to 115 mph touched down along Highway 40 just east of Highway 71. Significant damage occurred at highway 40 and County Road 22. A couple of sheds were destroyed and numerous large trees were snapped and uprooted. A single-wide manufactured home was lifted 4 to 6 feet off its foundation along County Road 382 north of Highway 40. Additional damage occurred along County Road 134 before the tornado crossed into DeKalb County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A quasi-linear convective system (QLCS) produced three tornadoes in northeast Alabama, including one EF-2 which tracked through portions of Jackson and DeKalb Counties. Severe weather began as early as late evening on the 24th and lasted through the pre-dawn hours on the 25th. Two people were also injured by lightning in Colbert County.
47.41985-04-05334°12'N / 86°19'W34°17'N / 86°12'W8.00 Miles277 Yards052.5M0Marshall
47.41973-01-26234°20'N / 86°04'W0025K0Marshall
47.61985-08-16334°04'N / 86°50'W34°21'N / 86°45'W18.00 Miles100 Yards062.5M0Cullman
47.61968-04-04234°16'N / 86°12'W34°17'N / 86°08'W4.10 Miles33 Yards00250K0Marshall
47.81998-04-16335°25'N / 87°04'W35°33'N / 86°54'W16.80 Miles800 Yards084.0M0Maury
 Brief Description: The heaviest damage was in the Culleola-Tice Town area. An 18 wheeler was blown over. Many homes were damaged, trees and power lines were down. Several trailers were destroyed or damaged.
47.82009-04-10334°32'N / 85°55'W34°33'N / 85°46'W10.00 Miles440 Yards000K0KDekalb
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This destructive tornado continued to move east northeast from Jackson county into Dekalb county. Just on the east side of Highway 35, a large metal industrial building that was securely anchored into the ground was completely destroyed. In Sylvania, significant damage occurred to several homes in the Stonebrook division. One home was completely lifted off its foundation and driven nearly 4 feet into the ground. Sporadic damage continued just to the east of Sylvania until the tornado apparently lifted between 335 and 340 PM CDT, just south of the Mahan Crossroads community in west central Dekalb county. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong upper level storm moving across the Mississipi Valley brought a dry line and cold front into north Alabama during the afternoon and early evening hours. Several classic supercell thunderstorms developed by early afternoon in northwest Alabama, sweeping across the remainder of north Alabama during mid to late afternoon hours. Many of the storms produced very large hail, up to baseball and softball sized, producing significant damage, especially from Decatur through Madison and northwest Huntsville. One of the supercells produced a long track tornado producing damage of up to EF-3 intensity which struck northeastern Marshall County, crossed Lake Guntersville, and moved into southern DeKalb County.
48.01997-04-22234°28'N / 85°54'W34°31'N / 85°51'W5.00 Miles220 Yards0102.2M10KDekalb
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado tracked from southwest to northeast across the center of Rainsville. The tornado began at 3:53 pm CDT three miles southwest of Rainsville just south of the intersection of County Roads 92 and 72. The tornado moved northeastward directly through the downtown section of Rainsville at the intersection of State Highways 75 and 35. Damage was severe to a number of buildings including the Rainsville police and fire department station and a number of commercial buildings. The tornado continued northeast crossing Dilbeck and Marshall Roads before ending about two miles northeast of Rainsville on the east side of Marshall Road. The tornado severely damaged a large poultry raising facility and debris from the chicken houses was blown over half a mile further to the northeast. The tornado had dissipated by 4:01 pm CDT. At the Rainsville police station, eleven of 12 police cars were either damaged or destroyed and several of the city's fire trucks were damaged. Five of the 10 people injured were hospitalized according to emergency management officials. Damage assessment indicated that 63 homes and/or apartments were damaged or destroyed along with 34 businesses. The tornado path was five miles in length and about 220 yards wide at the widest.
48.02008-02-06434°40'N / 85°50'W34°45'N / 85°41'W11.00 Miles660 Yards1120K0KJackson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Representatives from the National Weather Service and the Jackson County Emergency Management Agency conducted a storm survey of damage that occurred in Jackson County, Alabama early in the morning of February 6, 2008. The damage was determined to originate from a strong tornado, which at its peak had winds of at least 180 MPH, giving it a rating of EF-4 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The most significant damage occurred at the corner of County Road 60 and 177, between the Rosalie and Pisgah communities in eastern Jackson County. This is also approximately the location where one fatality occurred. Trees along the tornado path were snapped and in some cases shredded, several houses were swept from their foundations, and a large section of a chicken house collapsed. Several large hay bales (weighing 2,500 pounds) were blown apart or tossed around. EPISODE NARRATIVE: The WFO Huntsville County Warning Area experienced the worst tornado outbreak in 19 years on February 6, 2008. While the number of observed tornadoes was low (4), the area experienced two EF-4 tornadoes, the first time the area has witnessed more than one devastating tornado on the same day since 1974. This event was part of a large tornado outbreak which spanned both February 5th (Super Tuesday) and 6th (Wednesday). A series of tornadic supercell thunderstorms swept across the Mid-South and Southeast states ahead of a potent cold front.
48.02008-04-11235°31'N / 86°26'W35°35'N / 86°19'W7.00 Miles200 Yards00100K0KBedford
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A low end EF2 tornado leveled 2 barns, took part of a roof and the back walls of a residential home at 2309 Fairfield Pike. Trees were snapped and uprooted. Other homes had roof damage. Utility poles were bent along the path of the tornado. EPISODE NARRATIVE: There were six confirmed tornadoes on April 11, 2008. Large hail and straight line winds were also reported.
48.21964-04-07234°19'N / 86°05'W34°20'N / 86°02'W3.30 Miles33 Yards01250K0Dekalb
48.51957-11-18434°10'N / 86°21'W34°16'N / 86°13'W10.30 Miles100 Yards06250K0Marshall
48.51983-05-19234°16'N / 87°03'W34°18'N / 87°02'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Cullman
48.61983-11-15334°06'N / 86°52'W34°16'N / 86°37'W17.00 Miles200 Yards0192.5M0Cullman
48.81988-05-09234°50'N / 85°54'W34°46'N / 85°33'W14.00 Miles50 Yards0025K0Jackson
48.82002-11-10235°27'N / 86°13'W35°32'N / 86°06'W2.00 Miles500 Yards0050K0Coffee
 Brief Description: The F2 tornado blew down a tree and a light pole at 3737 Woodbury Highway at mile marker 9 on Woodbury Highway. Also, two fully loaded tracker trailer trucks were blown around on I-24 near Busy Corner or mile marker 105. One truck was in the east bound lane and the other tracker trailer truck in the west bound lane of I-24. 11 tornadoes were reported in Middle Tennessee in one of the worst tornadic outbreaks ever in November. 8 people...and possibly a ninth victim...were killed in Middle Tennessee alone. Damage estimate for the tornadoes in Tennessee was placed at $160 million. Primary losses were due to houses and cars. The toll on government owned infrastructure is about $6 million. The federal government is expected to reimburse the state and affected counties for 75% of the costs of responding to the disaster. The FEMA Public Assistance Program has obligated more than $3.6 million to assist local governments. These funds will be used to reimburse local governments for debris removal, the repair of public buildings and utilities, and overtime paid to police officers, firefighters and other emergency personnel. More than 900 families across the state applied for storm aid. This was the worst tornado disaster since the April3-4 outbreak in 1974. The United States Small Business Administration has approved more than 9.7 million dollars in disaster loans to assist disaster victims with repairing their property or replacing lost personal items. The 20 counties that are eligible for disaster assistance to individuals, households, and businesses were: Anderson, Bedford, Bledsoe, Carroll, Coffee, Crockett, Cumberland, Fentress, Gibson, Henderson, Madison, Marshall, Montgomery, Morgan, Roane, Rutherford, Scott, Sumner and Tipton and Van Buren.
48.91977-03-30334°20'N / 86°04'W34°23'N / 85°55'W9.20 Miles50 Yards02250K0Dekalb
49.01974-04-03435°21'N / 86°04'W35°30'N / 86°00'W11.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Franklin
49.21965-03-17235°14'N / 87°20'W2.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Lawrence
49.31994-03-27434°26'N / 85°59'W34°28'N / 85°47'W23.00 Miles700 Yards0205.0M0Dekalb
 Brief Description: A tornado struck near the Grove Oak area in the western sections of Dekalb County moving northeast through the towns of Rainsville, Sylvania, and Henager. In the path of the tornado, Emergency Management personnel reported 16 homes and 13 mobile homes completely destroyed, 45 homes and two mobile homes with major damage, and 21 homes and nine mobile home with minor damage. Two businesses and 12 poultry houses were destroyed.
49.31967-10-24334°44'N / 87°27'W34°44'N / 87°25'W1.90 Miles33 Yards03250K0Lawrence
49.62008-05-08234°44'N / 87°28'W34°46'N / 87°25'W13.00 Miles250 Yards00300K0KColbert
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A surveillance camera from an equipment company northeast of Leighton captured a tornado on video picking up at least 2 cars and throwing them nearly 40 feet. A home was destroyed and another heavily damaged along River Road and Second Street. Large trees were snapped and uprooted near Fosters Mill at the intersection County Road 40. An 18 wheeler was reported to be overturned in this area as well. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A quasi-linear convective system (QLCS) produced no less than five tornadoes and damaging thunderstorm winds across northern Alabama during the late morning through mid afternoon hours.
49.91988-01-19334°07'N / 86°54'W34°15'N / 86°46'W10.00 Miles440 Yards03525.0M0Cullman
50.01965-04-15334°42'N / 85°45'W34°42'N / 85°42'W3.00 Miles50 Yards02250K0Jackson


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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