Autauga County Tornado - February 13, 2007

A National Weather Service Storm Survey Team surveyed the damage in Autauga County and found evidence of a EF1 rated tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

At 622 PM CST…an EF1 rated tornado touched down in central Autauga County just west of Autaugaville, near the intersection of State Highway 14 and County Road 33. The tornado damage path was approximately 1/2 mile long and 200 yards wide at its widest point. Most trees were snapped off, but there were plenty of uprooted trees as well. Structural damage included the roof of a carport lifted off and thrown easterly into the front yard of a residence on the west side of County Road 33. A tractor shed across the street, to the east, sustained damage as sheet metal was blown southeastward off the roof. Based on the damage…maximum sustained winds were estimated between 90 to 95 MPH.

A Tornado Warning was in effect for Autauga County from 536 PM CST until 645 PM CST. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was issued at 1250 PM CST and was upgraded to a Tornado Watch at 505 PM CST valid until 10 PM CST.

Autauga Tornado Damage
Storm Relative Velocity Image near the time of the tornado.
Autauga Tornado Damage
Reflectivity Image near the time of the tornado.
Autauga Tornado Damage
6 AM Surface Analysis February 13
Autauga Tornado Damage
6 AM 500mb Analysis February 13
Autauga Tornado Damage
Day 2 convective Outlook Issued February 12
Autauga Tornado Damage
Day 1 Convective Outlook Issued February 13
Autauga Tornado Damage
Storm Reports February 13

Autauga Damage Path
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