Deer Trace EF-1 Tornado (Lowndes)
February 28, 2011


EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
100-110 mph
Injuries/Fatalities:
None
Damage Path Length:
4.96 miles
Maximum Path Width:
200 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
4.2 WNW Tyson
32.2105/-86.5114
537 pm 
Approximate End Point/Time:
1.7 NE Tyson
32.1965/-86.4282
542 pm 

A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has surveyed the storm damage in Lowndes County and has determined that the damage was caused by a tornado.  

The tornado touched down just to the west of the intersection of Deer Trace Road and County Road 37. The tornado tracked to the southeast for almost 5 miles, crossed over the intersection of County Roads 26 and 5, and lifted just to the west of Interstate 65. Along the path, 5 grain elevators were destroyed, 3 chicken houses were damaged or destroyed and one home had nearly total roof removal on the windward side. Numerous trees were snapped, including a healthy live oak snapped at the base.

 

 

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Old Oak Tree Snapped Off


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Grain Silo Damage


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Grain Silo Damage


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Trailer Overturned


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Roof Damage


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Debris Field

 
 


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