Clanton Tornado - Chilton County
March 25, 2010


EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
95 mph
Injuries/Fatalities:
None
Damage Path Length:
2.76 miles
Maximum Path Width:
200 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
32.8472/-86.6814
at 759 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
32.8553/-86.6351
at 805 pm

Five structures were damaged near Clanton, consisting of mostly minor shingle damage to roofs. Other structure that
were damage included one garage and a gazebo. One large storage storage building was totally destroyed with
debris scattered near 1 1/2 miles downstream. 8 to 10 hardwood trees were uprooted and 6 to 9 smaller hard and soft wood trees were snapped. The tornado was on the ground for about 6 minutes.

 

 

 

Reflectivity

 


The top image is a 0.5 degree reflectivity loop and the bottom image is a storm relative velocity loop. The green indicates wind blowing toward the radar while red indicates wind blowing away from the radar.

 

Velocity

 

 

 


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Damage Damage
Roof damage near starting point Destroyed shed near Little John Rd
Damage Damage
Piece of shed found 3/4 of mile away    Tree down along Ware Avenue 

 

 

 


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