A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has surveyed the storm damage in Tuscaloosa County. It has been determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado has been rated an EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Damage estimates were consistent with winds between 85 & 95 mph.
The tornado touched down near the intersection of Lesueur Road and Old Fayette Road. This location is approximately 2.5 miles northwest of Samantha. The tornado tracked northeastward for about one half of a mile. The most significant damage occurred as the tornado crossed Brady Montgomery Road. Numerous hardwood and softwood trees were snapped off and uprooted along the tornado damage path. The tornado damage path was 1/2 of a mile long and was 150 yards wide at its widest point. No injuries or fatalities were reported.