Jefferson County - April 11th, 2008

Estimated Maximum Wind:
70 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.1 miles
Maximum Path Width:
30 yards
Approximate End Point:
33.9141/-86.3538 at 408 PM

A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has surveyed the storm damage in western Jefferson County. It has been determined the damage was the result of a weak tornado.

A tornado briefly touched down in the Rock Creek area near Glaze Drive and the Rock Creek Baptist Church. Damage was limited to a small grove of snapped and uprooted pine trees. The path length was only one tenth of a mile and was 30 yards wide at its widest point. The tornado has been rated and EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale as damage was consistent with winds of 65 to 75 mph.




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