National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage near Mulberry. It has been determined that the damage was consistent with a tornado. Winds were estimated around 130 mph. The tornado touched down in Dallas County near the intersection of Dallas County Roads 461 and 460. The tornado moved northeastward and crossed the Alabama River and entered Autauga County. The tornado then crossed County Road 1 and Highway 14 near Mulberry and lifted just after it crossed County Road 45. Hundreds of trees were snapped of or were uprooted along the path. Several structures were damaged. The tornado damage path was 13.17 miles long and 800 yards wide at its widest point.
A Tornado Warning was in effect from 919 pm until 10 pm.