Lowndes County F2 Tornado-
April 24, 1908


F-2
Estimated Maximum Wind:
NA
Injuries/Fatalities:
22 Injured/ 2 Fatalities
Damage Path Length:
5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
200 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
at 900 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
NA
Notes:
Path Estimated

Montgomery - Elmore Counties F2 Tornado-
April 24, 1908


F-2
Estimated Maximum Wind:
NA
Injuries/Fatalities:
None Documented
Damage Path Length:
4 miles
Maximum Path Width:
300 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
at 930 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
NA
Notes:
Path Estimated

 

Another tornado swept over portions of Lowndes and Montgomery counties in south-central Alabama during the evening of April 24. This tornado first made its appearance about 3 miles southwest of Fort Deposit, Lowndes County, at 9 p. m. and ended about 40 miles to the northeast, in the northern portion of Mongomery County, and about 8 miles northeast of the city of Montgomery, at about 10 p. m. The path was not continuous, and had an average width of 250 yards where the storm struck the ground. On account of darkness, no funnel-shaped cloud was observed, though a loud, roaring noise was heard as the storm past. At Fort Deposit 2 persons were killed, 22 were injured, 50 buildings valued at $50,000 were destroyed, and other damage done to the extent of $30,000. At Shiloh Church, a small settlement 7 miles northeast of Montgomery, 2 frame buildings were partially destroyed, and other damage done, aggregating about $3,000.

Frank P Chaffee, Section Director, Montgomery, Ala May 8, 1908
Monthly Weather Review Volume 36 Issue 5 May 1908 Page 183

 

 

Damage
Lowndes-Montgomery Tornado Path
Frank P Chaffee
Courtesy Monthly Weather Review

 


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