Preliminary Local Storm Reports
Saturday, April 24, 2010


0308 AM     HAIL             ODENVILLE               33.69N 86.40W
04/24/2010  M0.88 INCH       ST. CLAIR          AL   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0444 AM     HAIL             BARTLETTS FERRY DAM     32.66N 85.09W
04/24/2010  E0.88 INCH       LEE                AL   AMATEUR RADIO

0554 AM     HAIL             4 NNE ROANOKE           33.20N 85.35W
04/24/2010  E0.75 INCH       RANDOLPH           AL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            PEA TO PENNY SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED NEAR ROANOKE.

0725 AM     HAIL             1 SW BEDFORD            33.79N 88.22W
04/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       LAMAR              AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

0730 AM     HAIL             3 SE SNEAD              34.09N 86.36W
04/24/2010  E0.75 INCH       BLOUNT             AL   PUBLIC

            BETWEEN SNEAD AND ALTOONA

0745 AM     HAIL             2 N AURORA              34.15N 86.19W
04/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       ETOWAH             AL   PUBLIC

            NICKLE TO QUARTER SIZE HAIL REPORTED IN THE NEW UNION
            AREA.

0805 AM     HAIL             8 N REFORM              33.50N 88.02W
04/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       PICKENS            AL   PUBLIC

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL REPORTED IN PALMETTA.

0805 AM     HAIL             3 WSW HUEYTOWN          33.42N 87.05W
04/24/2010  E0.75 INCH       JEFFERSON          AL   AMATEUR RADIO

            DIME TO PENNY SIZE HAIL IN THE ROCK CREEK AREA OF
            CONCORD.

0805 AM     TSTM WND DMG     ALICEVILLE              33.13N 88.16W
04/24/2010                   PICKENS            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            A FEW TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN NEAR ALICEVILLE. NUMEROUS
            POWER OUTAGES ALSO REPORTED IN PICKENS COUNTY.

0820 AM     HAIL             BANKSTON                33.67N 87.67W
04/24/2010  E0.75 INCH       FAYETTE            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            PENNY SIZE HAIL IN BANKSTON.

0820 AM     TSTM WND DMG     BANKSTON                33.67N 87.67W
04/24/2010                   FAYETTE            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREE DOWN ON COUNTY ROAD 18E IN BANKSTON. CAR AND
            BUSINESS DAMAGED.

0855 AM     HAIL             GARDENDALE              33.67N 86.80W
04/24/2010  E0.25 INCH       JEFFERSON          AL   AMATEUR RADIO

            PEA SIZE HAIL NEAR INTERSECTION OF HWY 31 AND FIELDSTOWN
            ROAD.

0905 AM     HAIL             CORDOVA                 33.76N 87.19W
04/24/2010  E0.88 INCH       WALKER             AL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NICKEL SIZE HAIL IN CORDOVA.

1040 AM     TSTM WND DMG     WARD                    32.36N 88.28W
04/24/2010                   SUMTER             AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            A BROAD AREA OF WIND DAMAGE OCCURRED BETWEEN WARD IN
            SUMTER AND DEMOPOLIS IN MARENGO COUNTY. BETWEEN 60 AND 80
            TREES WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED. ONE HOME SUSTAINED MINOR
            ROOF DAMAGE. THE SWATH OF DAMAGE WAS UP TO 1000 YARDS
            WIDE. WIND ESTIMATED AT 80 MPH.

1044 AM     TORNADO          WARD                    32.36N 88.28W
04/24/2010  F0               SUMTER             AL   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            FIRE OFFICIALS HAVE CONFIRMED A BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWN
            NEAR WARD. THIS TORNADO WAS ON THE NORTHERN EDGE OF A
            STRAIGHT LINE WIND EVENT.

1111 AM     TSTM WND DMG     DEMOPOLIS               32.52N 87.84W
04/24/2010                   MARENGO            AL   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEVERAL TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN IN AND AROUND
            DEMOPOLIS. SOME MINOR DAMAGE WAS REPORTED AT THE CITY
            LANDING. WIND GUST AT DEMOPOLIS WAS MEASURED AT 71 MPH.
            POSSIBLE TORNADO AND STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

1125 AM     TSTM WND DMG     9 ENE DEMOPOLIS         32.57N 87.70W
04/24/2010                   HALE               AL   STORM CHASER

            TWO POWER POLES WERE SNAPPED OFF APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES
            NORTH OF THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 80 AND HIGHWAY 69 IN
            SOUTHERN HALE COUNTY.

1150 AM     TORNADO          5 NNE GREENSBORO        32.76N 87.55W
04/24/2010  F0               HALE               AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS 80 MPH. PATH LENGTH 5.8 MILES. MINOR
            DAMAGE TO THREE HOMES. ONE BARN DESTROYED. 30-40 TREES
            UPROOTED.

1155 AM     TSTM WND DMG     WARD                    32.36N 88.28W
04/24/2010                   SUMTER             AL   POST OFFICE

            LARGE TREES UPROOTED IN WARD.

1207 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG TALLADEGA               33.43N 86.10W
04/24/2010                   TALLADEGA          AL   PUBLIC

            A FEW TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN AROUND THE COUNTY DUE TO
            GRADIENT WINDS.

0119 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG TARRANT                 33.59N 86.77W
04/24/2010                   JEFFERSON          AL   PUBLIC

            HIGH WINDS BLEW SEVERAL AWNINGS DOWN. WINDS ESTIMATED
            AROUND 40 MPH.

0151 PM     HAIL             VANCE                   33.17N 87.23W
04/24/2010  M0.88 INCH       TUSCALOOSA         AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            NICKEL HAIL REPORTED AT MERCEDES PLANT

0258 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     7 WSW VERNON            33.72N 88.23W
04/24/2010                   LAMAR              AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            A FEW FUNNEL CLOUDS WERE REPORTED ON THE MISSISSIPPI AND
            ALABAMA STATE LINE WEST OF VERNON.

0300 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 NW VERNON             33.79N 88.15W
04/24/2010                   LAMAR              AL   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE DOWN NEAR THE LEBANON CHURCH AT LEBANON RD AND
            ABERDEEN RD

0309 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 NE SULLIGENT          33.92N 88.11W
04/24/2010                   LAMAR              AL   AMATEUR RADIO

            SEVERAL TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN ON HIGHWAY 278 BETWEEN
            SULLIGENT AND BEAVERTON. ALL 4 LANES OF THE HIGHWAY WERE
            BLOCKED.

0330 PM     FLASH FLOOD      BIRMINGHAM              33.53N 86.80W
04/24/2010                   JEFFERSON          AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            PORTION OF POLLY REED ROAD IN CENTERPOINT CLOSED DUE TO
            WATER OVER ROADWAY. 31ST STREET AT 8TH AVE NORTH ALSO
            CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER.

0345 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PEBBLE                  34.29N 87.55W
04/24/2010                   WINSTON            AL   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES DOWN IN PEBBLE.

0354 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SE HAMILTON           34.12N 87.96W
04/24/2010                   MARION             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREES ON POWER LINE ON INDIAN MOUND RD

0356 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG HIGHLAND LAKE           33.89N 86.44W
04/24/2010                   BLOUNT             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            A TREE WAS BLOWN DOWN ON LAKESHORE DRIVE NEAR LAKE DRIVE
            DUE TO GRADIENT WINDS.

0400 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG ALLGOOD                 33.92N 86.51W
04/24/2010                   BLOUNT             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREE DOWN BLOCKING THE ROADWAY ON COUNTY HIGHWAY 1 NEAR
            ALLGOOD DUE TO GRADIENT WINDS.

0403 PM     FLASH FLOOD      HAMILTON                34.14N 87.98W
04/24/2010                   MARION             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            RIVERSIDE DRIVE IN HAMILTON WAS FLOODED.

0411 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NNE SULLIGENT         33.95N 88.11W
04/24/2010                   LAMAR              AL   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREES DOWN ON HWY 278 BETWEEN SULLIGENT AND BEAVERTON
            BLOCKING ALL 4 LANES.

0416 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG ONEONTA                 33.95N 86.47W
04/24/2010                   BLOUNT             AL   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            COUNTY 911 REPORTING TREE DOWN BLOCKING THE ROADWAY AT
            VALLEY ROAD IN ONEONTA.

0420 PM     HAIL             3 S BEAVERTON           33.89N 88.03W
04/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       LAMAR              AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL REPORTED ON TAYLOR SPRINGS ROAD NEAR
            THE COMMUNITY OF BEAVERTON.

0423 PM     HAIL             1 S ETHELSVILLE         33.40N 88.22W
04/24/2010  M1.75 INCH       PICKENS            AL   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            MACEDONIA CHURCH AREA

0427 PM     TORNADO          3 NW WINFIELD           33.96N 87.83W
04/24/2010  F0               MARION             AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            THREE HOMES WITH MINOR DAMAGE. 40-60 HARDWOODS UPROOTED.

0438 PM     FLASH FLOOD      2 NNW SULLIGENT         33.92N 88.14W
04/24/2010                   LAMAR              AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            WATER OVER THE ROADWAY AT HIGHWAY 17 AND RIVER ROAD.
            WATER WAS 6 INCHES DEEP AND RISING.

0453 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     PINE GROVE              33.35N 88.23W
04/24/2010                   PICKENS            AL   PUBLIC

            FUNNEL VISIBLE WITH RAPID ROTATION IN THE CLOUDS VIEWED
            FROM STORM CHASER.

0455 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 NNE BRILLIANT         34.06N 87.76W
04/24/2010                   MARION             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREES DOWN ON CR 46 NE OF BRILLIANT

0455 PM     HAIL             WINFIELD                33.93N 87.80W
04/24/2010  E0.50 INCH       MARION             AL   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            DIME SIZE HAIL REPORTED AT THE WINFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT.

0500 PM     HAIL             5 E ETHELSVILLE         33.41N 88.13W
04/24/2010  E0.88 INCH       PICKENS            AL   PUBLIC

            PENNY TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL REPORTED ON US HIGHWAY 82 NEAR
            THE COAL FIRE COMMUNITY.

0500 PM     FLASH FLOOD      NW HALEYVILLE           34.24N 87.62W
04/24/2010                   WINSTON            AL   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            HIGHWAY 13 CLOSED NEAR DIME ROAD DUE TO WATER ACROSS
            ROADWAY.

0523 PM     HAIL             5 S FAYETTE             33.63N 87.84W
04/24/2010  E0.50 INCH       FAYETTE            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            DIME SIZE HAIL REPORTED ON STATE HIGHWAY 171.

0526 PM     FLASH FLOOD      2 NNW SULLIGENT         33.93N 88.15W
04/24/2010                   LAMAR              AL   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            HIGHWAY 17 AND RIVER ROADS HAVE BEEN CLOSED DUE TO WATER
            OVER THE ROADWAY.

0738 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     KENNEDY                 33.58N 87.99W
04/24/2010                   LAMAR              AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            FUNNEL CLOUD REPORTED JUST SW OF KENNEDY.

0806 PM     TORNADO          5 S BANKSTON            33.60N 87.68W
04/24/2010  F1               FAYETTE            AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS 100 MPH. PATH LENGTH 6.6 MILES. FOUR
            HOMES WITH MINOR DAMAGE. SEVERAL HUNDRED TREES SNAPPED OR
            UPROOTED.

0821 PM     TORNADO          3 NNW BOLEY SPRINGS     33.68N 87.54W
04/24/2010  F1               FAYETTE            AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS 100 MPH. PATH LENGTH 4.6 MILES.
            TORNADO TRAVELED NORTHEAST INTO WALKER COUNTY AND
            DISSIPATED 5 MILES WEST OF OAKMAN. SEVERAL HUNDRED TREES
            SNAPPED OR UPROOTED. 100 FOOT RADIO TOWER BLOWN DOWN.

0830 PM     HAIL             SMITHS STATION          32.54N 85.10W
04/24/2010  E0.75 INCH       LEE                AL   BROADCAST MEDIA

0849 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG BLOUNTSVILLE            34.10N 86.58W
04/24/2010                   BLOUNT             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREE DOWN BLOCKING THE ROAD AT COUNTY HWY 26 NEAR BRIGHT
            DRIVE IN BLOUNTSVILLE.

0959 PM     TORNADO          1 NW MCLARTY            34.19N 86.41W
04/24/2010  F1               BLOUNT             AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            THREE STRUCTURES DAMAGED. ONE MOBILE HOME BLOWN OFF
            FOUNDATION. ONE BARN DESTROYED. PARTIAL ROOF OFF SINGLE
            FAMILY HOME. SEVERAL HUNDRED TREES UPROOTED OR SNAPPED.

1000 PM     HAIL             ARLEY                   34.08N 87.21W
04/24/2010  E0.75 INCH       WINSTON            AL   PUBLIC

            ALMOST COVERED THE GROUND AT TIMES. LASTED ABOUT 10
            MINUTES.

1004 PM     TORNADO          PARRISH                 33.73N 87.28W
04/24/2010  F3               WALKER             AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            THIS LONG TRACK TORNADO CAUSED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE IN
            WALKER, JEFFERSON AND BLOUNT COUNTIES. A TOTAL OF 70 TO
            80 HOMES AND BUSINESSES WERE DAMAGED, WITH ONE HOME
            DESTROYED. APPROXIMATELY 800 TO 1000 HARDWOOD AND
            SOFTWOOD TREES WERE EITHER UPROOTED OR SNAPPED ALONG THE
            PATH OF THE STORM. THERE WAS ONE INDIRECT FATALITY CAUSED
            WHEN A 50 YEAR OLD WOMAN SLIPPED AND FELL WHILE LEAVING A
            STORM SHELTER.

1007 PM     HAIL             PARRISH                 33.73N 87.28W
04/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       WALKER             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            REPORTED ON OLD PARRISH ROAD, ONE MILE SOUTH OF CORRIDOR
            X.

1010 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PARRISH                 33.73N 87.28W
04/24/2010                   WALKER             AL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            MAJOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE AND POWERLINES DOWN ON MAIN
            STREET.

1012 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CORDOVA                 33.76N 87.19W
04/24/2010                   WALKER             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            CAR BLOWN OFF INTERSTATE 22 WEST AT MILE MARKER 69.
            INTERSTATE SIGNS BLOWN DOWN SAME LOCATION.

1015 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SIPSEY                  33.82N 87.09W
04/24/2010                   WALKER             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            EMPIRE ROAD AND FLOWER ROAD. MAJOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE ALL
            FOUR CORNERS OF INTERSECTION.

1015 PM     TSTM WND DMG     EMPIRE                  33.81N 87.01W
04/24/2010                   WALKER             AL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREES DOWN ON MOBILE HOME ON DRUMMOND SWITCH ROAD.

1016 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SUMITON                 33.75N 87.05W
04/24/2010                   WALKER             AL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREES DOWN ON KINGDOM HALL ROAD AND STATE ROAD
            118.POSSIBLE TORNADO.

1020 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SW SUMITON              33.75N 87.05W
04/24/2010                   WALKER             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            STRUCTURAL DAMAGE, POWERLINES DOWN NEAR THE ASPHALT
            PLANT, TREES DOWN OVER RAILROAD TRACK. RIVER ROAD AND
            HORSE CREEK BLVD. POSSIBLE TORNADO.

1050 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 NW WARRIOR            33.84N 86.85W
04/24/2010                   BLOUNT             AL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREES DOWN AND BUILDING DAMAGE. POSSIBLE TORNADO.

1055 PM     HAIL             4 SSE SELMA             32.36N 86.99W
04/24/2010  E0.75 INCH       DALLAS             AL   COUNTY OFFICIAL

1055 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SW HAYDEN               33.92N 86.75W
04/24/2010                   BLOUNT             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREES AND POWERLINES DOWN WITH STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO A
            RESIDENCE ON ARKADELPHIA ROAD NEAR SKYLINE DRIVE.
            POSSIBLE TORNADO.

1142 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NW GALLANT            34.01N 86.26W
04/24/2010                   ETOWAH             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREE AND POWER LINES DOWN. OTHER TREES AND POWER LINES
            DOWN IN THE HOKES BLUFF AND WALNUT GROVE AREAS.

1146 PM     TSTM WND DMG     6 SW WEST BLOCTON       33.08N 87.20W
04/24/2010                   BIBB               AL   PUBLIC

            SHOP BUILDING METAL ROOF GONE...STREWN ABOUT IN TREES...
            ADDITIONAL ROOF DAMAGE TO HOUSE. STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AT
            80 MPH.

1150 PM     TSTM WND GST     5 SW WEST BLOCTON       33.09N 87.19W
04/24/2010  E0.00 MPH        BIBB               AL   PUBLIC

            ROOFING AND RAFTERS OFF HAUS, POWER POLE AND TREES DOWN,
            CAMPERS WRAPPED AND MANGLED INTO TREES, ON LUCILLE RD,
            CR30. STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AT 80 MPH.

1245 AM     TSTM WND DMG     HOKES BLUFF             34.00N 85.86W
04/25/2010                   ETOWAH             AL   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES DOWN ON POWERLINE ON TROY ROAD.


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