Siloam Tornado - Sumter County
  5 Miles SSE of York - 4 Miles SE of York
April 28, 2014

Event Summary

A short-lived tornado touched down in a wooded area near W.L. Ezell Road in the Siloam Community. The tornado traveled to the northeast, crossing AL-17 and dissipated just south of U.S. Highway 80. Damage was consistent with an EF-1 tornado with winds of 100 mph.

Along W.L. Ezell Road and County Road 9, two well-built homes received significant roof and other structural damage. Nine other homes received roof damage, and several outbuildings were destroyed. A convenience store received significant damage to the roof and primary structure, and the fuel awning was destroyed. Additionally, a local fire station received significant damage to one of its buildings and minor damage to another. Along the path numerous trees were snapped and uprooted.

A special thanks to Chief Vaughan of the Cuba Fire Department for completing this survey.


Estimated Maximum Wind:
100 mph
Damage Path Length:
1.07 miles
Maximum Path Width:
150 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
at 930 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
at 932 pm

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