An intense storm system used an unusually warm and moist air mass as fuel, and brought severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, and flash flooding to a large portion of Alabama.
The event started in northern Alabama during the afternoon and evening hours on Tuesday, November 23. However, the most destructive weather occurred during the early morning hours Wednesday, November 24.
National Weather Service Storm assessment teams determined that a total of 16 tornadoes touched down duing the event, with additional scattered wind damage around the state. High winds not directly associated with the thunderstorms also caused damage in Randolph County.
Event location names below link to individual storm surveys: