Logan Martin Lake Tornado
National Weather Service Meteorologists surveyed the damage in the vicinity of Logan Martin Lake through Talladega and St. Clair Counties. The weak tornado damage was rated an F0.
The weak tornado touched down just north of the Country Club Estates area, near Griffits Lake Shore Subdivision. Numerous trees and power lines were knocked down near the beginning of the path. One tree landed on a home producing considerable damage.
The tornado moved northeast and crossed Logan Martin Lake. Several vehicles were damaged by fallen trees and several homes suffered mainly roof damage near Skyline Drive. Numerous trees and power lines were blown down in this area.
The tornado continued northeast and crossed the lake again near the SR 34 bridge. From this point, the tornado moved almost parallel to the lake and damaged several homes. Numerous trees and power lines were blown down. Homes and vehicles were mainly damaged by fallen trees. The tornado dissipated near CR 207 and Windsong Island.
The tornado damage path was 5.7 miles long and 250 yards wide at its widest point. The tornado was on the ground from 641 am CST until 652 am CST.
|Map of damage path along Lake Logan Martin.|