Germany Mountain Tornado...November 24, 2001

The same storm that spawned the Sylacauga tornado produced another tornado in eastern Talladega County. This tornado was also rated an F2 on the Fujita Scale. The tornado began at 3:59 PM CST 4 miles southeast of Winterboro in the Talladega National Forest. The tornado tracked northeast across Germany Mountain and ended at 409 PM CST 1 mile southeast of Waldo.

Click on image to view approximate track of tornado. Several homes were damaged on Germany Mountain with one receiving significant damage. At least 6 mobile homes were totally destroyed and several outbuildings and barns were destroyed. No injuries were reported. The tornado path was 9.1 miles long and 200 yards wide at its widest point. Click on the map to view a larger image showing the approximate path of the tornado.

A Tornado Watch was issued at 1:53 PM CST which included Talladega County. A tornado warning was in effect for Talladega County from 3:45 PM until 4:30 PM CST.

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Mobile home overturned on Germany Mountain. Mobile home overturned on Germany Mountain.
Mobile home rolled over and smashed the pick-up truck.  Germany Mountain Mobile home rolled over and smashed the pick-up truck. Germany Mountain.
Second story of home totally removed by tornado on Germany Mountain. Second story of home totally removed by tornado on Germany Mountain.

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