Trussville-Argo Tornado

A tornado began near the intersection of Interstate 59 and Deerfoot Parkway in Trussville at 1:31 PM CST. The tornado followed along the Interstate for a short distance, downed trees and causing damage to houses especially on the east side of the Interstate. The tornado crossed into St. Clair County at Argo at approximately 1:36 PM CST. The tornado continued on a northeast track moving primarily through rural settings with property damage along the way including a number of houses and mobile homes. The tornado ended about 5.5 miles east of Springville around 1:52 PM CST.

The tornado was rated an F2 and was on the ground for 13.8 miles with a width of about 125 yards. Only one injury has been reported at Argo with this tornado.

Click on image to view approximate track of tornado. A Tornado Watch issued at 9:12 AM CST valid from 9:30 AM CST to 3:00 PM CST included Jefferson and St. Clair counties. A Tornado Warning was issued for Jefferson County at 12:40 PM CST valid until 1:45 PM CST, and for St. Clair County at 12:56 PM CST valid until 1:45 PM CST and extended at 1:38 PM CST valid to 2:30 PM CST.
Structures damaged.
Another shot of structure damage as shown above.
Trees down. Note that the trees missed the house.
Church roof damaged in Argo area. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.