Autaugaville F0 Tornado

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage that affected the Whitewater Community and areas near Autaugaville. It has been determined that the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado has been rated an F0 on the Fujita Damage Intensity Scale.

The tornado first touched down approximately 3.2 miles west of Autaugaville near the intersection of County Road 45 and County Road 78. The tornado tracked in a northeastward direction and crossed State Highway 14, County Road 19, and County Road 165. The tornado lifted just east of the Whitewater Community, north of County Road 165. The tornado damage path was approximately 5.4 miles long and 150 yards wide at its widest point. The tornado was on the ground from approximately 641 PM CST to 651 PM CST.

Along the damage path, numerous large trees were snapped off and uprooted. A garage attached to a mobile home was blown away. At another location, vinyl siding was blown off a house and a fence was blown down. One shed was totally destroyed. Some tin was peeled off a steel building.

Watches/Warnings:

Tornado Watch number 884 was in effect from 955 AM until 600 PM CST.

A Tornado Warning was in effect from 637 PM until 710 PM CST.

 

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