Demopolis F1 Tornado - November 30, 2006
National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the storm damage that affected the Demopolis area. It has been determined that the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado has been rated an F1 on the Fujita Damage Intensity Scale.
At 919 PM, a tornado touched down approximately 3 miles southwest of Demopolis...just west of Maria Avenue and south of U.S. Highway 80. The tornado tracked north northeast and crossed U.S. Highway 80. Several large trees were knocked down and the fallen trees produced varying degrees of damage to homes. Additional large trees were knocked down and subsequently destroyed several mobile homes. One apartment complex sustained significant roof damage. A few mobile homes were rolled over. The tornado continued north northeast across the western part of Demopolis snapping trees along the path. One warehouse had an entire wall collapse. Several floats being prepared for the holiday parade were thrown some distance and damaged on Lake Demopolis. The tornado lifted around 924 PM just east of U.S. Highway 43 at Lake Demopolis. No injuries have been reported at this time. Winds were estimated around 100 mph. The preliminary tornado damage path length is 3.5 miles and was 150 yards wide at its widest point.