Vangale (Marengo) EF-1 Tornado
December 25th, 2012

 
EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Injuries/Fatalities:
None
Damage Path Length:
4.7 miles
Maximum Path Width:
100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
32.0238/-87.8687 at 315 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
32.0873/-87.8415 at 321 pm
 

National Weather Service meteorologists have surveyed the damage in southern Marengo County and determined that it was the result of an EF-1 tornado. The tornado touched down southwest of Dixons Mill on Hoboken Road. The tornado tracked north northeastward and crossed County Road 6, County Road 8 and Highway 10. The tornado lifted after it crossed Highway 10 along Southern Pines Drive. Very minimal structure damage was noted along the path. The damage was mainly limited to numerous trees that were either snapped off or were uprooted. Several people witnessed the tornado.

The National Weather Service would like to thank the South Marengo Fire & Rescue Squad for their assistance in conducting the survey.

 
 


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Radar Data 

Radar Image
This is an image of the 0.5 degree reflectivity data from KBMX at 316 pm.  In this area, the radar coverage does not allow for radar data below
5000 ft.   What you are looking at here is the mesocyclone of the storm. Click to enlarge.

Radar Image
This is an image of the 0.5 degree velocity (SRM) data from KBMX at 316 pm. In this area, the radar coverage does not allow for radar data below
5000 ft. What you are looking at here is the mesocyclone of the storm. Click to enlarge

 
 

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