Remnants of Hurricane Cindy

..The Remnants of Hurricane Cindy Produced Several Tornadoes In Central Alabama...

Hurricane Cindy made landfall late Tuesday  night, July 5, 2005, on the extreme southeastern Louisiana coast. The sustained winds were around 75 mph.

The storm continued on a northeastward path and entered Central Alabama on Wednesday July 6 as a tropical depression. Showers and thunderstorms associated with the outer bands moved across Central Alabama late wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

...Autauga County F1 tornado...survey details...
National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage near Autaugaville and determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado touched down at approximately 127 pm cdt along County Road 13, 5 miles north of Autaugaville. Several trees were snapped off or blown down and one out-building sustained damage. The tornado damage path was 1/4 of a mile long and 30 yards wide at its widest point. A tornado warning was in effect for Autauga County from 116 pm cdt until 145 pm cdt.

...Autauga County F0 tornado...survey details...
National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage near Autauga Hills and determined the damage was caused by a weak tornado. The tornado briefly touched down at approximately 256 pm cdt near the intersection of State Highway 14 and County Road 27. This location is roughly half way between Prattville and Autaugaville. The damage was
limited to only a few snapped off trees. The tornado was witnessed by a law enforcement official. The tornado damage path was less than 1/4 of a mile long and 25 yards wide at its widest point. A tornado warning was in effect for Autauga County from 244 pm cdt until 305 pm cdt.

...Macon County F1 tornado...survey details...
National weather service meteorologists surveyed the damage near the Woodland Community and determined the damage was the result of a tornado.  The tornado touched down at approximately 234 pm cdt near the intersection of County Road 56 and State Road 199, 8 miles northwest of Tuskegee. Several large trees were snapped off or blown down along the very short path. One auto body shop was totally destroyed. A man was injured when he was thrown several yards out of the body shop. A shed and several vehicles also sustained damage.  The tornado damage path was 75 yards long and only 25 yards wide at its widest point. A tornado warning was in effect for Macon County
from 154 pm cdt until 245 pm cdt.

...Macon/Elmore F0 tornado...survey details...
National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage across far northwestern Macon county and into southeastern Elmore County and determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado touched down at approximately 155 pm cdt in the western part of Shorter. The tornado tracked northward across the Tallapoosa River and lifted at approximately 203 pm cdt between County Road 4 and County Road 143, 2.5 miles southwest of the Tuckabatchie Community. A few structures suffered minor roof damage in Shorter. Several trees were snapped off or blown down along the path. The tornado damage path was 5.6 miles long and 150 yards wide at its widest point. A tornado warning was in effect for Macon County from 154 pm cdt until 230 pm cdt. A tornado warning was in effect for Elmore County from 151 pm cdt until 230 pm cdt.

...Montgomery County F0 tornado...survey details...
National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage in northeastern Montgomery County and determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado touched down at approximately 142 pm cdt 2.6 miles south southwest of Cecil, just west of County Road 37. The tornado lifted just north of Interstate 85 at approximately 150 pm cdt, 1.5 miles north northeast of the Waugh Community. One baseball field complex sustained damage and several trees were snapped off or blown down along the path. The tornado damage path was 7.6 miles long and 30 yards wide at its widest point. A tornado warning was in effect for Montgomery County from 138 pm cdt until 200 pm cdt.

...Elmore County F0 tornado...survey details...
National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage west of Tallassee and determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado touched down at approximately 217 pm cdt 2 miles southwest of Tallassee near County Road 8 and East Acres Road. The tornado tracked northward and ended at approximately 218 pm cdt 2.2 miles northwest of Tallassee near County Road 86. Several trees were snapped off or blown down along the path. Three homes and one barn sustained minor damage. Out-buildings suffered roof damage. The tornado damage path was 1.3 miles long and 75 yards wide at its widest point. A tornado warning was in effect for Elmore County from 151 pm cdt until 230 pm cdt.

..Tallapoosa-Chambers Counties F0 tornado...survey details...
Law enforcement officials witnessed a brief tornado touchdown along State Road 50 4.2 miles east of Camp Hill, or 12.5 miles southwest of Lafayette. The witnesses reported a brief tornado touchdown right on the county line with little or no damage. The tornado occurred at 334 pm cdt. A tornado warning was in effect for Tallapoosa County from 230 pm cdt until 345 pm cdt. A tornado warning was in effect for Chambers County 334 pm cdt until 400 pm.

...Lee County F0 tornado...survey details...
National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage east of Opelika and determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado touched down at approximately 340 pm cdt 8.5 miles east of Opelika, along County Road 158 just east of Lee Road 259. Two mobile homes sustained minor damage, dozens of trees and power
lines were snapped off or blown down, a few porches and out-buildings were damaged, and a spare tire was removed from a vehicle and thrown several yards away. The tornado path length was only 1.2 miles long and 200 yards wide at its widest point. A tornado warning was in effect for Lee County from 326 pm cdt until 345 pm cdt.


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