I-65 Tornado - Autauga County
August 25th, 2008

Estimated Maximum Wind:
70 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.1 miles
Maximum Path Width:
25 yards
Approximate Start Point:
32.16/-86.43 at 725 am

A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has evaluated eyewitness reports and surveyed the damage along the interstate. It has been determined the damage was the result of a tornado.

Around 730 am August 25th...A brief tornado touched down and snapped off several trees, between mile markers 154 and 155 on Interstate 65. This tornado was associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Fay. The tornado has been rated an EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Damage estimates were consistent with winds around 70 mph.





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