Calhoun County F1 Tornado

During Hurricane Katrina

August 29, 2005

 

National Weather Service meteorologists conducted a ground survey on Tuesday August 30, 2005. It has been determined that an F1 tornado occurred with winds estimated around 80 miles an hour in Calhoun County.

The tornado touched down at approximately 353 PM CDT, just east of State Highway 9 in the Nances Creek community. This is about 6 miles southwest of Piedmont. The tornado crossed State Highway 9 moving northwest and damaged three homes along Hollingsworth Road. The tornado lifted around 356 PM CDT near Hurricane Mountain. The tornado damage path was 1.52 miles long and 30 yards wide at its widest point.

Several trees were uprooted or snapped off along the path of the tornado. At least two homes and a mobile home were damaged along Hollingsworth Road.

No deaths or injuries were reported with this tornado. A Tornado Watch was in effect for Calhoun County from 325 PM CDT until Midnight CDT.

 

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Bullock-Montgomery Counties F0 Tornado

During Hurricane Katrina

August 29, 2005

 

National Weather Service meteorologists conducted a ground survey on Tuesday August 30, 2005. This survey was followed by an aerial survey performed on Wednesday August 31, 2005. It has been determined that an F0 tornado occurred with winds estimated around 70 miles an hour.

The tornado touched down at approximately 316 PM CDT, 1.31 miles west of Mitchell in northwestern Bullock County. The tornado crossed State Highway 110 and moved into eastern Montgomery County. The tornado then crossed County Road 2 before lifting around 325 PM CDT 1.42 miles north northeast of Cecil. The tornado damage path was 5.94 miles long and 300 yards wide at its widest point.

Numerous trees were uprooted or snapped off along the path of the tornado. Several structures, homes, and mobile homes were also damaged.

No deaths or injuries were reported with this tornado. A tornado warning was in effect for Bullock County from 259 PM CDT until 330 PM CDT. A Tornado Watch was in effect for Bullock and Montgomery Counties from 1025 AM CDT until 700 PM CDT.

 

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Tallapoosa County F1 Tornado

During Hurricane Katrina

August 29, 2005

 

National Weather Service meteorologists conducted a storm survey in Tallapoosa County. It has been determined that an F1 tornado occurred with winds estimated around 80 miles an hour.

The tornado touched down at approximately 155 PM CDT just east of State Highway 49 or about 1.7 miles southwest of Reeltown. The tornado traveled northwest and ended at approximately 158 PM CDT near the intersection of County Road 45 and Sulphur Springs Road.

Numerous trees were uprooted or snapped off along the path of the tornado. Several homes suffered varying degrees of damage. The tornado damage path was 3.25 miles long and 300 yards wide at its widest point.

No deaths or injuries were reported with this tornado. A Tornado Watch was in effect for Tallapoosa County from 1025 AM CDT until 700 PM CDT.

 

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Macon County F0 Tornado

During Hurricane Katrina

August 29, 2005

 

National Weather Service meteorologists conducted a storm survey in Macon County. It has been determined that an F0 tornado occurred with winds estimated around 70 miles an hour.

The tornado touched down at approximately 419 PM CDT about 3 miles northwest of Interstate 85 Exit 38. The tornado touched down near the intersection of State Highway 199 and County Road 27. The tornado moved north northwest and lifted around 424 PM CDT approximately 1/2 mile southeast of the Woodland community.

Numerous trees were uprooted or snapped off along the path of the tornado. The tornado damage path was 3 miles long and 400 yards wide at its widest point.

No deaths or injuries were reported with this tornado. A Tornado Warning was in effect for Macon County from 348 PM CDT until 445 PM CDT. A Tornado Watch was in effect for Macon County from 1025 AM CDT until 700 PM CDT.

 

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