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 Welcome to the National Weather Service in Birmingham's GIS Data Archive Page!

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The National Weather Service in Birmingham has been using GIS data now on an experimental basis since 2010. This page is intended as a repository of previous events' data. 

Damage Assessment Toolkit Data

NWS Birmingham Tornadic Event GIS Info (2011 - Present):

Each linked date below denotes the specific day that a tornadic severe weather event occurred in Central Alabama throughout a given year.  The links will take you directly to the GIS data page of interest, where individual ESRI Shapefiles or Google Earth KMZ files can be conveniently downloaded.  Interactive tornado track web maps are also available on select pages.  Damage Assessment Toolkit data are currently available from the April 27, 2011 Tornado Outbreak to present.






 2/21 4/28 5/14 10/13 11/17 11/23


1/30 3/18 4/11



9/4 9/5 11/16 12/22

April 27, 2011 Tornado Outbreak Map

April 27, 2011 Historic Tornado Outbreak Event Map Utilizing
Damage Assessment Toolkit Data and ESRI ArcGIS
Precipitation Plots


2014 Monthly Rainfall Totals

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2013 Monthly Rainfall Totals

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2012 Monthly Rainfall Totals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep  Oct Nov Dec

2011 Monthly Rainfall Totals

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Monthly Rainfall Maps

Latest Monthly Rainfall Plot
Utilizing ASOS, Co-Op, and CoCoRaHS Data
  with Rainfall Estimates from River Forecast Centers

Have questions or comments?  We'd love to hear from you!  Send your thoughts to our Webmaster and we will have our GIS Focal Point contact you directly.  The more comments and suggestions that we receive from our customers will help to improve GIS data across the entire National Weather Service.


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