Alabama Tornado Database


1875 Tornado Occurrences (6 () Indicates Total Path Data Multi-State
Tornado # in Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
6 1875 5 1 1200 Lee**

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F3
(F3)
17
(70.0)
300
(300)
4
(22)
6
(30)
4 N Opelika-Georgia State Line
Many homes were destroyed along the path. Two people died in the Oak Bowery community. The tornado path was estimated.
Start: 32.70/-85.38
End: 32.75/-85.14
5 1875 5 1 1000 Coosa-Tallapoosa-Chambers**

(Continued into Troup & Meriwether Cos, Ga)

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F3
(F3)
58
(80.0)
400
(400)
5
(15)
20
(50)
Rockford-West Point
At least 5 people were killed in Alabama as 20 plantations sustained significant damage.
Approximate Path
Start: 32.90/-86.20
End: 32.91/-85.19
4 1875 3 20 NA Pike

Storm Information
NA NA NA NA NA

Near Troy
No other information was available. This information was taken from the Monthly Weather Review October 1925 - Tornadoes in Alabama.
Approximate Location
Start: 31.79/-85.94

3 1875 3 20 1330 Lee-Chambers**

(Continued into Harris Co, Ga)
F4
(F4)
16.7
(20.0)
300
(300)
0
(7)
10
(20)
Opelika-6 S West Point
The tornado tracked northeast. Seven members of one family were killed. Reports indicated a multiple vortex tornado.

Approximate Path
Start: 32.65/-85.38
End: 32.80/-85.16
2 1875 2 24 1830 Pickens-Lamar F3 NA 150 3 15 W Pickens Co
The tornado tracked northeast. Several homes were totally destroyed and four plantations were destroyed. Three deaths were in one family.
1 1875 NA NA NA Cherokee

Storm Information
NA NA NA NA NA

Exact Location Unknown
The tornado tracked northeast but no other information was available. This information was taken from the Monthly Weather Review October 1925 - Tornadoes in Alabama.


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