Alabama Tornado Database


1879 Tornado Occurrences (3() 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
3 1879 4 16 0 Henry**

(Continued into Clay Co, Ga)
F2
(F2)
NA
(NA)
NA
(NA)
2
(2)
0
(0)
1 S Otho
The tornado touched down in extreme northeastern Henry County where two people were killed.
Approximate
Start: 31.68/-85.15
2 1879 4 16 0 Russell-Lee F2 10.0 600 1 15 Near County Line
Small homes were destroyed on a plantation in Southern Lee Co. One woman was killed in a home.
1 1879 2 NA 0 Chilton

Storm Information
NA NA 200 NA NA

Exact Location Unknown
The tornado tracked northeast. N
o other information was available. This information was taken from the Monthly Weather Review October 1925 - Tornadoes in Alabama.


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