Alabama Tornado Database


1884 Tornado Occurrences (33) () 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
33 1884 12 12 NA Lee

Storm Information
NA 11.36 NA NA NA 3.6 WSW Auburn - 2.5 NNE Opelika
The tornado traveled northeast. Damage information was not available for this tornado.
Approximate
Start: 32.60/-85.55
End: 32.68/-85.38
32 1884 7 5 1800 Lawrence-Morgan

Storm Information
NA 7.70 NA NA NA 2.1 NE Hillsboro - 1.1 ESE Trinity
The tornado traveled southeast. Damage information was not available for this tornado.
Approximate
Start: 34.66/-87.18
End: 34.60/-87.07
31 1884 4 25 2100 Cherokee

Storm Information
NA 13.92 NA NA NA 4.8 WNW Cedar Bluff - 6.9 NE Gaylesville
The tornado traveled northeast across northern Cherokee County. Damage information was not available for this tornado.
Approximate
Start: 34.23/-85.69
End: 34.36/-85.50
30 1884 4 19 NA Elmore

Storm Information
NA 19.37 NA NA NA 4 SW Wetumpka - 3.7 E Eclectic
The tornado traveled northeast from near the Coosa River and lifted east of Eclectic. Damage information was not available for this tornado.
Approximate
Start: 32.52/-86.27
End: 32.64/-85.97
29 1884 4 15 NA Perry

Storm Information
NA NA NA NA NA N Marion
Damage and exact location was not available for this tornado. 
28 1884 4 15 NA Morgan NA NA NA NA 2 Near Decatur
Damage and exact location was not available for this tornado. 
27 1884 4 15 NA Cullman NA NA NA NA NA Exact Location Unknown
Damage and location was not available for this tornado. 
26 1884 4 15 NA Henry NA NA NA NA NA Exact Location Unknown
Damage and location was not available for this tornado. 
25 1884 4 14 2345 Lee

Storm Information
F2 16 NA 2 7 5.5 SW Auburn-4.9 ENE Opelika
The tornado moved northeast and dozens of homes were torn apart. Wind damage of some sort continued into Georgia but was undetermined if it was still the tornado.
Approximate Location
Start: 32.54/-85.53
End: 32.67/-85.30
24 1884 4 14 NA Franklin-Colbert

Storm Information
NA 23.21 NA 3 4 8.5 NW Russellville - 5.1 NE Leighton
Damage information was not available for this tornado.
Approximate
Start: 34.62/-87.84
End: 34.79/-87.48
23 1884 4 12 1430 Lawrence

Storm Information
NA NA NA NA NA 4 N Courtland
Damage and path information was not available for this tornado.
Approximate
Start: 34.73/-87.31
22 1884 4 2 NA Madison

Storm Information
NA 4.4 NA 3 4 2 E New Market-6.3 NE New Market
Damage and path information was not available for this tornado.
Approximate
Start: 34.91/-86.39
End: 34.95/-86.33
21 1884 4 2 NA Blount

Storm Information
NA 16.36 NA 7 NA 2.8 S Remlap - 3.7 NE Highland Lake
Damage information was not available for this tornado.
Approximate
Start: 33.79/-86.60
End: 33.94/-86.38
20 1884 4 2 0000 St. Clair

Storm Information
NA 16 NA
1 NA

2 NW Odenville-3.7 N Ragland
The tornado tracked northeast. N
o other information was available. This information was taken from the Monthly Weather Review October 1925 - Tornadoes in Alabama.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.7/-86.42
End: 33.8/-86.16

19 1884 4 1 2200 Blount-Marshall DeKalb

Storm Information**

(Continued into Dade & Walker Cos, Ga)
F3
(F3)
61
(69)
NA
(NA)
0
(3)
10
(10)
2.44 SW Snead-4.5 SE Mentone
Small homes were destroyed in the Sulphur Springs area. Three people were killed in Georgia when their home was swept away. Two other men were killed when a train derailed from downed trees lying on the tracks.
Approximate Location
Start: 34.1/-86.43
End: 34.55/-85.52
18 1884 4 1 1800 Lawrence-Morgan-Limestone-Madison-Jackson

Storm Information
F2 82 NA 2 0 5.2 WSW Moulton - 4.7 N  Hollywood
A man and a child were both killed when a small home was demolished in southeast Madison County.
Approximate Location
Start: 34.46/-87.37
End: 34.79/-85.98
17 1884 3 25 PM Chambers

Storm Information
NA NA NA
NA NA

5 N Fredonia
The tornado destroyed everything in its path. N
o other information was available. This information was taken from the Monthly Weather Review October 1925 - Tornadoes in Alabama.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.06/-85.25

16 1884 3 25 2000

Cherokee

Storm Information

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**Continued into Georgia but no Data

F2 13.8 NA NA 1 Centre-9 E Cedar Bluff
One home and one mill were destroyed. One person may have died.
Approximate Location
Start: 34.15/-85.68
End: 34.22/-85.45
15 1884 3 25 1400 Jefferson
F2 NA 100 NA 3

Bessemer
The tornado moved northeast. 3 homes were destroyed.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.40/-86.95

14 1884 3 24 0200 Barbour

Storm Information

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F2 18 400 2 5 Clayton -11 NNW Eufaula
Several outbuildings and cabins were blown to pieces. One man was killed by flying debris. The White Oak plantation sustained major damage and one woman was killed.
Approximate Location
Start: 31.88/-85.45
End: 32.04/-85.21
13 1884 3 11 2230 Choctaw

Storm Information
F2 NA 400 0 0 Toxey
Several buildings were destroyed and at least 3 homes were demolished.
Approximate Location
Start: 31.91/-88.31
12 1884 3 11 2230 Tuscaloosa

Storm Information
NA 23 NA
NA NA

4.2 W Tuscaloosa - 8 NNE Brookwood
The tornado tracked northeast. N
o other information was available. This information was taken from the Monthly Weather Review October 1925 - Tornadoes in Alabama.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.20/-87.64
End: 33.37/-87.29

11 1884 3 11 2000 Greene

Storm Information


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F2 13 100 0 0 3.2 SSE Pleasant Ridge -2.9 NE Mantua
The tornado tracked northeast. Many buildings were destroyed.
Approximate Location
Start: 32.97/-88.07
End: 33.08/-87.89
10 1884 3 11 2000 Marshall

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Storm Information
F2 10.0 880 2 20 8.5 S Guntersville-6 E Guntersville
15 farms had buildings that were damaged or destroyed. 30 buildings were blown down. One man was killed in a wagon while riding in an open field.
Approximate Location
Start: 34.23/-86.30
End: 34.35/-86.20
9 1884 3 11 1900 Pickens

Storm Information

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F2 10.0 200 0 0 1.8 SW Pickensville -3.3 NW Carrollton
The tornado tracked northeast. 3 homes were destroyed.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.21/-88.29
End: 33.29/-88.14
8 1884 3 6 1600 Cherokee

Storm Information

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NA 13 NA
NA NA

11.8 S Centre - Forney
The tornado tracked northeast for approximately 13 miles. N
o other information was available. This information was taken from the Monthly Weather Review October 1925 - Tornadoes in Alabama.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.98/-85.64
End: 34.10/-85.46

7 1884 2 19 2100 Marshall

Storm Information
NA NA NA
NA NA

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

6 1884 2 19 1430 Talladega-Calhoun-Cherokee

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(Continued into Floyd Co, Ga)
F4
(F4)
73
(81.0)
400
(400)
26
(30)
70
(100)
12 SW Talladega-13 E Centre
6 communities were devastated in Alabama. 10 people were killed near Piedmont and 14 were killed in Goshen.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.38/-86.32
End: 34.15/-85.44
5 1884 2 19 1320 Jefferson-St. Clair

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F4 35.0 400 13 31 5 WSW Hoover-2.9 E Branchville
The tornado tracked northeast. 9 homes were destroyed and 15 people were injured in the Oxmoor community. 27 larger homes were leveled and 13 people were killed in Leeds.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.40/-86.90
End: 33.66/-86.38
4 1884 2 19 1230 Coosa

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F2 22.0 NA 0 15 3 S Rockford-W Kellyton-E Goodwater
Homes and schools were destroyed.
Approximate Location
Start: 32.84/-86.22
End: 33.07/-85.94
3 1884 2 19 1200 Pickens

Storm Information
NA NA NA
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.

2 1884 2 19 1130 Pickens

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(Started in Lowndes Co, Ms)
F2
(F2)
14
(25.0)
300
(300)
0
(1)
0
(20)
3.6 SW Macedonia-11 NNW Reform
The tornado tracked northeast. Tenant homes were blown away on several plantations.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.37/-88.29
End: 33.52/-88.11
1 1884 1 11 1800 Fayette

Storm Information

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NA NA NA
NA NA

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


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