Alabama Tornado Database


1899 Tornado Occurrences (9)
Tornado # in Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
9 1899 3 29 1100 Jackson NA 11.5 NA NA NA 1.5 W Scottsboro-1.5 SSE Fackler
No damage information was available.
Approximate Location
Start: 34.67/-86.06
End: 34.77/-85.90
8 1899 3 28 1100 Lee F2 0 0 1 0 Opelika
One home was destroyed where a woman was killed. One hotel was unroofed.
7 1899 3 28 1100 Montgomery F2 0 0 0 0 Hope Hull-N Fleta
The tornado destroyed several barns. Timber was leveled.
6 1899 3 28 0930 Dallas-Chilton F2 4.0 200 0 0 Riderville
One log home was blown apart. A store, lumber mill, and 2 homes were destroyed.
5 1899 3 28 2030 Chilton-Shelby F2 19.0 0 3 17 4 S of Montevallo-3 N Columbiana
3 members of one family were killed and 6 tenant homes were destroyed.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.03/-86.85
End: 33.22/-86.62
4 1899 3 18 1830 Calhoun-Cleburne F4 19.2 400 12 30 4.9 WNW Heflin-1.9 NE Muscadine
At least 8 homes were destroyed. A mother, father, and nine children were killed in one home. 50 buildings were damaged or destroyed between Heflin and Edwardsville. One woman was killed near Heflin.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.65/-85.67
End: 33.76/-85.36
3 1899 3 18 1310 Montgomery-Crenshaw F2 4.0 100 1 10 5.4 NW Highland Home-3.5 NW Ramer
18 homes were damaged or destroyed as only 3 homes were left standing. One woman died. Most of the damage was in the Sellers Community.
Approximate Location
Start: 32.03/-86.34
End: 32.06/-86.28
2 1899 3 15 0545 Jefferson F2 4.0 30 0 3 Birmingham-Avondale-Woodlawn
25 homes and 2 churches were damaged or destroyed.
1 1899 3 15 0200 Walker F2 10.7 400 0 0 8.4 S Jasper 5.1 E Jasper
Barns were destroyed and many animals were killed.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.71/-87.29
End: 33.84/-87.19


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