Alabama Tornado Database


1909 Tornado Occurrences (14  () 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
14 1909 10 14 1700 Marshall-Jackson F2 15.0 400 7 50 S Woodville-8 S Scottsboro
Several people died in northern Marshall County and another 10 in small communities along the path in Jackson County. At least 40 homes were damaged or destroyed. Some of the communities hit by this tornado are now under Lake Guntersville.
13 1909 10 14 1600 Lawrence F2 NA 100 0 0 Courtland
At least one store and one home were destroyed.
12 1909 10 14 1530 Franklin F2 NA 100 3 27 S Russellville
Small homes were destroyed in the mining community of Gravel Hill.
11 1909 5 30 1700 Morgan-Limestone-Madison

Storm Information
F2 38.9 NA 0 5 7.4 SSW Decatur- 4 NW Gurley
Small homes and churches were destroyed. The tornado initially moved northeast and then turned more eastward toward the end of the path.
Approximate Location
Start: 34.50/-87.02
End: 34.75/-86.41
10 1909 5 25 0300 Escambia

Storm Information
NA 7 800 NA NA 5.8 WSW Brewton- Brewton
  The greatest damage occurred in Herrington where a school house was demolished, in Hammac where a church and several homes were blown away, and near Pollard where major timber damage occurred. Some damage was also reported at Bradley.
Approximate Location
Start: 31.09/-87.17
End: 31.1223/-87.0559
9 1909 4 30 2000 Clay

Storm Information
F2 16.4 1320 0 7 6.5 SW Pyriton-Delta
3 homes were destroyed.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.33/-85.94
End: 33.44/-85.69

8 1909 4 30 1645 Calhoun

Storm Information
F2 9.3 100 0 1 6.6 SW Piedmont-2.8 NE Piedmont
3 homes and a church were destroyed. Most damage occurred in Piedmont.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.86/-85.70
End: 33.96/-85.59
7 1909 4 30 1200 Lawrence-Morgan

Storm Report

Storm Information - Search Alabama Tornado Page 154
F2 24.7 200 4 18 7 SW Moulton-3 N Hartselle
7 homes were destroyed and at least 100 head of livestock were killed. The deaths occurred in at least two separate homes.
Approximate Location
Start: 34.41/-87.38
End: 34.49/-86.96
6 1909 4 30 NA Clarke F2 NA NA 1 1 Cunningham Landing
3 homes and one church were destroyed. The death and injury occurred on a plantation. A mill was also damaged.
5 1909 4 29 2300 Limestone

**(Moved into Giles & Lincoln Cos, Tn)
F2
(F4)
2
(25.0)
100
(100)
0
(29)
0
(70)
Alabama Line-5 NW Fayetteville
Several homes were obliterated at Bee Springs and Millville. 5 members of one family were killed in a home, and another family of 7 was killed in a home, all in Bee Springs. Some very large homes were turned into piles of rubbish.
4 1909 4 13 0245 Calhoun

Storm Information
F2 8.2 NA 0 0 4.5 W Oxford-2.5 E Anniston
3 homes were unroofed and barns were blown away.
Approximate Location
Start: 33.61/-85.91
End: 33.66/-85.78
3 1909 2 23 NA Colbert-Lawrence

Storm Report

Storm Information - Search Alabama Torando Page 111
F3 6.5 100 1 1 4.3 SSW Leighton-1.5 SW Town Creek
A two year old boy was killed when his large home was destroyed.
Approximate Location
Start: 34.64/-87.54
End: 34.67/-87.43
2 1909 2 5 1640 Lowndes-Montgomery

Storm Report

Storm Information - Search Alabama Tornado Page 111
F2 14.4 150 3 40 3 S Lowndesboro-7 WNW Montgomery
One person was killed near the Burkville Community. Two others were killed as dozens of tenant homes were destroyed on the Stone and Herbert plantations.
Approximate Location
Start: 32.23/-86.61
End: 32.38/-86.44
1 1909 2 5 1315 Blount-Cullman

Storm Report

Storm Information - Search Alabama Tornado Page 111
F3 12.0 200 3 25 5 SW Hanceville-2.8 NW Blountsville
10 small homes were damaged and 5 were destroyed. A two day old infant was killed along with its parents.
Approximate Location
Start: 34.00/-86.82
End: 34.09/-86.64


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