Alabama Tornado Database


1920 Tornado Occurrences (7) () 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
7 1920 4 20 1230 Madison

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F4 20.0 400 27 100 2 S Lily Flag-7 SE Huntsville
Tenant homes, farms, large forest areas, and substantial country side homes were obliterated and swept away. The Gurley and Brownsboro communities were very hard hit.
6 1920 4 20 1000 Fayette-Walker-Winston-Cullman-Morgan

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F4 50.0 400 21 50 SW Carbon Hill-Arley-Lacey
19 people were killed in the Arley and Helicon communities. Many homes were totally swept away in these rural communities.
5 1920 4 20 0800 Marion-Franklin-Colbert-Lawrence

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**(Started in Ms and moved through Oktibbeha, Clay, Monroe, & Itawamba Cos)
F4
(F4)
63
(130)
800
(800)
44
(88)
350
(700)
Bradley-NW Starkville-Bexar-NW Lawrence Co
The tornado caused complete devistation along the path. 20 people were killed in Marion Co where numerous barns and homes were demolished. Data from MWR April `1920.
4 1920 3 28 1445 Elmore-Tallapoosa-Chambers

Storm Survey


Storm Information

**(Moved into Troup Co, Ga)
F4
(F4)
47
(50)
125
(125)
17
(26)
85
(125)
Red Hill AL-West Point GA
17 people were killed and at least 60 homes destroyed in Alabama. The hardest hit areas were Agricola, Susanna, and Red Ridge.
3 1920 3 28 1430 Elmore

Storm Survey

Storm Information
F2 0 100 0 5 1 N Deatsville
Barns and small homes were leveled.
2 1920 3 28 1400 Calhoun

Storm Information
F3 8.0 100 1 10 Cedar Springs-West Point
A small boy was killed near Cedar Springs. Many barns were destroyed and a considerable amount of timber was blown down.
1 1920 3 17 1200 Pike F2 1.0 50 0 1 E Troy
One large home was destroyed just east of Troy.


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