Alabama Tornado Database


1921 Tornado Occurrences (12)
Tornado # in Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
12 1921 4 16 1350 Chambers

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F2 15.0 0 0 15 Waverly-Cusseta
3 homes were destroyed and 9 damaged at Waverly. 60 additional buildings were damaged or destroyed on plantations near town.
11 1921 4 16 1300 Elmore

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F2 8 0 N/A 5 NW Wetumpka
Several barns and small homes were destroyed.
10 1921 4 16 1230 Dallas

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F2 7.0 50 1 10 Sardis-Tyler
Several barns were destroyed along the path.
9 1921 4 16 1000 Hale

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F2 0 0 0 5 Gallion
Several barns and a store were destroyed.
8 1921 4 16 0730 Greene-Tuscaloosa

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F3 20.0 800 4 40 3 SW Ralph-Northport
30 buildings were destroyed in Ralph. 4 people died in 3 different homes. Thousands of trees were blown down along the path.
7 1921 4 16 0630 Choctaw

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NA 9.0 NA NA NA 14 NW Butler - 14 NNW Butler
No tornado damage information was available.
6 1921 4 16 0300 Franklin-Colbert

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F3 20.0 0 5 50

N Russellville-4 NW Leighton
At least 7 homes were leveled and 5 deaths occurred on two different farms.

5 1921 4 16 0130 Franklin

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F2 0 0 0 0 9 W Phil Campbell
Several barns were destroyed and a few vehicles were destroyed.
4 1921 4 16 0100 Colbert-Lauderdale

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F2 12.0 0 1 10

3 E Tuscumbia-Killen
At least 6 tenant homes were destroyed where one man was killed.

Start: 34.7269/-87.6532 
End:  34.8721/-87.5329

3 1921 4 16 0000 Lamar

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Started in MS
F2 15.0 500 4 30

8 W Vernon-Sulligent-Crews
At least 20 tenant homes were destroyed. Data from MWR 1921. No data from Mississippi.

Start: 33.7403/-88.2507 
End:  33.9126/-88.0845

2 1921 3 31 0915 Baldwin

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F2 4.0 1700 0 5

Point Clear - 5 E Point Clear
At least 3 homes were damaged.
Additional information taken from Monthly Weather Review October 1925 and MWR 1921.

Start: 30.4739/-87.9217
End: 30.4797/-87.8548

1 1921 3 9 0400 Pickens

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Started in MS
F2 25 220 0 2

10.5 NW Aliceville-3.4 NE Reform
2 homes were destroyed and 2 people were injured in Alabama. The tornado started just east of Macon, MS. Data from Monthly Weather Review 1921.

Start: 33.191/-88.3178 
End: 33.3913/-87.9587


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