Alabama Tornado Database


1924 Tornado Occurrences (17)  () 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
17 1924 12 7 2000 Talladega F3 4.0 50 0 0 SE Childersburg
A knitting mill, a school, four warehouses, a store, and a machine shop were demolished. Several buildings were destroyed on farms. Most damaged occurred near the Bon Air community.
16 1924 5 27 0630 Macon-Russell F2 15.0 0 1 2 Hannon-5 NE Hurtsboro
A home and store were destroyed near Hannon.
15 1924 5 27 0445 Etowah F2 2.0 200 0 8 6 S Gadsden
3 homes were demolished and 3 were damaged. Several barns were destroyed.
14 1924 5 27 0340 Dallas F2 9.0 0 0 3 4 N Selma-Burnside
Nine rural homes were torn apart and several barns were destroyed.
13 1924 5 27 0215 Walker F3 3.0 400 11 7 3 N Empire
A half a dozen homes were completely swept away. 8 people were killed in one home.
12 1924 5 27 0030 Pickens**(started in Noxubee Co, Ms) F2
(F2)
40.0
(65)
0
(0)
1
(2)
10
(10)
E Shuqualak-Lubbub Creek
One person was killed in Mississippi. A lumber camp was hit near Lubbub Creek destroying several small homes and killing a child.
11 1924 5 26 2355 Marion**(moved through Lee & Itawamba Cos, Ms) F3
(F3)
9.0
(30)
0
(0)
0
(3)
20
(20)
12 W Hamilton
3 people were killed in Mississippi. One home was destroyed killing a woman just south of Bexar.
10 1924 5 26 2345 Limestone F3 0 0 8 0 3 E Elkmont
One home was totally swept away. One couple and 6 children were killed in the home.
9 1924 4 30 0630 Pike-Barbour F2 27.0 200 1 40 E Tarentum-S Brundidge-Clio-Louisville
Several barns and small homes were destroyed near Milo and near Brundidge. 15 tenant homes were destroyed and many mules were killed near Clio. One person was also killed in this area. Many farm buildings were destroyed in Barbour Co.
8 1924 4 30 0550 Bullock-Macon F3 23.0 250 6 20 9 NW Union Springs-N Hannon
The small community of Thompson was leveled. 6 people were killed and 20 buildings were destroyed.
7 1924 4 30 0500 Lee F2 15.0 400 4 25 2 SE Auburn-1.5 N Opelika
At least a dozen small homes were destroyed in the Gentry Hill Community where 3 people were killed. One other death occurred in a tenant home.
6 1924 4 30 0450 Butler F3 1.0 100 1 10 Greenville
One well built home was destroyed. Other homes and businesses were unroofed.
5 1924 4 30 0430 Chambers-Randolph F2 10.0 100 1 6 7 S Roanoke
Several small homes were leveled south of Roanoke. One woman was killed in the finest built home in the county.
4 1924 4 30 0245 Autauga F2 1.0 0 0 9 Autaugaville
A barn and several tenant homes were destroyed near Autaugaville. Many homes were unroofed and the church was demolished.
3 1924 2 4 1730 Jefferson F3 0.5 500 3 5 Birmingham-Rocky Ridge
One home was demolished and many more severely damaged. Three people were killed in the home and several were injured.
2 1924 2 4 1700 Walker F2 0 0 0 3 SE Dora
Several small homes were blown away.
1 1924 2 4 0900 Pike-Coffee F2 10.0 0 0 0 10 NE Elba-Jack-Tarentum
5 buildings and one home were unroofed.


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