Alabama Tornado Database


1932 Tornado Occurrences (28) () 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
28 1932 10 31 1130 Houston F2 4.0 350 1 16 Cowarts
A young girl was killed in one of 6 homes that were destroyed. At least 400 acres of timber was leveled.
27 1932 9 1 0800 Pike

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F2 6.0 200 0 4 3.0 SW Troy
A hurricane produced a tornado in the Alred community. Two homes and several barns were destroyed.
26 1932 3 27 1600 Cleburne F2 6.0 500 1 10 Abel-Chulafinnee
Several small homes were destroyed and debris scattered for at least a mile in the Abel community. One home and a church were destroyed in Chulafinnee, where one woman was killed.
25 1932 3 27 1500 Tallapoosa-Chambers F2 25.0 0 0 12 Dadeville-White Plains
At least a dozen small homes were leveled. The tornado affected the towns of Dadeville, Marcoot, Five Points, Penton, and White Plains.
24 1932 3 27 1430 Bibb-Chilton-Coosa F3 30.0 150 5 20 W Lawley-S Jemison-Marble Valley
Eight homes destroyed in Lawley where four were killed. One death occurred just south of Jemison.
23 1932 3 27 1415 Elmore F2 5.0 60 0 8 NE Speigner
At least a half dozen homes were destroyed.
22 1932 3 27 1400 Elmore F2 10.0 50 0 0 W Speigner-E Holtville-Lake Jordan
One barn and one home were unroofed. Several fishing camps were destroyed.
21 1932 3 27 1200 Morgan F2 NA 125 0 5 Neel
3 homes were destroyed.
20 1932 3 21 2000 Morgan-Madison-Jackson

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F4
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61.5
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400
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36
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500
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Laceys Spring-Paint Rock-Bridgeport-6 E Jasper
A couple died in Lacey Springs. 4 people were killed in Paint Rock. Multiple deaths occurred in Bolivar, Kyle Springs, Carnes, Tupelo, Boxes Coves, Maynard's Cove, Washington Cove, and the Ridges. One couple was killed in Tn.
19 1932 3 21 2000 Talladega-Clay-Randolph

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F4 45.0 400 13 160 5.0 ESE Sylacauga-Newell-4.0 N Ashland-1.0 N Lineville
Deaths occurred Bool's Gap, Quenalda, Hassell Gap, and Bellview. At least 110 farms reported buildings destroyed and 75 homes were destroyed.
18 1932 3 21 1930 Winston-Cullman-Morgan

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F3 10.0 200 8 25 NE Addison-SW Falkville
At least 30 homes were destroyed causing damage in Corinth and Battleground.
17 1932 3 21 1930 Lawrence-Morgan

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F2 5.0 0 4 10 Piney Grove
Several small homes were destroyed.
16 1932 3 21 1910 Talladega

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F4 25.0 400 41 325 Sylacauga
One person died at Gants Quarry where 35 homes were damaged or destroyed. At least 29 people died in Sylacauga and 11 were killed in rural communities in surrounding areas. 600 homes were damaged or destroyed along the path.
15 1932 3 21 1900 Marengo-Hale-Perry

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F3 20.0 100 10 30 W Faunsdale-Scotts Station
Several barns were destroyed. Near the Laneville community, 10 to 20 people died as numerous tenant homes were demolished.
14 1932 3 21 1900 Hale-Perry

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F2 10.0 400 1 1 Greensboro
Several homes and the high school sustained major roof damage. A tenant home was destroyed where one person was killed.
13 1932 3 21 1730 Perry-Chilton-Coosa

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F4 50.0 800 31 200 W Plantersville-Stanton-Lomax-Marble Valley
At least 12 people were killed just west of Plantersville. 19 were killed in the Stanton and Lomax areas where entire homes were swept away with families inside. Numerous trees blocked roads.
12 1932 3 21 1710 Shelby-Talladega

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F4 15.0 200 14 75 SW Columbiana
At least 40 homes were destroyed and 200 damaged. 20 of the homes were totally leveled.
11 1932 3 21 1630 Perry-Bibb-Chilton-Shelby-Coosa

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F4 60.0 800 49 150 3 N Marion-Lawley-Jemison-Union Grove
21 people were killed in Perry County, with 7 dead in one family. 9 died near Lawley as the Cox community was leveled. 21 were killed in Jemison and Union Grove.
10 1932 3 21 1630 Cullman-Morgan-Marshall

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F4 25.0 600 18 100 4 S Cullman-3 W Arab
Rural homes were demolished in Phelan, Bolti, Berlin, and Fairview. Many people were injured in a box factory south of Berlin and one home was leveled and 6 people were killed. A teacher was killed in Fairview. All deaths occurred in Cullman County and 74 homes were demolished.
9 1932 3 21 1600 Tuscaloosa

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F4 20.0 400 37 200 Ralph-Tuscaloosa-Northport
100 homes were destroyed and 300 were damaged.
8 1932 3 21 1530 Marengo-Perry

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F2 20.0 200 3 12 3 SW Linden-Faunsdale-W Perry Co.
2 people were killed running for cover. 15 people were injured in homes. A man was killed by a falling chimney in Faunsdale.
7 1932 3 21 1515 Marengo-Greene-Hale

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F3 7.0 125 3 9 Demopolis
15 homes were damaged or destroyed.
6 1932 3 21 NA Lauderdale

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F2 0 0 0 NA Green Hill
A home and cotton gin were destroyed.
5 1932 2 21 2200 Houston F3 5.0 400 0 5 Cowarts
Several homes were destroyed and many acres of timber were knocked down.
4 1932 1 12 2000 Elmore F2 11.0 400 0 9 Millbrook
35 homes were damaged or destroyed and debris was thrown miles.
3 1932 1 12 1830 Marengo-Perry F2 8.0 250 1 12 Faunsdale-Uniontown
5 tenant homes and 4 barns were destroyed.
2 1932 1 12 1715 Hale-Tuscaloosa F3 8.0 400 9 29 Moundville
At least 30 homes were severely damaged or destroyed. The Moundville elementary school was heavily damaged. Deaths occurred in at least 5 different homes. In the Guinea community just south of Moundville, 9 people were killed and a number of dwellings were destroyed.
1 1932 1 12 1100 Pickens F2 5.0 0 0 2 Fellowship-W Gordo
At least one home was totally destroyed.


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