Alabama Tornado Database


1936 Tornado Occurrences (13) () 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
13 1936 12 6 1830 Chilton F2 4.0 200 0 10 Near Maplesville
Four homes were destroyed near Maplesville.
12 1936 12 6 1600 Chilton-Shelby F2 10.0 200 0 6 Enon-Newala-Spring Creek
Three homes were totally destroyed along the path.
11 1936 12 6 1545 Jefferson F2 25.0 30 1 16 Crumley's Chapel-Hoagtown-Docena
One woman was killed in Hoagtown.
10 1936 12 6 1330 Tuscaloosa F3 15.0 100 0 25 11.0 NW Tuscaloosa
Three large homes and eight small homes were demolished.
9 1936 12 6 1230 Pickens F3 12.0 400 0 5 5.0 NE Aliceville
Three homes were leveled.
8 1936 4 5 2215 Lauderdale-Limestone-Madison

**(continued into Lincoln Co, Tn)
F3
(F3)
35.7
(50)
200
(200)
4
(5)
13
(13)
Rogersville-SE Elkmont-Flintville
4 people were injured near Rogersville. 4 people were killed when two small homes were completely swept away near Elkmont. One woman was killed in Tn.
7 1936 4 5 2100 Franklin-Colbert

**(started in Itawamba Co, Ms)
F3
(F3)
25.0
(28)
0
(0)
8
(8)
55
(55)
Red Bay-Frankfort
4 people died as 30 homes were damaged or destroyed and 3 more died in a service station near Red Bay. One man died as his house collapsed near Frankfort.
6 1936 4 1 2300 Pickens F2 4.0 300 1 5 7.0 N Gordo
Five homes were destroyed. One woman was killed in a home. The damage occurred at the Hannah's Church community.
5 1936 2 14 1530 Henry F2 16.0 300 0 4 Lawrenceville
Large homes were unroofed. A family of 4 were injured when several small homes were destroyed.
4 1936 1 18 2100 Houston

**(Started in Jackson Co, Fl)
F2
(F2)
11.0
(15)
400
(400)
1
(1)
6
(6)
Campbellton-Ashford-Cottonwood-Grangeburg
6 homes were destroyed in Alabama. A 2 year old boy was killed in his home near Ashford.
3 1936 1 18 1800 Dale F2 2.0 75 1 7 Skipperville
One person died as 5 homes were destroyed.
2 1936 1 18 1000 Shelby F2 4.0 100 0 5 4.0 SE Columbiana
Two homes were destroyed and one was unroofed.
1 1936 1 18 0300 DeKalb F3 10.0 100 4 8 Oak Grove-3 W Fyffe-Rainsville
Farm homes were destroyed and one couple was killed near Fyffe. A man and his grandaughter died in a home at Morgan's Crossroads. At least 4 homes and many other buildings were destroyed on Sand Mountain.


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