Alabama Tornado Database


1938 Tornado Occurrences (7)
Tornado # in Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
7 1938 4 7 1230 Pickens F3 20.0 200 11 51 Near Aliceville
Five people in a car were injured when it was thrown over 100 yards. Rural homes were disintegrated as nine people died in five separate homes. Homes across a four block radius in southeastern sections of Aliceville were leveled by the twister.
6 1938 4 7 1130 Lamar F2 NA 100 0 7 Near Millport
Four homes were destroyed near Millport.
5 1938 4 6 1330 Monroe F2 15.0 400 1 12 6 W Monrovia
At least a dozen small homes were destroyed near the Mexia community.
4 1938 3 15 1645 Walker F2 2.0 50 0 11 Nauvoo
Two homes and one church were destroyed. Eight injuries occurred in one home.
3 1938 3 15 1620 Jefferson F2 10.0 50 1 8 Mulga
Dozens of building were blown away in the small mining community. One man was found under the remains of his home.
2 1938 3 15 1435 Marengo F2 5.0 300 1 25 E Demopolis
40 small homes were destroyed in the Baptist Hill community.
1 1938 2 19 1900 Crenshaw F1 3.0 30 1 0 3 S Petrey
A 4 year old girl was killed by a falling chimney. One small home was demolished and the debris swept away.


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