Alabama Tornado Database


1940 Tornado Occurrences (5)
Tornado # in Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
5 1940 12 27 1150 Houston F2 11.0 50 0 2 Dothan-2 W Webb-Headland
Small homes, a lumberyard, and a cotton compress were destroyed.
4 1940 3 29 1800 Choctaw F2 5.0 400 0 30 Gilbertown
Half of the 25 homes in the city were destroyed.
3 1940 2 13 1330 Lowndes F2 0.5 50 0 3 St. Clair
One home was destroyed.
2 1940 1 14 0445 Montgomery F3 4.0 100 3 10 2.0 SW Mt. Meigs
11 small homes were destroyed and several large homes were unroofed. The deaths occurred in small homes.
1 1940 1 14 0300 Monroe F2 10.0 800 3 12 9 N Monroeville-Beatrice-Riley's Crossroads
15 small homes were destroyed. Several large old homes were damaged. 2 deaths occurred in Beatrice and one in Riley's Crossroads.


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