Alabama Tornado Database


1942 Tornado Occurrences (9)
Tornado # in Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
9 1942 12 5 2200 Russell F2 6.0 200 0 31 Hurtsboro
At least 20 homes were destroyed. Numerous trees were downed and livestock was killed.
8 1942 3 16 1800 Lauderdale F3 1.5 400 2 30 Waterloo
9 homes were destroyed and 15 were damaged. A couple were killed in one home.
7 1942 2 6 0945 Chambers F2 11.0 200 0 13 Milltown-Stroud-Standing Rock
At least 6 homes were destroyed.
6 1942 2 6 0830 Autauga-Chilton-Elmore F2 10.0 100 0 8 Marbury-Verbena
At least 4 homes were destroyed.
5 1942 2 6 0245 Franklin F2 5.0 100 2 10 5 E Russellville
7 homes were destroyed near the Waco community. A mother and daughter were killed in one home.
4 1942 2 6 0230 Franklin F2 5.0 100 1 25 Russellville
15 homes were damaged or destroyed.
3 1942 1 1 1400 Monroe F2 10.0 400 0 11 Megargel-Excel
At least 15 homes were damaged or destroyed.
2 1942 1 1 1300 Washington F3 15.0 0 0 0 Deer Park-2 N McIntosh
2 homes were destroyed and miles of timber was leveled.
1 1942 1 1 0535 Mobile F2 7.0 200 1 11 Theodore
7 small homes were destroyed at Union Church. 3 homes and several businesses were destroyed in Theodore. One man was killed in an automobile.


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