Alabama Tornado Database

1948 United States Tornado Summary

 

1948 Tornado Occurrences (5)
Tornado # in Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width in Yards Fatalities Injuries Location
5 1948 4 6 1530 Clay F2 1.5 200 0 3 Ashland
10 homes sustained roof damage and two schools were damaged. 30 additional structures were damaged.The tornado moved across Clay County toward the southeast.
4 1948 3 26 NA Jefferson NA NA NA NA NA No Information Available
3 1948 3 26 2317 Lee

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F2 1.0 80 0 4 Opelika
Several homes were unroofed in northern Opelika. A train station and several warehouses were damaged.The tornado moved northeastward along the train tracks on the northern side of town.
2 1948 3 26 1915 Pickens

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F3 4.0 100 3 40 Aliceville
All of the fatalities occurred in homes that were totally destroyed. 20 homes were destroyed just west of Aliceville.
1 1948 3 16 0205 Colbert-Lauderdale F2 4.0 100 0 3 E Florence-Wilson Dam
73 buildings were damaged in the East Hill community.

 


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