Alabama Tornado Database

1949 United States Tornado Summary

 

1949 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 1949 11 24 1800 DeKalb F2 10.0 100 1 20 Sand Mountain-S Henagar-N Mentone
Three homes were destroyed and 7 homes were damaged. The tornado appear to touch down on the ridge tops only.
4 1949 11 24 1715 Tallapoosa F2 3.0 100 10 10 Hackneyville-NE Alexander City
10 fatalities occurred as one home was demolished. A woman and nine children were killed as their home was picked up and thrown 150 yards away and into another home. Injured occurred in the second home.
3 1949 11 24 1715 Blount F4 15.0 100 4 44 Fairview-Oneonta-Tate's Gap
32 homes and 84 other structures were damaged or destroyed. 100 head of cattle were killed. Several of the homes were completely blown away. 3 fatalities occurred in an Easley home and one fatality occured in an Oneonta home.
2 1949 8 30 1620 Montgomery F2 0.1 50 0 0 Montgomery
One home had its roof and ceilings torn off.
1 1949 2 19 0900 Covington F2 1.0 100 0 5 3 SW Red Level
2 farm houses were destroyed. All of the injuries occurred in one home. Livestock was killed on both farms.
1949 Alabama Tornado Occurrences - Statewide

 



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