Alabama Tornado Database
|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.
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.
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.