Alabama Tornado Database
|1952 Tornado Occurrences (11)|
|Tornado # of Year||Year||Month||Day||Time (CST)||County||Damage Scale||Path Length (Miles)||Maximum Path Width (Yards)||Fatalities||Injuries||Location|
Windows were broken and trees were downed. Limited questionable data.
Trees and buildings were damaged. Limited questionable data.
Utility poles and buildings damaged. Some homes were destroyed near Fayette. Limited questionable data.
|8||1952||4||4||0620||Mobile||F1||0.20||200||0||2||SW Airport Station
Brief touchdown about one mile southwest of Airport Station. No damage reported.
|F4||21.6||100||4||50||Massey-W Falkville-Hartselle-Winston-Redstone Arsenal
At least 35 homes were destroyed. An elderly couple was killed at Plainview and there were deaths west of Falkville and Winston.
73 frame buildings were destroyed and 52 buildings were damaged. Numerous trees and utility poles were blown down.
|F3||3.3||400||0||12||Near Fort Payne
Tornado moved northeast on the west side of town. 13 homes were destroyed and at least 20 more homes were damaged.
9 homes and 17 buildings were destroyed. 55 homes and 54 buildings were damaged. The tornado scattered debris for hundreds of yards.
|3||1952||2||13||2030||Blount-Cullman||F1||6.0||400||0||6||Garden City - 6 NE Garden City
Moved northeast from Garden City. At least 62 homes suffered damaged or were destroyed. Tornado may have gone as far as Snead.
|2||1952||2||13||2000||Fayette-Tuscaloosa||F3||5.6||100||1||14||New Lexington - 4 SE Bankston
At least 2 homes were destroyed and 7 homes were damaged around the New Lexington area. 8 homes were damaged or destroyed n Fayette County.
|1||1952||1||22||0900||Tallapoosa||F1||0.1||10||0||0||S Alexander City
Destroyed 9 buildings at Alexander City. The tornado moved northeast on the south edge of town. The damage path may have been longer.