Alabama Tornado Database

1954 Summary

1954 Tornado Occurrences (9) () Indicates Total Path Data Multi-State
Tornado # of Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
9 1954 12 5 1600 Russell F2 1.5
70 0 4 2 W Crawford
3 houses destroyed.
Start: 32.44/-85.23
End: 32.46/-85.21
8 1954 12 5 1600 Pike F1 1.5 83  0 2 Ansley-Near Troy Airport
1 home was destroyed and 3 others damaged. 1 barn and outbuilding were destroyed and a few others damaged.
Start: 31.87/-86.09
End: 31.88/-86.07
7 1954 12 5 1345 Barbour

Continued into Georgia
F2
(F2)
17.5
(71.5)
100
(100)
0
(1)
3
(35)
NE Clayton-NE Eufaula
No details were available on damage in Alabama.
Start: 31.89/-85.31
End: 31.94/-85.05
6 1954 12 5 1330 Calhoun F3 24.7 100 0 26 Ohatchee-Wellington-Piedmont
37 homes were destroyed and 50 were damaged. 15 other buildings were destroyed and 28 damaged.
Start: 33.78/-86.00
End: 33.92/-85.60
5 1954 12 5 1200 Lee

Continued into Georgia
F3
F3
19.4
(51.0)
200
(200)
0
0
4
(7)
2 N Opelika - Lake Harding
11 homes destroyed, 64 homes damaged, 33 other buildings damaged, and chicken farm heavily damaged.
Start: 32.68/-85.43
End: 32.67/-85.08
4 1954 4 16 0800 Coffee-Dale F2 17.3 100  0 1 2 E Enterprise-3 E Ozark
4 barns were destroyed.
Start: 31.32/-85.82
End: 31.45/-85.57
3 1954 3 29 1430 Henry F2 2.5  100  0 0 1 W Headland
A large barn was disintegrated and several homes were unroofed.
Start: 31.33/-85.37
End: 31.36/-85.35
2 1954 3 13 2040 Russell

Continued into Georgia
F3
(F3)
1.9
(7.0)
880
(1480)
0
(2)
0
(20)
Fort Mitchell
Several barns and light frame homes were destroyed.
Start: 32.33/-85.03
End: 32.35/-85.02
1 1954 2 28 0200 Chilton F1 12.5 167  0 0 Mt. Pleasant-New Salem-Collins Chapel-Mineral Springs
Major damage was reported in all of these communities from west of Thorsby to northeast of Jemiosn.
Start: 32.92/-86.82
End: 33.03/-86.65

 


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