Alabama Tornado Database

1955 Summary



1955 Tornado Occurrences (5)
Tornado # of Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
5 1955 10 16 1815 Coffee-Dale F2 17.3  167  0 5 3.2 NW Enterprise - 3.2 SSE Ozark
2 barns were destroyed and 2 homes were unroofed.
Start: 31.35/-85.89
End: 31.42/-85.30
4 1955 10 16 1815 Coffee F1 14.0 167  0 0 5.1 SE Elba - 4.6 E Enterprise
Not a great deal of damage produced by this weak tornado. Only trees were blown down.
Start: 31.35/-86.02
End: 31.32/-85.78
3 1955 4 24 0545 Morgan F4 8.6  200  5 20 4.2 NW Battleground - Falkville
A well built home was demolished and blown away near Falkville. The couple in the home were killed. The washing machine was found 300 yards away.
Start: 34.35/-87.05
End: 34.37/-86.90

2 1955 4 21 0810 Dallas F2 1.5 50 0 1 1.8 SSelma - 1.7 SE Selma
1 building destroyed and many trees and power lines down. Damage occurred in the Selmont Community.
Start: 32.38/-87.02
End: 32.39/-87.00
1 1955 3 21 1230 Colbert F2 5.4 200 0 1 Allsboro - 3.2 SW Cherokee
2 homes were destroyed and one house was damaged. One cotton gin was heavily damaged and a truck was overturned.
Start: 34.7/-88.10
End: 34.73/-88.02

 


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