Alabama Tornado Database

1957 Summary

1957 Tornado Occurrences (44)
Tornado # of Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
44 1957 12 20 0300 Conecuh F1 4 33  0 0 4 E Castleberry-8 E Castleberry 2 homes and a barn were destroyed.
Start: 31.30/-86.95
End: 31.30/-86.88
43 1957 12 20 0253 Chilton F1 0.1 10 0 0 Clanton
The Dan River Mills had part of its roof ripped off. At least 20 homes suffered varying degrees of roof damage.
Start: 32.80/-86.65
End: 32.80/-86.65
42 1957 12 19 2315 Colbert F2 0.1 10 0 7 Littleville
City Hall and 7 businesses were damaged.3 homes were destroyed and many others damaged.
Start: 34.60/-87.67
End: 34.60/-87.67
41 1957 12 19 2230 Fayette F1 0.1  10 0 0 4 S Winfield
1 home and outbuildings destroyed.
Start: 33.87/-87.80
End: 33.87/-87.80
40 1957 11 18 1730 Blount-Marshall

Storm Information
F4 26.1  100 3 12 Rosa-Snead-Horton
40 homes were destroyed in Blount County and all the fatalities occurred there.
Start: 33.98/-86.52
End: 34.27/-86.22
39 1957 11 18 1730 Clay

Storm Information
F2 0.1 10 0 0 Ashland
3 buildings badly damaged. Several other roofs and porches damaged.
Start: 33.27/-85.85
End: 33.27/-85.85
38 1957 11 18 1715 Cleburne

Storm Information
F1 0.1 10 0 0 Near Macedonia
Several broiler houses and 1 trailer destroyed. Scattered roof and porch damage.
Start: 33.70/-85.60
End: 33.70/-85.60
37 1957 11 18 1700  Morgan

Storm Information
F1 0.1 10 0 0 Hulaco
Tornado destroyed one home, reomved back porch from another home, blew washhouse away, and unroofed a barn in Hulaco.
Start: 34.32/-86.60
End: 34.32/-86.60
36 1957 11 18 1700  Morgan-Lawrence

Storm Information
F1 0.1 10 0 0 Moulton
One home was destroyed and a few other structures were damaged.
Start: 34.50/-87.20
End: 34.50/-87.20
35 1957 11 18 1635 Tallapoosa

Storm Information
F1 0.1 10 0 0 Near Alexander City
2 houses, 1 trailer and other buildings destroyed.
Start: 32.95/-85.97
End: 32.95/-85.97
34 1957 11 18 1615 DeKalb

Storm Information
F1 0.1 10 0 0 Dawson
2 homes were torn apart.
Start: 34.33/-85.83
End: 34.33/-85.83
33 1957 11 18 1530 Jefferson

Storm Survey

Storm Information
F2 8.2  100 1 35 Ensley-Tarrant City
At least 500 homes were damaged.
Start: 33.60/-86.80
End: 33.63/-86.67
32 1957 11 18 1445 Tuscaloosa

Storm Information
F1 3.3 10 0 1 12 N Tuscaloosa
At least 7 homes suffered major damage and several automobiles were destroyed.
Start: 33.40/-87.53
End: 33.42/-87.48
31 1957 11 18 1445 Dallas

Storm Information
F1 37.3 10 0 0 Safford-Near Orrville-Marion Junction-Summerfield-Plantersville
Tornado made a skipping path with brief touchdowns along path. Hail the size of hens' eggs.
Start: 32.28/-87.37
End: 32.67/-86.92
30 1957 11 18 1430 Greene-Hale

Storm Information
F1 28.0 10 0 5 Forkland-Sawyerville-Near Akron-Havana
A few barns and homes were damaged.
Start: 32.65/-87.90
End: 32.95/-87.58
29
1957 11 18 1330 Franklin

Storm Information
F2  7.4  10 0 0 Belgreen-2 NW Russellville
One home was heavily damaged and another home was pushed off its foundation.
Start: 34.48/-87.87
End: 34.53/-87.75
28 1957 11 17 1610 Cullman

Storm Information
F1  9.2  10 0 3 Trimble-Crane Hill
Tornado touched down in a rural area damaging mainly cotton crops.
Start: 34.10/-87.05
End: 34.15/-86.90
27 1957 11 17 1512 Walker

Storm Information
F4 7.2  200  4 15 6 NW Jasper-1 N Manchester
A new ranch home was demolished and 3 people were killed. Another death occurred in a destroyed home.
Start: 33.90/-87.18
End: 33.93/-87.30
26 1957 11 17 1310 Lamar

Storm Information
F1 6.15  10 0 0 Sulligent
Tornado produced non-continuous damage path. No significant damage was noted.
Start: 33.90/-88.13
End: 33.90/-88.13
25 1957 11 8 0430 Shelby F1 4.1  50 0 0 2 NE Columbiana-2 W Wilsonville
Tornado produced non-continuous damage path. No significant damage was noted.
Start: 33.90/-86.57
End: 33.23/-86.52
24 1957 11 8 0225 Pickens F1 7.8 10 0 5 1.2 E Aliceville - 8.7 E Aliceville
At least 15 homes were damaged.
Start: 33.13/-88.13
End: 33.18/-88.00
23 1957 9 18 1445 Dallas-Autauga

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Tropical Storm Esther
F0 11.9 100 0 0 E Selma - Jones
Tornado touched down along the river where 3 tenant homes were destroyed and 3 were damaged. Crops of cotton were damaged.  Associated with Tropical Storm Esther.
Start: 32.40/-86.87
End: 32.52/-86.72
22 1957 8 15 1730 Lee

Hurricane Report

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Tropical Storm
Bertha Report
F1 0.1  133  0 0 Smiths
2 homes had considerable damage and 2 barns were destroyed.
Start: 32.53/-85.08
End: 32.53/-85.08
21 1957 6 28 1745 Barbour

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F2 16.5 100 0 1 8 NE Brundidge-Batesville
2 homes destroyed, 4 barns destroyed, several other smaller buildings destroyed, and considerable timber damage along the path. All the tornadoes on June 28 were associated with tropical system Audrey.
Start: 31.80/-85.67
End: 31.97/-85.47
20 1957 6 28 1150 Crenshaw

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F0 0.1  10 0 0 Near Luverne
State Trooper witnessed a brief tornado touchdown in a rural area outside Luverne. A few trees were blown down.
Start: 31.70/-86.30
End: 31.70/-86.30
19
1957 6 28 1100 Conecuh-Covington-Butler

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F2 11.5 200 0 2 5.5 WNW Red Level - 5.6 NE McKenzie
Several homes were unroofed and a church was heavily damaged.
Start: 31.43/-86.70
End: 31.58/-86.63
18 1957 6 28 1030 Conecuh

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F1 0.1 10  0 0 Near Middleton Field
This short path tornado destroyed one barn and some timber. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 31.20/-85.40
End: 31.20/-85.40

17 1957 6 28 1030 Montgomery-Bullock

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F0 8.9  167  0 0 8.9 NE SPrague - 1.7 NW Union Springs
One house and one barn destroyed. Several trees downed along the path. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 32.17/-86.13
End: 32.18/-85.98

16 1957 6 28 1025 Conecuh-Butler

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F2 14.5 133  0 0 4 WNW Evergreen - Jones Chapel
One home and one store were destroyed. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 31.42/-87.05
End: 31.48/-86.82

15 1957 6 28 1015 Butler

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F2 12.3 133 0 0 6 SW Greenville-6 ENE Greenville
Major damage was reported at Kolb City and at a junior college just southeast of town. A farm was damaged east of Greenville. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 31.77/-86.72
End: 31.85/-86.53

14 1957 6 28 1000 Lowndes-Montgomery

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F1 22.3 50 0 8 S Fort Deposit-Sprague
Several trees blown down along the path. All injuries occurred in the Davenport community as homes and a cafe were destroyed along US 31. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 31.97/-86.58
End: 32.13/-86.27

13 1957 6 28 0955 Monroe

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F2 12.1 100 0 4 1 S Frisco City-Bermuda
A store and some homes were destroyed near the Excel community. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 31.42/-87.40
End: 31.53/-87.25

12 1957 6 28 0945 Conecuh-Butler

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F2 23.2 440 0 0 10 W Evergreen-3 S Butler Springs
At least 7 homes were destroyed. Several additional smaller homes were unroofed or overturned. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 31.40/-86.90
End: 31.63/-86.62

11 1957 6 28 0935 Lowndes-Montgomery

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F2 12.8 117  0 0 3 S Hayneville-3 SW Hope Hull
Several houses and barns were damaged along the path. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 32.15/-86.58
End: 32.25/-86.40

10 1957 6 28 0927 Montgomery

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F0 0.1 100 0 0 1 N Sellers
Several trees were blown down across US 331. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 32.07/-86.30
End: 32.07/-86.30

9
1957 6 28 0850 Wilcox

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F2 2.2 100 0 0 Oakhill
A church was demolished. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 31.91/-87.10
End: 31.93/-87.07

8
1957 6 28 0830 Clarke

Audrey Rainfall

1957 Atlantic Hurricane Season Map

Hurricane Audrey Report

Storm Information
F1 7.4 100 0 0 Suggsville-5.5 SW Grove Hill
One home was unroofed. Bands from Hurricane Audrey.
Start: 31.60/-87.70
End: 31.63/-87.82

7 1957 5 10 1945 Henry F1 0.1  10 0 0 Headland
A tornado briefly touched down causing minor damage to one home.
Start: 31.37/-85.30
End: 31.37/-85.30
6
1957 4 8 1030 Cullman-Morgan-Marshall F3 16.3 10 0 0 Hulaco-Near Guntersville
Several small homes and barns were destroyed. This was a twin to the 1015 storm and the damage and deaths totals are included together.
Start: 34.30/-86.60
End: 34.38/-86.33
5
1957 4 8 1015 Morgan-Marshall F3 38.8 200  2 125 6 SW Falkville-6 SE New Hope
At least 150 homes were damaged or destroyed in Morgan County where 2 people were killed.
Start: 34.32/-86.98
End: 34.47/-86.33
4
1957 4 8 0946 Marion-Winston-Lawrence F3 51.4 100 0 5 1.6 SSE Hamilton-6.8 SSW Danville
Extensive tree damage along the entire path.
Start: 34.12/-87.98
End: 34.32/-87.12
3
1957 4 7 2335 Franklin F2 0.1  10 0 0 Near Red Bay
One home was unroofed and several others sustained porch damage. Barns and garages were destroyed.
Start: 34.45/-88.13
End: 34.45/-88.13
2
1957 3 31 2330 Mobile F1 1.0 67 0 4 6 SW Mobile - 5 SW Mobile
Tornado touched down about 6 miles southwest of downtown Mobile. No significant damage was reported.
Start: 30.65/-88.00
End: 30.65/-88.00
1
1957 2 1 2000 Houston F1 0.1 10 0 0 Dothan
One outbuilding was destroyed.
Start: 31.20/-85.40
End: 31.20/-85.40

 


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