Alabama Tornado Database

1958 Summary

1958 Tornado Occurrences (21)
Tornado # of Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
21 1958 9 20 1630 Lauderdale F1  0.1 10 0 0 Elgin Crossroads
At least 6 homes and 1 barn were damaged.
Start: 35.00/-87.30
End: 35.00/-87.30
20
1958 6 2 1600 Houston F1  0.3 200 0 0 Columbia
At least 9 buidlings were damaged, several trees were blown down, and a large corn crop was damaged.
Start: 31.30/-85.12
End: 31.30/-85.12
19 1958 5 25 1600 Morgan F2  0.1  50 0 1 Near Decatur
Boats and boathouses were damaged in a harbor near Decatur.
Start: 34.63/-87.00
End: 34.63/-87.00
18 1958 4 29 0640 Etowah F1 0.1  100 0 0 Near Gadsden
Damage highly localized to Camp Sibert area. No other details given.
Start: 34.00/-86.00
End: 34.00/-86.00
17 1958 4 29 0640 Chilton F1 12.1 100 0 0 Jemison-Friendship-Walnut Creek-Sunshine
Small homes were unroofed and barns were destroyed.
Start: 32.95/-86.75
End: 33.08/-86.62
16 1958 4 29 0630 Chilton F0 0.1  10 0 0 2 E Clanton
No specfics on damage.
Start: 32.83/-86.58
End: 32.83/-86.58
15 1958 4 29 0600 Jefferson F1 0.5 100 0 0 6 SSW McCalla
No significant damage was reported with this brief touchdown.
Start: 33.27/-86.97
End: 33.27/-86.97
14 1958 4 29 0600 Jefferson F2 0.3 300 0 0 Gardendale
Carports and garages were destroyed.
Start: 33.63/-86.82
End: 33.63/-86.82
13 1958 4 6 0003 Marshall-Jackson F3 25.7  100 0 1 Albertville-Section
At least 6 homes were destroyed along the path.
Start: 34.27/-86.22
End: 34.58/-85.98
12 1958 4 5 2320 Cullman-Morgan F2 6.6
100 0 0 West Point-Lacon
At least one home sustained major damage.
Start: 34.30/-86.90
End: 34.37/-86.82
11 1958 4 5 2300 Cullman-Morgan F1 8.8 200 0 0 Vinemont -Eva
At least one home sustained major damage.
Start: 34.25/-86.87
End: 34.33/-86.75
10 1958 4 5 2230 Madison F1 0.1 10 0 0 Near Harvest
No significant damage was reported with the brief touchdown.
Start: 34.73/-86.62
End: 34.73/-86.62
9 1958 4 5 2215 Limestone F2 10.5 50 0 1 Athens-Thach
A large farmhouse was unroofed and two homes were destroyed.
Start: 34.80/-87.40
End: 34.92/-87.03
8 1958 4 5 2200 Lawrence-Limestone F2 25.6  100 0 0 Town Creek - Elk River Bridge
Several barns were destroyed. This event was just southeast of the previous tornado.
Start: 34.70/-87.40
End: 34.92/-87.03
7 1958 4 5 2100 Colbert-Lawrence-Lauderdale F2 19.2  100 1 1 SE Spring Valley-3 S Leighton-3 N Town Creek-Rogersville
2 large barns and a home were destroyed just east of Leighton. A man was killed when 3 tenant homes were destroyed in Colbert County. A mattress was carried 1.5 miles away.
Start: 34.67/-87.53
End: 34.85/-87.28

6 1958 4 5 2000 Morgan F1 0.5  100 0 0 Decatur
One barn destroyed on farm southeast of Decatur.
Start: 34.57/-86.95
End: 34.57/-86.95
5 1958 2 27 0130 Montgomery-Macon F1 12.9  200 0 0 2 S Mathews-2 E Shorter
Damage to tenant houses and barns. 2 cows and 7400 hens killed.
Start: 32.23/-86.00
End: 32.40/-85.90
4 1958 2 26 2330 Escambia F1 0.1  10 0 0 4 NE Atmore
Several barns were leveled.
Start: 31.07/-87.42
End: 31.07/-87.42
3 1958 2 26 2000 Choctaw F2 20.9 67  0 0 Isney-W Gilbertown-Toxey-Jachin
8 homes and 20 barns were destroyed. Numerous trees were downed.
Start: 31.78/-88.45
End: 32.00/-88.20
2 1958 2 6 1405 Pike F2 11.3  200 0 0 W Goshen-NW Troy
1 house and 1 barn destroyed. A dozen houses and barns damaged.
Start: 31.72/-86.12
End: 31.83/-85.98
1 1958 1 31 1330 Franklin F2 3.0 440  0 0 1.3 SW Belgreen- 1.7 NE Belgreen
One home was destroyed and at least 3 others were damaged.
Start: 34.47/-87.88
End: 34.49/-87.84

 


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