Alabama Tornado Database


1962 Summary

 


1962 Tornado Occurrences (11)
Tornado # of Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
11 1962 3 31 0800 Baldwin F2 11.9  100 0 0 SE Bon Secour-E Miflin
Several summer homes were destroyed and many other buildings were damaged at both Bon Secour and in Muflin. Several large trees were uprooted along the path.
Start: 30.30/-87.70
End: 30.37/-87.52
10 1962 3 31 0210 Marion F1 1.0 10 0 0 Winfield
A tornado moved through the eastern parts of Winfield. One church and several homes were damaged. Several garages and outbuildings were blown down. One car was overturned and many trees were uprooted.
Start: 33.90/-87.80
End: 33.90/-87.80
9 1962 3 31 0200 Fayette F2 0.1  10 0 0 Belk
One house was heavily damaged. One barn was demolished and one barn had significant roof damage. The damage occurred in a rural area.
Start: 33.70/-87.90
End: 33.70/-87.90
8 1962 3 30 2300 Colbert F1 0.1  10 0 0 NW Littleville
Three homes were un-roofed and another was pushed off its foundation. Several farm buildings were destroyed.
Start: 34.60/-87.68
End: 34.60/-87.68
7 1962 3 25 1715 Marshall F1 0.5 100 0 0 Douglas
Three homes and several farm barns were destroyed.
Start: 34.17/-86.33
End: 34.17/-86.33
6 1962 3 25 1530 Cullman F1  3.8 10 0 0 Cullman
The tornado damaged several homes and downed many trees along the path.
Start: 34.17/-86.83
End: 34.20/-86.78
5 1962 3 21 0125 Talladega F2 0.5 10 0 0 Sylacauga
Several homes and one industrial building were damaged on the southwest side of the city. Several trees and power lines were blown down.
Start: 33.15/-86.27
End: 33.15/-86.27
4 1962 3 21 0100 Calhoun

Storm Report
F3 2.3 250  0 10 Weaver
Two homes were demolished and 5 others were heavily damaged. Twenty five additional homes suffered minor damage. Numerous trees were uprooted and many automobiles were damaged along the path.
Start: 33.75/-85.82
End: 33.75/-85.78
3 1962 1 5 2230 Houston-Henry F1 5.1  100 0 0 W Kinsey-Headland
Four homes were damaged and several barns were destroyed near Kinsey. Many barns and tenant homes were destroyed near Headland. Many trees and power lines were blown down.
Start: 31.30/-85.42
End: 31.35/-85.37
2 1962 1 5 1730 Crenshaw-Pike F2 2.0 10 0 0 2 W Glenwood - Glenwood
Sixteen buildings were damaged or destroyed in this rural area.
Start: 31.65/-86.20
End: 31.67/-86.17
1 1962 1 5 1630 Covington F2  0.1 10 0 0 Andalusia
A brief tornado touched down on the outskirts of Andalusia. One factory and one house were damaged. Several trees were uprooted and power lines were blown down.
Start: 31.30/-86.50
End: 31.30/-86.50

 


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