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1964 Summary

 


1964 Tornado Occurrences (26) () 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
26 1964 12 26 1230 Russell F2 0.1  10 0 0 Crawford
One home was demolished and several others were damaged.
Start: 32.45/-85.18
End: 32.45/-85.18
25 1964 12 26 1000 Butler F1  0.1  10 0 0 Brushey Creek
Numerous farm buildings and one home were damaged. A furnace weighing several hundred pounds was carried several hundred feet by the wind.
Start: 31.70/-86.60
End: 31.70/-86.60
24 1964 12 24 2330 Covington F0  21.0 300 0 0 Conecuh National Forest
Several houses and other buildings sustained minor damage. The tornado cut a swath through the national forest and moved northeast toward Opp.
Start: 31.10/-86.53
End: 31.28/-86.25
23 1964 12 24 2115  Baldwin F2 2.0 100 0 3 W Foley
A tornado touched down west of Foley and moved northeast across the northern part of Foley to near the Wilson Airport. Five planes were destroyed at Wilson Airport. Two homes were demolished and 12 others suffered extensive damaged. Several commercial buildings and other homes were slightly damaged. Numerous trees were uprooted and power lines were knocked down.
Start: 30.41/-87.71
End: 30.42/-87.68
22 1964 12 24 1935 Butler F2 4.9 10 0 0 Butler Springs-SW Forest Home
A church and several homes were damaged or destroyed near the beginning of the path at Butler Springs. The tornado moved northeast across Highway 10 where several barns and chicken houses were destroyed. Trees and power lines were knocked down along the path.
Start: 31.80/-86.88
End: 31.83/-86.82
21 1964 10 4 1500 Barbour

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F2 0.1  10 0 3 Eufaula
A tornado touched down on Pump Station Road. One home was destroyed and 3 people were injuredat this location. The tornado then moved into the western parts of Eufaula where 5 homes, a hospital, and a plant were damaged.
Start: 31.80/-85.20
End: 31.80/-85.20
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1964 10 4 1020 Butler

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F1 3.3 100 0 0 2 SW Georgiana-Near Chapman
A tornado touched down 2 miles southwest of Georgiana where it cut a path through the trees. The tornado entered Georgiana along Highway 31 where 2 homes were unroofed, several barns were destroyed, 17 homes were damaged and a fertilizer plant were damaged. Numerous trees were downed along the entire path.
Start: 31.63/-86.77
End: 31.67/-86.73
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1964 10 4 0930 Conecuh

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F1 0.1  10 0 0 6 NE Evergreen
A tornado moved through a rural area northeast of Evergreen. Two homes and several farm buildings were damaged.
Start: 31.50/-86.83
End: 31.50/-86.83
18 1964 7 9 1430 Talladega F2 0.1  10 0 0 Lincoln
Fourteen units of a large motel were unroofed.
Start: 33.60/-86.12
End: 33.60/-86.12
17 1964 4 28 1830 Lowndes F2 6.8 10 0 0 Sandy Ridge-Flatwood
The tornado touched down 5 miles northeast of Fort Deposit and moved east northeast. One church at Flatwood was demolished. Several homes were severely damaged and considerable timber was destroyed.
Start: 32.05/-86.48
End: 31.98/-86.40
16 1964 4 28 1740 Tallapoosa F1 13.0 10 0 0 Ourtown-3 NE Dadeville
Little damage occurred in this rural community. One large transmission tower near Martin Dam was blown down.
Start: 32.83/-85.97
End: 32.88/-85.75
15 1964 4 28 1700 Cleburne

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One house and one store were destroyed and several other buildings were damaged at Fruithurst. One person was injured in an overturned trailer at Muscadine.
Start: 33.73/-85.42
End: 33.73/-85.33
14 1964 4 28 1545 Calhoun F2 4.3  10 0 0 2.1 W Alexandria - 2 ENE Alexandria
A tornado touched down on Ohatchee Road west of Alexandria and moved east across Highway 431. Approximately 15 homes and a cafe were damaged.
Start: 33.77/-85.92
End: 33.78/-85.85
13 1964 4 28 1545 Talladega F3 0.1
10 0 1 Lincoln
One motel was almost completely destroyed. One person was injured by flying debris.
Start: 33.60/-86.12
End: 33.60/-86.12
12 1964 4 28 1510 St. Clair F1 0.1  10 0 0 Ashville-Ragland
Several houses and farm buildings were unroofed or damaged between Ashville and Ragland.
Start: 33.80/-86.20
End: 33.80/-86.20
11 1964 4 7 1030 Cherokee F1 5.4 10 0 0 Blanche-Rhinehart
One home and 4 farm buildings were damaged in Blanche. Two homes were unroofed and several farm buildings were damaged in Rhinehart.
Start: 34.35/-86.60
End: 34.38/-86.20
10 1964 4 7 1000  Marshall F1 0.1  10 0 0 Arab
A large cafe and a service station were both unroofed.
Start: 34.32/-86.48
End: 34.32/-86.48
9 1964 4 7 1000 DeKalb F1  0.1 10 0 0 Lathamville-Crossville
Several homes, barns, and chicken houses were damaged or destroyed along the path.
Start: 34.27/-86.03
End: 34.27/-86.03
8 1964 4 7 0910 DeKalb F2  3.3  10 0 1 Painter-Oak Hill
One home was damaged and several large chicken houses and barns were damaged or destroyed.
Start: 34.32/-86.08
End: 34.33/-86.03
7 1964 4 0830 Cullman F2 5.1 50 0 0 Longview-NE Vinemont
One church, a store, several chicken houses and several outbuildings were destroyed in Longview. Four homes, several outbuildings and several barns were demolished near Vinemont. Trees and power lines were knocked down along the path.
Start: 34.25/-86.75
End: 34.27/-86.83
6 1964 4 6 0600 Choctaw F1 0.1  10 0 0 Ararat
One home was demolished and several other homes were damaged.
Start: 32.22/-88.10
End: 32.22/-88.10
5 1964 3 25 1545 Winston F3 5.4 267 0 11 5.4 SW Addison-Addison
Eleven people were injured in one home that was demolished in the Machen Community. Nineteen homes were damaged, 6 barns and chicken houses were destroyed, 30 barns were damaged, and several buildings were damaged.
Start: 34.17/-87.27
End: 34.20/-87.18
4 1964 3 9 1700 Lauderdale F3 15.0 100 2 5 Near Florence-Whitehead
A concrete block cafe was demolished along Highway 72. At Whitehead, two homes were totally destroyed killing a person in each one. Several other homes and automobiles were damaged. Trees and power lines were downed along the path.
Start: 34.85/-87.58
End: 34.90/-87.32
3 1964 3 9 1645 Franklin F3 10.4 100 0 1 Spruce Mountain-Tharptown
Several trees were blown down and barns were damaged on Spruce Pine Mountain, At Tharptown, at least 2 homes were destroyed. A store and several homes were unroofed. Several automobiles were heavily damaged. Numerous trees were blown down along the path.
Start: 34.50/-87.67
End: 34.60/-87.53
2 1964 1 24 2100  DeKalb
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F2 0.1 10 0 0 Rodentown
At least 15 homes were damaged in this rural community.
Start: 34.25/-86.02
End: 34.25/-86.02
1 1964 1 24 1900 Shelby
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F4 4.0 100 10 6 1.9 SSW Harpersville - 3.9 SE Harpersville
Three homes were demolished and 10 were killed near US 280. At least 20 homes were damaged, 5 farm buildings were destroyed, and several automobiles were damaged. Some of the debris was found over a half mile away. One home was lifted intact over 300 feet before it hit another home and trees.
Start: 33.3167/-86.4479
End: 33.3296/-86.3803

 


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