Alabama Tornado Database


1966 Summary

 


1966 Tornado Occurrences (10) () 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
10 1966 11 10 1230 Lowndes-Montgomery F2 9.3  50 0 0 6 W Dannelly Field-Hope Hull
Rope-like tornado destroyed 2 barns. 1 house and a store damaged, with several trees twisted off.
Start: 32.30/-86.50
End: 32.27/-86.35
9 1966 11 10 1110 Baldwin F2 7.7  10 0 0 Ranbun-Perdido
2 large poultry houses were destroyed in Ranbun. A church was demolished in Perdido. Several farm buildings were destroyed along the path.
Start: 31.00/-87.80
End: 31.05/-87.68
8 1966 11 10 0930 Hale F2 1.0 100 0 0 Moundville
Extensive damage to elementary school roof and vocational school. Destroyed 1 house and damaged 4 others. Trailer and bus overturned. Portions of corn field swept clean.
Start: 33.00/-87.62
End: 33.00/-87.62
7 1966 11 10 0830 Jefferson F1 0.1 10 0 0 Bradford
1 house and several farm buildings were destroyed. 3 houses were damaged.
Start: 33.50/-87.00
End: 33.50/-87.00
6 1966 11 10 0815 Cullman F2 7.6 10 0 1 West Point-Vinemont
16 aircraft were damaged or destroyed as 2 hangars were destroyed at Vinemont. A store was destroyed in Longview.
Start: 34.23/-86.93
End: 34.28/-86.82
5 1966 8 12 1715 Russell F0 0.1 10 0 0 Pittsview
Trees uprooted, powerlines blown down and damage to several houses.
Start: 32.22/-85.18
End: 32.22/-85.18
4 1966 7 20 1645 Houston F1 1.0 10 0 0 Kinsey
Several barns and outbuildings were destroyed. Several trees were blown down and damage to corn and peanut crops.
Start: 31.30/-85.35
End: 31.30/-85.35
3 1966 4 26 1950 Jefferson F0 0.1 10 0 0 17 NE Birmingham Airport
Tornado sighted by pilot. No damage reported.
Start: 33.75/-86.50
End: 33.75/-86.50
2 1966 3 3 2000 Jefferson F1 0.1  10 0 2 Gardendale
1 house destroyed, injuring both occupants. 7 other houses were damaged.
Start: 33.65/-86.82
End: 33.65/-86.82
1 1966 3 3 1930 Pickens-Tuscaloosa

Storm Information

News Article

Started in
Mississippi
F5
(F5)
66.5
(202.5)
900
(900)
1
(58)
27
(518)
3.5 NW Panola-Vienna-Benevola-Near Buhl-20 NE Tuscaloosa
20 houses and 6 barns were destroyed. 20 homes and 15 barns were damaged. Crop losses were mainly to timber. This tornado was part of the Candlestick Park family of tornadoes. Many think this was more than one tornado.
Start: 32.99/-88.34
End: 33.37/-87.42

 


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