Alabama Tornado Database


1970 Summary

 


1970 Tornado Occurrences (14)
Tornado # of Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
14 1970 8 1 1845 Morgan

1970 Hurricane Map

Hurricane Celia
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Hurricane Celia
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Hurricane Celia
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F1 0.1 10 0 0 NE Priceville
One home was unroofed and one trailer was destroyed. Several trees were uprooted.May have been associated with the remnants of Hurricane Celia.
Start: 34.55/-86.87
End: 34.55/-86.87

13 1970 7 4 1535 Clarke F0 0.10 10 0 0 Southwest of Grove Hill
A State Trooper observed a tornado briefly touch down 6 miles south of Grove Hill on Highway 43. Little damage was noted.
Start: 31.63/-87.85
End: 31.63/-87.85
12 1970 6 21 1900 Cullman F2 3.8 10 0 0 Good Hope-Beach Grove
At least 15 barns and 5 homes were damaged.
Start: 34.10/-86.87
End: 34.13/-86.82
11 1970 6 2 0730 Baldwin F2 0.1 10 0 0 Daphne
One trailer was demolished.
Start: 30.60/-87.88
End: 30.60/-87.88
10 1970 4 26 1300 Randolph F2 1.0 10 0 2 Tin Shop - 5 SW Wedowee
One store was severely damaged, one mobile home was overturned, and one home was damaged. A swath of trees was cut down.
Start: 33.25/-85.52
End: 33.25/-85.52
9
1970 4 26 0935 Shelby F1 3.3 300
0 0 NNE Vincent - 4 NE Vincent
Several homes and mobile homes were damaged. One barn was demolished.
Start: 33.40/-86.40
End: 33.42/-86.35
8
1970 4 26 0800 Madison F1 8.6 50 0 0 New Sharon-4.3 ENE Hazel Green
2 houses and garages were damaged.
Start: 34.95/-86.65
End: 34.95/-86.50
7
1970 4 24 0630 Madison F2 0.5 10 0 0 Huntsville
Brief tornado touchdown 3 miles north of the airport. One trailer was damaged and a school and gym were partially unroofed.
Start: 34.75/-86.60
End: 34.75/-86.60
6
1970 4 2 0230 Dallas F2 5.6 300
0 0 1 NNE Plantersville-6.3 NE Plantersville
Several trees were downed and damage occurred at the YMCA Camp. One mobile home was destroyed, 3 mobile homes were damaged, several homes sustained roof damage, 2 barns were demolished, and 1 large storage building was destroyed. Numerous trees were uprooted along the entire path.
Start: 32.67/-86.92
End: 32.70/-86.83
5
1970 4 2 0120 Etowah F2 6.1 200
0 0 2 WSW Glencoe-Hokes Bluff
A service station and mobile home were demolished, several homes were unroofed, and several mobile homes were damaged near Glencoe. Several buildings were damaged in Hokes Bluff.
Start: 33.95/-85.95
End: 34.00/-85.87
4
1970 3 30 1030 Conecuh F1 0.1 10 0 0 9 W Castleberry
A funnel cloud briefly touched down and was witnessed by a state trooper. The tornado occurred near Interstate 65 17 miles southwest of Evergreen. A few trees were uprooted.
Start: 31.28/-87.17
End: 31.28/-87.17
3
1970 3 19 2308 Chambers F3 2.0 200
2 14 Little Shawmut-Plant City
A large school and two churches were severely damaged. 6 homes were destroyed, 15 homes sustained major damage, and 3 mobile homes were damaged. Numerous homes suffered minor damage. This location is northwest of Valley.
Start: 32.84/-85.22
End: 32.85/-85.18
2
1970 3 19 0600 Hale F2 1 10 0 0 Greensboro
Tornado touched down near the depot damaging a store and a warehouse. A few homes were damaged by falling tree limbs.
Start: 32.70/-87.60
End: 32.70/-87.60

1 1970 3 3 1845 Washington F2 0.1 10 0 0 NE Chatom
A barn and a house were demolished. Several other homes were damaged and many trees were uprooted.
Start: 31.47/-88.25
End: 31.47/-88.25


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