Alabama Tornado Database
|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|
One home was unroofed and one trailer was destroyed. Several trees were uprooted.May have been associated with the remnants of Hurricane Celia.
|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.
|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.
One trailer was demolished.
|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.
||0||0||NNE Vincent - 4 NE Vincent
Several homes and mobile homes were damaged. One barn was demolished.
||1970||4||26||0800||Madison||F1||8.6||50||0||0||Near New Sharon
2 houses and garages were damaged.
Brief tornado touchdown 3 miles north of the airport. One trailer was damaged and a school and gym were partially unroofed.
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.
||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.
||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.
||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.
Tornado touched down near the depot damaging a store and a warehouse. A few homes were damaged by falling tree limbs.
A barn and a house were demolished. Several other homes were damaged and many trees were uprooted.