Alabama Tornado Database


1971 Summary

 


1971 Tornado Occurrences (22)
Tornado # of Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
22 1971 12 20 0330 Monroe F3 1.0 100 0 1 Uriah
One building was destroyed at the Blackshear School and 3 other buildings were damaged. One church and at least 8 other homes were damaged.
Start: 31.30/-87.52
End: 31.30/-87.52
21 1971 9 17 0035 Coffee

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Hurricane Edith
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Hurricane Edith
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F3 0.3 100 0 0 Danley
One home was destroyed during this brief tornado touchdown.
Start: 31.42/-86.17
End: 31.42/-86.17
20 1971 9 16 1622 Baldwin

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Hurricane Edith
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Hurricane Edith
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F2 1.0 150 0 0 4 E Fairhope
At least 2 homes were torn apart. Several additional homes were damaged.
Start: 30.53/-87.85
End: 30.53/-87.85
19 1971 9 16 1525 Baldwin

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Hurricane Edith
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Hurricane Edith
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F1 8.7 100 0 0 2 NW Perdido-4.2 NW Atmore
At least 2 mobile homes were demolished. At least 10 homes suffered damage. A few barns were destroyed.
Start: 31.03/-87.65
End: 31.08/-87.52
18 1971 9 16 1500 Washington

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Hurricane Edith
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F1 2.0 200 0 0 Tibbie
One house and several large chicken houses were severely damaged. Several small buildings were destroyed. Numerous trees were blown down.
Start: 31.35/-88.26
End: 31.37/-88.23
17 1971 9 16 1330 Washington

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Hurricane Edith
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Hurricane Edith
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F2 5.7 200 0 0 1 N Tibbie-6.7 SE Chatom
Several houses damaged and shifted off foundations. Heavy damage to timber as the tornado moved through forests.
Start: 31.37/-88.25
End: 31.40/-88.17
16 1971 6 15 1315 Etowah F1 0.5 10 0 0 Youngs Chapel
One home and a store were damaged. Many trees were uprooted.
Start: 34.05/-86.05
End: 34.05/-86.05
15 1971 4 23 1140 Monroe-Butler F4 25.4 300 0 0 Old Texas-Greenville
Near total destruction occurred along the first 10 miles of the tornado path.
Start: 31.50/-87.30
End: 31.77/-87.00
14 1971 4 23 1115 Pike F1 1.0 200 0 0 2 W Troy Airport-1 W Troy Aiport
One small barn was destroyed and many trees were downed.
Start: 31.87/-86.05
End: 31.87/-86.05
13 1971 3 6 1630 Jefferson F2 4.9 300 0 2 1 S Clay-Goodner Mountain
3 homes were damaged and occupants in one home were injured. Many trees were downed.
Start: 33.68/-86.60
End: 33.72/-86.53
12 1971 3 3 0400 Pike F3 2.0 10 0 0 Brundidge
2 homes were demolished, 3 trucks were overturned, a mobile home was overturned, and several other structures were damaged. Many trees were downed along the path.
Start: 31.72/-85.84
End: 31.74/-85.81
11 1971 3 2 2120 Clarke F3 4.9 100 0 0 Tallahatta Springs-Thomasville
A school gym was severely damaged in Thomasville. A section of the school was unroofed. One service station was destroyed and at least 2 homes were damaged.
Start: 31.90/-87.82
End: 31.92/-87.73
10 1971 3 2 1000 Pike-Barbour F3 23.8 10 0 0 W Springhill-N Brundidge-Louisville
One house and barn were damaged near Springhill. 3 homes were destroyed and a country club and warehouse were damaged in North Brundidge. Several farm buildings and homes were damaged near Louisville.
Start: 31.68/-85.97
End: 31.73/-85.57
9 1971 3 1 1615 Houston F2 0.1 10 0 0 Dothan
A furniture store and a few other buildings were damaged along Highway 431. 2 automobiles were overturned.
Start: 31.22/-85.40
End: 31.22/-85.40
8 1971 2 26 1405 Chambers-Lee F1

7.3

50 0 0 5 SW Waverly-Waverly
One mobile home was demolished, one home was unroofed, two homes suffered damaged, and some barns were destroyed. Many trees were blown down.
Start: 32.65/-85.57
End: 32.68/-85.45
7 1971 2 26 1400 Randolph F0 0.1 10 0 0 Roanoke
2 small buildings were destroyed and several trees were snapped off.
Start: 33.13/-85.38
End: 33.13/-85.38
6 1971 2 26 1230 Jefferson F1 2.0 50 0 3 East Lake-Roebuck
Minor structural damage was reported and many trees were uprooted or snapped off.
Start: 33.57/-86.72
End: 33.59/-86.70
5 1971 2 26 1100 Greene F3 4.3 50 0 0 3 SW Eutaw-1 E Eutaw
8 homes were destroyed, 19 homes were damaged, 2 mobile homes were demolished, and a few buildings were heavily damaged.
Start: 32.82/-87.93
End: 32.83/-87.87
4 1971 2 12 0855 Mobile F1 1.0 33 0 0 Wilmer-Kushla
One barn and one slaughterhouse were damaged. Numerous trees were uprooted.
Start: 30.82/-88.37
End: 30.82/-88.37
3 1971 2 4 1945 Marion-Franklin F3 34.1 700 1 13 7 S Hamilton-Sugar Bend-Bear Creek-Dime
Extensive dmaage occurred along the entire path. 50 homes were damaged or destroyed. Several barns and outbuildings were demolished. Several mobile homes were destroyed.
Start: 34.03/-87.95
End: 34.38/-87.53
2 1971 1 25 1615 Cleburne F1 1.0 10 0 0 Heflin
A school bus garage was damaged, a frame home was unroofed, and other minor damage occurred along the path.
Start: 33.63/-85.60
End: 33.63/-85.60
1 1971 1 25 1500 Blount F0 2.0 10 0 0 Cleveland-Nectar
One home was unroofed, 2 homes were damaged, and several farm buildings were demolished. Numerous trees were uprooted.
Start: 33.97/-86.63
End: 33.99/-86.60


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