Alabama Tornado Database
|1972 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 small home was totally destroyed. One person was critically injured.
The Rosinton School was damaged. The roof was removed from the gym. One barn was destroyed and several other buildings were damaged.
40 homes were damaged and one was destroyed. 3 buildings were damaged and a few cows were killed.
A mobile home park was hit and damaged or destroyed several units.
One mobile home and one workshop were destroyed. One service station was damaged.
A brief tornado tore the roof off and auto action building and threw it 500 feet. Witnesses observed the tornado.
||1972||4||22||0340||Dallas||F2||5.7||200||0||0||8 WNW Minter-8 NW Minter
The Alabama Sheriff's Boys Ranch was damaged. 2 barns and a grain bin were demolished. 2 trucks were totaled. One home was destroyed and an entire pecan grove was destroyed.
One home and a workshop were destroyed. Additional homes were damaged.
Considerable tree damage.
Several outbuildings and barns were damaged. Numerous trees were blown down.
|4||1972||1||13||0215||Barbour-Henry||F3||16.8||200||0||2||2 E Clopton-Edwin-SE Barbour Co
Several homes were damaged or destroyed along the path. Numerous trees were downed. Much of the path was through rural areas.
||1972||1||13||0100||Coffee-Dale||F2||6.3||100||4||88||3 E Enterprise-Fort Rucker-Lake Tholocco
The tornado struck two trailer parks destroying at least 68 mobile homes and 15 vehicles. Several other trailers and cars were damaged. All the deaths were army dependents. At Fort Rucker, 2 buildings were damaged and 15 helicopters were damaged.
||1972||1||10||1030||Chambers||F2||4.5||50||0||0||Ridge Grove-4.5 NE Waverly
2 homes, several barns, and a storage building were destroyed. One church was unroofed. Most of the path was through rural areas.
One mobile home was demolished, 3 homes were unroofed, 2 school buildings were damaged, and 15 additional homes suffered damage.