Alabama Tornado Database


1975 Summary

 


1975 Tornado Occurrences (35) () 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
35 1975 11 6 1550 Baldwin F0 0.1 10 0 0 Lillian
Several trees were blown down. Barns and outbuildings were damaged.
Start: 30.40/-87.45
End: 30.40/-87.45
34 1975 11 6 1230 Mobile F1 0.1 10 0 1 Irvington
One car was overturned with its occupant injured. Several homes sustained roof damage. Barns and outbuildings were damaged. Several trees were blown down.
Start: 30.50/-88.27
End: 30.50/-88.27
33 1975 10 17 0530 Coffee
Tropical Depression
12
F0 0.1 10 0 0 Mt Pleasant
One store and one chicken house were damaged. One chicken house was destroyed.
Start: 31.40/-85.98
End: 31.40/-85.98
32 1975 10 17 0140 Houston
Tropical Depression
12
F1 0.1 10 0 0 Dothan
One home was destroyed and 4 others were heavily damaged.
Start: 31.23/-85.37
End: 31.23/-85.37
31 1975 6 17 1620 Conecuh F0 0.1 10 0 0 15 E Evergreen
Small tornado touched down with little to no damage.
Start: 31.43/-86.68
End: 31.43/-86.68
30 1975 5 8 2148 Marshall F1 0.1 10 0 0 Boaz
2 homes were damaged and 4 barns were damaged.
Start: 34.17/-86.17
End: 34.17/-86.17
29 1975 4 30 1500 Escambia F1 0.3 20 0 0 Atmore
Winds were recorded at 89 mph. One hangar and one aircraft were damaged.
Start: 31.03/-87.50
End: 31.03/-87.50
28 1975 4 10 0300 Escambia F1 0.3 20 0 0 Porch
One trailer was demolished. Numerous trees were blown down.
Start: 31.10/-87.52
End: 31.10/-87.52
27 1975 4 2 1730 Tallapoosa F1 0.1 10 0 0 Dadeville-Camp Hill
3 homes and several barns damaged. Powerlines and trees downed.
Start: 32.82/-85.70
End: 32.82/-85.70
26 1975 3 29 0605 Blount F1 3.0 30 0 3 5.8 NNE Blountsville-9 NE Blountsville
3 persons received minor injuries and 1 house was unroofed. 18 cotton trailers were blown across U.S. 231 blocking the highway.
Start: 34.16/-86.55
End: 34.19/-86.50
25 1975 3 18 1720 Tuscaloosa F1 2.0 50 0 0 Tuscaloosa
Several homes damaged in the Hillsdale and Arcadia subdivisions.
Start: 33.20/-87.50
End: 33.21/-87.47
24 1975 3 13 1952 Covington

Started in Florida
F1
(F1)
9.3
(18.5)
880
(880)
0
(0)
0
(0)
Lockhart-Florala
One hangar at the Florala Airport was heavily damaged along with several aircraft. Several homes were damaged and a large radio tower was toppled.
Start: 31.00/-86.37
End: 31.07/-86.23
23 1975 3 13 1755 Baldwin F1 0.1 10 0 0

Daphne
One mobile home was severely damaged.
Start: 30.60
/-87.85
End: 30.60/-87.85

22 1975 3 13 1555 Chilton F1 1.0 50 0 0 Jemison
Several roofs were blown off businesses and a home was moderately damaged.
Start: 32.97/-87.7562
End: 32.97/-86.75
21 1975 3 13 1445 Tuscaloosa F0 0.5 50 0 0 Tuscaloosa
Trees and powerlines were blown down.
Start: 33.13/-87.62
End: 33.13/-87.62
20 1975 3 7 1730 Russell F0 0.3 50 0 0 Hatchechubbee
Little or no damage reported.
Start: 32.27/-85.27
End: 32.27/-85.27
19 1975 2 23 1435 Calhoun F0 1.0 100 0 0 Anniston
Public reported a tornado on the ground briefly in the Blue Mountian Community about 3 miles north of Anniston. No known damage.
Start: 33.67/-85.83
End: 33.67/-85.83
18 1975 2 23 1345 Tuscaloosa F4 14.4 500 1 49 Taylorville-Holt
Small frame homes were leveled across south Tuscaloosa. Over the entire path, 289 homes, 20 businesses, and 21 trailers were destroyed or heavily damaged.
Start: 33.08/-87.60
End: 33.25/-87.45
17 1975 2 23 1320 Cullman F2 2.0 10 0 1 Jones Chapel
4 trailers and 23 homes were damaged or destroyed. One church was unroofed.
Start: 34.20/-87.06
End: 34.22/-87.04
16 1975 2 23 1230 Walker F2 1.0 100 0 0 20 NE Jasper
A tornado destroyed two homes and a mobile home in a rural area about 20 miles northeast of Jasper.
Start: 34.07/-87.00
End: 34.07/-87.00
15 1975 2 16 1030 Baldwin F2 1.0 200 0 0 Pine Grove
Six chicken houses were destroyed. A feedmill and garage were destroyed. Several homes, a warehouse, and 3 barns were unroofed.
Start: 30.87/-87.77
End: 30.87/-87.77
14 1975 2 16 1015 Baldwin F1 1.0 100 0 0 6 SW Bay Minette
A tornado struck the Crossroads Community where one mobile home was destroyed and there was heavy roof damage to a house.
Start: 30.83/-87.87
End: 30.83/-87.87
13 1975 1 10 1830 Cleburne F1 0.1 50 0 1 Ranburne
The tornado touched down briefly in Ranburne damaging six large chicken houses and completely demolishing a nearby house trailer. The house trailer was lifted over a parked car and carried about 60 ft through the air. About 25,000 chickens were lost along with equipment inside broiler houses.
Start: 33.53/-85.30
End: 33.53/-85.30
12 1975 1 10 1830 Lee F2 0.1 10 0 0 Opelika-Salem
3 homes were totally destroyed along Highway 77. 5 trailers were demolished and 22 homes were damaged.
Start: 32.60/-85.23
End: 32.60/-85.23
11 1975 1 10 1800 Macon F2 1.0 100 0 9 Cotton Valley
17 homes were destroyed and 28 homes were damaged.
Start: 32.30/-85.68
End: 32.30/-85.68
10 1975 1 10 1650 Montgomery F2 2.0 100 0 0 Montgomery
The tornado damage path was non-continuous. The intial touchdown occurred at Dannelly Field Airport. Here, two buildings were destroyed and a hangar door blown in completely destroying one helicopter and extensively damaging two airplanes. Over 30 vehicles were damaged in the parking lot with fences and superficial structures blown down near the terminal building. About a mile northeast of the airport, a roof was blown off a truck repair center damaging several trucks. A third area of light damage was noted about 2 miles northeast of the airport.
Start: 32.30/-86.40
End: 32.32/-86.37
9 1975 1 10 1645 Autauga F1 0.1 10 0 0 Prattville
A tornado was reported by the public in Prattville where it demolished one mobile home.
Start: 32.47/-86.48
End: 32.47/-86.48
8 1975 1 10 1615 Baldwin F1 0.1 10 0 0 Near Loxley
A tornado touched down 15 miles south of Bay Minette. Damage was limited to around 40 pine trees down.
Start: 30.63/-87.78
End: 30.63/-87.78

7 1975 1 10 1614 St. Clair
Storm Report
F3 18.8 150 1 60 Pell City-Ragland
At least 54 homes were destroyed and 307 homes were damaged. 15 trailers were destroyed and 27 businesses were damaged or destroyed. One person was killed at a service station.
Start: 33.55/-86.32
End: 33.77/-86.12
6 1975 1 10 1600 Shelby F1 0.2 50 0 14 Pelham
No damage information available.
Start: 33.28/-86.82
End: 33.28/-86.82
5 1975 1 10 1545 Jefferson F1 0.1 10 0 0 Hoover
A brief tornado touched down in Hoover where an apartment complex had 30-40 units severely damaged with broken windows in nearby businesses.
Start: 33.42/-86.82
End: 33.42/-86.82
4 1975 1 10 1445 Mobile F1 0.1 10 0 0 Citronelle
Police reported power and telephone lines down and tree tops twisted off. Several buildings also suffered roof damage.
Start: 31.10/-88.23
End: 31.10/-88.23
3 1975 1 10 1445 Jefferson F2 2.0 100 0 4 Jonestown-Bethel-Kilgore-Bessie
4 homes and 2 trailers were destroyed. The injuries were minor.
Start: 33.65/-87.03
End: 33.68/-87.03
2 1975 1 10 1445 Marengo F1 0.1 10 0 0 Faunsdale
A tornado was reported by the public near Faunsdale moving northeast at 60 mph. Several old barns were damaged with trees down.
Start: 32.47/-87.60
End: 32.47/-87.60
1 1975 1 10 1430 Tuscaloosa F1 0.1 10 0 0 Brookwood
Tornado touched down destroying a mobile home and damaging several other homes and buildings. Heavy timber damage also occurred with trees twisted or snapped in two. Tornado was accompanied by a loud roar as it moved northeast.
Start: 33.28/-87.28
End: 33.28/-87.28


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