Alabama Tornado Database
|1977 Tornado Occurrences (21)|
|Tornado # of Year||Year||Month||Day||Time (CST)||County||Damage Scale||Path Length (Miles)||Maximum Path Width (Yards)||Fatalities||Injuries||Location|
|21||1977||11||30||0240||Mobile||F1||0.2||33||0||0||1 N Mobile
One home was destroyed, 5 homes sustained heavy damage, and 8 homes reported minor damage. Several trees and power lines were blown down along the path.
Formed in Association with
Unnamed Tropical Depression
Several homes sustained minor damage and one mobile home was overturned.
Two small barns destroyed and 1 home damaged.
Some uprooted trees and damage to outbuildings occurred at Cottondale and Holt. A dock at the North River Yacht Club was destroyed and several boats were damaged. The tornado moved NW.
An eyewitness saw a tornado touch down briefly about two miles north of Camden. There were broken tree limbs and minor damage to outbuildings.
2 trailers were destroyed and several buildings roofs and commercial signs were damaged.
A cement plant was destroyed and the office unroofed. Roof damage also occurred in the area and there was heavy water damage to a warehouse and garage. Trees and powerlines were damaged.
|14||1977||6||22||1945||Etowah||F2||1.2||77||0||0||Near Gadsden-6 NE Gadsden
Two outbuildings were destroyed and 3 were damaged. Numerous trees were uprooted. Golf ball to tennis ball size hail was also reported.
One barn was damaged and numerous trees were blown down.
A small tornado touched down in the city of Geneva destroying a stadium fence and a doghouse.
The powerful tornado touched down about 4 miles NW of downtown Birmingham. It moved NE at 60 mph finally lifting just E to the city of Tarrant. At its widest point it was 3/4 of a mile. 167 homes were destroyed and 48 had major damage. Daniel Payne College was badly damaged with dollar estimates around 1.3 million. Total storm damage amounted to 15 million dollars.
|10||1977||4||4||1430||Etowah||F2||4.7||150||0||4||3 S Southside-3 E Southside
3 homes and 6 trailers were destroyed. 17 outbuildings and 9 homes were damaged.
|9||1977||4||4||1430||St. Clair||F3||7.3||150||1||0||0.5 SE Ashville-7.4 NE Ashville
Tornado traveled NE along highway 411. One house destroyed and 2 had major damage. Three mobile homes, 7 barns, and 1 small business all destroyed.
|8||1977||4||4||1400||St. Clair||F2||3.3||80||0||0||Springville-3.3 E Springville
Tornado touchdown destroyed 1 home and 5 barns and caused major damage to 4 homes and 5 barns.
Brief tornado destroyed 2 houses and heavily damaged 3 others.
|6||1977||4||4||1220||Jackson||F2||6.9||100||0||1||2 S Section-1.4 N Dutton
16 homes and 4 farm buildings were damaged.
2 trailers were destroyed and one frame home suffered extensive damage. Many trees were uprooted.
One mobile home was destroyed and one person was injured inside.
|3||1977||3||30||0815||DeKalb||F3||9.2||50||0||2||4 SW Geraldine-5.2 NE Geraldine
3 small homes, 2 trailers, and 11 farm buildings were destroyed.
Destroyed several houses and mobile homes at Fish Camp on Lake Jordan. Damaged school at Deatville.
A brief tornado caused extensive damage to two businesses and unroofed several houses.