Alabama Tornado Database


1999 Summary

 

1999 Tornado Occurrences (23)
Tornado # of Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
23
1999 10 9 0415 Mobile F1 2.5 300
0 0

Near Saraland
No tornado details were available.

Start: 30.8200/-88.0700
End:  30.8200/-88.0700

22
1999 10 9 0320 Mobile F0 0.7 200
0 0

Near Langan Ball Park...West Mobile
No tornado details were available.

Start: 30.7000/-88.1700
End:  30.7000/-88.1700

21
1999 7 12 0915 Baldwin F0 0.1 50 0 0

Point Clear
A waterspout moved ashore near Point Clear and quickly dissipated over land. No damage was found.

Start: 30.4700/-87.9200
End:  30.4700/-87.9200

20
1999 5 31 1442 Baldwin F0 0.1 20 0 0

Gulf Shores
A waterspout moved over the marshlands between Little Lagoon and Oyster Bay. The storm dissipated over the marshlands and no damage was found. No injuries were reported.

Start: 30.2800/-87.6800
End:  30.2800/-87.6800

19
1999 5 29 1900 Baldwin F0 0.1 20 0 0

Fort Morgan
A waterspout came ashore along State Highway 180 about three miles east of Fort Morgan. The waterspout quickly dissipated but a building under construction had building material scattered and minor roof damage from the storm.

Start: 30.2300/-88.0200
End:  30.2300/-88.0200

18
1999 5 7 1430 Elmore F0 0.1 20 0 0

2.0 W Kent
Brief tornado on video..no damage.

Start: 32.6200/-85.9800
End:  32.6200/-85.9800

17
1999 5 7 1428 Elmore F0 0.1 20 0 0

2.0 W Kent
Brief tornado on video..no damage.

Start: 32.6200/-85.9800
End:  32.6200/-85.9800

16
1999 5 7 1206 Autauga F0 0.5 30 0 0

2.9 NE Prattville-3.4 NE Prattville
Several trees downed near Pine Level.

Start: 32.5000/-86.4500
End:  32.5000/-86.4500

15
1999 4 27 1305 Dekalb F0 0.3 30 0 0

Rainsville
Several eyewitnesses reported seeing a funnel when what may have been a weak tornado touched down on the northside of Rainsville downing a few trees and causing minor damage at a building supply store.

Start: 34.5000/-85.8700
End:  34.5000/-85.8700

14
1999 4 27 1240 Dekalb F0 0.5 30 0 0

1 NW Fyffe
What was believed to be a small, weak tornado touched down on CR 50 at the Bailey Farm damaging a chicken house and a barn, and taking some shingles from a house.

Start: 34.4700/-85.9300
End:  34.4700/-85.9300

13
1999 4 15 0100 Clarke F0 3.0 150 0 0

Thomasville
A F0 tornado touched down along County Road 48 at Bashi Highway or about 3 miles northwest of Thomasville. About 100 trees were blown down. Some trees were snapped off about 40 feet in the air; the branches below were completely stripped off. The tornado then skipped northeast, briefly touching down along U.S. Highway 43 or 3 miles north of Thomasville. Again, trees were blown down along with power lines and telephone wires. An automobile was damaged when it hit a tree across a road. No structural damage to any homes or injuries were reported. The tornado lifted back into the cloud just northeast of U.S. Highway 43. Most of the fallen trees were facing to the northeast.

Start: 31.9200/-87.7300
End:  31.9200/-87.7300

12
1999 3 13 2030 Covington F1 9.0 50 0 0

Andalusia
A F1 tornado (winds 74 to 112 mph on the Fujita Scale) skipped along and just south of County Road 70 northeast of Andalusia. The tornado touched down several times along its 9 mile path. The most significant structural damage occurred off Highway 331 where four chicken facilities suffered major damage. 400 chickens were killed, a porch was torn off a house, tin was ripped off several out buildings and numerous trees were blown down. An eyewitness said he saw a funnel about 100 feet off the ground after one of his chicken houses was destroyed. A gas station in the same area had its roof blown off. Along County Road 77, just south of County Road 70, several houses suffered roof damage with shingles blown off. A couple of out buildings were blown away and numerous trees were blown down. A church building nearby also suffered damage.

Start: 31.3000/-86.4800
End:  31.3000/-86.4800

11
1999 3 3 0215 Covington F0 2.0 20 0 0

4 SW Opp
An F0 tornado briefly touched down near the Horn Hill Community. The first touch down was near the intersection of County Roads 85 and 97 and damaged the roof and some siding of a house. The weak tornado then moved east and blew down some trees on County Road 99. A couple of the trees fell onto a trailer and damaged it. The tornado then briefly touched down one last time near County Road 77 and blew more trees down before dissipating. No one was injured.

Start: 31.2500/-86.3000
End:  31.2500/-86.3000

10
1999 2 27 1951 Etowah

Storm Survey
F0 1.3 50 0 0

5.3 SW Southside-4.5 SSW Southside
Several trees downed. Several homes and outbuildings were damaged.

Start: 33.9500/-86.0800
End:  33.9300/-86.0500

9
1999 2 27 1915 Blount

Storm Survey
F2 0.4 50 0 1

2.0 SW Nectar-1.6 SW Nectar
Numerous trees downed. Several homes had roof damage.

Start: 33.9300/-86.6500
End:  33.9300/-86.6500

8
1999 2 27 1825 Winston

Storm Survey
F0 0.5 30 0 0

3.5 SSW Double Springs
Numerous trees downed and many landed on buildings.

Start: 34.1000/-87.4200
End:  34.1000/-87.4200

7
1999 2 27 1755 Lauderdale

Storm Survey
F2 1.7 150 0 0

Killen
A tornado occurred around 5:55 pm about 4 miles northeast of Killen in northern Lauderdale County. A mobile home was destroyed, several houses were heavily damaged, numerous trees were downed and uprooted, and several other structures sustained damage. The damage area was along CR 71 in the Antioch area.

Start: 34.9000/-87.4800
End:  34.9300/-87.4700

6
1999 2 23 1745 Baldwin F0 2.0 30 0 0

Summerdale
An F0 tornado briefly touched down around Alabama 59 near Summerdale in a trailer park. Several trailers had minor damage to skirting and one was shifted off its blocks. One tree had a branch blown off and an abandoned trailer on blocks was turned over. The tornado then moved east and skipped along the ground briefly touching down along County Road 38 where small trees and a fence were blown down. A Weather Service employee followed the storm east and said the funnel was rotating but it never appeared to touch down. The tornado then went back into the cloud before reaching Seminole.

Start: 30.4800/-87.7000
End:  30.4800/-87.6700

5
1999 1 22 1715 Winston F1 1.5 30 0 0

3.8 WNW Double Springs-3.5 NW Double Springs
A few homes were damaged and several trees were blown down.

Start: 34.1700/-87.4700
End:  34.1800/-87.4500

4
1999 1 22 1652 Fayette F0 0.2 30 0 0

14.1 NE Fayette-14.3 NE Fayette
One home damaged and several trees were blown down near Fowlers Crossroads.

Start: 33.8300/-87.6700
End:  33.8300/-87.6500

3
1999 1 22 1643 Morgan F0 0.3 30 0 0

9 W Falkville
A weak tornado briefly touched down in a rural area southeast of the Danville-Neel Recreation Area in southwest Morgan County. No damage or injuries were reported.

Start: 34.3700/-87.0500
End:  34.3700/-87.0500

2
1999 1 22 1543 Colbert F0 1.0 30 0 0

S Muscle Shoals
A tornado briefly touched down 5 miles south of Muscle Shoals with little or no damage. The tornado was also reported on the Muscle Shoals surface observation at 1543 through 1557. Emergency management surveyed the area of the tornado report and could not find any damage in a mostly open area.

Start: 34.6800/-87.6700
End:  34.7000/-87.6700

1
1999 1 22 1539 Franklin F0 0.3 30 0 0

7 NW Russellville
A weak tornado briefly touched down in a rural area near Frankfort along CR 49. No damage or personal injury were reported.

Start: 34.5800/-87.8200
End:  34.5800/-87.8200


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