Alabama Tornado Database


2006 Summary

 

2006 Tornado Occurrences (69)  () 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
69
2006 11 30 2153 Hale

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Event Summary

Event Report

Slight Risk
F1 5.8 75
0 0 6.5 SSE Havana-4.1 WNW Hogglesville
The tornado touched down just south of the intersection of State Highway 69 and County Road 32, which is roughly half way between the Havana Community and Greensboro. The tornado then tracked northeastward, and lifted at the southwestern edge of the Talladega National Forest near County Road 29. Hundreds of trees were either snapped off or were blown down along the path.

Start: 32.8100/-85.5800
End: 32.8700/-87.5400
68
2006 11 30 2140 Hale

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Event Summary

Event Report

Slight Risk
F0 3.3 25
0 0 1.3 E Greensboro Municipal Airport-2.5 WNW Greensboro
The tornado touched down just east of the Greensboro Municipal Airport. It then tracked northeastward, crossing County Road 24, County Road 28 and State Highway 14. Several trees were knocked down or were snapped off at the Lakeview Country Club. The Hale County Jail suffered roof damage. Additional trees were blown down along the path.

Start: 32.6800/-87.6500
End: 32.7100/-87.6200
67
2006 11 30 2135 Hale

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Event Summary

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Slight Risk
F1 11.3 75
0 0 2.6 WSW Greensboro Municipal Airport-5.5 N Greensboro
The tornado touched down just west of County Road 35, between County Road 24 and County Road 73, which is about 7 miles southwest of Greensboro. The tornado then tracked northeastward, and crossed County Roads 24 and 28, State Highway 14, County Roads 21 and 19, and State Highway 69. The tornado lifted just north of County Road 4 near its intersection with State Highway 69. One barn was destroyed and several out-buildings were damaged or destroyed along the path. Hundreds of trees were either snapped off or blown down. One tractor and one automobile were damaged.

Start: 32.6700/-87.7100
End: 32.7800/-87.5800
66
2006 11 30 2119 Marengo

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Event Report

Slight Risk
F1 3.7 150 0 0 2.9 SSW Shortleaf-0.6 NW Demopolis
The Demopolis tornado touched down approximately 3 miles southwest of the city of Demopolis, just west of Maria Avenue and south of U.S. Highway 80. The tornado then tracked north northeast and crossed U.S. Highway 80. Several large trees were knocked down and the fallen trees produced varying degrees of damage to homes. Additional large trees were knocked down and subsequently destroyed several mobile homes. One apartment complex sustained significant roof damage. A few mobile homes were rolled over. The tornado continued north northeast across the western part of Demopolis snapping trees along the path. One warehouse had an entire wall collapse. Several floats being prepared for the holiday parade were thrown some distance and damaged on Lake Demopolis. The tornado lifted around just east of U.S. Highway 43 at Lake Demopolis.

Start: 32.4800/-87.8700
End: 32.5300/-87.8400
65
2006 11 15 1438 Henry

Event Report

Moderate Risk
F1 3.6 100 0 0 2 S Newville-3 E Newville
A tornado touched down just south of Newville and crossed U.S. Highway 431 where it heavily damaged a yeast facility. A nearby building materials warehouse and service station sustained some damage. The tornado then weakened but downed numerous trees along its path before it dissipated. A squall line affected the region on the 15th. Isolated supercell thunderstorms developed ahead of the line across southeast Alabama during the afternoon and produced several tornadoes.

Start: 31.3900/-85.3300
End: 31.4200/-85.2800
64
2006 11 15 1253 Barbour

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Moderate Risk
F0 0.1 50 0 0 1.6 WSW Mount Andrew
The tornado briefly touched down approximately 1 mile west of the Mount Andrew Community, on State Highway 51. One house suffered roof and wall damage near the intersection of Dry Creek Road and Minnie Guice Road, and at least one tree was snapped off.

Start: 31.9700/-85.5400
End: 31.9700/-85.5400
63
2006 11 15 1212 Coffee-Pike-Barbour

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Moderate Risk
F2 19.8 650 0 0 2.2 S Hamilton Crossroads-3 ESE Enon
This tornado, which is believed to have initially touched down just across the Coffee County line near the Roeton Community, entered Pike County about 1.5 miles southwest of Hamilton Crossroads. The tornado track crossed US Highway 231, State Highway 10, and State Highway 130 before crossing the Pea River into western Barbour County. Numerous trees were blown down or snapped off along the path. Numerous structures suffered significant damage, including a water tower that completely collapsed, a fire department building, and several homes. The Hamilton Crossroads tornado crossed from Pike into Barbour County, and traveled another 3 miles before lifting. Damage in the Barbour County portion was relatively minor, and consisted of mainly downed trees.

Start: 31.6100/-85.8400
End: 31.8400/-85.6400
62
2006 11 15 1202 Chambers

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Event Summary

Event Report

Moderate Risk
F0 0.2 75
0 0 1.4 WNW Lafayette-1.5 NW Lafayette
The tornado briefly touched down about three-quarters of a mile north of Lafayette. Numerous large trees were knocked onto a home at the intersection of US Highway 431 and State Highway 77. Several sheds were destroyed and a large trailer was blown over.

Start: 32.9100/-85.4000
End: 32.9200/-85.4000
61
2006 11 15 1153 Coffee

Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F0 3.0 150 0 2 2 NE Elba-5 NE Elba
A tornado touched down just northeast of Elba. Most of the damage occurred along County Roads 235 and 279 and State Highway 125. Several mobile homes and sheds were destroyed. Two persons were injured when their doublewide mobile home was tossed into trees. Among the structures damaged were a collection tank and four roll-off containers at a county landfill, a home which lost its front porch and roof, and several trailers. There were numerous trees and utility poles uprooted. A squall line affected the region on the 15th. Isolated supercell thunderstorms developed ahead of the line across southeast Alabama during the afternoon and produced several tornadoes.

Start: 31.4400/-86.0500
End: 31.4700/-86.0100
60
2006 11 15 1130 Covington

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Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F2 15.8 300 0 0 4.4 E Green Bay-5.7 WNW Eoda
The tornado first touched down near Hillcrest Ponds around the junction of County Roads 34 and 45, then moved northeast, before lifting back into the clouds near County Road 70 just west of Friendship. Considerable damage occurred along the path of the tornado. The first residence hit had two large grain silos torn from their foundations. One was thrown roughly 15 yards, the other about 150 yards across the road and into a nearby pasture. Another home sustained considerable damage when an outbuilding was lifted by the tornado and thrown into the home. Several other homes along the path of the tornado suffered roof damage. The most significant and widespread damage along the path of the tornado occurred near Opine, where up to six commercial poultry farm buildings were destroyed or heavily damaged. Approximately 130,000 chickens were killed.

Start: 31.2000/-86.3700
End: 31.3900/-86.2300
59
2006 11 15 1111 Tallapoosa

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Moderate Risk
F0 0.1 25
0 0 1.8 WNW Reeltown
A weak tornado touched down about 1/2 mile west of Reeltown, near the intersection of County Road 45 and County Road 13. Several trees were blown down or snapped off along the short path. One mobile home suffered some siding damage. Three out buildings also sustained significant damage. The tornado damage path was less than one tenth of a mile long and 25 yards wide at its widest point. The tornado was on the ground at 1111 AM CST.

Start: 32.6100/-85.8300
End: 32.6100/-85.8300
58
2006 11 15 1102 Elmore

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Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F1 5.2 100 0 0 1.9 W Kent-0.5 NW Red Hill
A tornado touched down about 3 miles west of Kent, near the intersection of County Road 159 and Chana Creek Road. The tornado tracked north northeast and lifted near the intersections of State Highway 50, State Highway 229 and County Road 361. The tornado damage path generally paralleled State Highway 229 for a few miles. A roof was blown off a house and several trees were blown down along the path. The tornado damage path was approximately 5 miles long and was 100 yards wide at its widest point. the tornado began at 1102 AM CST and lifted at 1106 AM CST.

Start: 32.6200/-85.9800
End: 32.6900/-85.9400
57
2006 11 15 1040 Elmore

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Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F1 1.6 150 0 0 4.1 ESE Ware-3.1 E Ware
A tornado touched down just north of the Tallapoosa River, just to the northeast of the toll bridge. This location is near the intersection of Emerald Mountain Expressway and County Road 4. A few small trees were blown down and limbs were borken off trees. The tornado tracked northeast into the Emerald Mountain Subdivision. At the top of the hill, a well constructed home sustained fairly substantial roof damage with the entire roof being shifted 3 inches. the tornado lifted in the Emerald Mountain Subdivision east of Grove Park Loop. The tornado damage path was 1.5 miles long and was 150 yards wide at its widest point. The tornado touched down at approximately 1040 AM CST and lifted at 1042 AM CST.

Start: 32.4300/-85.9900
End: 32.4500/-86.0000
56
2006 11 15 1025 Montgomery

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Moderate Risk
F2 6.8 250 0 6 2.3 NNW Pinedale-1.8 ENE Mount Meigs
The tornado damage path was approximately 6.8 miles long and 250 yards wide at its widest point. The tornado touched down about 1.4 miles southwest of the Shakespeare Festival and tracked northeastward across the Woodmere and Beauvoir Lake Subdivisions. The tornado crossed Interstate 85 at Bell Road and continued northeastward to the Atlanta Highway just west of Taylor Road. Numerous trees were snapped off or downed along the path with minor roof damage to numerous homes. Near the Atlanta Highway, the tornado cross the UAM ball field complex and struck the Montgomery Postal Processing and Distribtuion Center and the Post Office. The main doors of the post offcie were blown in and portions of the roof were lifted off to the north. Numerous trees were snapped off at ground level on the south and west sides of the building. A tractor trailer was completely turned around and moved 30 yards and flipped over. Other postal vehicles and cars in the parking lot were moved or received significant damage. Just to the north, the tornado produced major damage to the Fun Zone Skating Rink. This was a large metal builing structure which was nearly totally destroyed. Several vehicles were tossed around and significantly damaged or crushed by debris from the building. As the tornado crossed the Atlanta Highway, several metal power poles were either significantly bent or downed. At the Saddleback Ridge Apartment Complex, at least two apartment buildings lost their roofs and portions of the second floor. The tornado continued another 2.5 miles northeastward and ended in a field just south of Wares Ferry Road. Six people suffered minor injuries. The tornado touched down at approximately 1025 AM CST and lifted aroud 1035 AM CST.

Start: 32.3314/-86.2220
End: 32.4099/-86.1503
55
2006 11 15 0955 Lowndes-Montgomery

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Moderate Risk
F1 5.9 250 0 0 3.5 ENE Fleta - 2.0 NW Pintlala
The tornado damage path was approximately 6 miles long and 250 yards wide at its widest point as it tracked northeastward from extreme eastern Lowndes County into western Montgomery County. The tornado touched down about 3.8 miles southwest of the intersection of US Highway 31 and Oakridge Lane, near the Lowndes County Line and Pichony Creek. In Montgomery County, numerous trees were snapped off just south of the Pintlala Elementary School. Ten buildings were damaged north of the school. The tornado tracked northeastward along US Highway 31 for another 2.5 miles before lifting near US Highway 31 and Lassiter Lake. The tornado touched down at approximately 955 AM CST and lifted at 1007 AM CST.

Start: 32.1400/-86.3000
End: 32.2000/-86.3900
54
2006 11 15 0909 Baldwin

Event Information

Moderate Risk
F1 1.3 150 0 0 0.3 SE Dyas-1 WNW Dyas
A tornado touched down along Hollingsworth Road in the Dyas Community where it blew down several trees. It continued east northeast reaching F1 strength where it crossed over Dyas Road about a mile north of Brushy Creek. A house on the east side of the road sustained considerable roof damage. Two sheds, a barn ,horse pen and a screened in porch were destroyed. Numerous debris from this property were blown into an adjacent field and the owner said several items were found as far as a half mile away. The tornado quickly weakened and dissipated at the end of Sanks Road.

Start: 30.9700/-87.6800
End: 30.9800/-87.6600
53
2006 11 15 0848 Baldwin

Event Information

Moderate Risk
F0 1.1 50 0 0 3.8 NE Rabun-3.5 NNE Rabun
A weak tornado touched down along Old Ganey Road blowing down several trees on both sides of the road. The tornado generally paralleled the roadway to the intersection of Silas Ganey Road where it began to parallel that road for a brief period. The tornado then crosses Majors Creek then dissipated shortly thereafter. No structures were in the path of the tornado.

Start: 31.0700/-87.7700
End: 31.0800/-87.7500
52
2006 11 15 0544 Washington

Event Information

Moderate Risk
F1 7.8 300 0 0 2.3 ESE Jordan-4.1 SSE Bigbee
A tornado first touched down west of County Road 15 just south of Sleepy Hollow Lane. Tree and roof damage was observed in this area. The tornado moved northeast crossing State Highway 17 near Jordan. This is where most of the damage from the tornado was found. Numerous homes had roof damage and with several trees down. A well constructed horse stable was damaged and several valuable horses were injured with one killed. The tornado continued northeast for several miles over open land crossing County Road 31 south of CC Trail Road. Mostly tree damage occurred in this area. The tornado dissipated near CC Trail Road.

Start: 31.4900/-88.2900
End: 31.5600/-88.2000
51
2006 9 22 1752 Blount

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Event Summary

Slight Risk
F2 4.4 200 0 3 Oneonta
The tornado touched down just southwest of the Allgood Community, north of Highway 75. The tornado then tracked northeastward, remaining north of Highway 75 the entire time. It dissipated in the city of Oneonta, just north of the Blount County Courthouse near 7th Street. Numerous trees and power lines were blown down along the tornado path. Oneonta High School suffered significant damage to its football field press box, and two concession stands were destroyed. The high school structure also sustained roof damage. The Blount County Courthouse sustained roof damage and many flagpoles were broken down. Several homes and out-buildings received major damage and a local gas station had its canopy blown off. Three people were injured as the tornado moved through, one seriously.

Start: 33.9200/-86.5200
End: 33.9500/-86.4700
50
2006 9 22 1740 Blount

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Event Summary

Slight Risk
F2 0.3 200 0 0 Locust Fork
The tornado briefly touched down just south of Locust Fork, along Spunky Hollow Road near Azzilee Circle. A substantial workshop structure collapsed due to wall failure, as the entire roof was removed and pushed off. A home under construction was completely destroyed, and several other homes suffered roof and shingle damage. Several trees were knocked down along the path.

Start: 33.8800/-86.6200
End: 33.8800/-86.6200
49
2006 9 22 1706 Marshall

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Event Summary

Slight Risk
F1 3.2 500 0 0 Albertville
The tornado initially touched down in the southwest side of Albertville between Whitesville Road and South Broad Street. At this stage, the tornado was 40 yards wide producing F0 intensity winds up to 60 mph for along a one quarter mile path. Then the tornado increased to F1 intensity with winds up to 100 mph along a path width of 500 yards. Several trees were snapped and uprooted in its path. Several homes sustained minor roof, awning, and gutter damage. The tornado continued its path north-northeast into western Albertville before dissipating.

Start: 34.2300/-86.2300
End: 34.2700/-86.2200
48
2006 9 22 1702 Blount

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Event Summary

Slight Risk
F2 1.3 100 0 0 5 SW Locust Fork
The tornado touched down briefly between the Lehigh Community and AL-79. One mobile home and one barn were completely destroyed. Two automobiles and one motorcycle were lifted from inside a barn and thrown at least 50 yards. Numerous trees and power lines were blown down along its damage path.

Start: 33.8300/-86.6800
End: 33.8500/-86.6700
47
2006 9 22 1615 Colbert

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 4.0 20 0 0 2 N Littleville - 5 SW Leighton
Trained spotters and law enforcement spotted a tornado which likely made sporadic touchdowns along an estimated 4 mile path. An Alabama State Trooper viewed the tornado crossing U.S. Highway 43 lifting off the ground over the Spring Valley Community. No damage was observed.

Start: 34.6200/-87.6700
End: 34.6500/-87.5800
46
2006 9 22 1538 Marshall

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Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 0.1 10 0 0 1 N Arab
A small and brief tornado was witnessed and photographed by two residents along Highway 69 just northeast of Arab looking west along State Highway 69. Trees were knocked down near the location of the photographed tornado, but it is not certain if this damage was directly related to the tornado or its parent thunderstorm.

Start: 34.3300/-86.5000
End: 34.3300/-86.5000
45
2006 5 10 1708 Clarke

Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F0 0.1 30 0 0 Talahatta Springs
A weak tornado briefly touched down along County Road 44 near Talahatta Springs. A funnel cloud was reported just a couple of minutes before near Opine. The weak tornado blew down several trees and power lines and damaged the roof of a small meat processing plant. No injuries were reported. Large hail was also reported with the storm.

Start: 31.9000/-87.8500
End: 31.9000/-87.8500
44
2006 05 10 1344 Marengo

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Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F1 2.6 150 0 0 2.6 NW Linden
An F1 tornado touched down between State Highway 28 and the railroad tracks, just south of the Chickasaw Bogue. This location was approximately 1.5 miles southeast of Jefferson Station or 2.6 miles northwest of Linden. the tornado tracked southeastward and paralleled State Highway 28, then moved into Linden. The tornado dissipated near the intersection of State Highway 28 and Shiloh Street in Linden. Numerous trees and scattered power lines were blown down along the path of the tornado. A large tree fell on a home and completely destroyed the homes garage doors. One large light post at a ball field was snapped off. One other home sustained minor roof damage. The tornado damage path was 2.6 miles long and 150 yards wide at its widest point.

Start: 32.3300/-87.8300
End: 32.3000/-87.8000
43
2006 5 9 1605 Limestone

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Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F0 0.1 30 0 0 6 WSW Elkmont
A brief tornado occurred within a larger scale bow echo. The tornado produced localized damage by knocking down trees on at least two homes. The downburst with maximum winds of 80 mph knocked down trees on several homes and car ports.

Start: 34.9000/-87.0800
End: 34.9000/-87.0800
42
2006 5 9 1600 Limestone

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Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F0 5.0 60 0 0 2 S Salem - 3 SW Elkmont
A tornado was produced on the northern end of a strong bow echo segment. The tornado touched down several times along a 5 mile path beginning approximately two miles south of the Salem Community, and ending three miles southwest of Elkmont. Several trees were either uprooted or snapped along the path, but no other property damage was observed.

Start: 34.9000/-87.1200
End: 34.9000/-87.0200
41
2006 4 8 0203 Talladega

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Research Paper

High Risk Day
F0 0.6 100 0 0 1 NNW Childersburg - 0.5 NNE Childersburg
The tornado touched down near Edgewater Drive and the Coosa River, just east of the Morgan Bridge on US 231/280. It then tracked southeastward through the Pinewood Terrace Community and dissipated near 4th Avenue NE. Many trees were either snapped off or uprooted along the path. A few of the fallen trees landed on homes and automobiles. The most damage occurred in the Lakeside and Bates Subdivisions near State Highway 235.

Start: 33.2800/-86.3700
End: 33.2700/-86.3700
40
2006 4 8 0052 Calhoun

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High Risk Day
F1 0.8 120 0 0 1.2 SSW Ohatchee - 1.7 S Ohatchee
The tornado briefly touched down south of Ohatchee. It knocked down or snapped off several trees along the path. A few small out-buildings were also damaged along the path. One fallen tree landed on a home and produced damage. The tornado affected areas along Boiling Springs Road (County Road 73).

Start: 33.7700/-86.0000
End: 33.7700/-86.0000
39
2006 4 8 0023 Jefferson

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High Risk Day
F1 3.2 100 0 0 Roebuck Plaza - 2.6 ENE Roebuck Plaza
The tornado touched down in Roebuck Municipal Golf Club at Donna Hawkins Park, west of Interstate 59. It generally tracked eastward, crossed the interstate and affected Roebuck. The tornado dissipated near Roebuck Plaza and US Highway 11. Hundreds of large hardwood trees were either blown over or uprooted. Numerous pine trees were also snapped off along the path. Several of the fallen trees landed on homes and produced substantial damage. An estimated 50 to 100 homes suffered varying degrees of damage.

Start: 33.5800/-86.6700
End: 33.6000/-86.6200
38
2006 4 8 0016 Jefferson

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High Risk Day
F1 2.3 100 0 1 Gardendale - 2.1 SE Gardendale
The tornado touched down near the intersection of US Highway 31 and Main Street. It knocked a few trees down west of US Highway 31, then traveled southeastward and affected the business district along US Highway 31. A few dozen businesses were heavily damaged. The damage included significant roof damage, broken windows, large bay doors blown out, air conditioning unit damage and sign damage. Three vary large air conditioning units were blown off the roof of a K-Mart. These units were estimated at 5 to 8 thousand pounds each. A church along US Highway 31 suffered roof damage. Dozens of homes were damaged and numerous trees were blown down east of US Highway 31 in the vicinity of Tarrant Road and Peterson Road. One woman was injured when a tree fell through the roof of her home. South of Tarrant Road, the tornado mainly produced tree damage. The tornado lifted near Lumen Park and Taihaiti Lane.

Start: 33.6500/-86.6200
End: 33.6300/-86.7800
37
2006 4 7 2344 DeKalb

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High Risk Day
F0 0.1 85
0 0 5 ESE Ft Payne
Another short lived F0 tornado touched down near the Pumpkin Center Community near the Little River Wildlife Management area. A manufactured home had its windows knocked out and some of its vinyl siding torn off along with several trees also uprooted by the tornado.

Start: 34.4000/-85.6500
End: 34.4000/-85.6500
36
2006 4 7 2250 Cullman

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High Risk Day
F1 0.2 30 0 0 5 NE Cullman
A short lived F1 tornado struck a chicken farm near the Pleasant Grove Community. Two well built chicken houses were collapsed with most of the metal roofing flung into nearby trees and twisted around their branches approximately 40 to 50 yards away. A third chicken house was also moderately damaged. A small wooden shed was completely demolished and a feed bin attached to one of the chicken houses was completely toppled over.

Start: 34.2300/-86.7700
End: 34.2300/-86.7700
35
2006 4 7 2215 Marshall

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High Risk Day
F0 0.1 150 0 0 3 N Arab
A short lived F0 tornado severely damaged a large barn and storage area near the Cherokee Ridge sign and Exxon station near Highway 231.

Start: 34.3570/-86.5080
End: 34.3570/-86.5070
34
2006 4 7 2135 Lawrence-Morgan

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High Risk Day
F1 9.0 150 0 0 3 SE Speake - 3 NE Danville
The tornado that touched down in southeast Lawrence County continued its track into southwest Morgan County and moved east through Danville, Alabama. The tornado produced light to moderate roof damage to the Danville high school gymnasium roof, roofs of the press boxes at the Danville high school football field and further damage to the back stop and outfield walls at the Danville high school baseball field. The tornado further uprooted several trees and produced minor roof and awning damage to six homes in Danville. The tornado further moved northeast and slightly damaged the roofs of four homes and destroyed a barn along Craze Road, about two miles northeast of Danville, Alabama.

Start: 34.3800/-87.1300
End: 34.4500/-87.0500
33
2006 4 7 2124 Limestone

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High Risk Day
F0 0.1 40 0 0 Greenbrier
A tornado briefly touched down along Interstate 565 and damaged a small sign and two trees along the interstate before quickly dissipating.

Start: 34.6700/-86.8500
End: 34.6700/-86.8500
32
2006 4 7 2116 Morgan

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High Risk Day
F0 1.0 50 0 0 2 E Decatur - 3 E Decatur
A tornado briefly touched down just east of Decatur along Highway 20 and produced some light tree damage and heavily damaged a large billboard sign near Interstate 65 before dissipating.

Start: 34.6200/-86.9500
End: 34.6200/-86.9300
31
2006 4 7 2100 Marion-Winston

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High Risk Day
F1 4.7 150 0 0 5.5 SE Bear Creek - 3.1 ENE Haleyville
The tornado touched down in far eastern Marion County just north of State Highway 129. It then tracked northeastward into Winston County and lifted just southeast of the Needmore Community. The tornado produced significant damage in Haleyville, where the Windwood Hotel suffered major roof damage, a local gas station sustained major roof damage, and an old textile mill also was heavily damaged. A large tree fell on a home near the intersection of State Highway 13 and State Highway 129 and damaged a carport and automobile. The Haleyville High School received damage to sections of the roof, the baseball dugouts were damaged, and the top floor of the press box was destroyed. Numerous trees and power lines were downed along the path. The total damage path was 4.7 miles.

Start: 34.2200/-87.6300
End: 34.2500/-87.5700
30
2006 4 7 2100 Lawrence

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High Risk Day
F0 0.1 60 0 0 Caddo
A short lived tornado touched down and produced minor tree damage two three trees and minor roof damage to a manufactured home.

Start: 34.5700/-87.1300
End: 34.5700/-87.1300
29
2006 4 7 2030 Lawrence

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F0 0.1 50 0 0 1 E Mt Hope
A short lived tornado briefly touched down and produced minor tree damage with maximum estimated winds at 70 miles an hour.

Start: 34.4500/-87.4700
End: 34.4500/-87.4700
28
2006 4 7 2000 Franklin

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F0 3.0 75
0 0 Hodges - 3 NW Hodges
A tornado briefly touched down and uprooted a few trees and damaged power lines.

Start: 34.3300/-87.9300
End: 34.3700/-87.9000
27
2006 4 7 1955 Marion

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F1 9.4 50 0 0 5.4 W Hamilton-7.8 NE Hamilton
The tornado touched down just north of the intersection of US Highway 78 and State Highway 74. It then moved northeastward and dissipated just east of the intersection of County Road 41 and County Road 473. Numerous trees were either snapped off aloft or were blown down. Multiple telephone poles were blown down. The top of a barn was completely torn off. Several homes received roof damage, ranging from missing shingles to portions of roofs being lifted off. One automobile was totally destroyed due to fallen trees. One woman was killed (indirect) when she drove into an already downed tree along State Highway 187. One person suffered minor injuries (indirect) due to a fallen tree. New Hope Church had its porch destroyed and suffered minor damage to other portions of the building.

Start: 34.1809/-87.0710
End: 34.2420/-87.9251
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2006 4 7 1945 Lawrence

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High Risk Day
F0 0.1 30 0 0 1 NW Hatton
A short lived tornado touched down and uprooted two small trees.

Start: 34.5750/-87.4210
End: 34.5750/-87.4190
25
2006 4 7 1848 Madison

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Continued into Tennessee

High Risk Day
F0
(F0)
2.0
(2.1)
30
(30)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2 N Skinem - 4 N Skinem
A short lived tornado touched down near the Alabama and Tennessee State Line, uprooting two trees in Alabama before crossing the state line into Lincoln County in southern middle Tennessee.

Start: 34.9800/-86.5200
End: 35.0000/-86.5000
24
2006 4 7 1845 Madison

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F0 0.2 50 0 0 Sulphur Springs
A tornado briefly touched down along Charley Patterson Road in the Sulphur Springs Community. A mobile home suffered heavy roof damage and insulation was tossed into some nearby trees.

Start: 34.9200/-86.5200
End: 34.9200/-86.5200
23
2006 4 7 1805 Limestone

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F1 0.7 200 0 0 2 ENE Cairo - 3 ENE Cairo
A tornado briefly touched down in the Sugar Creek Estates Community along Sugar Creek. Maximum wind speeds were estimated to be at 80 miles an hour. This tornado damaged two homes and knocked down 15 trees in its path.

Start: 34.8800/-87.1000
End: 34.8800/-87.0800
22
2006 4 7 1755 Colbert

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High Risk Day
F1 10.0 100 0 0 Colbert Heights - Leighton
A tornado with maximum estimated winds of around 90 miles an hour moved northeast from near Colbert Heights Elementary School and continued east and northeast to the Colbert Heights High School. Numerous trees were down in the path of the tornado. The inital tornado damage occurred at the Colbert Heights Elementary School, where a fence at the baseball field at the elementary school was heavily damaged. A manufactured home across from the elementary school suffered extensive roof and porch damage. Most of the roof was blown nearly 100 yards behind the home. At Colbert Heights High School, damage included a scoreboard, which was blown and twisted off of its base and a nearby baseball dugout at the high school lost its roof. Also, a large outdoor antenna at the high school was twisted in two. There was continuous light tree damage until the tornado reached the Leighton Community, where a large barn suffered extensive roof damage. Corn stalks from a nearby field were found embedded between the remaining barn walls. The tornado uprooted five large oak trees before abruptly dissipating in Leighton.
Start: 34.6700/-87.7000
End: 34.7000/-87.5200
21
2006 4 7 1725 Colbert

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Research Paper

High Risk Day
F1 8.0 100 0 0 4 SW Tuscumbia - 1 SE Muscle Shoals
A tornado produced scattered damage from just southwest of Tuscumbia through Tuscumbia. The tornado had an estimated maximum wind speed of around 90 miles an hour before it weakened and eventually dissipated. A gas station on the southwest portion of Tuscumbia suffered extensive damage, where a 50 foot billboard sign was twisted backwards and several of the gas pumps were heavily damaged. One of the gas pumps was dislodged from the pavement. Eight homes suffered minor to moderate roof and structural damage in and around Tuscumbia.

Start: 34.7000/-87.7500
End: 34.7300/-87.6500
20
2006 4 7 1714 Lauderdale

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Research Paper

High Risk Day
F0 0.1 30 0 0 St. Florian
A short lived tornado briefly touched down about three miles northeast of Florence Alabama. The tornado knocked down two trees before quickly dissipating.

Start: 34.8700/-87.6200
End: 34.8700/-87.6000
19
2006 4 7 1650 Colbert

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Research Paper

High Risk Day
F0 0.1 50 0 0 Cherokee
A short lived tornado knocked over several trees onto three homes, producing minor damage to the homes.

Start: 34.7500/-87.9700
End: 34.7500/-87.9700
18
2006 3 13 1850 Cullman

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 0.1 20 0 0 7 SSW Hanceville
Another brief tornado touched down and knocked more trees down along the north end of County Road 506, about 9 miles south southeast of Cullman.

Start: 34.0200/-86.8000
End: 34.0000/-86.8000
17
2006 3 13 1847 Cullman

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 0.1 20 0 0 7 SSW Hanceville
A torndoe descended briefly along County Road 504 about 11 miles south southwest of Cullman. The tornado knocked down more trees.
Start: 33.9700/-86.8200
End: 33.9700/-86.8200
16
2006 3 13 1845 Cullman

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 0.1 50 0 0 8 SSW Hanceville
The tornado touched down along County Road 501,  about 13 miles south southwest of Cullman, just east of Interstate 65. The tornado knocked down several trees with eastimated winds around 70 mph.
Start: 33.9700/-86.8200
End: 33.9700/-86.8200
15
2006 3 13 1815 Blount

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 0.1 25
0 0 6.8 NW Hayden
An F0 tornado briefly touched down near Exit 289 on Interstate 65 in far northern Blount County, damaging one mobile home. The tornado was witnessed by many motorists as it crossed the highway.

Start: 33.9500/-86.8500
End: 33.9500/-86.8500
14
2006 3 13 1756 Cullman

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 0.1 20 0 0 2 NE Arkadelphia
The initial touch down was along County Road 501 about 13 miles south-southwest of Cullman, just east of I-65, about 2 miles east-southeast of the I-65 Exit 291. The tornado initially knocked down a few trees in this area and had a path length of 75 yards and a 50 yard path width. Winds were at 70 mph, making it a F0 tornado. The tornado lifted and then touched down briefly again along County Road 504, about 11 miles south of Cullman. The F0 tornado with winds topping out at 60 mph had a path length at 20 yards and a 20 yard width. The tornado again quickly lifted and touched down again about 4 miles northeast of the previous touch down, along the north end of County Road 506, about 9 miles southeast of Cullman.

Start: 33.9200/-86.9500
End: 33.9200/-86.9500
13
2006 3 13 1754 Tuscaloosa

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 0.1 20 0 0 9.9 N Samantha
An F0 tornado briefly touched down in rural northern Tuscaloosa County just east of US Highway 43. The tornado produced little to no damage. A storm spotter captured images of the tornado.

Start: 33.5700/-87.6200
End: 33.5700/-87.6200
12
2006 3 13 1743 Tuscaloosa - Fayette

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 3.4 30 0 0 9.3 NW Samantha
Storm Spotters tracked a tornado on the ground from near County Road 35 in far northern Tuscaloosa County to near New Hope Road in far southeastern Fayette County. The tornado only broke a few limbs off of trees as it moved through the rural countryside. The total damage path was 3.4 miles long.

Start: 33.5100/-87.7300
End: 33.5300/-87.6800
11
2006 3 13 1739 Walker

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Walker County Video

Slight Risk
F1 1.3 25
0 0 9.7 NE Jasper
An F1 tornado touched down approximately 1.5 miles east of the Curry Community along Burrows Crossing Road. The tornado completely destroyed a barn and sheet metal was strewn downstream over 300 yards. One additional barn was heavily damaged. A few trees were blown down along the tornado path. The tornado dissipated near the intersection of Blooming Grove Road and Drummond Road. The thunderstorm had a funnel cloud during its entire course across Walker County and numerous photos of this feature were captured.

Start: 33.9300/-87.1700
End: 33.9500/-87.1500
10
2006 3 13 1715 Lamar

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 2.6 75
0 0 1.6 SW Kennedy
An F0 tornado touched down near the intersection of State Highway 17 and State Highway 96, approximately 1.5 miles southwest of Kennedy. The tornado moved northeastward and crossed County Road 49 before it lifted just east of Howell Road and State Highway 96. Several trees were blown down along the damage path and a few mobile homes suffered generally minor damage.

Start: 33.5700/-88.0000
End: 33.5800/-87.9700
9
2006 3 13 1655 Fayette

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F1 1.6 50 0 0 15 NNW Bankston
An F1 tornado touched down about 2 miles east of Glen Allen in far northern Fayette County, and tracked northeastward, uprooting numerous trees along its path. The tornado crossed County Road 65 and County Road 53 before lifting near Eldridge Road.

Start: 33.9000/-87.7100
End: 33.9100/-87.6800
8
2006 3 13 1645 Fayette

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 1.1 50 0 0 14.9 N Fayette
An F0 tornado touched down in rural northern Fayette County approximately 1.8 miles south of Winfield. The tornado began near the intersection of County Road 21 and County Road 49, traveled northeastward, and ended near US Highway 43 and Benton Road. One mobile home was destroyed and several trees were either blown down or snapped off along the path.
Start: 33.9000/-87.8300
End: 33.9000/-87.8300
7
2006 3 13 1604 Lamar

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 0.1 25
0 0 4.3 SW Sulligent
An F0 briefly touched down approximately 4 miles east of the Alabama/Mississippi State Line. This location was about 1.5 miles south of Sulligent Lake or 4.3 miles southwest of Sulligent. The tornado tracked east-northeast where it partially damaged two barn roofs. This supercell thunderstorm had a funnel cloud or wall cloud associated with it during its entire lifecycle across northern Lamar County. No additional evidence of another tornado touchdown or damage was found or reported.
Start: 33.8500/-88.1800
End: 33.8500/-88.1800
6
2006 2 02 1525 Conecuh

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 0.5 30 0 0 17 NW Evergreen
A weak tornado briefly touched down just inside the Conecuh County Line, just east of Pine Orchard. The tornado blew down several trees and power lines.

Start: 31.6000/-87.1700
End: 31.6000/-87.1700
5
2006 2 02 1520 Monroe

Event Summary

Slight Risk
F0 0.5 30 0 0 Tunnell Springs
A weak tornado briefly touched down near Tunnel Springs. The tornado damaged a roof on a home and blew down several trees and power lines.

Start: 31.6300/-87.2500
End: 31.6300/-87.2500
4
2006 1 13 1245 Henry

Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F0 0.2 50 0 0 Tumbleton
A severe thunderstorm spawned a weak tornado which damaged a church parsonage, several barns and farm equipment. It blew down a road sign and a few trees and power lines near the intersection of County Roads 45 and 13. Also, five homes were damaged. Reported by the Henry County EMA.

Start: 31.4000/-85.2700
End: 31.400/-85.2700
3
2006 1 13 1220 Barbour

Storm Survey

Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F0 8.5 100 0 1 7.6 N Clayton - 13.4 NE Clayton
The tornado touched down at 12:20 PM CST in the Barbour County Wildlife Management Area, near the intersection of Charles Drive and County Road 49. It then moved northeastward and skirted County Road 49, then moved across a large wooded area and open pasture area. Several hundred trees were snapped off and uprooted near the beginning of the tornado damage path. As the tornado traveled northeast, a large warehouse at a family owned sod farm was completely destroyed. An office used by the sod farm was heavily damaged due to a large tree falling on it. The tornado crossed US 82 between the Comer Community and the Batesville Community. As the tornado crossed US 82, an automobile was tossed some 80 feet off the roadway. One male occupant of the car was injured and transported to the hospital. The tornado traveled just over a mile past US 82 and snapped off several hundred more trees before lifting north of US 82 near Bear Creek at approximately 1233 PM CST. The tornado snapped off many hundreds of trees along its path. One warehouse was destroyed, one office was heavily damaged, and one home sustained roof damage. Metal tin from the roof of a shed was thrown at least a half mile down the tornado path. At least one automobile was damaged and one man was injured. The tornado path length was 8.5 miles long and was 100 yards wide at its widest point.
Start: 32.0000/-85.4500
End: 32.0200/-85.2800
2
2006 1 13 1200 Dale

Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F0 1.0 50 0 0 Level Plains Crossroads - 1 NE Level Plains Crossroads
A severe thunderstorm spawned a weak tornado which heavily damaged four chicken houses. It also damaged a rental house on the northeast side of Dale County 1. Debris was strewn across a field east of Dale County 1. Power lines were down across U.S. Highway 84. Residents along Joe Bruer Road, northeast of the chicken houses, reported broken limbs. Reported by the Dale County EMA.

Start: 31.3000/-85.7800
End: 31.3200/-85.7700
1
2006 1 13 1001 Conecuh

Event Summary

Moderate Risk
F1 1.0 880
1 0 Belleville
An F1 tornado touched down along County Road 15, just south of the town of Belleville. The tornado tracked north northeast crossing   U. S. Highway 84 before dissipating just north of the highway. Most of the damage was along both sides of U. S. Highway 84. Three homes were destroyed, and fifteen other structures and eight vehicles were damaged. Numerous power lines and trees were blown town along the track of the tornado. The Belleville Fire Department Station was destroyed. Only one cinder block wall was left standing at the station. One person was killed when a chimney in her home collapsed on top of her. She had just got into the brick home and was putting her purse down when the chimney fell on top of her.

Start: 31.4300/-87.1200
End: 31.4300/-87.1200


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