Cullman County (near West Point) EF-0

Rating EF-0 Peak Wind 80 mph
Path Length 1.19 miles Peak Path Width 100 yards
Beginning Point
34.2846, -86.9189 End Point 34.2968, -86.9042
Event Time 7:09 PM  to 7:13 PM    

 

This short-lived tornado touched down nearly 4 miles northeast of West Point and tracked northeast across Interstate 65, just north of the County Road 1282 overpass. Snapped and uprooted trees were seen falling toward the center of the circulation along County Road 1282, with a convergent pattern of damage (mainly smaller trees) noted along County Road 1264, just west of I-65. The damage continued on the east side of I-65 along County Road 1281, where several trees were snapped and uprooted and a house porch was damaged. Little additional damage connected to this tornado was seen northeast of this point along Highway 31.

 

Radar Data

Columbus, MS, Radar (GWX) radar image of the EF-0 tornado.  The imagery on the left is reflectivity, while the imagery on the right is storm-relative velocity.
Columbus, MS, Radar (GWX) radar image of the EF-0 tornado.  The imagery on the left is reflectivity, while the imagery on the right is storm-relative velocity.

 

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