Limestone & Madison Counties (Magnolia Springs/Harvest-Monrovia Area) EF-1

Rating EF-1 Peak Wind 110 mph
Path Length 3.2 miles Peak Path Width 100 yards
Beginning Point
34.7855, -86.7894 End Point 34.7971, -86.7369
Start Time 11:35 AM End Time  11:40 AM

This tornado touched down just west of Old Railroad Bed Road producing some roof and shingle damage. It moved to the east-northeast across the Magnolia Springs neighborhood, producing additional roof and shingle damage. The most intense damage occurred just east of Vine Cliff Drive, along Water Oak Court, where numerous large trees were snapped at their base. This tornado continued to track to the east-northeast snapping trees and producing some light shingle and gutter damage. The tornado dissipated near Nichols Spring Branch.

 

Radar Data

Hytop, AL Radar (HTX) radar loop of the EF-1 tornado track from 11:34 am - 11:43 am CDT.  The imagery on the left is reflectivity, while the imagery on the right is storm-relative velocity.  Click on the image to loop.
Hytop, AL Radar (HTX) radar loop of the EF-2 tornado track.  The imagery on the left is reflectivity, while the imagery on the right is storm-relative velocity.  Click on the image to loop.

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