Cullman County Tornado

February 6, 2008

Survey Summary

EF-Scale Rating EF-0
Est. Peak Wind 60 MPH
Est. Path Length 200 yards
Maximum Path Width 20 yards

Representatives from the National Weather Service conducted an storm survey of damage that occurred in Cullman County, Alabama early in the morning of February 6, 2008.

The damage was determined to originate from a tornado, which at its peak had winds of approximately 60 MPH, giving it a rating of EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The tornado caused mainly tree damage, uprooting trees in a wooded area east of Dodge City near Interstate 65 Exit 299.

Tornado watch #41 had been issued for all of north Alabama at 10 PM CST, and was in effect until 5 AM CST (it was later extended until 7 AM CST). A tornado warning for Cullman County was issued at 3:40 AM CST and was in effect until 4:15 AM.

 


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