PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
813 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2011

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

1041 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 N CHEROKEE 34.77N 87.96W
05/25/2011 COLBERT AL TRAINED SPOTTER

LARGE SIGN DESTROYED AT CHEROKEE HIGH SCHOOL. DAMAGE TO A
TRAILER.

1041 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 NNE CHEROKEE 34.77N 87.96W
05/25/2011 COLBERT AL TRAINED SPOTTER

TREE DOWN ON A HOUSE ON GUTHRIE STREET.

1042 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 W CHEROKEE 34.76N 88.00W
05/25/2011 COLBERT AL TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES DOWN BLOCKING HIGHWAY 72 EASTBOUND. DEBRIS IN THE
ROADWAY.

1043 PM TSTM WND DMG CHEROKEE 34.76N 87.97W
05/25/2011 COLBERT AL EMERGENCY MNGR

LARGE SWATH OF TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN THROUGHOUT THE
CITY OF CHEROKEE. ENTIRE CITY WITHOUT POWER. ALSO REPORTS
OF DAMAGE TO A RAILROAD CROSSING ARM.

1055 PM TSTM WND DMG 6 W OAKLAND 34.83N 87.90W
05/25/2011 LAUDERDALE AL EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN ON CR 128.

1114 PM TSTM WND DMG FLORENCE 34.80N 87.68W
05/25/2011 LAUDERDALE AL BROADCAST MEDIA

WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES. NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES
DOWN THROUGHOUT THE CITY. 30 TO 50 POWER POLES WERE
KNOCKED DOWN WITH UP TO 20000 CUSTOMERS WITHOUT POWER.

1117 PM TSTM WND GST MUSCLE SHOALS 34.74N 87.67W
05/25/2011 M67.00 MPH COLBERT AL ASOS

MEASURED GUST TO 67 MPH.

1124 PM TSTM WND DMG TUSCUMBIA 34.73N 87.71W
05/25/2011 COLBERT AL EMERGENCY MNGR

WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE IS BEING REPORTED ALL ACROSS
COLBERT COUNTY. LARGE TREES HAVE BEEN REPORTED DOWN ON
CARS AND HOUSES AND ARE BLOCKING ROADWAYS. WIDESPREAD
POWER OUTAGES ARE ALSO OCCURRING.

1130 PM TSTM WND DMG MUSCLE SHOALS 34.75N 87.64W
05/25/2011 COLBERT AL TRAINED SPOTTER

ROOF TORN OFF OF HR BLOCK BUILDING ON THE CORNER OF
AVALON AVE AND WOODWARD.

1130 PM TORNADO 2 SW KINGTOWN 34.88N 87.42W
05/25/2011 F1 LAUDERDALE AL NWS STORM SURVEY

A SHORT-LIVED TORNADO DEVELOPED ALONG A SQUALL LINE OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. BASED ON GROUND SURVEYS...THE
TORNADO INITIALLY TOUCHED DOWN JUST WEST OF COUNTY ROAD
CR 92 IN EASTERN LAUDERDALE COUNTY. THE WORST DAMAGE
OCCURRED ALONG CR 76...ABOUT 1/2 MILE WEST OF STATE
HIGHWAY 101...WHERE A SMALL BARN WAS NEARLY DESTROYED AND
SEVERAL LARGE PINES WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED. ONE PINE
FELL ON A HOME ALONG CR 76...CAUSING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE
TO THE STRUCTURE. THE TORNADO LIFTED NEAR HWY 101.

1130 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 WSW KILLEN 34.85N 87.56W
05/25/2011 LAUDERDALE AL TRAINED SPOTTER

TOP OF LARGE HARDWOOD TREE BROKEN AT COVES COURT
RESIDENCE. TOOK DOWN POWER LINE TO HOUSE. ALL POWER OUT
IN NEIGHBORHOOD.

1142 PM TSTM WND DMG ANDERSON 34.93N 87.27W
05/25/2011 LAUDERDALE AL AMATEUR RADIO

UNKNOWN DAMAGE REPORTED IN ANDERSON. SPOTTER REPORTED
HEARING A ROAR.

1143 PM TSTM WND DMG TOWN CREEK 34.68N 87.41W
05/25/2011 LAWRENCE AL EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES DOWN AND POWER OUTAGES.

1143 PM TSTM WND DMG HATTON 34.56N 87.41W
05/25/2011 LAWRENCE AL EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES DOWN AND WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES. TREE ON A MOBILE
HOME AT THE INTERSECTION OF 798 AND CR 235.

1147 PM TSTM WND DMG ELGIN 34.85N 87.39W
05/25/2011 LAUDERDALE AL EMERGENCY MNGR

WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES. SIGNIFICANT
DAMAGE TO A MOBILE HOME.

1152 PM HAIL MOULTON 34.48N 87.28W
05/25/2011 E0.50 INCH LAWRENCE AL AMATEUR RADIO

DIME SIZED HAIL IN MOULTON.

1215 AM TSTM WND DMG DECATUR 34.57N 86.99W
05/26/2011 MORGAN AL LAW ENFORCEMENT

NUMEROUS TREES DOWN IN DECATUR.

1215 AM TSTM WND DMG 4 SW LEIGHTON 34.66N 87.58W
05/26/2011 COLBERT AL BROADCAST MEDIA

ROOFS DAMAGED AND TREES DOWN IN THE LAGRANGE MOUNTAIN
AREA.

1221 AM NON-TSTM WND GST HUNTSVILLE 34.71N 86.63W
05/26/2011 E60.00 MPH MADISON AL AMATEUR RADIO

60-70 MPH WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH GUST FRONT IN SOUTH
HUNTSVILLE.

1225 AM TSTM WND DMG 3 NNE MERIDIANVILLE 34.89N 86.56W
05/26/2011 MADISON AL PUBLIC

TREE DAMAGE.PATH 25 YARDS WIDE, 200 YARDS LONG. POSSIBLE
TORNADO.

1225 AM TSTM WND DMG FAYETTEVILLE 35.15N 86.56W
05/26/2011 LINCOLN TN AMATEUR RADIO

MANY TREES ARE DOWN WITH STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IN
FAYETTEVILLE.

1244 AM TSTM WND DMG 5 W HUNTSVILLE 34.74N 86.68W
05/26/2011 MADISON AL TRAINED SPOTTER

SEVERAL LARGE TREES DOWN ON RIMEVILLAGE DR BEHIND THE
TARGET OFF OF UNIVERSITY DRIVE. TIME OF DAMAGE ESTIMATED
BASED ON RADAR.

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