Marshall County (SW of Guntersville near Blount Co. Line) EF-1

Rating EF-1 Peak Wind 95 mph
Path Length 6.37 miles Peak Path Width 100 yards
Beginning Point  34.2548, -86.4307 End Point  34.3324, -86.3705
Start Time
 6:24 AM End Time  6:34 AM

This fast moving tornado associated with a broad yet well-defined mesocale convective vortex touched down just inside Marshall County along County Road (CR) 14/Diamond Road and Red Hill Road. Large hardwood trees were found snapped and uprooted in a convergent pattern along Diamond Road/CR 14 as the tornado moved north-northeast. Significant roof damage to several chicken houses occurred along Red Hill Road just west of CR 14. The tornado appeared to lift just north of Brookline Ridge Road near the extreme south side of Guntersville Lake.

 

Radar Data

Hytop, AL Radar (HTX) radar loop of the EF-1 tornado track from 6 :24 - 6:35 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-1 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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