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Showing posts with label Alabama Tornadoes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Alabama Tornadoes. Show all posts

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Study looks at tornadoes on Alabama's Sand Mountain


Study looks at tornadoes on Alabama's Sand Mountain


Article Excerpt: "...A release from the school says the area was affected by 49 tornadoes in the last decade. Thirty-two of those formed atop Sand Mountain, which is about 15 miles wide and at one point rises 700 feet over the Tennessee Valley ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Tornado and wind damage reports for April 28 storms in north Alabama


Damage reports by county across north Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... Two confirmed deaths at the Billy Bob Trailer Park in the Coxey community. Buildings damaged in city of Athens. ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Friday, April 20, 2012

Does Huntsville area valleys funnel tornado's fierce winds?

Valleys may funnel tornado's fierce winds, researcher finds


Article Excerpt: "... traveled to Alabama to survey the toll of a particularly deadly storm, gaining valuable insights into how cyclones behave when they're forced to churn through mountainous territory. ..."


Reference: www.msnbc.msn.com

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Huntsville , Alabama Tornado Destroys Several Homes

Huntsville, Alabama Tornado: Reported Twister Destroys Several Homes


Article Excerpt: "...WAFF-TV aired video of crushed homes outside Huntsville. The station also reported that storms caused extensive damage in the small community of Meridianville, where people were trapped in cars ..."


Reference: www.huffingtonpost.com

Friday, March 2, 2012

Rocket City News: Buckhorn High School Hit by Tornado in Madison County Alabama

Buckhorn High School, Madison County Alabama apparent tornado damage


Article Excerpt: "... no immediate reports of injuries at either Buckhorn High School in Madison County or the Limestone County Correctional Facility in an adjacent county. But there was widespread damage in Madison County..."


Reference: www.wptv.com

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Alabama tornado may register as the most powerful long-track tornado in US history

South's 'super tornado' outbreak may be worst ever in US history


Article Excerpt: "...Storm forensics experts have begun to put into historical perspective the massive twister outbreak that hit Alabama and six other Southern states. The Tuscaloosa twister alone may register as the most powerful long-track tornado in US history. ..."


Reference: www.csmonitor.com

More Reading: Tornado Records (Wikipedia)