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EF-1 Tornado Damage Identified By NWS

| 2:18 pm December 10, 2012

From an NWS survey team…

 

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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
209 PM CST MON DEC 10 2012

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

0443 AM     TORNADO          2 WNW BIRMINGHAM        33.54N 86.84W
12/10/2012  F1               JEFFERSON          AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST NORTHWEST OF DOWNTOWN
            BIRMINGHAM, CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE METAL ROOF OF A
            BUILDING AND CAUSING THE OVERHEAD DOORS TO COLLAPSE. IT
            CONTINUED TO MOVE THROUGH A RESIDENTIAL AREA, CAUSING
            MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO 5 HOMES. THE TORNADO PATH WAS 1.05
            MILES LONG AND 250 YARDS WIDE AT ITS WIDEST POINT. WIND
            SPEEDS WERE ESTIMATED AT 90 MPH.

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