Tag: tornado

December 16, 2000

December 16, 2000

| December 16, 2016 @ 6:12 am

On this date in 2000… an EF4 tornado tore through the southern part of Tuscaloosa, killing eleven people and injuring over 100. Nine of the fatalities occurred in mobile homes, one in a vehicle, and one in a commercial building converted to residential use. Six of those killed were females and five were males. Ages […]

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On This Date In 1994

On This Date In 1994

| March 27, 2016 @ 6:51 am

On Palm Sunday, March 27, 1994, an EF-4 tornado struck the Goshen United Methodist Church, north of Piedmont, killing 20 people during the morning worship service; 92 were injured. A warning was issued 12 minutes before the tornado destroyed the church building, but unfortunately they never heard the warning. The deaths at the church brought […]

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Fifteen Years Ago Today

Fifteen Years Ago Today

| December 16, 2015 @ 6:43 am

On December 16, 2000… an EF4 tornado tore through the southern part of Tuscaloosa, killing eleven people and injuring over 100. Nine of the fatalities occurred in mobile homes, one in a vehicle, and one in a commercial building converted to residential use. Six of those killed were females and five were males. Ages ranged […]

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James Remembers the Brent Tornado

James Remembers the Brent Tornado

| May 27, 2015 @ 6:32 am

On Sunday night, May 27, 1973, I saw serious tornado damage for the first time in my life, and it changed my life. The sights and sounds are still fresh in my mind; almost like it happened yesterday. I was wrapping up my junior year at Tuscaloosa High School, and on that Sunday night we […]

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Twenty Years Ago Today…

Twenty Years Ago Today…

| March 27, 2014 @ 6:18 am

A series of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes moved across Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. These storms accounted for injuries to at least 422 persons, including 47 fatalities. Here in our state, the biggest tragedy was an EF-4 tornado that destroyed the Goshen United Methodist Church building during the morning worship service. Twenty […]

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On This Date In 2000….

On This Date In 2000….

| December 16, 2013 @ 6:25 am

On December 16, 2000… an F4 tornado tore through the southern part of Tuscaloosa, killing eleven people and injuring over 100. Nine of the fatalities occurred in mobile homes, one in a vehicle, and one in a commercial building converted to residential use. Six of those killed were females and five were males. Ages ranged […]

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Tornado Outbreak in Oklahoma City

Tornado Outbreak in Oklahoma City

| May 31, 2013 @ 7:51 pm

Numerous confirmed tornadoes on the ground in the Oklahoma City Metro. A cluster of supercells continue to produce tornadoes through out the area. Widespread reports of damage and a lot of reports of overturned cars and truck along the highways in the area. This is a very significant and life-threatening situation.

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Tornado EMERGENCY issued for OKC Metro

Tornado EMERGENCY issued for OKC Metro

| May 31, 2013 @ 6:33 pm

A very large, rain wrapped tornado is approaching the western portions of Oklahoma City. A tornado emergency is in effect for this storm. This is a very dangerous and life-threatening storm. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR… SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA COUNTY IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA… SOUTHEASTERN CANADIAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL […]

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Very Dangerous Storm Approaching OKC

Very Dangerous Storm Approaching OKC

| May 31, 2013 @ 5:55 pm

It is another very active and dangerous severe weather day across the state of Oklahoma.  Severe storms have developed just to the west of Oklahoma City. This tornado warned storm is moving towards downtown Oklahoma City. This storm is obviously rotating with a very impressive couplet below. This storm now has a confirmed tornado being […]

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Large, Wedge Tornado Approaching Moore, OK

Large, Wedge Tornado Approaching Moore, OK

| May 20, 2013 @ 3:13 pm

From the air… from KFOR-TV From the ground… from @ks0stm Radar debris ball…. from OKC terminal radar… TDS (tornado debris signature) from OKC dual pol CC…

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Tornado Warning… Colbert/Lauderdale

Tornado Warning… Colbert/Lauderdale

| May 17, 2013 @ 3:14 pm

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL 308 PM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR… WESTERN LAUDERDALE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA… NORTHWESTERN COLBERT COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA… * UNTIL 345 PM CDT * AT 303 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR […]

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Tornado Warning… Limestone County

Tornado Warning… Limestone County

| May 17, 2013 @ 2:29 pm

Late report from the NWS… Trees and powerlines down along Moyers Rd. Additional damage just northeast around Steelcase Inc. possible tornado (Athens in Limestone County) BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL 209 PM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO […]

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One Year Ago Today…

One Year Ago Today…

| January 23, 2013 @ 6:49 am

Eleven tornadoes touched down during the pre-dawn hours across North-Central Alabama, killing one man in Oak Grove, and a teenage girl in Clay. The Center Point/Clay tornado was rated EF-3, and was responsible for the death in Clay, and 75 other injuries. The tornado stayed on the ground for 15 miles, and was 800 yards […]

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Snow Over A Tornado Path

Snow Over A Tornado Path

| January 18, 2013 @ 4:05 pm

Wow…. I received over 3,000 pictures over the past 36 hours. Thanks to all who took the time to send them to us. They are always helpful in real time, and I enjoy seeing all of them in days after any winter weather event. I thought this note from Beth Alexander was worth “printing” here. […]

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Tornado Survey Results

Tornado Survey Results

| December 26, 2012 @ 6:07 pm

A number of tornado tracks have been identified by the NWS from the outbreak yesterday… PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL 325 PM CST WED DEC 26 2012 …NWS DAMAGE SURVEYS FOR CHRISTMAS DAY SEVERE WEATHER EVENT… .UPDATE…VANGALE TORNADO. A TORNADO HAS ALSO BEEN DISCOVERED IN PIKE COUNTY THAT ENDED NEAR THE TROY […]

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