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Sunday’s Storms (NWS/Birmingham)

| April 20, 2009 @ 9:44 am | 3 Replies

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT…SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
816 AM CDT MON APR 20 2009

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

0247 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 S FAYETTE 33.68N 87.83W
04/19/2009 FAYETTE AL EMERGENCY MNGR

A TREE WAS BLOWN DOWN ON POWER LINES JUST SOUTH OF THE
CITY.

0306 PM TSTM WND DMG ALICEVILLE 33.13N 88.16W
04/19/2009 PICKENS AL EMERGENCY MNGR

A FEW TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN NEAR ALICEVILLE ON HIGHWAY
14.

0335 PM HAIL 11 SW TUSCALOOSA 33.13N 87.68W
04/19/2009 E0.75 INCH TUSCALOOSA AL FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

DIME TO PENNY SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED AT THE INTERSECTION
OF FOXFIRE ROAD AND SIPSEY VALLEY ROAD IN ROMULUS.

0340 PM TSTM WND DMG 4 S SIPSEY RIVER 33.20N 87.77W
04/19/2009 TUSCALOOSA AL EMERGENCY MNGR

A TREE WAS BLOWN DOWN ON SIPSEY VALLEY ROAD JUST NORTH OF
KELLEYTOWN ROAD.

0505 PM HAIL 3 NE COALING 33.19N 87.30W
04/19/2009 E0.25 INCH TUSCALOOSA AL EMERGENCY MNGR

PEA SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED ALONG INTERSTATE 20 NEAR EXIT
NUMBER 86.

0512 PM HAIL 1 W BYRD 34.08N 88.15W
04/19/2009 E1.75 INCH MARION AL TRAINED SPOTTER

GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED ALONG THE ALABAMA
MISSISSIPPI STATE LINE WEST OF THE BYRD COMMUNITY.

0523 PM HAIL HAMILTON 34.14N 87.98W
04/19/2009 E1.00 INCH MARION AL EMERGENCY MNGR

PENNY TO QUARTER SIZE HAIL WAS OBSERVED IN HAMILTON.

0528 PM HAIL BYRD 34.08N 88.13W
04/19/2009 E1.00 INCH MARION AL EMERGENCY MNGR

QUARTER SIZE HAIL FELL IN THE BYRD COMMUNITY.

0530 PM HAIL HAMILTON 34.14N 87.98W
04/19/2009 E1.75 INCH MARION AL EMERGENCY MNGR

HAIL AT LEAST GOLF BALL SIZE WAS REPORTED IN HAMILTON.

0555 PM TORNADO 5 W NEWBERN 32.59N 87.62W
04/19/2009 HALE AL EMERGENCY MNGR

TORNADO REPORTED ON THE GROUND NEAR CEDARVILLE. THE
EXTENT OF DAMAGE UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME.

0600 PM TORNADO 3 W NEWBERN 32.59N 87.59W
04/19/2009 HALE AL EMERGENCY MNGR

TWO BARNS SUSTAINED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE, ONE HOME SUFFERED
PARTIAL ROOF DAMAGE AND HUNDREDS OF TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN
NORTH OF COUNTY ROAD 16 ALONG HIGHWAY 25 IN WHITSITT.

0610 PM HAIL NATURAL BRIDGE 34.09N 87.60W
04/19/2009 E0.88 INCH WINSTON AL EMERGENCY MNGR

NICKEL SIZE HAIL WAS OBSERVED IN AND NEAR NATURAL BRIDGE.

0616 PM FUNNEL CLOUD GUIN 33.97N 87.91W
04/19/2009 MARION AL PUBLIC

A FUNNEL CLOUD WAS REPORTED JUST NORTH OF GUIN ON STATE
HIGHWAY 43 NEAR COUNTY ROAD 45.

0620 PM TORNADO PELHAM 33.30N 86.79W
04/19/2009 SHELBY AL NWS EMPLOYEE

NUMEROUS TREES WERE SNAPPED OFF AND UPROOTED NEAR PUBLIX
GROCERY AND COUNTY ROAD 11.

0620 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 NE ALABASTER 33.27N 86.79W
04/19/2009 SHELBY AL EMERGENCY MNGR

MULTIPLE TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN ALONG HIGHWAY 11 NEAR
INTERSTATE 65. SOME TREES LANDED ON MOBILE HOMES AND A
GAS LEAK WAS CAUSED BY UPROOTED TREES. POSSIBLE TORNADO.

0625 PM TORNADO 2 N MARION 32.66N 87.32W
04/19/2009 PERRY AL EMERGENCY MNGR

NUMEROUS TREES DOWN ALONG COUNTY ROADS 7, 48, 24 AND
HIGHWAY 5. MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO AT LEAST 2 HOMES ON
HIGHWAY 5. THIS OCCURRED ABOUT 2 MILES NORTH OF THE CITY
OF MARION.

0635 PM HAIL DOUBLE SPRINGS 34.15N 87.40W
04/19/2009 E0.75 INCH WINSTON AL LAW ENFORCEMENT

HAIL AT LEAST THE SIZE OF PENNIES FELL NEAR DOUBLE
SPRINGS.

0702 PM TORNADO ALABASTER 33.25N 86.82W
04/19/2009 SHELBY AL NWS EMPLOYEE

REPORTED ON THE GROUND NEAR THE SHOPPING CENTER AT EXIT
NUMBER 238 OFF INTERSTATE 65.

0743 PM HAIL JASPER 33.85N 87.27W
04/19/2009 E0.75 INCH WALKER AL LAW ENFORCEMENT

PENNY SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED BETWEEN PARRISH AND JASPER.

0750 PM HAIL WEDGEWORTH 32.81N 87.76W
04/19/2009 E0.25 INCH HALE AL EMERGENCY MNGR

PEA SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED ON THE CORNER OF HIGHWAY 14
AND HIGHWAY 60 IN WEDGEWORTH.

0750 PM FUNNEL CLOUD VERBENA 32.75N 86.51W
04/19/2009 CHILTON AL PUBLIC

A FUNNEL CLOUD WAS REPORTED NEAR THE TOWN OF VERBENA.

0805 PM FUNNEL CLOUD SAWYERVILLE 32.75N 87.73W
04/19/2009 HALE AL EMERGENCY MNGR

A FUNNEL WAS REPORTED NEAR THE TOWN SAWYERVILLE.

0812 PM HAIL 2 SW BLOUNTSVILLE 34.07N 86.60W
04/19/2009 E0.75 INCH BLOUNT AL PUBLIC

DIME TO PENNY SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED NEAR THE CULLMAN AND
BLOUNT COUNTY LINE.

0825 PM HAIL SAYRE 33.71N 86.97W
04/19/2009 E0.75 INCH JEFFERSON AL PUBLIC

DIME TO PENNY SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED NEAR SAYRE.

0840 PM TORNADO 10 W UNION SPRINGS 32.14N 85.89W
04/19/2009 BULLOCK AL BROADCAST MEDIA

LOCAL POLICE REPORTED A TORNADO NEAR FRANKLIN FIELD WEST
OF UNION SPRINGS.

0905 PM TSTM WND DMG 3 SSE HIGHLAND LAKE 33.85N 86.43W
04/19/2009 BLOUNT AL EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES WERE DOWN ON POWER LINES ON JONES CHAPEL ROAD IN
THE STRAIGHT MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY.

0905 PM TSTM WND DMG 7 SE ONEONTA 33.88N 86.39W
04/19/2009 BLOUNT AL EMERGENCY MNGR

POWER LINES WERE BLOWN DOWN ON A VEHICLE WITH PEOPLE
TRAPPED IN IT ON LAKE ROAD.

0905 PM TSTM WND DMG 7 SE ONEONTA 33.88N 86.39W
04/19/2009 BLOUNT AL PUBLIC

*** 1 INJ *** 4 CHICKEN HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH ONE
INJURY ALONG PUTMAN ROAD. TWO HOMES WERE ALSO DESTROYED
ALSO ALONG PUTMAN ROAD. AT LEAST 70,000 CHICKENS WERE
LOST.

0920 PM TSTM WND DMG 3 NE ASHVILLE 33.87N 86.23W
04/19/2009 ST. CLAIR AL EMERGENCY MNGR

NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN AND POWER OUTAGES OCCURRED
ALONG HIGHWAY 411 ON JOSHUA DRIVE, 3 MILES NORTHEAST OF
ASHVILLE. POSSIBLE TORNADO.

1000 PM TSTM WND DMG TALLADEGA 33.43N 86.10W
04/19/2009 TALLADEGA AL EMERGENCY MNGR

A TREE WAS BLOWN DOWN ON A HOUSE ON COFFEE STREET.
ANOTHER TREE FELL ON HOUSE ON SOUTH STREET. A THIRD TREE
LANDED ON A CAR ON LAYHE CIRCLE. NO INJURIES REPORTED AT
THIS TIME…TIME ESTIMATED.

1004 PM TSTM WND DMG TALLADEGA 33.43N 86.10W
04/19/2009 TALLADEGA AL LAW ENFORCEMENT

TREES AND POWER LINES WERE BLOWN DOWN IN THE CITY OF
TALLADEGA.

1035 PM TSTM WND DMG PHENIX CITY 32.47N 85.01W
04/19/2009 RUSSELL AL EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES AND POWER LINES WERE BLOWN DOWN AND DAMAGE WAS
REPORTED TO SEVERAL STRUCTURES. SOME MOBILE HOMES WERE
TURNED OVER ALONG HIGHWAY 280 NEAR THE BOWLING ALLEY. AT
LEAST ONE MOBILE HOME WAS DESTROYED. POWER LINES WERE
ALSO REPORTED DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF BROADWAY
STREET AND DILLINGHAM STREET. POSSIBLE TORNADO.

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