For the second day in a row, Fort Rucker, AL was hit by a tornado. The first occurred at 425pm CT on December 29, 1973. The second tornado which occurred just before 5pm CT on December 30, 1973 caused greater damage to Ft. Rucker than the one the day before.
24 tornadoes were confirmed on December 16, 2000. Half of those were in the state of Alabama including the strongest of the day. It was a devastating F4 that pushed 18 miles through Tuscaloosa County. 11 were killed and 144 injured.
8 tornadoes are found in the SPC database for December 11, 1961. They occurred across 4 states in the south. We are looking at one given a rating of F3. It moved about 3 miles through the town of Jacksonville in Calhoun County. A good deal of the damage was at the Jacksonville State University.
During the early morning of December 6, 1983, an F3 tornado crossed through parts of Dallas County, AL in the Selma Area. It developed near Alabama Highway 22 west of Selma and moved northeastward for 13 miles. At least 103 structures were damaged/destroyed along the path.
Just after midnight on November 30, 2016, an EF3 tornado crossed through parts of Jackson and DeKalb Counties in Alabama. This was one of 39, during a 2-day outbreak. There was significant damage in the towns of Rosalie and Ider. Sadly, 4 people were killed.
An outbreak of 39 tornadoes occurred November 29-30, 2016. There were 3 rated EF3 and we look at one of those that hit parts of Morgan County, AL in this summary. This tornado traveled just over 6 miles. It began along Danville Road, just east of the Lawrence County line and ended on the NE side of Herring Road.
A total of 22 tornadoes were confirmed on November 29, 2016. Over half were in the state of Alabama. This summary looks at a rather large twister with a max width of 1000 yards. It was rated EF2 and moved just under 10 miles from near Arley to Helicon in Winston County and ending 2.41 miles over the Cullman County line.
There was one tornado on November 25, 1986. It was an F3 that had a long path of 44 miles through parts of Coffee, Dale and Barbour Counties in Alabama.
A large tornado outbreak occurred on November 23 and 24, 2001. A total of 66 tornadoes across 8 states. 34 tornadoes occurred in the state of Alabama. We look at one of those in this summary. It was an F4 that moved 10.1 miles through parts of Blount and Etowah Counties. There were no fatalities and 22 injuries.