Path length: 37.3 miles
Width: 10 yards
Not a lot on this event out of Alabama. Was an interesting event because it had such a long path. The Climatological Data National Summary (CDNS) states the path was intermittent. Could not find anything in the newspapers. CDNS states that “residents of Plantersville terrified by funnel dipping up and down.” Hail as large as hens’ eggs was reported.
We gathered information for this event from the SPC & NCDC Databases and the November 1957 Climatological Data National Summary (CDNS) and found the following differences:
- SPC/NCDC have a 37.3 mile path length.
- CDNS has a length at 35 miles.
- Actual width not known.
- CDNS states the width was “narrow”.
- SPC has a 10 yard width while NCDC lists a 33 yard width.
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