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12aprAll DayDora (Walker County, AL)

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Start Time: 5:04 pm CDT 

End Time: 5:16 pm CDT 

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 110 mph

Path length: 8.98 miles

Width: 950 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  Walker

State:  Alabama

Start Lat/Lon:  33.6319 / -87.2022

End Lat/Lon:  33.7027 / -87.0731


A tornado developed just south of the Gorgas Power Plant along the Mulberry Fork near Copeland Bend. The most focused area of damage occurred along Rainwood Lodge Road where numerous trees were snapped and uprooted, some of which fell on homes, in addition to minor roof damage observed at several residences along the road. The tornado continued northeastward, uprooting several more trees and breaking branches before crossing Interstate 22. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted near a convenience store on Sharon Blvd with one tree falling on a nearby manufactured home before dissipating shortly after.


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