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28augAll DayDouble Springs (Winston County, AL)

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Start Time:  4:36 pm CDT

End Time:  4:41 pm CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  95 mph

Path length:  2.56 miles

Width:  100 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County:  Winston

State:  Alabama

Start Lat/Lon:  34.1684 / -87.4100

End Lat/Lon:  34.1698 / -87.3654


The tornado developed near a mobile home manufacturing facility where it peeled portions of sheet metal from the roof of the building, removed some skirting from a modular building and blew out two windows on a vehicle. The tornado then crossed Highway 33 where it remained just north of County Road 24 and remaining to the north of the Winston County School complex and transportation lot. The tornado continued east through wooded, uninhabited and inaccessible area. The tornado was found to have dissipated before reaching County Road 2 where there was no observable damage. The National Weather Service would like to thank Winston County EMA for their assistance in these damage assessments.


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