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03marAll DayGreensboro (Hale County, AL)

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Start Time:  6:04 am CST 

End Time: 6:12 am CST 

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds: 75 mph

Path length:  4.34 miles

Width: 220 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County: Hale

State:  Alabama

Start Lat/Lon: 32.6846 / -87.6226

End Lat/Lon: 32.6863 / -87.5492


The tornado touched down near Royal Estates Dr, just southwest of Greensboro. The tornado moved east-northeast where it snapped and uprooted numerous trees near the ballpark on Hwy 69.  Nearby homes suffered structural damage due to fallen trees, as well as varying degrees of minor roof and siding damage.  Farther downstream, tree damage was observed on Cherokee Terrace where numerous pines were uprooted. The tornado continued east-northeast where minor structural damage was observed near Centerville St and Avery Dr.  The tornado then turned to the east and east-southeast where it uprooted several trees on County Rd 7 before completely dissipating near Whitsitt Creek. The National Weather Service in Birmingham would like to thank Hale County Emergency Management for their assistance with this damage assessment.


Sources:

Public Information Statement

Data Assessment Tool

NWS Birmingham Summary


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