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12aprAll DayJohnson's Crossing (Cullman County, AL)

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Start Time: 9:00 pm CDT 

End Time: 9:09 pm CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 100 mph

Path length: 5.42 miles

Width: 300 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  Cullman

State:  Alabama

Start Lat/Lon:  34.0736 / -86.8747

End Lat/Lon:  34.0937 / -86.7835


The tornado touched down just west of Beech Grove Road  just south of Good Hope before crossing Interstate 65 near mile  marker 302 where dozens of trees were snapped or uprooted. The tornado continued on an east-northeast track crossing County Road 490 and County Road 573 uprooting dozens more trees. As the tornado neared Highway 31 along Day Gap Road, it intensified and removed the roof from a single wide trailer and caused more concentrated tree damage. The tornado crossed Highway 31 and continue to the east-northeast causing damage to a gas station and uprooting or snapping several more trees. The tornado lifted just east of County Road 599.


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