Start Time: 9:27 pm CDT End Time: 9:35 pm CDT Rating: EF1 Estimated Peak Winds: 86 mph Path length: 4.95 miles
Start Time: 9:27 pm CDT
End Time: 9:35 pm CDT
Estimated Peak Winds: 86 mph
Path length: 4.95 miles
Width: 200 yards
County: Blount, Marshall
Start Lat/Lon: 34.2210 / -86.4590
End Lat/Lon: 34.234 / -86.3737
From NWS Birmingham: A tornado track was identified from far northern Blount County (NWS Birmingham) into southern Marshall County (NWS Huntsville). The EF-0 tornado had maximum winds estimated around 85 mph, which uprooted trees along its path. The tornado damage path was 1.94 miles long in the BMX service area, with a width of 150 yards. The stats shown above (path & start/end time) are for the NWS Birmingham part of the track only.
From NWS Huntsville: The tornado touched down in far northeast Blount County and crossed the Marshall County line about 1 mile west-southwest of Meadowbrook Drive. The tornado tracked approximately three miles crossing Alabama Highway 79 South, where dozens of trees were uprooted and a couple of homes sustained minor roof damage. The tornado continued to the east-northeast uprooting several more trees before lifting along Foster Road.