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19aprAll DayTumbleton (Henry County, AL)

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Start Time: 11:40 pm CDT 

End Time:  11:47 pm CDT

Rating:  EF2

Estimated Peak Winds: 125 mph

Path length: 5.3 miles

Width:  300 yards

Fatalities: 1

Injuries:  0

County:  Henry

State:  Alabama

Start Lat/Lon: 31.3994 / -85.279

End Lat/Lon: 31.437 / -85.2029


Tornado touched down just west of County Road 15 in Henry County, Alabama. The tornado continued northeast through the town of Tumbleton, damaging several single family homes. The tornado destroyed a double wide mobile home northeast of Tumbleton, leading to one fatality. The peak damage was noted from Tumbleton to the mobile home, with winds estimated at 125 mph. The tornado continued northeast, damaging another single family home and outbuildings. The tornado lifted near County Road 53. Special thanks to Henry County Emergency Management and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office for providing damage information and aerial Imagery.


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