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19aprAll DayWest Mobile (Mobile County, AL)

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Start Time: 11:06 pm CDT 

End Time:  11:12 pm CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 90 mph

Path length: 3.10 miles

Width:  75 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Mobile

State:  Alabama

Start Lat/Lon: 30.6684 / -88.2154

End Lat/Lon: 30.6356 / -88.1781


The tornado touched down just south of Hitt Road in the Smithfield Subdivision and tracked southeast, crossing over the intersection of Cody and Grelot Roads. It continued to move toward the southeast across Hillcrest Road and Cottage Hill Road, and then finally lifted just before reaching Knollwood Drive. Mostly tree damage occurred with this tornado with numerous branches broken, with the most damage occurring from Hillcrest Road until the tornado lifted where several trees were snapped or uprooted. Some houses suffered structural damage that were impacted by falling limbs or trees, and many fences were brought down as well. Sporadic wind damage occurred from Knollwood Drive to Government Boulevard after the tornado lifted.


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