Path length: 10.9 miles
Width: 660 yards
The second EF-4 to occur on February 6, 2008 during the Super Tuesday Outbreak hit after 5am CST in Jackson County, AL.
It began near Pisgah and traveled 10.9 miles ending 1 mile SE of Flat Rock. The NWS determined that max winds were near 180mph. The most significant damage was at the corner of County Road 60 and 177 between Pisgah and Rosalie. It was in this area that a fatality occurred.
Along the path, numerous trees were snapped and “in some cases were shredded.” Several homes were swept from their foundations. Large hay bales (weighing 2,500) pounds were thrown or blown apart.
Radar and Damage Photos via NWS Huntsville Summary
We gathered information for this event from the SPC & NCDC Databases, the February 2008 Storm Data Publication and the NWS Huntsville Summaries and found the following differences:
- SPC/NCDC have a 12 injuries.
- Storm Data lists 0 injuries.
- Storm Data lists 0 fatalities.
- Remaining sources list 1 fatality.
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