This summary looks back at an estimated F4 tornado from October 25, 1925.  Information for this event came from the following resources:

  • Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes
  • Newspaper articles via newspapers.com

Here are the stats on this event from Thomas Grazulis:

Hit at 0200 local time.  There were 60 injuries and 18 fatalities.  The path length was 65 miles and the width 300 yards.  Rating given:  F4.  Crossed the counties of Crenshaw, Pike, Bullock and Barbour.

Details from Grazulis:

  • Moved ENE from 5 miles north of Luverne to Comer.
  • Dozens of homes destroyed in rural communities near the Crenshow/Pike County line.
  • At least 7 people died in that area.  This included 4 children and their aunt in one home and a 105-year-old woman in another.
  • These fatalities occurred in the “Good Hope” and “Centenary” communities north of Troy.  

Additional Details from newspapers:

This is was an intriguing report that came out of this event:

Tornado Path

Since we don’t have official coordinates, I used the information from Thomas Grazulis to map the tornado track.  He stated the tornado moved to the ENE from 5 miles N of Luverne to Comer.  

Note:  Exact tornado path may not be straight and/or continuous.

Newspaper Clippings

Sources:

newspapers.com

Grazulis, Thomas P. (1993). Significant Tornadoes 1680-1991: A Chronology and Analysis of Events. St. Johnsbury, VT: The Tornado Project of Environmental Films. Page 800.

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