362 Confirmed Tornadoes
4 Rated EF5. 11 Rated EF4. 21 Rated EF3.
207 Tornadoes on April 27. Most ever in a 24-hour period.
324 Fatalities. Over 3100 Injuries.
Estimated $12 Billion In Damage.
“The individual tornado paths from the April 25-28, 2011, Super Outbreak added up to an almost unfathomable 3,200 path miles, by far the greatest of any U.S. outbreak. This total path was over 600 miles longer than the April 3-4, 1974, Super Outbreak.” – Dr. Greg Forbes
Super Outbreak Summaries
Remembering the Super Outbreak
A collection of summaries from meteorologists, chasers and survivors describing in their own words how they remember the Super Outbreak. If you have a story you would like to share, please contact us here.
Stories from the April 25-28, 2011 SuperOutbreak
The Cullman-Arab Series
The Hackleburg Series
The Ringgold Series
The Smithville Series
The Tuscaloosa Series
Still To Come
Camp Creek and Horse Creek, TN EF3 Tornadoes – April 27, 2011
Cordova, AL EF3/EF4 Tornado – April 27, 2011
Lake Burton, GA EF3 Tornado – April 27, 2011
Mathiston, MS EF2 and EF3 Twins – April 27, 2011
Shoal Creek (AL)-Cave Springs (GA) EF4 Tornado – April 27, 2011
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