Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Two confirmed tornadoes in Alabama (so far)

Last night's storm system produced two confirmed tornadoes in Alabama overnight, according to the National Weather Service Office in Birmingham.

Eutaw, Greene Co, AL - NWS storm survey reported EF-1 tornado at 12:49 a.m. on March 4, 2008. Twenty five homes damaged, one home destroyed, and four homes sustained major damage. Hundreds of trees were snapped or downed. The path length was 5.6 miles.

4 miles NW of Samantha, Tuscaloosa Co, AL - NWS storm survey reported an EF-1 tornado which touched down just south of County Road 38 near Old Fayette Road. The path length was three quarters of a mile. Six homes were damaged, one home was heavily damaged, and several hundred trees snapped or downed.

Radar for Greene County at 12:49 a.m.

Photos of tornado damage in Eutaw in Greene County, from Alabamawx.com

Photos of tornado damage
in Samantha in Tuscaloosa County, from ABC 33/40, taken by Skywatcher Curtis Smith.

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