Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Montgomery EF0 and EF1, Bullock EF0 Confirmed

Scattered Sunday storms prompt several warnings
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED FOR ASHVILLE END POINT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
655 PM CDT MON APR 20 2009

...SECOND TORNADO TRACK FOUND IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY...

...GIBSON TORNADO...

EVENT DATE: SUNDAY 19 APRIL 2009
EVENT TYPE: EF-0 TORNADO
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 70-80 MPH
EVENT START LOCATION: 32.0881N/86.1864W (MONTGOMERY COUNTY)
EVENT END LOCATION: 32.0883N/86.1838W
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 0.15 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH (IN YARDS): 150 YARDS

EIGHT TO TEN TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED. METAL ROOFING BLOWN OFF OF
A BARN AND MINOR SHINGLE DAMAGED SUSTAINED TO A HOME.

...TROY HIGHWAY TORNADO...

EVENT DATE: SUNDAY 19 APRIL 2009
EVENT TYPE: EF-1 TORNADO
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 100 MPH
EVENT START LOCATION: 32.11364N/86.06927W (MONTGOMERY COUNTY)
EVENT END LOCATION: 32.11467N/86.06593W
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 0.20 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH (IN YARDS): 50 YARDS

THREE HORSE TRAILERS TOSSED BETWEEN 50 AND 100 FEET DESTROYING ONE.
ONE TRAILER WAS REPORTED TO WEIGH 10,000 POUNDS AND WAS BLOWN 50
FEET.

...SHOPTON TORNADO...

EVENT DATE: SUNDAY 19 APRIL 2009
EVENT TYPE: EF-0 TORNADO
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 60-70 MPH
EVENT START LOCATION: 32.1617N/85.93519W (BULLOCK COUNTY)
EVENT END LOCATION: 32.16213N/85.93346W
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 0.10 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH (IN YARDS): 50 YARDS

NUMEROUS TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED.

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