Monday, May 04, 2009

Shelby County Tornado Rated EF0

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
120 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2009

...UPDATED BROOK HIGHLAND TORNADO INFORMATION...

...BROOK HIGHLAND TORNADO (SHELBY COUNTY)

EVENT DATE: SUNDAY 03 MAY 2009
TYPE: EF-0 TORNADO
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 75 MPH
INJURIES/FATALITIES: NONE
EVENT START LOCATION & TIME: 33.4364/-86.6736
EVENT END LOCATION & TIME: 33.4418/-86.6695
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 0.45 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH (IN YARDS): 150 YARDS
START TIME: 153 PM CDT
END TIME: 153 PM CDT
WARNINGS: TORNADO WARNING 123-230 PM
WATCHES: TORNADO WATCH 233 1135 AM UNTIL 500 PM

NUMEROUS TREES WERE UPROOTED ALONG THE SHORT PATH. AT LEAST 20
HOMES SUFFERED MINOR ROOF DAMAGE MAINLY LOSS OF SHINGLES. DAMAGE WAS
REPORTED ON ASHINGTON DRIVE, ASHINGTON CIRCLE, CANNOCK DRIVE,
BROOKHIGHLAND DRIVE, WINGFIELD DRIVE, AND KESTEVEN DRIVE.

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