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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 3.95 Miles
-- Width 75 Yards
State ALABAMA
County/Area HOUSTON
WFO TAE
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-10-08 12:05:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 3N WICKSBURG
Begin Lat/Lon 31.24/-85.63
End Date 2008-10-08 12:14:00.0 CST-6
End Location 3N HOLLIS DAIRY
End Lat/Lon 31.28/-85.58
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 75.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Several lines of strong to severe thunderstorms formed ahead of a cold front and strong low pressure system over southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, and moved into portions of southeast Alabama during the afternoon of the 8th.
Event Narrative A fast-moving supercell spawned a tornado just north of U.S. Highway 84 near the intersection of State Road 123, where it destroyed a barn. It then moved to the northeast, and damaged a few vehicles at an auto dealership and uprooted some trees near the Dale-Houston county line. It crossed from western Houston County into southeastern Dale County, and remained on the ground for nearly a mile before lifting. The tornado was rated an EF-0.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 4.350M 0.00K
ENTERPRISE COFFEE CO. AL 10/08/2008 10:54 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 4.000M 0.00K
(OZR)FT RUCKER AAF DALE CO. AL 10/08/2008 11:15 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
OZARK DALE CO. AL 10/08/2008 11:25 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
WICKSBURG HOUSTON CO. AL 10/08/2008 12:05 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
PINCKARD DALE CO. AL 10/08/2008 12:17 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CAPPS HENRY CO. AL 10/08/2008 12:33 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 4.350M 0.00K