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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 1.6 Miles
-- Width 200 Yards
State ALABAMA
County/Area WASHINGTON
WFO MOB
Begin Date 01/10/2009 17:05:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth WSW
Begin Location MC INTOSH
Begin Lat/Lon 31.27/-88.03
End Date 01/10/2009 17:08:00 CST-6
End Range 1
End Azimuth ENE
End Location MC INTOSH
End Lat/Lon 31.28/-88.01
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 2.50M
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative An EF-1 tornado with winds estimated at 104 mph cut a 1.6 mile path across southeastern Washington County. The tornado went through the Ciba plant in McIntosh causing damage to the plants roofs and vehicles. No injuries were reported with this tornado.
Event Narrative An EF-1 tonado developed near the intersection of Topton Road and U.S. Highway 43. The tornado traveled northeast for about 1.6 miles and ended near the Ciba industrial plant. Numerous pine trees were snapped at their bases along the entire path and extensive roof damage was observed to single family residence homes. The Ciba plant experienced damage to several of its building's roofs. The high winds also blew through the glass door entry-ways of several buildings. High winds also blew out the rear windshields of an entire row of pickup trucks. One truck in the parking lot was flipped upside down and extensive tree damage occurred near the entrance to the plant.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 2.500M 0.00K
MC INTOSH WASHINGTON CO. AL 01/10/2009 17:05 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 2.500M 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 2.500M 0.00K