Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 0.31 Miles
-- Width 100 Yards
State ALABAMA
County/Area LEE
WFO BMX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-02-28 07:56:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1NNE RIDGE GROVE
Begin Lat/Lon 32.68/-85.49
End Date 2009-02-28 07:57:00.0 CST-6
End Location 1NE RIDGE GROVE
End Lat/Lon 32.68/-85.49
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 65.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A slow moving cold front brought an extended period of severe weather and heavy rain, that lasted about 24 hours. The storms produced damaging winds, large hail, flooding rains, and at least 4 tornadoes.
Event Narrative The tornado touched down briefly near the intersection of US-280 and CR-147, near an area known as The Bottle. One building sustained heavy damage when its metal roof was peeled off. One car was overturned at a used car dealership and a few trees were snapped or uprooted.


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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 3 1.193M 0.00K
HUBERTVILLE FAYETTE CO. AL 02/27/2009 08:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
KENNEDY LAMAR CO. AL 02/27/2009 08:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
MIMS JEFFERSON CO. AL 02/27/2009 09:56 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ARGYLE SHELBY CO. AL 02/27/2009 10:10 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
SAFFORD DALLAS CO. AL 02/27/2009 12:45 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RIVER VIEW TUSCALOOSA CO. AL 02/27/2009 12:55 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PLANTERSVILLE DALLAS CO. AL 02/27/2009 13:03 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PINE LEVEL AUTAUGA CO. AL 02/27/2009 14:00 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALICEVILLE PICKENS CO. AL 02/27/2009 15:00 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KNOXVILLE GREENE CO. AL 02/27/2009 15:41 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREENSBORO HALE CO. AL 02/27/2009 15:56 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
SAMANTHA TUSCALOOSA CO. AL 02/27/2009 16:01 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORGAN SPGS PERRY CO. AL 02/27/2009 16:21 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VIDA AUTAUGA CO. AL 02/27/2009 17:21 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
PARKER SUMTER CO. AL 02/27/2009 17:30 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STANSEL PICKENS CO. AL 02/27/2009 17:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PINE FLAT AUTAUGA CO. AL 02/27/2009 17:50 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
UNIONTOWN PERRY CO. AL 02/27/2009 18:02 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
MARTIN DALLAS CO. AL 02/27/2009 18:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
DEMOPOLIS MARENGO CO. AL 02/27/2009 18:21 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALLENVILLE MARENGO CO. AL 02/27/2009 18:28 CST-6 Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAFFORD DALLAS CO. AL 02/27/2009 19:08 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MT WILLING LOWNDES CO. AL 02/27/2009 20:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
NEWTONVILLE FAYETTE CO. AL 02/27/2009 20:48 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PALMETTO PICKENS CO. AL 02/27/2009 20:50 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOLLOY LAMAR CO. AL 02/28/2009 01:42 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
STOKES TUSCALOOSA CO. AL 02/28/2009 04:30 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EAST TALLASEE TALLAPOOSA CO. AL 02/28/2009 07:40 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
RIDGE GROVE LEE CO. AL 02/28/2009 07:56 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 65.00K 0.00K
SALEM LEE CO. AL 02/28/2009 08:25 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 3 1.100M 0.00K
Totals: 0 3 1.193M 0.00K