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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 1.22 Miles
-- Width 50 Yards
State ALABAMA
County/Area LEE
WFO BMX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-05-23 15:59:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1NW CAWATCHEE
Begin Lat/Lon 32.67/-85.14
End Date 2009-05-23 16:02:00.0 CST-6
End Location 0NW MC CULLOH
End Lat/Lon 32.68/-85.15
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 100.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Rain bands associated with a low pressure system in the northern Gulf of Mexico produced two tornadoes in central Alabama.
Event Narrative The weak tornado touched down in northeast Lee County on the south side of Halawaka Creek. Starting just to the west of Forest Road and traveling to the northwest, the tornado lifted after it crossed Lee Road 462 and crossed into the lake. Damage along the path included approximately 150 trees snapped or uprooted, several of which fell onto homes and other buildings, including sheds and boat houses.


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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 0 110.00K 0.00K
MARBURY AUTAUGA CO. AL 05/23/2009 12:55 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
CAWATCHEE LEE CO. AL 05/23/2009 15:59 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 110.00K 0.00K