Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 4.63 Miles
-- Width 50 Yards
County/Area ALACHUA
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-03-24 13:40:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 2NNW CADILLAC
Begin Lat/Lon 29.75/-82.56
End Date 2012-03-24 13:55:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1NNE ALACHUA
End Lat/Lon 29.7888/-82.497
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 8.00K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A surface cold front approached from AL and Ga through the day with numerous strong to severe storms developing across SE Ga and NE Fl by late morning then progressing eastward across the area through the day.
Event Narrative Based on photos, the NWS determined that an EF0 tornado caused wind damage (max winds around 75 mph) across the west side of Gainesville. A carport was damaged and numerous trees were blown down along 196th Terrace Ave. Two homes were also damaged along the path. At least 3 dozen trees were snapped off along a portion of the path as well. The cost of damage was estimated.


Event Map:

Note: The tornado track is approximate based on the beginning (B) and ending (E) locations. The actual tornado path may differ from a straight line.

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 11.00K 0.00K
NEWBURN SUWANNEE CO. FL 03/24/2012 09:35 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEWBURN SUWANNEE CO. FL 03/24/2012 10:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
LIVE OAK SUWANE ARPT SUWANNEE CO. FL 03/24/2012 10:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CADILLAC ALACHUA CO. FL 03/24/2012 13:40 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 11.00K 0.00K