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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 0.25 Miles
-- Width 25 Yards
State ALABAMA
County/Area MORGAN
WFO HUN
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-06-19 12:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2SSW TRINITY
Begin Lat/Lon 34.59/-87.09
End Date 2007-06-19 12:01:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2SSW TRINITY
End Lat/Lon 34.59/-87.09
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative An upper level circulation or disturbance known in meteorology as a Mesoscale-Convective-Vorticity center tracked eastward through the central Tennessee Valley during the morning hours. A moist an unstable airmass enabled rapid low-topped shower development by late morning as this system tracked through the area. A brief weak tornado was sighted in Trinity. This was in close proximity to the upper level circulation mentioned above. As this shower entered Madison, AL further to the east, a NWS employee observed thunder being heard, likely from a cloud to cloud lightning flash. Otherwise, no other cloud to ground lightning was noted, making this tornado an interesting phenomenon for further study. The University of Alabama-Huntsville ARMOR dual-polarization radar located at the Huntsville International Airport was in close proximity to this tornado and identified a couple of small low-level circulations within a band these showers, one in the vicinity of the tornado.
Event Narrative Representatives from the National Weather Service and Morgan County Emergency Management completed a survey of damage in the city of Trinity, AL. The survey found evidence of an EF-0 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale, with highest winds of 65 mph. The damage was confined mostly to uprooted trees and snapped limbs. One residence sustained some damage, mainly to sheds and fencing at the back of the property.


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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 0.00K 0.00K
TRINITY MORGAN CO. AL 06/19/2007 12:00 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K