Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF2
-- Length 24.84 Miles
-- Width 150 Yards
State ALABAMA
County/Area CLARKE
WFO MOB
Begin Date 12/25/2012 18:00:00 CST-6
Begin Range 4
Begin Azimuth SE
Begin Location WINN
Begin Lat/Lon 31.62/-87.87
End Date 12/25/2012 18:40:00 CST-6
End Range 5
End Azimuth N
End Location CHANCE
End Lat/Lon 31.83/-87.52
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A powerful storm system moved out of the plains on|Christmas, producing numerous strong storms across southeast|Mississippi, southwest Alabama, and the western Florida panhandle|out ahead of a strong cold front and accompanying squall line. Multiple|tornadoes, some long track, were observed along the central gulf coast|region.
Event Narrative The tornado touched down on Todd Town Road|seven miles north of Jackson. It then moved northeast where|it destroyed a farm out building then crossed Highway 43|approximately six miles southwest of Grove Hill. After it|crossed...the tornado was at its widest and caused extensive|damage to farm equipment...including a destroyed grain bin.|Many large trees were uprooted in this area with minor structural|damage to several homes as well. It continued northeast uprooting|large trees as it crossed Highway 84...two miles southeast of|Grove Hill. The tornado then weakened as the thunderstorm core|collapsed...causing a microburst which resulted in a half mile|wide damage swath on Nettlesboro Road...13 miles northeast of|Grove Hill. The tornado then reformed before exiting northeast|Clarke County...moving into southwest Wilcox County. The tornado|uprooted trees along the way before dissipating 12 miles|southwest of Camden.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 0 1.474M 0.00K
LUVERNE CRENSHAW CO. AL 12/25/2012 16:21 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PATSBURG CRENSHAW CO. AL 12/25/2012 16:28 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEST BUTLER CHOCTAW CO. AL 12/25/2012 16:45 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MERTZ MOBILE CO. AL 12/25/2012 16:54 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 0 1.350M 0.00K
DEER PARK WASHINGTON CO. AL 12/25/2012 17:53 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINN CLARKE CO. AL 12/25/2012 18:00 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOWER PEACH TREE WILCOX CO. AL 12/25/2012 18:36 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GROVE HILL CLARKE CO. AL 12/25/2012 19:15 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PIERCIE MOBILE CO. AL 12/25/2012 19:22 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SEMMES MOBILE CO. AL 12/25/2012 19:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
FREEMANVILLE ESCAMBIA CO. AL 12/25/2012 20:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
GEORGIANA BUTLER CO. AL 12/25/2012 21:08 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 1 0 35.00K 0.00K
GEORGIANA BUTLER CO. AL 12/25/2012 21:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
GREENVILLE BUTLER CO. AL 12/25/2012 21:38 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
GREENVILLE BUTLER CO. AL 12/25/2012 21:38 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 0 1.474M 0.00K