Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F0
-- Length 5.8 Miles
-- Width 50 Yards
State ALABAMA
County/Area DALLAS
WFO BMX
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2005-11-28 16:53:00.0 CST
Begin Location 9NNW SELMA
Begin Lat/Lon 32.52/-87.07
End Date 2005-11-28 17:02:00.0 CST
End Location 12N SELMA
End Lat/Lon 32.57/-87.02
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 28K
Crop Damage
Event Narrative National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage that affected areas north of Summerfield and near Paul M Grist State Park. It has been determined that the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado has been rated an F0 on the Fujita Damage Intensity Scale. The tornado first touched down approximately 1.2 miles northwest of Summerfield near the intersection of County Road 16 and County Road 279. The tornado tracked in a northeastward direction and crossed County Road 39 twice, County Road 37, and County Road 222. The tornado lifted just northeast of the intersection of County Road 37 and County Road 222. This location is just south of Paul M. Grist State Park. The tornado damage path was approximately 5.8 miles long and 50 yards wide at its widest point. The tornado was on the ground from approximately 453 PM CST to 502 PM CST. Along the damage path, numerous large trees were snapped off and uprooted. A few homes and mobile homes sustained shingle damage. One large tree fell

on a home and caused damage. One mobile home was pushed off its foundation. Several sheds or out-buildings sustained moderate damage.

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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 28.00K 0.00K
SELMA DALLAS CO. AL 11/28/2005 16:53 CST Tornado F0 0 0 28.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 28.00K 0.00K