Storm Events Database
|Begin Date||02/06/2008 03:20:00 CST-6|
|Begin Location||PUMPKIN CENTER|
|End Date||02/06/2008 03:24:00 CST-6|
|End Location||GRIFFIN ADDITION|
|Deaths Direct/Indirect||0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)|
|Episode Narrative||The WFO Huntsville County Warning Area experienced the worst tornado outbreak in 19 years on February 6, 2008. While the number of observed tornadoes was low (4), the area experienced two EF-4 tornadoes, the first time the area has witnessed more than one devastating tornado on the same day since 1974.
This event was part of a large tornado outbreak which spanned both February 5th (Super Tuesday) and 6th (Wednesday). A series of tornadic supercell thunderstorms swept across the Mid-South and Southeast states ahead of a potent cold front.
|Event Narrative||Representatives from the National Weather Service conducted a storm survey of damage in Morgan County, Alabama that occurred early on February 6th, 2008.
The tornado continued its destructive path from Lawrence into Morgan County about 5 miles southwest of Decatur. The tornado tracked another 2.7 miles into Morgan County lifting near the Trinity community west of Decatur around 3:20 AM CST.
All events for this episode:
|PUMPKIN CENTER||MORGAN CO.||AL||02/06/2008||03:20||CST-6||Tornado||EF2||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|TANNER||LIMESTONE CO.||AL||02/06/2008||03:30||CST-6||Hail||1.00 in.||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|CAPSHAW||LIMESTONE CO.||AL||02/06/2008||03:40||CST-6||Hail||1.75 in.||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|BELL FACTORY||MADISON CO.||AL||02/06/2008||04:00||CST-6||Thunderstorm Wind||50 kts. EG||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|GUNTERSVILLE MUNI AR||MARSHALL CO.||AL||02/06/2008||04:45||CST-6||Tornado||EF1||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|GUNTERSVILLE||MARSHALL CO.||AL||02/06/2008||05:43||CST-6||Thunderstorm Wind||52 kts. EG||0||0||1.00K||0.00K|
|ARAB||MARSHALL CO.||AL||02/06/2008||06:34||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||27.00K||0.00K|
|ALBERTVILLE||MARSHALL CO.||AL||02/06/2008||06:39||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|