Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 91 kts.
State ALABAMA
County/Area ST. CLAIR
WFO BMX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-02-26 03:45:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2SSE PRESCOTT
Begin Lat/Lon 33.54/-86.43
End Date 2008-02-26 04:15:00.0 CST-6
End Location 1E SEDDON
End Lat/Lon 33.58/-86.23
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.50M
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative An advancing cold front moving through the state caused widespread wind damage and a few tornadoes across Central Alabama, especially in the eastern half of the state.
Event Narrative Wind gusts estimated up to 105 mph blew down and snapped numerous trees and power lines across the southern portion of Saint Clair County, from Camp Winnataska eastward to the county line near Pell City. Five homes sustained roof and structural damage from downed trees in Margaret, 2 homes were damaged in Chula Vista, and at least a dozen homes were damaged in the Hunting Ridge area of Pell City. Fifty to 100 trees were blown down or snapped off near the Wolf Creek Fire Department.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 0 2.657M 0.00K
CORDOVA WALKER CO. AL 02/26/2008 03:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
PARKWOOD JEFFERSON CO. AL 02/26/2008 03:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
LEEDS JEFFERSON CO. AL 02/26/2008 03:42 CST-6 Tornado EF1 1 0 1.000M 0.00K
PRESCOTT ST. CLAIR CO. AL 02/26/2008 03:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 91 kts. EG 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
SIMMSVILLE SHELBY CO. AL 02/26/2008 03:50 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
COLUMBIANA SHELBY CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
EASONVILLE ST. CLAIR CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:00 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
LEEDS JEFFERSON CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:00 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(ANB)ANNISTON CALHOU CALHOUN CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 83 kts. EG 0 0 260.00K 0.00K
GALLANT ETOWAH CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
SAKS CALHOUN CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
LINCOLN TALLADEGA CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
LINEVILLE CLAY CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
OXFORD CALHOUN CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:30 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HEFLIN CLEBURNE CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
PINE TUCKEY RANDOLPH CO. AL 02/26/2008 04:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
FT DEPOSIT LOWNDES CO. AL 02/26/2008 06:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
PRATTVILLE ARPT AUTAUGA CO. AL 02/26/2008 06:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
SPRAGUE MONTGOMERY CO. AL 02/26/2008 06:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
WARE ELMORE CO. AL 02/26/2008 06:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ORION PIKE CO. AL 02/26/2008 07:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 0 2.657M 0.00K