Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 5.68 Miles
-- Width 100 Yards
State ALABAMA
County/Area FAYETTE
WFO BMX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-05-08 12:06:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 3SW BAZEMORE
Begin Lat/Lon 33.87/-87.73
End Date 2008-05-08 12:16:00.0 CST-6
End Location 4ESE BAZEMORE
End Lat/Lon 33.88/-87.64
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 25.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong storm system and associated cold front swept through Central Alabama, causing numerous severe thunderstorms and isolated tornadoes.
Event Narrative The tornado initially touched down about two and a half miles southwest of the Bazemore Community, one mile north of the intersection of CR-50 and SR-129. The tornado then moved east-northeasward and crossed into Walker County near Barron Creek at State Highway 13. In Fayette County, this tornado destroyed one shed, and damaged another. Other damage in Fayette County was generally light, and confined mostly to snapped off and uprooted trees.


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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 0 683.00K 0.00K
HAMILTON MARION CO. AL 05/08/2008 11:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 40 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
VERNON LAMAR CO. AL 05/08/2008 11:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
BAZEMORE FAYETTE CO. AL 05/08/2008 12:06 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
ELDRIDGE WALKER CO. AL 05/08/2008 12:16 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
KENNEDY LAMAR CO. AL 05/08/2008 12:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
NEW LEXINGTON TUSCALOOSA CO. AL 05/08/2008 12:59 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
MARIGOLD WALKER CO. AL 05/08/2008 13:00 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
DORA WALKER CO. AL 05/08/2008 13:17 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
SIPSEY WALKER CO. AL 05/08/2008 13:17 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
STERLING TUSCALOOSA CO. AL 05/08/2008 13:27 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
SHORT CREEK JEFFERSON CO. AL 05/08/2008 14:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
ALTOONA ETOWAH CO. AL 05/08/2008 14:22 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
PETERSON TUSCALOOSA CO. AL 05/08/2008 14:31 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
GATE CITY JEFFERSON CO. AL 05/08/2008 14:35 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PATTON CHAPLE JEFFERSON CO. AL 05/08/2008 15:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
FAIRDALE BIBB CO. AL 05/08/2008 15:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
FAIRDALE BIBB CO. AL 05/08/2008 15:30 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARTIN LAKE SOUTH ELMORE CO. AL 05/08/2008 18:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
MONTGOMERY MONTGOMERY CO. AL 05/08/2008 18:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 87 kts. EG 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 683.00K 0.00K