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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 7.1 Miles
-- Width 150 Yards
State ALABAMA
County/Area DALE
WFO TAE
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-01 13:48:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 3SW ECHO
Begin Lat/Lon 31.4493/-85.506
End Date 2007-03-01 13:52:00.0 CST-6
End Location 4NE ECHO
End Lat/Lon 31.5219/-85.4208
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 4/0
Property Damage 2.50M
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Severe thunderstorms developed ahead of a warm front over the Florida Panhandle and moved northeast across southeast Alabama and into extreme southwest Georgia during the afternoon hours of March 1. The strongest tornado, classified an EF-4, killed nine and injured 50 in Enterprise, Alabama.
Event Narrative The tornado touched down southwest of the community of Echo and traveled northeast along State Road 27 before it crossed into western Henry County. The damage assessment indicated that the EF-1 tornado damaged 24 mobile homes and destroyed five others. Four residents of a mobile home were injured when the tornado damaged their mobile home. The tornado also demolished 18 chicken houses, which killed 140,000 chickens. The tornado's path missed the Ft Rucker, Alabama WSR-88D RDA site by less than a quarter mile. Numerous trees and utility poles were snapped. Dale County was declared a federal disaster area.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 9 56 263.527M 0.00K
ENTERPRISE MUNI ARPT COFFEE CO. AL 03/01/2007 13:08 CST-6 Tornado EF4 9 50 250.000M 0.00K
OZARK DALE CO. AL 03/01/2007 13:15 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEWTON DALE CO. AL 03/01/2007 13:35 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ECHO DALE CO. AL 03/01/2007 13:48 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 4 2.500M 0.00K
ABBEVILLE HENRY CO. AL 03/01/2007 13:52 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 2 11.000M 0.00K
ABBEVILLE HENRY CO. AL 03/01/2007 13:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
ABBEVILLE HENRY CO. AL 03/01/2007 21:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
Totals: 9 56 263.527M 0.00K