Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 22.99 Miles
-- Width 150 Yards
County/Area HENRY
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-01 13:52:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 10SW ABBEVILLE
Begin Lat/Lon 31.4637/-85.3747
End Date 2007-03-01 14:24:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2NE OTHO
End Lat/Lon 31.6984/-85.0984
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 2/0
Property Damage 11.00M
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 After the EF-1 tornado crossed into western Henry County from eastern Dale County, it traveled northeast causing sporadic tree damage along County Roads 7 and 40. It then tore through the Bethlehem community, and damaged 51 mobile homes and destroyed 28 others. Two persons were injured when the tornado damaged their mobile home. The tornado overturned a semi on State Road 10 before lifting. The tornado descended two miles southwest of the community of Otho along County Road 97. It destroyed 14 homes and damaged 27 others in Otho. Numerous trees and utility poles were also blown down there and in the Stonebridge subdivision. The tornado exited the northeast part of the county at Lake Eufaula. Henry County was declared a federal disaster area.


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