Alabama Tornadoes/Southern U.S. Storms

Severe thunderstorms spawned tornadoes that damaged homes in Alabama and other areas in the southern U.S.

An onslaught of destructive thunderstorms struck the southern U.S. on Thursday, slamming the region with flooding rain, baseball size-hail, straight-line winds and long-path tornadoes that destroyed and damaged residential homes.

According to media outlets, it appears that the highest concentration of activity has occurred in Alabama, with reports of structural damage stemming from multiple reported tornadoes and high winds (exceeding 80 mph) coming in from several counties.

Approximate areas reportedly sustaining structural damage:

Tornadoes/High Winds

  • Birmingham (Jefferson County)
    *Eagle Point subdivision, Heardmont Park, Lee Branch, Parkview Circle, (35242)
    *Roebuck community (35235)

    *Willow Lane and Roebuck Forest Drive (35206)
  • Calera (Shelby/Chilton Counties, 35040)
  • Centreville (Bibb County, 35042)
  • Clay (Jefferson County, 35048)
  • Brent (Bibb County, 35034)
  • Dunavant (Shelby County, 35094)
  • Greensboro (Hale County, 36744)
  • Helena (Shelby County, 35022, 35080)
  • Highland Lakes (Blount County, 35121)
  • Hoover (Jefferson/Shelby Counties)
    *Greystone subdivision (35242)
  • Indian Springs (Shelby County, 35124)
  • Lake Purdy (Shelby County, 35242)
  • Ohatchee (Calhoun County, 36271)
  • Pelham (Shelby County, 35124)
  • Piedmont (Calhoun/Cherokee Counties, 36272)
  • Pinson (Jefferson County, 35126)
  • Trussville (Jefferson County, 35173)
  • Vestavia Hills (Jefferson/Shelby Counties, 35216, 35226, 35242, 35266)
  • Wellington (Calhoun County, 36279)
  • West Blocton (Bibb County, 35184)
    *Mount Carmel area

Tornado/High Winds

  • Cedartown (Polk County, 30125)
  • Newnan (Coweta County, 30263)

High Winds

  • Mount Pleasant (Maury County, 38474)
  • Nashville (Davidson County)
    *East Nashville (37206)
    *South Nashville (37201)
  • Portland (Sumner County, 37148)
  • Smyrna (Rutherford County, 37167)

Media Coverage Birmingham Area Hit By Tornadoes Thursday; Damage Reported
The Weather Channel: Severe Weather Outbreak Spawns Damaging Tornadoes in Alabama

Declaration Activity

State of Emergency: Severe Weather
Associated County ZIP Code List (46 Counties)

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