Friday, March 3, 2023

Preliminary Tornado Surveys from Today's Event



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Public Information Statement

National Weather Service Huntsville AL

726 PM CST Fri Mar 3 2023


...NWS Damage Survey for 3/3/2023 Tornado Events...


.Section...


Rating:                 EF1

Estimated Peak Wind:    95 mph

Path Length /statute/:  5.044 miles

Path Width /maximum/:   105.0 yards

Fatalities:             0

Injuries:               0


Start Date:             03/04/2023

Start Time:             12:39 PM CST

Start Location:         1 NW Section / Jackson County / AL

Start Lat/Lon:          34.5891 / -85.9949


End Date:               03/04/2023

End Time:               12:43 PM CST

End Location:           2 NNW Dutton / Jackson County / AL

End Lat/Lon:            34.634 / -85.9265


Survey Summary:


A NWS storm survey team found evidence of an EF-1 tornado in Jackson

County extending from Section, AL into Dutton, AL. The tornado began 

south of Section where trees were uprooted and continued northward 

where it overturned a manufactured home, damaged underpinning and 

roofs of manufactured homes, and downed powerlines. The tornado then 

continued to uproot and snap trees as it tracked into Dutton, AL. A 

home had minor roof damage off of Hodge Road and County Road 124. The

tornado removed metal roofing on a chicken house off of County Road

19 and then lifted.



.Pisgah...


Rating:                 EF1

Estimated Peak Wind:    95 mph

Path Length /statute/:  3.1717 miles

Path Width /maximum/:   50.0 yards

Fatalities:             0

Injuries:               0


Start Date:             03/04/2023

Start Time:             12:47 PM CST

Start Location:         1 ESE Pisgah / Jackson County / AL

Start Lat/Lon:          34.6785 / -85.8392


End Date:               03/04/2023

End Time:               12:50 PM CST

End Location:           3 ENE Pisgah / Jackson County / AL

End Lat/Lon:            34.7025 / -85.7936


Survey Summary:


An NWS storm survey team found evidence of an EF-1 tornado in Jackson

County in Pisgah, AL. The brief tornado tracked from County Road 88 

where several trees were uprooted, uprooted a tree on County Road 61, 

and ended on County Road 126 where chicken houses had minor roof 

damage.


&&


Magee/Barron


EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the

following categories:


EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph

EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph

EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph

EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph

EF4...Violent...166 to 200 mph

EF5...Violent...>200 mph


NOTE:

The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to

change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS

Storm Data.


$$


Magee/Barron

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