What size tornado hit Fultondale Alabama?

Where did the tornado hit in Fultondale Alabama?

Several people have credited the timely warning with saving lives. The tornado first touched down near Interstate 65 at Exit 267 in Fultondale, damaging a shopping complex off Lowery Parkway. It then caused severe damage to hotels along the intersection of Walker Chapel Road and Highway 31, a busy commercial zone.

What happened in Fultondale Alabama?

A tornado devastated Fultondale, Ala., and other areas just north of Birmingham late Monday, killing at least one person, injuring another 20 and causing significant damage for miles.

How many tornadoes have hit Fultondale Alabama?

Historical Tornado Events. A total of 143 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Fultondale, AL.

When did tornado hit Fultondale?

(WHSV) – During the night of January 25th, 2021, a deadly tornado struck the city of Fultondale, Alabama, north of Birmingham just before midnight. When the storm was over, what was left was a ten mile path of destruction. The tornado was of EF-3 strength with winds of up to 150 mph.

Did a tornado hit Fultondale?

One person was killed and at least 30 people were injured when an EF-3 tornado tore through Fultondale late Monday night. Watch the video above to hear Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s speech upon landing in Fultondale on Wednesday.

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What city in Alabama did the tornado hit last night?

Residents survey damage to homes after a tornado touched down south of Birmingham, Ala., in the Eagle Point community damaging multiple homes on Thursday.

How bad are tornadoes in Alabama?

A 2019 study examining tornado fatalities from 1808 to 2017 found Alabama was one of the highest risk states for tornado death through the 20th and 21st centuries, alongside Mississippi, Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Where in Alabama did the tornado hit?

A confirmed tornado was reported in Fulton near Grove Hill at 1:49 p.m. A tornado was caught on video in Troy, Alabama. Thankfully, there were no reports of damage or injuries.

How bad was the tornado in Birmingham Alabama?

A large tornado dropped down in Shelby County and destroyed homes in neighborhoods off Highway 280 near Birmingham. In northern Shelby County, along the Highway 280 and Highway 41 corridors, 57 homes were destroyed or damaged, and 279 homes have light to moderate damage.