Tornado Tracks Found from Past System… Update from National Weather Service Thursday… 4:15pm #alwx @wvua23

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
401 PM CST Thu Dec 1 2016

…NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11/29/16 TORNADO EVENT – UPDATE #7…

…SURVEY TEAMS CONFIRMING ADDITIONAL TORNADO TRACKS…

.UPDATE…

Added Twin and Flynn tornadoes.

In addition to these 8 confirmed tracks, we will be adding:

A track of perhaps multiple touchdowns from Lamar County
airport to north of Brilliant.
One track in Marengo and Hale County

The suspect area we were investigating revealed no damage. As
of this statement,we have at least 10 tornadoes confirmed. We
are reviewing the long track from Lamar to Marion County to
assess if it was one long track or multiple touchdowns. We
will provide additional information as soon as possible.

.OVERVIEW…

A slow moving, but robust weather system produced several
incidents of severe weather across northwestern portions of
Central Alabama late yesterday and overnight…north of
Interstate 20/59 and west of Interstate 65. Preliminary
indications are that there are between 5 and 10 potential tornado
tracks across the far northwestern counties of Marion, Winston,
Pickens, Lamar, Fayette, and Walker counties. Additional potential
tornado tracks were put down in the pre-dawn hours in Hale County,
and then in Lee and perhaps Chambers county just after noon.

.BUNCOMB CREEK TORNADO (PICKENS COUNTY)…

Rating: EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind: 95 mph
Path Length (Statute): 5.3 miles
Path Width (Maximum): 600 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: Nov 29 2016
Start Time: 715 pm CST
Start Location: 5 NE Ethelsville AL
Start Lat/Lon: 33.4521 / -88.1502

End Date: Nov 29 2016
End Time: 725 pm CST
End Location: 4 S Millport AL
End Lat/Lon: 33.4959 / -88.0771

.TWIN TORNADO (MARION COUNTY)…

Rating: EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind: 75 mph
Path Length (Statute): 10.6 miles
Path Width (Maximum): 150 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: Nov 29 2016
Start Time: 729 pm CST
Start Location: 3 N Gu-Win AL
Start Lat/Lon: 34.0002 / -87.8754

End Date: Nov 29 2016
End Time: 743 pm CST
End Location: 2 WSW Lake Buttahatchee AL
End Lat/Lon: 34.0990 / -87.7381

.FLYNN TORNADO (FAYETTE COUNTY)…

Rating: EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind: 65 mph
Path Length (Statute): 0.3 miles
Path Width (Maximum): 50 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: Nov 29 2016
Start Time: 804 pm CST
Start Location: 3 SW Fowlers Crossroads AL
Start Lat/Lon: 33.7722 / -87.6959

End Date: Nov 29 2016
End Time: 804 pm CST
End Location: 2 SW Fowlers Crossroads AL
End Lat/Lon: 33.7758 / -87.6940

.SUMMARY…Brief touchdown along AL Hwy 120 in the Flynn Rd area.

.CHICKEN FOOT ROAD TORNADO (WINSTON COUNTY)…

Rating: EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind: 100-105 mph
Path Length (Statute): 0.4 miles
Path Width (Maximum): 100 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: Nov 29 2016
Start Time: 804 pm CST
Start Location: 5 E Haleyville AL
Start Lat/Lon: 34.2498 / -87.5383

End Date: Nov 29 2016
End Time: 806 pm CST
End Location: 5 ENE Haleyville AL
End Lat/Lon: 34.2546 / -87.5344

.ASHRIDGE TORNADO (WINSTON COUNTY)…

Rating: EF-2
Estimated Peak Wind: 125 mph
Path Length (Statute): 3.2 miles
Path Width (Maximum): 300 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: Nov 29 2016
Start Time: 806 pm CST
Start Location: 2 S Ashridge AL
Start Lat/Lon: 34.1946 / -87.4701

End Date: Nov 29 2016
End Time: 812 pm CST
End Location: 1 ENE Ashridge AL
End Lat/Lon: 34.2356 / -87.4471

SUMMARY…This track has been updated based on additional
damage surveyed today.

.ARLEY/HELICON FD TORNADO (WINSTON COUNTY)…

Rating: EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind: 105 mph
Path Length (Statute): 4.5 miles
Path Width (Maximum): 300 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: Nov 29 2016
Start Time: 854 pm CST
Start Location: 1 ESE Arley AL
Start Lat/Lon: 34.0784 / -87.1943

End Date: Nov 29 2016
End Time: 900 pm CST
End Location: 5 NE Arley AL
End Lat/Lon: 34.1240 / -87.1401

.COUNTY ROAD 66 TORNADO (WINSTON COUNTY)…

Rating: EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind: 110 mph
Path Length (Statute): 3.0 miles
Path Width (Maximum): 100 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: Nov 29 2016
Start Time: 1020 pm CST
Start Location: 6 NNE Arley AL
Start Lat/Lon: 34.1550 / -87.1572

End Date: Nov 29 2016
End Time: 1025 pm CST
End Location: 0 E Nesmith AL
End Lat/Lon: 34.1747 / -87.1110

SUMMARY…This tornado continues into Cullman County.

.LABLOCKEE TORNADO (LEE AND CHAMBERS COUNTIES)…

Rating: EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind: 90 mph
Path Length (Statute): 3.2 miles
Path Width (Maximum): 300 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: Nov 30 2016
Start Time: 1235 pm CST
Start Location: 5 E Camp Hill AL
Start Lat/Lon: 32.7956 / -85.5591

End Date: Nov 30 2016
End Time: 1240 pm CST
End Location: 3 E Waverly AL
End Lat/Lon: 32.7352 / -85.5164

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.

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