National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Shady Grove Rd EF-0 Tornado (Bibb County)
February 7, 2018

Estimated Maximum Wind:
65 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.67 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards 
Approximate Start Point/Time:
3 NNW Randolph 32.9484/-86.9247 at 5:51 am CST
Approximate End Point/Time:
4 N Randolph 32.9512/-86.9137 at 5:52 am CST
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The National Weather Service surveyed damage in southeastern Bibb County and determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado touched down just to the west of Shady Grove Road just north of the Randolph Community in SE Bibb County. About 20-30 trees were either snapped or uprooted. Roof damage occurred to one home on Shady Grove Loop when a tree fell on it. Another home had a few shingles removed on Alabama Highway 139. The tornado was estimated to have dissipated just to the east of Highway 139.

 Radar Data & Damage Pictures
Radar Image  

This is an image of the 0.5 degree reflectivity (left) and velocity (right) data from KBMX at 551 am CST as the tornado touched down.



Damage Image

Tree Damage

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