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Vida Junction EF-0 Tornado (Autauga County)
February 7, 2018

Estimated Maximum Wind:
70 mph
Damage Path Length:
2.009 miles
Maximum Path Width:
150 yards 
Approximate Start Point/Time:
2 WSW Vida Junction 32.5603/-86.7174 at 7:04 am CST
Approximate End Point/Time:
1 SSW Vida Junction 32.5660/-86.6842 at 7:08 am CST
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The National Weather Service surveyed damage near Vida Junction in Autauga County and determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado touched down just to the west of County Road 79 in rural Autauga County and moved eastward crossing County Road 19. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted along the path. The damage path widened just to the west of County Road 19. A single family home sustained minor siding damage and several trees were snapped an uprooted around the home. Splattering of debris was noted on two sides of the home. The tornado continued across County Road 19 and quickly dissipated, as no further damage was found further east on U.S. Highway 82.

 Radar Data & Damage Pictures
Radar Image  

This is an image of the 0.5 degree reflectivity (left) and velocity (right) data from KBMX at 706 am CST just after the tornado touched down.



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Tree Damage

Debris Splatter

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