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White City EF-0 Tornado (Autauga County)
  March 17, 2021


Event Summary

Estimated Maximum Wind:
70 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.13 miles
Maximum Path Width:
75 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
4 WSW Oak Grove
at 8:35 pm CDT
Approximate End Point/Time:
4 WSW Oak Grove
at 8:36 pm CDT


National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage in south of White City in Autauga County and determined it was the result of an EF-0 tornado.

The tornado briefly touched down along County Road 43 just west of County Road 21 where a metal outbuilding was destroyed, a couple of softwood trees were snapped, and large branches were broken. The tornado also caused damage to a nearby carport which was lofted into an open field. Then the tornado continued northeast into an open pasture where it lifted. The tornado damage path was 0.13 miles long and was 75 yards wide. The maximum winds were estimated around 70 mph.


Radar Image
Reflectivity (left) and velocity (right) of the circulation right before the time of the tornado.
Images are from KBMX at 8:31 pm CDT.



Damage Photo

 Outbuilding Destroyed





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