National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Cuba (Sumter County) EF-2 Tornado
April 15, 2011

Estimated Maximum Wind:
115 mph
Damage Path Length:
8.9 miles
Maximum Path Width:
200 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
3 E Cuba     32.4359/-88.3288  353 pm  
Approximate End Point/Time:
3.3 W Lilita 32.4839/-88.1868  407 pm

Special thanks to Fire Chief Reed Vaughan and members of the Cuba Fire Department who surveyed the damage east of Cuba. It has been determined that the damage was consistent with a tornado. Winds were estimated around 115 mph. The tornado touched down near US Highway 80 at Mile Marker 3 where several large trees were snapped. The tornado continued northeast crossing Alabama Highway 17 where significant damage was sustained to two residences and two outbuildings were completely destroyed. Further northeast, the tornado lifted near County Road 13 about 7 miles south of Livingston. The damage path was 8.9 miles long and 200 yards wide at its widest point.

A Tornado Warning was in effect from 332 pm until 430 pm. 


Garage Damage

Roof Damage

Tree Damage

Trees Damage