National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Eastern Lowndes (Lowndes County) EF-0 Tornado
April 15, 2011

Estimated Maximum Wind:
75 mph
Damage Path Length:
2.73 miles
Maximum Path Width:
75 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
2.4 N Tyson     32.2140/-86.4519  723 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
4.6 NNE Tyson 32.2394/-86.4162  727 pm 

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage in far eastern Lowndes County, southwest of Hope Hull. It has been determined that the damage was consistent with a tornado. Winds were estimated around 75 mph. The tornado touched down just west of County Road 26 on Cruise Road. The tornado tracked northeastward and generally paralleled County Road 26. The tornado lifted just after it crossed County Road 32. The tornado was mainly responsible for tree damage along the path, but a few homes did suffer some minor shingle damage. The tornado damage path was 2.73 miles long and was 75 yards wide at its widest point.

A Tornado Warning was in effect from 706 pm until 745 pm.

Storm Damage Images 

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Roof Damage

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Wall Blown Down


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Roof Damage

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Barn Damage