National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Peace (Autauga County) EF-1 Tornado
April 15, 2011

Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Damage Path Length:
3.01 miles
Maximum Path Width:
800 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
5.5 SW Mulberry 32.3824/-86.8297  929 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
3.2 S Mulberry    32.4040/-86.7848  933 pm 

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage near the Peace community in far southwestern Autauga County. It has been determined that the damage was consistent with a tornado. Winds were estimated around 90 mph. The tornado touched down near the Alabama River and then moved northeastward and crossed County Road 1. The tornado lifted near County Road 9. Hundreds of trees were snapped off or were uprooted along the path. The tornado damage path was 3.01 miles long and 800 yards wide at its widest point.

A Tornado Warning was in effect from 919 pm until 10 pm.