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Rollins (Autauga County) EF-0 Tornado
April 15, 2011

Estimated Maximum Wind:
75 mph
Damage Path Length:
4.43 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
3.4 NW Pine Level 32.6144/-86.5121  906 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
0.6 SE Wadsworth  32.6634/-86.4631  912 pm 

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage east of the Rollins community. It has been determined that the damage was consistent with a tornado. Winds were estimated around 75 mph. The tornado touched down 1.5 miles northwest of Boones Chapel in the Autauga Community Hunting Area. The tornado tracked northeastward and crossed Manning Road, County Road 59, Interstate 65, Highway 31, County Road 70, and County Road 68 E. The tornado lifted near the intersection of County Road 68 E and County Road 139. Numerous cedar trees were blown down along the path. No known structure damage occurred with this tornado. The tornado damage path was 4.43 miles long and 50 yards wide at its widest point. A special thanks to the Autauga County Emergency Management Agency for assistance.

A Tornado Warning was in effect from 852 pm until 930 pm.