National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Uniontown (Perry County) EF-0 Tornado
April 15, 2011

Estimated Maximum Wind:
85 mph
Damage Path Length:
4.65 miles
Maximum Path Width:
150 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
1.8 SSW Ellawhite 32.4055/-87.5098  600 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
1.6 SSE Tayloe      32.4296/-87.4354  605 pm 

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage south and southeast of Uniontown. It has been determined that the damage was consistent with a tornado. Winds were estimated around 85 mph. The tornado touched down just north of Cooper Road off Highway 65. It traveled east-northeast to just south of Highway 80 off of Tayloe Road. The tornado uprooted and snapped numerous trees and did significant damage to 2 outbuildings. The damage path was 4.65 miles long and was 150 yards wide at its widest point.

A Tornado Warning was in effect from 530 pm until 630 pm. 


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