National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Childersburg Tornado

The tornado briefly touched down in the vicinity of Childersburg. The heaviest damage occurred on Coleman Ridge Road. One
mobile home was destroyed, one manufactured home was heavily damaged, one house sustained minor damage and several
out-buildings and barns suffered moderate damage. The short tornado path was 0.9 miles long and was 50 yards wide at its widest
point. Several eyewitnesses reported hearing the tornado before it hit. The tornado was rated an F1.


map of the damage path
Map of the damage path of the Childersburg Tornado.