National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Tornado Outbreak November 24, 2001

National Weather Service Meteorologists has conducted storm damage surveys to determine the extent of severe weather that affected the northern two-thirds of Alabama on Saturday, November 24th, 2001. Some surveys were conducted Sunday and additional surveys next couple of days.

A major storm system affected Alabama on Saturday, November 24 th, 2001, causing a large number of tornadoes. Estimates indicate that around 24 tornadoes occurred Saturday. The National Weather Service in Birmingham issued 85 warnings including 58 tornado warnings for 33 counties and 27 severe thunderstorm warnings for 22 counties. Some counties were warned more than once due to multiple storms affecting some counties.

Follow the links below, or click on a location on the map to view the surveys that are available. Additional information and weather data will be posted as time permits.
The Surveys
Name Counties F-Scale Deaths Injuries
Ansley Pike F0 0 0
Barfield Clay/Randolph F1 0 ?
Caddo-Trinity Lawrence/Morgan F2 0 2
Cane Creek Calhoun F1 0 5
Cedarville Hale F0 0 0
Geraldine-Pine Ridge Dekalb F2 0 ?
Germany Mountain Talladega F2 0 0
Good Hope Cullman F0 0 0
Haleyville Marion/Winston F2 0 13
Half Acre Marengo F0 0 0
Kennedy-Fayette-Carbon Hill Lamar/Fayette/Walker F3 2 1
Moundville Hale F0 0 0
Mt. Carmel - Altoona Blount/Etowah F4 0 22
New Hope Madison F2 0 0
Pell City St. Clair F2 0 2
Poseys Crossroads Autauga F1 0 0
Samantha Tuscaloosa F1 0 0
Sand Rock Cherokee F2 2 several
Spring Hill - Brundidge Pike F1 0 0
Sylacauga Talladega F2 0 15
Trussville-Argo Jefferson/St.Clair F2 0 1
Union Grove Marshall F2 0 7
Vance Tuscaloosa F0 0 0
Vinemont Cullman F1 0 0
Click on a track to view the survey
Caddo_Trinity Tornado survey. New Hope Tornado survey. Union Grove Tornado survey. Vinemont Tornado survey. Geraldine-Pine Ridge Tornado Survey Mt. Carmel - Altoona Tornado survey. Cane Creek Tornado survey. Barfield Tornado survey. Germany Mt. Tornado Survey. Sylacauga Tornado survey.Samantha Tornado survey. Kennedy-Fayette-Carbon Hill Tornado Survey Haleyville Tornado Survey Sand Rock Trussville Argo Tornado Survey Pell City Tornado SurveyTornado Tracks from the November 24, 2001 Outbreak, click on a track to view the survey.