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Excessive Heat Continues in the Southwest on Monday

A cold front will bring relief to the Pacific Northwest on Monday, but the Southwest will see above average temperatures again. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for many locations through Monday evening. The hottest temperatures will be in the desert as daytime high temperatures may exceed 115 degrees. Read More >

 

 

Alabama Tornado Database

1920 Tornado Occurrences (7) () Indicates Total Path Data Multi-State
Tornado # in Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
7 1920 4 20 1230 Madison

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F4 20.0 400 27 100 2 S Lily Flag-7 SE Huntsville
Tenant homes, farms, large forest areas, and substantial country side homes were obliterated and swept away. The Gurley and Brownsboro communities were very hard hit.
6 1920 4 20 1000 Fayette-Walker-Winston-Cullman-Morgan

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F4 50.0 400 21 50 SW Carbon Hill-Arley-Lacey
19 people were killed in the Arley and Helicon communities. Many homes were totally swept away in these rural communities.
5 1920 4 20 0800 Marion-Franklin-Colbert-Lawrence

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**(Started in Ms and moved through Oktibbeha, Clay, Monroe, & Itawamba Cos)
F4
(F4)
63
(130)
800
(800)
44
(88)
350
(700)
Bradley-NW Starkville-Bexar-NW Lawrence Co
The tornado caused complete devistation along the path. 20 people were killed in Marion Co where numerous barns and homes were demolished. Data from MWR April `1920.
4 1920 3 28 1445 Elmore-Tallapoosa-Chambers

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**Moved into Troup Co, Ga
F4
(F4)
47
(50)
125
(125)
17
(26)
85
(125)
Red Hill AL-West Point GA
17 people were killed and at least 60 homes destroyed in Alabama. The hardest hit areas were Agricola, Susanna, and Red Ridge.
3 1920 3 28 1430 Elmore

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F2 0 100 0 5 1 N Deatsville
Barns and small homes were leveled.
2 1920 3 28 1400 Calhoun

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F3 8.0 100 1 10 Cedar Springs-West Point
A small boy was killed near Cedar Springs. Many barns were destroyed and a considerable amount of timber was blown down.
1 1920 3 17 1200 Pike F2 1.0 50 0 1 E Troy
One large home was destroyed just east of Troy.