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National Weather Service, Mobile-Pensacola


Midway/Georgiana AL

EF-2 Tornado
May 10, 2024


Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Mobile AL
155 AM CDT Wed May 15 2024

...NWS Damage Survey for 05/10/2024 Tornado Event...

.Midway Alabama to Georgiana Alabama Tornado...

Rating:                 EF2
Estimated Peak Wind:    115 mph
Path Length /statute/:  19.81 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   250 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             05/10/2024
Start Time:             02:03 AM CDT
Start Location:         3 N Skinnerton / Monroe County / AL
Start Lat/Lon:          31.7092 / -87.064

End Date:               05/10/2024
End Time:               02:21 AM CDT
End Location:           Georgiana / Butler County / AL
End Lat/Lon:            31.6402 / -86.7385

Survey Summary:
The tornado started just west of State Highway 83 about 1 mile
southwest of Midway, AL in Conecuh County at EF-1 intensity where
several trees were snapped in a rotating pattern. The tornado then
moved east and crossed Mixonville Rd just south of the community of
Mixonville where multiple pine trees were snapped and uprooted. The
tornado continued eastward and crossed the intersection of County
Road 33 and Osprey Road where additional trees were snapped with
some slight debarking was noted on a few trees. The tornado peaked
in intensity at estimated EF-2 strength (115 mph) as it crossed into
Butler County where numerous pine trees were snapped in a wide
swaths along portions of State Highway 106. A manufactured home was
rolled near the intersection of State Highway 106 and Interstate 65.
Trees were downed in several neighborhoods in the community of
Georgiana before the tornado likely lifted as the circulation
dissipated just east of Georgiana.

.Significant Damaging Winds Monroe County Alabama...

In addition to the tornado, swaths of significant straight line wind
damage were surveyed in Monroe County Alabama, including in the
community of Vredenburgh was a large pine tree snapped and then
landed on a destroyed a residence (estimated 90 mph), near Buena
Vista and Rikard`s Mill where damaging winds uprooted and snapped
trees (90 mph), along a private camp site east of State Highway 265
where numerous trees were snapped (100-110 mph), and near the
community of Beatrice where additional trees were downed (90 mph).


EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0.....65 to 85 mph
EF1.....86 to 110 mph
EF2.....111 to 135 mph
EF3.....136 to 165 mph
EF4.....166 to 200 mph
EF5.....>200 mph

The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.



Acknowledgements: Page created by Joe Maniscalco (Observation Program Leader). NWS Survey Team - Cody Lindsey (Senior Forecaster) and Rudy DiCarlo (Forecaster)