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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
114 PM CST Fri Dec 2 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11/29/16 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE #9...

...SURVEY TEAMS CONFIRMING TWO ADDITIONAL TORNADO TRACKS...

.UPDATE...

Added additional details to the Lee/Chambers County tornado.  Added
additional details to the Marengo/Hale County tornado.

.OVERVIEW...

A slow moving, but robust weather system produced several
incidents of severe weather across northwestern portions of
Central Alabama late Tuesday and overnight...north of
Interstate 20/59 and west of Interstate 65. Nine tornado
tracks have been confirmed across the far northwestern counties
of Marion, Winston,Pickens, Lamar, Fayette, and Walker counties.
An additional tornado occurred in the pre-dawn hours in Marengo
and Hale County, and another in Lee and Chambers county just
after noon.

.BUNCOMB CREEK TORNADO (PICKENS COUNTY)...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    95 mph
Path Length (Statute):  5.3 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   600 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 29 2016
Start Time:             715 pm CST
Start Location:         5 NE Ethelsville AL
Start Lat/Lon:          33.4521 / -88.1502

End Date:               Nov 29 2016
End Time:               725 pm CST
End Location:           4 S Millport AL
End Lat/Lon:            33.4959 / -88.0771

.TWIN TORNADO (MARION COUNTY)...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    75 mph
Path Length (Statute):  10.6 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 29 2016
Start Time:             729 pm CST
Start Location:         3 N Gu-Win AL
Start Lat/Lon:          34.0002 / -87.8754

End Date:               Nov 29 2016
End Time:               743 pm CST
End Location:           2 WSW Lake Buttahatchee AL
End Lat/Lon:            34.0990 / -87.7381

.FLYNN TORNADO (FAYETTE COUNTY)...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    65 mph
Path Length (Statute):  0.3 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 29 2016
Start Time:             804 pm CST
Start Location:         3 SW Fowlers Crossroads AL
Start Lat/Lon:          33.7722 / -87.6959

End Date:               Nov 29 2016
End Time:               804 pm CST
End Location:           2 SW Fowlers Crossroads AL
End Lat/Lon:            33.7758 / -87.6940

.SUMMARY...Brief touchdown along AL Hwy 120 in the Flynn Rd area.

.CHICKEN FOOT ROAD TORNADO (WINSTON COUNTY)...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    100-105 mph
Path Length (Statute):  0.4 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 29 2016
Start Time:             804 pm CST
Start Location:         5 E Haleyville AL
Start Lat/Lon:          34.2498 / -87.5383

End Date:               Nov 29 2016
End Time:               806 pm CST
End Location:           5 ENE Haleyville AL
End Lat/Lon:            34.2546 / -87.5344

.ASHRIDGE TORNADO (WINSTON COUNTY)...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated Peak Wind:    125 mph
Path Length (Statute):  3.2 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   300 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 29 2016
Start Time:             806 pm CST
Start Location:         2 S Ashridge AL
Start Lat/Lon:          34.1946 / -87.4701

End Date:               Nov 29 2016
End Time:               812 pm CST
End Location:           1 ENE Ashridge AL
End Lat/Lon:            34.2356 / -87.4471

SUMMARY...This track has been updated based on additional
damage surveyed today.

.ARLEY/HELICON FD TORNADO (WINSTON COUNTY)...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    105 mph
Path Length (Statute):  4.5 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   300 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 29 2016
Start Time:             854 pm CST
Start Location:         1 ESE Arley AL
Start Lat/Lon:          34.0784 / -87.1943

End Date:               Nov 29 2016
End Time:               900 pm CST
End Location:           5 NE Arley AL
End Lat/Lon:            34.1240 / -87.1401

.COUNTY ROAD 66 TORNADO (WINSTON COUNTY)...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    110 mph
Path Length (Statute):  3.0 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 29 2016
Start Time:             1020 pm CST
Start Location:         6 NNE Arley AL
Start Lat/Lon:          34.1550 / -87.1572

End Date:               Nov 29 2016
End Time:               1025 pm CST
End Location:           0 E Nesmith AL
End Lat/Lon:            34.1747 / -87.1110

SUMMARY...This tornado continues into Cullman County.

.LAMAR COUNTY AIRPORT TORNADO (LAMAR COUNTY)...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    105 mph
Path Length (Statute):  9.69 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   N/A at this time
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 29 2016
Start Time:             1140 pm CST
Start Location:         3.1 WSW Lamar County Airport AL
Start Lat/Lon:          33.8255 / -88.1623

End Date:               Nov 29 2016
End Time:               1153 pm CST
End Location:           3.1 S Beaverton AL
End Lat/Lon:            33.8864 / -88.0109

.GUIN/BRILLIANT TORNADO (MARION COUNTY)...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 mph
Path Length (Statute):  16.85 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   900 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 30 2016
Start Time:             1201 am CST
Start Location:         1.3 SE Guin AL
Start Lat/Lon:          33.9518 / -87.9005

End Date:               Nov 30 2016
End Time:               1240 am CST
End Location:           3.8 W Natural Bridge AL
End Lat/Lon:            34.0917 / -87.6622


.POWELL CREEK TORNADO (MARENGO AND HALE COUNTIES)...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 mph
Path Length (Statute):  13.0 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   250 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 30 2016
Start Time:             510 am CST
Start Location:         5 WSW Faunsdale AL
Start Lat/Lon:          32.4233 / -87.6657

End Date:               Nov 30 2016
End Time:               532 am CST
End Location:           1 SSE Newbern AL
End Lat/Lon:            32.5710 / -87.5296

The tornado touched down just south of Cedarcrest Ln in northeastern
Marengo County near the communities of Siddonsville and Faunsdale.
The tornado traveled northeast crossing Cedarcrest Farms where it
damaged several trees, barns and outbuildings.  The tornado then
crossed CR 54 where it reached its maximum strength and width
uprooting and snapping several hard and softwood trees.  The tornado
continued northeast crossing HWY 80 where it entered Hale County.
Several more trees sustained damage along County Roads 12, 10, and
Highways 25 and 61.  The tornado lifted near HWY 61 just west of
Perry County.

.LABLOCKEE TORNADO (LEE AND CHAMBERS COUNTIES)...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 mph
Path Length (Statute):  3.2 miles
Path Width (Maximum):   300 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Nov 30 2016
Start Time:             1235 pm CST
Start Location:         5 E Camp Hill AL
Start Lat/Lon:          32.7056 / -85.5591

End Date:               Nov 30 2016
End Time:               1240 pm CST
End Location:           3 E Waverly AL
End Lat/Lon:            32.7352 / -85.5164

This tornado formed along the squall line on Wednesday afternoon in
extreme northwestern Lee County.  The first damage surveyed was
along Lee Rd 88 just southwest of HWY 280 near Waverly where the
tornado traveled northeast crossing Lee Rd 453 causing minor
structure damage and several trees were either snapped or uprooted.
The tornado then crossed HWY 280 and went into Chambers County along
CR 21 where it was at its widest and most destructive point.
Numerous hard and softwood trees were uprooted and snapped. The
tornado lifted just north of CR 21.



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

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

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

17/KLAWS

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