UPDATE: Fourth Tornado Confirmed in Our Area


National Weather Service survey teams have confirmed a tornado hit in Marengo and Wilcox counties on Sunday night.

Previously, they had confirmed three other tornadoes in our area.

Here are the details on this tornado in West Alabama:

Estimated peak wind: 90MPH
Path length: 4.35 miles
Path width maximum: Not reported
Time on the ground: 8:33PM-8:38PM Sunday (five minutes)

This tornado developed over an inaccessible area west of County Road 53 in Marengo County and moved east-southeast. Numerous pine trees were snapped or uprooted along the road and a metal property gate was crushed. The tornado then moved across County Road 14 where other trees were knocked down and a second gate was damaged before it crossed into Wilcox County.

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