124  
NWUS54 KBMX 251231  
LSRBMX  
 
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
731 AM CDT WED APR 25 2018  
   
.TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
..REMARKS..  
 
0225 PM TORNADO 3 WNW GRADY 32.01N 86.24W  
04/22/2018 MONTGOMERY AL NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
NWS METEOROLOGISTS SURVEYED DAMAGE IN  
SOUTHWEST MONTGOMERY COUNTY AND DETERMINED  
THAT THE DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH AN EF0  
TORNADO. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST EAST  
OF PHILADELPHIA CHURCH ROAD, NORTHEAST OF  
LAPINE AND WEST OF GRADY. THE TORNADO MOVED  
NORTHEASTWARD AND CROSSED PHILADELPHIA  
CHURCH ROAD AND NAFTEL RAMER ROAD. THE  
TORNADO LIFTED JUST AFTER IT CROSSED SMILEY  
FERRY ROAD. SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED OR  
SNAPPED ALONG THE DAMAGE PATH. THE MOST  
CONCENTRATED AREA OF DAMAGE WAS JUST AS THE  
TORNADO WAS LIFTING NEAR SMILEY FERRY ROAD,  
BUT STILL LIMITED TO TREE DAMAGE. THE  
TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 2.57 MILES AND  
WAS 250 YARDS WIDE AT ITS WIDEST POINT.  
 

 
 

 
 
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