727  
NWUS54 KMOB 242324  
LSRMOB  
 
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
624 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
   
.TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
..REMARKS..  
 
0102 PM TORNADO 4 NE BARRINEAU PARK 30.73N 87.39W  
04/22/2018 ESCAMBIA FL NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
A BRIEF EF-0 TORNADO OCCURRED ON CRABTREE  
CHURCH RD. ONE HOME EXPERIENCED SHINGLE  
DAMAGE AND A BROKEN WINDOW AND A MOBILE HOME  
WAS SHIFTED ON ITS FOUNDATION. THERE WERE  
SEVERAL SMALL TREES UPROOTED AND NUMEROUS  
LARGE BRANCHES BROKEN. MAXIMUM WINDS  
ESTIMATED AROUND 85 MPH.  
 
0143 PM TORNADO 6 WNW RUTLEDGE 31.75N 86.40W  
04/22/2018 CRENSHAW AL NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
AN EF-1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR JEFFCOAT  
RD. ONE MOBILE HOME AND A SHED WERE  
DESTROYED. SEVERAL LARGE TREES WERE UPROOTED  
OR SNAPPED, ONE OF WHICH FELL ON A VEHICLE.  
THE TORNADO THEN CAUSED SPORADIC DAMAGE AS  
IT PASSED THROUGH MAINLY WOODED AREAS  
UPROOTING AND SNAPPING LARGE TREES, WITH ONE  
FALLING ON A HOUSE AND CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE.  
MAXIMUM WINDS ESTIMATED AROUND 95 MPH. THE  
TORNADO LIFTED NEAR CENTER RIDGE ROAD.  
 
0144 PM TSTM WND DMG 4 E DIXONVILLE 31.00N 86.96W  
04/22/2018 ESCAMBIA AL PUBLIC  
 
SEVERAL TREES SNAPPED AND UPROOTED IN THE  
SELLERSVILLE COMMUNITY. PICTURES VIA SOCIAL  
MEDIA.  
 
0145 PM TSTM WND DMG 5 SW ROBERTS 31.03N 86.94W  
04/22/2018 ESCAMBIA AL PUBLIC  
 
SIDING AND ROOF DAMAGE TO A HOUSE ON FUQUA  
RD WITH DAMAGE TO A NEARBY BARN. PICTURES  
VIA SOCIAL MEDIA.  
 
0149 PM TSTM WND DMG 5 SSW ROBERTS 31.02N 86.92W  
04/22/2018 ESCAMBIA AL NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
NWS SURVEY DETERMINED THAT A SEVERE  
THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED SPORADIC STRAIGHT LINE  
WIND DAMAGE. SEVERAL LARGE TREES WERE  
UPROOTED ALONG RAINTREE RD AND YELLOW CREEK  
RD. SEVERAL TREES WERE ALSO SNAPPED IN HALF  
AND LAYING IN THE ADJACENT FIELD. MINOR  
DAMAGE TO A SHED AND ROOF OF A MANUFACTURED  
HOME ALONG YELLOW CREEK RD. ESTIMATED 75-80  
MPH.  
 
0149 PM TSTM WND DMG 10 ESE BREWTON 31.05N 86.92W  
04/22/2018 ESCAMBIA AL BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
METAL ROOF BLOWN OFF A HOME AND TREE  
BRANCHES DOWN IN THE BETHEL COMMUNITY  
SOUTHEAST OF BREWTON, AL.  
 
0149 PM FUNNEL CLOUD 10 ESE BREWTON 31.05N 86.92W  
04/22/2018 ESCAMBIA AL PUBLIC  
 
PUBLIC REPORT OF A FUNNEL CLOUD IN THE  
BETHEL COMMUNITY SOUTHEAST OF BREWTON TIME  
ESTIMATED BY RADAR.  
 
0154 PM TSTM WND DMG 4 SSE HONORAVILLE 31.80N 86.38W  
04/22/2018 CRENSHAW AL EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
TREE BLOWN ONTO A HOUSE WITH NUMEROUS TREES  
DOWN IN THE SURROUNDING AREAS.  
 
0201 PM TSTM WND DMG ROBERTS 31.08N 86.89W  
04/22/2018 ESCAMBIA AL EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
REPORTS OF DAMAGE TO A MOBILE HOME AND ALONG  
YELLOW CREEK ROAD NEAR THE COMMUNITY OF  
ROBERTS, ALABAMA.  
 
0211 PM TORNADO 3 NE SAVILLE 31.91N 86.31W  
04/22/2018 CRENSHAW AL NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR DANIEL MILL RD  
CAUSING MINOR TREE DAMAGE, THEN STRENGTHENED  
TO AN EF-1 BEFORE REACHING OLIVER MYERS RD.  
SEVERAL LARGE TREES WERE UPROOTED OR  
SNAPPED. THE TORNADO CAUSED MINOR TO  
MODERATE ROOF AND SIDING DAMAGE TO SEVERAL  
HOMES AROUND A LAKE IN THE MAGNOLIA SHORES  
AREA. MAXIMUM WINDS ESTIMATED AROUND 100  
MPH.  
 
0214 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 SE HIGHLAND HOME 31.94N 86.30W  
04/22/2018 CRENSHAW AL BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
PICTURES OF TREES SNAPPED AND NUMEROUS LARGE  
BRANCHES DOWN NEAR A HOME IN THE AREA OF  
HIGHLAND HOME AND MAGNOLIA SPRINGS.  
 
0305 PM TORNADO 4 ESE GASQUE 30.24N 87.76W  
04/22/2018 BALDWIN AL NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
A STRONG WATERSPOUT MOVED ONSHORE AT THE  
2200 BLOCK OF WEST BEACH BLVD. THE EF-1  
TORNADO PRODUCED ROOF AND SIDING DAMAGE TO  
TWO HOMES. SEVERAL WINDOWS WERE ALSO BLOWN  
OUT. MAXIMUM WINDS ESTIMATED AROUND 95 MPH.  
 
0309 PM TSTM WND DMG GULF SHORES 30.25N 87.70W  
04/22/2018 BALDWIN AL EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
MINOR DAMAGE TO A BUILDING AND POWERLINES  
DOWN ALONG WEST BEACH BLVD.  
 
0322 PM FUNNEL CLOUD 3 SSE FOLEY 30.37N 87.66W  
04/22/2018 BALDWIN AL EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
BALDWIN COUNTY EMA REPORT OF A FUNNEL CLOUD  
WITH DEBRIS MOVING NORTH.  
 
0325 PM TORNADO 3 S FOLEY 30.36N 87.69W  
04/22/2018 BALDWIN AL NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
*** 3 INJ ***  
AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AT THE ANCHORS  
AWEIGH RV RESORT WHERE 5 RVS WERE  
OVERTURNED. 3 PEOPLE INSIDE THE RVS WERE  
INJURED. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST TO  
JUST EAST OF HWY 59 AND CR-20. MINOR DAMAGE  
TO A CONVENIENCE STORY CANOPY AND TO THE  
LOWE'S WERE OBSERVED. THE TORNADO LIFTED  
NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF PRIDE DR AND  
JUNIPER ST. MAXIMUM WINDS ESTIMATED AROUND  
80 MPH.  
 
0325 PM TSTM WND DMG FOLEY 30.41N 87.68W  
04/22/2018 BALDWIN AL EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
SEVEN OVER TURNED TRAILERS AT ANCHORS RV  
PARK. MINOR DAMAGE TO A LOWES PARKING LOT.  
 
0336 PM TSTM WND DMG ELBERTA 30.41N 87.60W  
04/22/2018 BALDWIN AL NWS EMPLOYEE  
 
TREES AND BRANCHES DOWN ALONG HWY 87 NORTH  
OF HWY 98 NEAR ELBERTA. TIME ESTIMATED FROM  
RADAR.  
 
0337 PM MARINE TSTM WIND 4 ENE ORANGE BEACH 30.30N 87.51W  
04/22/2018 E39 MPH GMZ633 AL MESONET  
 
MILL POINT XMLP WEATHERFLOW SITE OBSERVED A  
WIND GUST OF 39MPH THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
0338 PM TORNADO 3 NNE ELBERTA 30.45N 87.58W  
04/22/2018 BALDWIN AL NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE  
INTERSECTION OF CHATELAINE DR AND CR-87. A  
FEW HOMES EXPERIENCED SHINGLE DAMAGE. SOME  
TREES UPROOTED. THE TORNADO CONTINUED MOVING  
ALMOST DUE NORTH, PARALLELING CR-87, AND  
LIFTED NORTH OF THE DIXIE RD INTERSECTION.  
ISOLATED INSTANCES OF VERY MINOR STRUCTURAL  
DAMAGE TO A FEW RESIDENCES. MAXIMUM WINDS  
ESTIMATED AROUND 80 MPH.  
 
0400 PM TSTM WND DMG GONZALEZ 30.58N 87.29W  
04/22/2018 ESCAMBIA FL BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
LARGE BRANCHES SNAPPED AND A FENCE BLOWN  
OVER IN THE BROOKSIDE HILLS SUBDIVISON.  
 
0411 PM TORNADO FORT WALTON BEACH 30.42N 86.62W  
04/22/2018 OKALOOSA FL BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
VIDEO OF A WATERSPOUT MOVING ONSHORE ALONG  
FORT WALTON BEACH.  
 
0413 PM TORNADO 2 S FORT WALTON BEACH 30.40N 86.62W  
04/22/2018 OKALOOSA FL NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
*** 2 INJ ***  
CORRECTS PREVIOUS TORNADO REPORT FROM 2 S  
FORT WALTON BEACH. THE EF-1 TORNADO MOVED  
ASHORE ON OKALOOSA ISLAND AND PRODUCED  
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO A HOME ON SAILFISH  
DRIVE. THE TORNADO THEN MOVED ACROSS SANTA  
ROSA SOUND AND INTO FORT WALTON BEACH,  
PRODUCING TREE DAMAGE AND BROKEN WINDOWS AT  
ST MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH AND SCHOOL. ROOF  
DAMAGE TO SEVERAL UNITS IN AN APARTMENT  
COMPLEX WAS NOTED. 2 MINOR INJURIES  
REPORTED. MAXIMUM WINDS ESTIMATED BETWEEN  
100-105 MPH. THE TORNADO LIFTED JUST NORTH  
OF JET DRIVE.  
 
0417 PM TSTM WND DMG FORT WALTON BEACH 30.42N 86.62W  
04/22/2018 OKALOOSA FL LAW ENFORCEMENT  
 
ROOFING DAMAGE TO THE CHARLIE HILL TERRACE.  
OKALOOSA SHERIFF OFFICE REPORTS NUMEROUS  
DOWNED TREES AND POWERLINES WITH MINOR  
DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS ACROSS SOUTHERN OKALOOSA  
COUNTY.  
 
0420 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 SSE FORT WALTON BEACH 30.40N 86.62W  
04/22/2018 OKALOOSA FL PUBLIC  
 
DAMAGE TO FENCING, SIGNAGE, A DUMPSTER, AND  
CARS AT THE CRAB SHACK ON THE WATERFRONT AT  
FORT WALTON BEACH. PICTURES VIA SOCIAL  
MEDIA.  
 
0421 PM TSTM WND DMG OCEAN CITY 30.44N 86.61W  
04/22/2018 OKALOOSA FL PUBLIC  
 
IMAGE OF A LARGE TREE SNAPPED AND NUMEROUS  
BRANCHES DOWN NEAR A HOME OCEAN CITY.  
 
0428 PM FUNNEL CLOUD 2 NE EGLIN AFB 30.48N 86.53W  
04/22/2018 OKALOOSA FL ASOS  
 
KVPS ASOS REPORTS A FUNNEL CLOUD NORTH OF  
EGLIN AFB.  
 

 
 

 
 
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