254  
NOUS44 KMOB 252229  
PNSMOB  
ALZ052-053-055-056-059-060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-  
079-261030-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
529 PM CDT THU JUN 25 2020  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 6/24/20 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
   
OVERVIEW
 
NWS STORM SURVEY TEAMS IDENTIFIED FIVE TORNADOES FROM THE  
JUNE 24, 2020 SEVERE WEATHER EVENT. TWO OF THE TORNADOES OCCURRED  
IN MOBILE COUNTY AND THREE OCCURRED IN GEORGE COUNTY.  
   
KELLY TRAIL TORNADO (MOBILE COUNTY)
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 110 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.7 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 300 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JUN 24, 2020  
START TIME: 149 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 4 MI NE OF CHUNCHULA, AL  
START LAT/LON: 30.9817/-88.1666  
 
END DATE: JUN 24, 2020  
END TIME: 154 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 7 MI NE OF CHUNCHULA, AL  
END LAT/LON: 31.0101/-88.1362  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TORNADO FIRST TOUCHED DOWN SOUTHWEST OF KELLY  
TRAIL AND MOVED NORTHEAST ACROSS THE ROAD. IN THIS AREA, SIGNIFICANT  
DAMAGE WAS NOTED TO BOTH SOFTWOOD AND HARDWOOD TREES WITH THE TRUNKS  
OF MANY TREES SNAPPED. A COUPLE OF HOMES SUFFERED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE  
DUE TO THE FALLEN TREES. ANOTHER HOME ON THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE TORNADO  
PATH HAD ROOF DAMAGE TO THE NORTH SIDE OF THE STRUCTURE. THE TORNADO  
CONTINUED NORTHEAST AND CROSSED CELESTE ROAD, WEAKENED AND LIFTED JUST  
EAST OF JOHN KELLY ROAD. THE TREE DAMAGE WAS MUCH MORE SPORADIC AND  
NOT AS SIGNIFICANT IN THE CELESTE ROAD AREA AS IT WAS FURTHER TO THE  
SOUTHWEST.  
   
WEST MOBILE TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 60 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.3 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JUN 24, 2020  
START TIME: 139 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 2 MI NE OF MOBILE REGIONAL AIRPORT  
START LAT/LON: 30.7059/-88.2177  
 
END DATE: JUN 24, 2020  
END TIME: 140 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 2 MI NE OF MOBILE REGIONAL AIRPORT  
END LAT/LON: 30.7087/-88.2142  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: A VERY BRIEF, WEAK EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST NORTH OF  
ZEIGLER BLVD ON DURBIN COURT AND TRACKED NORTHEAST, LIFTING AS IT APPROACHED  
THE MOBILE FAIRGROUNDS. THE DAMAGE WITH THE TORNADO WAS VERY SPORADIC  
AND LIGHT, WITH MAINLY BRANCHES OF SOFTWOOD TREES DAMAGED.  
 
IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT MOST OF THE NOTABLE DAMAGE WAS FROM 60 TO 70 MPH  
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS THAT CONTINUED FURTHER TO THE NORTH AND EAST TOWARD  
THE OVERLOOK DR AND MOFFETT ROAD AREAS, RESULTING IN SPORADIC TREE, POWER  
LINE, AND MINOR ROOF DAMAGE. THANKS TO MOBILE COUNTY EMA FOR THEIR  
ASSISTANCE.  
   
SOUTHWEST GEORGE COUNTY MS TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 100 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.25 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JUNE 24, 2020  
START TIME: 1:00 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 2.75 MI SE OF RAMSEY SPRINGS, MS  
START LAT/LON: 30.7560/-88.8579  
 
END DATE: JUNE 24, 2020  
END TIME: 1:03 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4.25 MI E OF RAMSEY SPRINGS, MS  
END LAT/LON: 30.7695/-88.8434  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: A TORNADO TOUCHDOWN OCCURRED JUST NORTH OF THE GEORGE AND  
JACKSON COUNTY LINE AND CONTINUED JUST OVER 1 MILE TOWARDS THE NORTHEAST.  
NUMEROUS PINE TREES WERE SNAPPED NEAR THE TRUNK. THE APPROXIMATE MAXIMUM  
PATH WIDTH WAS 50 YARDS.  
   
SOUTHEAST GEORGE COUNTY MS TORNADO 1
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.0 MILE  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JUNE 24, 2020  
START TIME: 1:19 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 3.25 MI W OF AGRICOLA, MS  
START LAT/LON: 30.8105/-88.5751  
 
END DATE: JUNE 24, 2020  
END TIME: 1:21 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 2.75 MI WNW OF AGRICOLA, MS  
END LAT/LON: 30.8173/-88.5607  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST EAST OF CCC ROAD AND TRAVELED  
JUST LESS THAN ONE MILE TO THE NORTHEAST ENDING AT THE INTERSECTION OF HILLTOP  
DRIVE AND MARSHALL SMITH ROAD. A FEW TREE TOPS WERE DAMAGED IN A PASTURE WITH  
A STRAND OF TREES UPROOTED ALONG A FENCE LINE. THERE WAS MINOR DAMAGE TO A  
METAL ROOF OF A HOUSE ALONG WITH METAL ROOFING TORN FROM A SHED. THE APPROXIMATE  
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH WAS 50 YARDS.  
   
SOUTHEAST GEORGE COUNTY, MS TORNADO 2
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.0 MILE  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JUNE 24, 2020  
START TIME: 1:22 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 1.25 S OF AGRICOLA, MS  
START LAT/LON: 30.7910/-88.5151  
 
END DATE: JUNE 24, 2020  
END TIME: 1:24 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 1.0 ESE OF AGRICOLA, MS  
END LAT/LON: 30.8006/-88.5051  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: A TORNADO BEGAN JUST SOUTH OF PARKER ROAD AND TRAVELED  
NORTHEAST APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES, CROSSING NENA ROAD AND HWY. 613, BEFORE  
ENDING IN A PASTURE JUST SOUTH OF CORLEY ROAD. SEVERAL TREES WERE SNAPPED  
AND UPROOTED ALONG PARKER ROAD. IN ADDITION, A ROOF ON A HOME WAS DAMAGED  
AND SEVERAL METAL PANELS WERE TORN FROM AN OUTBUILDING.  
 
ALONG NENA ROAD, AN OUTBUILDING WAS DESTROYED AND A MOBILE HOME WAS DAMAGED.  
THERE WERE ALSO SEVERAL ADDITIONAL TREES SNAPPED. ANOTHER OUTBUILDING WAS  
DESTROYED BY A FALLEN OAK TREE ALONG HWY. 613, WITH ANOTHER LARGE OAK TREE  
UPROOTED AT THE END OF THE TORNADO PATH JUST SOUTH OF CORLEY ROAD.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
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