List of tornadoes in the April 25–28, 2011 tornado outbreak

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During April 25–28, 2011, the local weather forecast offices of the National Weather Service confirmed 354 tornadoes in the United States, and Environment Canada confirmed another in Ontario. These tornadoes were part of an outbreak of tornadoes from April 25 to April 28, 2011, in which 355 tornadoes touched down across 21 states in the Southern, Midwestern, and Northeastern United States and in Ontario, Canada. As the outbreak developed on April 25, numerous tornadoes touched down across Texas and Arkansas, with an EF3 near Hot Springs Village, Arkansas that caused significant damage and killed one person and a long-track EF2 tornado in the Vilonia, Arkansas area that killed four people and injured 16 others after being on the ground for over one hour.[1][2] April 26 saw no deaths and mostly weaker tornadoes, with the notable tornadoes of the day being an EF2 tornado that tracked across parts of Texas and into Louisiana and a brief EF3 that struck Campbell Army Airfield, causing $1 million (2011 USD) in damage.[3][4][5]

Confirmed tornadoes[edit]

State/
Province
Tornadoes confirmed by date/period Tornadoes confirmed by rating Total
Enhanced Fujita scale
Early
April 25
Late
April 25
Early
April 26
Late
April 26
Early
April 27
Late
April 27
Early
April 28
Late
April 28
EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5
Alabama 0 0 0 0 35 24 0 0 7 29 8 6 7 2 59
Arkansas 1 17 0 6 0 4 0 0 7 15 5 1 0 0 28
Florida 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Georgia 0 0 0 0 1 6 5 1 1 5 2 4 1 0 13
Indiana 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
Kentucky 0 1 4 5 2 0 0 0 4 6 1 1 0 0 12
Louisiana 0 0 0 10 5 0 0 0 6 6 3 0 0 0 15
Maryland 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 11
Michigan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mississippi 0 0 2 0 21 16 0 0 7 12 10 7 1 2 39
Missouri 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 5
New York 0 0 0 2 0 1 6 0 0 7 2 0 0 0 9
North Carolina 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 9 9 5 0 0 0 0 14
Ohio 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oklahoma 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Ontario 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Pennsylvania 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 7
South Carolina 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
Tennessee 0 2 0 2 21 49 1 0 35 25 11 2 2 0 75
Texas 0 16 1 17 0 0 0 0 25 7 2 0 0 0 34
Virginia 0 0 0 0 0 9 10 0 5 11 2 1 0 0 19
West Virginia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Total 1 41 9 46 86 119 43 10 129 140 49 22 11 4 355
Early = touched down from midnight to noon CDT (0500 to 1700 UTC), Late = touched down from noon to midnight CDT (1700 to 0500 UTC).
Tornadoes that cross state or provincial boundaries are only counted once where it initially touched down, even if stronger in another state.
The "Total" column at far right is either Date/Period = Total, or Rating = Total; it is not Date/Period + Rating = Total.

April 25 event[edit]

Confirmed tornadoes by Fujita rating
EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
17 20 4 1 0 0 42
List of confirmed tornadoes – Monday, April 25, 2011[nb 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Damage
[nb 2]
Summary Refs
EF0 NE of Fulton Hempstead AR 33°38′N 93°48′W / 33.63°N 93.80°W / 33.63; -93.80 (Fulton (Apr. 25, EF0)) 1405 – 1413 7.58 mi (12.20 km) 100 yd (91 m) $0 Several trees were downed. [1][4]
[6]
EF0 SE of Bluff Dale Erath, Hood TX 32°20′N 98°00′W / 32.33°N 98.00°W / 32.33; -98.00 (Bluff Dale (Apr. 25, EF0)) 1855 – 1859 2.51 mi (4.04 km) 150 yd (140 m) $0 Several trees were downed. [1][6]
[7]
EF0 SW of Tolar Hood TX 32°20′N 97°57′W / 32.33°N 97.95°W / 32.33; -97.95 (Tolar (Apr. 25, EF0)) 1900 – 1901 0.42 mi (680 m) 25 yd (23 m) $0 Brief tornado downed several trees. [1][6]
[7]
EF0 ESE of Holly Creek to E of Broken Bow McCurtain OK 33°58′N 94°47′W / 33.97°N 94.79°W / 33.97; -94.79 (Holly Creek (Apr. 25, EF0)) 1902 – 1912 9.18 mi (14.77 km) 75 yd (69 m) $0 Several trees were downed. [1][4]
[6][8]
EF1 NW of Big Fork to SW of Pine Ridge Polk, Montgomery AR 34°30′N 93°59′W / 34.50°N 93.99°W / 34.50; -93.99 (Big Fork (Apr. 25, EF1)) 1955 – 2002 5.82 mi (9.37 km) 50 yd (46 m) $250,000 Numerous trees and power lines were downed. [1][2]
[6]
EF0 WNW of Rainbow Somervell TX 32°17′N 97°45′W / 32.28°N 97.75°W / 32.28; -97.75 (Rainbow (Apr. 25, EF0)) 2000 – 2002 0.78 mi (1.26 km) 50 yd (46 m) $0 Tornado west of Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant and north of Glen Rose downed several trees. [1][6]
[7]
EF0 SW of Cleburne Johnson TX 32°18′N 97°34′W / 32.30°N 97.57°W / 32.30; -97.57 (Cleburne (Apr. 25, EF0)) 2010 – 2013 2.57 mi (4.14 km) 400 yd (370 m) $0 Numerous trees were downed north of Cleburne State Park. [1][6]
[7]
EF0 NE of Cleburne State Park Johnson TX 32°17′N 97°31′W / 32.28°N 97.51°W / 32.28; -97.51 (Cleburne S. P. (Apr. 25, EF0)) 2015 – 2017 0.93 mi (1.50 km) 150 yd (140 m) $0 Numerous trees were downed. [1][6]
[7]
EF1 S of Troup Cherokee TX 32°05′N 95°13′W / 32.09°N 95.21°W / 32.09; -95.21 (Troup (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2032 – 2038 8.58 mi (13.81 km) 75 yd (69 m) $500 Several trees were downed and a small outbuilding was rolled. [1][4]
[6]
EF0 SSE of Itasca Hill TX 32°09′N 97°08′W / 32.15°N 97.14°W / 32.15; -97.14 (Itasca (Apr. 25, EF0)) 2123 – 2124 0.71 mi (1.14 km) 30 yd (27 m) $0 Small rope tornado downed several trees. [1][6]
[7]
EF1 WSW of Pembroke Christian KY 36°46′N 87°25′W / 36.76°N 87.42°W / 36.76; -87.42 (Pembroke (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2123 – 2126 1.5 mi (2.4 km) 275 yd (251 m) $5,000 Barns and sheds were destroyed, and trees were downed. [1][6]
[9][10]
EF1 NE of Jessieville Garland, Saline AR 34°43′N 93°06′W / 34.72°N 93.10°W / 34.72; -93.10 (Jessieville (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2124 – 2138 7.88 mi (12.68 km) 300 yd (270 m) $600,000 Thousands of trees were downed on private timberland, a house suffered severe damage, a garage destroyed, and several outbuildings were damaged in Garland County. In Saline County, more trees were downed. [1][2]
[6]
EF1 SE of Glenwood to WSW of Pearcy Pike, Clark, Montgomery, Hot Spring, Garland AR 34°17′N 93°31′W / 34.29°N 93.51°W / 34.29; -93.51 (Glenwood (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2135 – 2151 7.88 mi (12.68 km) 800 yd (730 m) $290,000 In Pike and Clark Counties, numerous trees were downed. In Montgomery County, trees and power lines were downed, with one tree falling on a house, and the roof was torn off of a barn. The tornado then moved into Hot Spring County, where more trees were downed and outbuildings were damaged, and then into Garland County, where even more trees were downed before the tornado lifted. [1][2]
[6]
EF2 NW of Pearcy to N of Rockwell Garland AR 34°27′N 93°19′W / 34.45°N 93.32°W / 34.45; -93.32 (Pearcy (Apr. 25, EF2)) 2156 – 2211 5.87 mi (9.45 km) 200 yd (180 m) $3,000,000 Tornado affected areas in and around Sunshine, destroying one site-built house and eight mobile homes, causing major damage to four site-built houses and four mobile homes, and causing minor damage to nineteen site-built houses and nine mobile homes. Numerous outbuildings were destroyed, a travel trailer was pushed onto a car, and hundreds of trees and numerous power lines were downed as well. Nine people were injured. [1][2]
[6]
EF1 NW of Kirby Pike AR 34°14′N 93°42′W / 34.24°N 93.70°W / 34.24; -93.70 (Kirby (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2200 – 2207 4.25 mi (6.84 km) 300 yd (270 m) $200,000 Part of the second-story was removed from a house, barns and outbuildings were damaged, and numerous trees were downed, with some landing on a house, a mobile home, and a vehicle. [1][2]
[6]
EF2 SE of Crystal Springs to W of Royal Garland AR 34°31′N 93°18′W / 34.51°N 93.30°W / 34.51; -93.30 (Royal (Apr. 25, EF2)) 2202 – 2224 14.44 mi (23.24 km) 300 yd (270 m) $5,000,000 Tornado near Bear and Lake Ouachita destroyed one site-built house, caused major damage to four site-built houses and three mobile homes, caused minor damage to sixteen site-built houses and nine mobile homes, and affected three site-built houses and one mobile home. A large metal building sustained severe damage, with the roof being torn off and metal girders twisted, a camping trailer was blown into a field and destroyed, and several outbuildings were destroyed. Hundreds of trees and numerous power lines were downed as well. Ten people were injured. [1][2]
[6]
EF0 Eagletown area McCurtain OK 34°03′N 94°35′W / 34.05°N 94.58°W / 34.05; -94.58 (Eagletown (Apr. 25, EF0)) 2218 – 2221 2.51 mi (4.04 km) 50 yd (46 m) $5,000 A convenience store sustained roof and awning damage, and trees were downed on the north side of town. [1][4]
[6][8]
EF0 Avalon area Ellis TX 32°13′N 96°48′W / 32.21°N 96.80°W / 32.21; -96.80 (Avalon (Apr. 25, EF0)) 2220 – 2221 0.46 mi (0.74 km) 50 yd (46 m) $25,000 An elementary school suffered partial roof loss, and a residence sustained minor roof damage. [1][6]
[7]
EF0 SE of Horatio Little River, Sevier AR 33°54′N 94°25′W / 33.90°N 94.41°W / 33.90; -94.41 (Horatio (Apr. 25, EF0)) 2237 – 2245 7.37 mi (11.86 km) 70 yd (64 m) $0 Multiple trees were downed. [1][4]
[6]
EF1 SSW of Silva to W of Lowndes Wayne MO 37°08′N 90°32′W / 37.13°N 90.53°W / 37.13; -90.53 (Silva (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2247 – 2300 11.78 mi (18.96 km) 200 yd (180 m) $25,000 The side of a church was damaged, and dozens of oak and pine trees were downed. [1][6]
[9][11]
EF1 WSW of Clubb to S of Gravelton Wayne MO 37°13′N 90°22′W / 37.21°N 90.37°W / 37.21; -90.37 (Clubb (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2258 – 2306 5.88 mi (9.46 km) 500 yd (460 m) $70,000 At a horse ranch near Clubb, wall panels were lifted from a horse arena, a segment of roofing was removed from a house, and a 111-year-old barn was heavily damaged. Tin panels from the arena were thrown about 200 yards (180 m) away. Elsewhere, many trees were downed. [1][6]
[9][12]
EF3 Hot Springs Village area Garland, Saline AR 34°35′N 93°02′W / 34.59°N 93.04°W / 34.59; -93.04 (Hot Springs Village (Apr. 25, EF3)) 2307 – 2330 16.78 mi (27.00 km) 300 yd (270 m) $23,000,000 1 death – Strong tornado travelled through Garland and Saline Counties. In Garland County, 25 houses and 21 mobile homes were destroyed, 22 houses and 5 mobile homes suffered severe damage, 18 houses and 4 mobile homes had minor damage, and 5 houses and 2 mobile homes were affected. A two-story house had its top floor removed, several outbuildings and a well-constructed barn were destroyed, church buildings were badly damaged, and vehicles were piled up in the parking lot of the church. In Saline County, thousands of trees were downed, with more than 100 houses suffering damage from the falling trees, and a cell phone tower was blown down. Boats and docks were destroyed on a lake as well. Twenty additional people were injured. [1][2]
[6]
EF1 Perryville area Perry AR 34°57′N 92°50′W / 34.95°N 92.83°W / 34.95; -92.83 (Perryville (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2321 – 2333 5.95 mi (9.58 km) 300 yd (270 m) $700,000 Several buildings had their roofs torn off and thrown into adjacent fields and several hay barns were destroyed at Heifer International's ranch. Elsewhere, several houses had minor to major roof damage, barns and outbuildings were damaged, and numerous trees and power lines were downed, with several vehicles being badly damaged by falling trees. [1][2]
[6]
EF1 SE of Billstown Pike AR 33°58′N 93°33′W / 33.97°N 93.55°W / 33.97; -93.55 (Billstown (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2329 – 2332 4.15 mi (6.68 km) 250 yd (230 m) $100,000 Numerous trees were downed, one of which fell on and damaged the cab of a tractor-trailer. [1][2]
[6]
EF1 W of Sedgewickville Bollinger MO 37°29′N 89°58′W / 37.49°N 89.96°W / 37.49; -89.96 (Sedgewickville (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2330 – 2333 2.77 mi (4.46 km) 70 yd (64 m) $200,000 A house had half of its roof torn off, and a mobile home was thrown into a shed, with both being destroyed. A power pole was snapped, and dozens of trees were downed as well. A woman was found trapped inside the destroyed mobile home but was rescued without injury. [1][6]
[9][13]
EF1 SW of Wye Pulaski AR 34°53′N 92°42′W / 34.88°N 92.70°W / 34.88; -92.70 (Wye (Apr. 25, EF1)) 2348 – 2352 1.64 mi (2.64 km) 400 yd (370 m) $250,000 Tornado west of Lake Maumelle downed many trees, with one tree falling on a vehicle and another on a farm tractor. Fences were knocked down and outbuildings were damaged as well. [1][2]
[6]
EF2 NW of Ferndale to Vilonia to N of Joy Pulaski, Faulkner, White AR 34°49′N 92°37′W / 34.81°N 92.61°W / 34.81; -92.61 (Vilonia (Apr. 25, EF2)) 2348 – 0059 51.32 mi (82.59 km) 2,886 yd (26.39 m) $53,405,000 4 deaths – See section on this tornado – 16 additional people were injured. [1][2]
[6]
EF0 NE of Coolidge Limestone TX 31°47′N 96°38′W / 31.79°N 96.64°W / 31.79; -96.64 (Coolidge (Apr. 25, EF0)) 2353 – 2356 1.32 mi (2.12 km) 100 yd (91 m) $0 Several trees were downed. [1][6]
[7]
EF0 NW of Wortham Freestone TX 31°47′N 96°29′W / 31.79°N 96.49°W / 31.79; -96.49 (Wortham (Apr. 25, EF0)) 2359 – 0001 0.82 mi (1.32 km) 100 yd (91 m) $0 Several trees were downed. [1][6]
[7]
EF1 N of Wooster Faulkner AR 35°13′N 92°28′W / 35.21°N 92.47°W / 35.21; -92.47 (Wooster (Apr. 25, EF1)) 0006 – 0008 1.1 mi (1.8 km) 50 yd (46 m) $100,000 Numerous trees and a few power lines were downed, with several houses suffering roof damage from falling trees. One house had a gutter ripped off and one of the eaves damaged by a falling tree. [1][2]
[6]
EF0 NE of Teague Freestone TX 31°41′N 96°15′W / 31.69°N 96.25°W / 31.69; -96.25 (Fairfield (Apr. 25, EF0)) 0025 – 0030 3.48 mi (5.60 km) 500 yd (460 m) $0 Several trees were downed southwest of Fairfield. [1][6]
[7]
EF0 SW of Oakwood Leon TX 31°35′N 95°49′W / 31.59°N 95.82°W / 31.59; -95.82 (Oakwood (Apr. 25, EF0)) 0035 – 0037 0.95 mi (1.53 km) 100 yd (91 m) $0 Several trees were downed. [1][6]
[7]
EF2 Jacksonville area Pulaski AR 34°52′N 92°10′W / 34.87°N 92.17°W / 34.87; -92.17 (Jacksonville (Apr. 25, EF2)) 0046 – 0054 5.17 mi (8.32 km) 350 yd (320 m) $125,000,000 Much of the tornado's path was through the Little Rock Air Force Base, where at least five aircraft were damaged, three severely, several buildings in the base shopping area and flight line area were damaged, some with roofs being torn off, and the fire station lost its roof and had its doors buckled. Cars were overturned in the parking lot of the Base Exchange shopping center, more than 135 houses in the base housing area were either damaged or destroyed, and a toilet from one house was found 0.5 miles (0.80 km) away lodged in the roof of the Base Exchange. Elsewhere, the auditorium at North Pulaski High School had its roof torn off and one wall collapsed, and the Chemistry building had a wall collapsed, weakening the roof. Four people were injured, all at the air base. [1][2]
[6]
EF1 W of England to SSE of Carlisle Pulaski, Lonoke AR 34°32′N 92°03′W / 34.53°N 92.05°W / 34.53; -92.05 (England (Apr. 25, EF1)) 0053 – 0114 21.94 mi (35.31 km) 800 yd (730 m) $390,000 A few trees were downed and much of the roof was removed from a barn in Pulaski County, before the tornado moved into Lonoke County east-southeast of Wampoo. There, power poles were snapped, a farm fertilizer truck and a grain trailer were flipped over, and barns and outbuildings were damaged. Falling trees caused roof damage to several houses in England as well. [1][2]
[6]
EF1 NE of Crossroad Prairie AR 34°56′N 91°44′W / 34.93°N 91.73°W / 34.93; -91.73 (Crossroads (Apr. 25, EF1)) 0115 – 0122 6.22 mi (10.01 km) 100 yd (91 m) $25,000 A mobile home was knocked off its foundation, shingles were blown off a few houses, and numerous trees were downed. [1][2]
[6]
EF1 Beebe area White AR 35°03′N 91°56′W / 35.05°N 91.94°W / 35.05; -91.94 (Beebe (Apr. 25, EF1)) 0124 – 0133 8.87 mi (14.27 km) 100 yd (91 m) $1,000,000 Hundreds of trees and many power lines were downed, and many houses in Beebe received roof damage, either directly from wind or from fallen trees. Several outbuildings lost their roofs, and a few cars were crushed by falling trees as well. [1][2]
[6]
EF1 WSW of Crockett Houston TX 31°18′N 95°30′W / 31.30°N 95.50°W / 31.30; -95.50 (Crockett (Apr. 25, EF1)) 0215 – 0218 0.2 mi (320 m) 30 yd (27 m) $50,000 An unoccupied mobile home was destroyed and several others were damaged. Numerous trees were downed as well. [1][6]
[14]
EF1 NW of Lufkin Cherokee, Angelina TX 31°28′N 95°02′W / 31.46°N 95.03°W / 31.46; -95.03 (Wells (Apr. 25, EF1)) 0237 – 0304 7.72 mi (12.42 km) 250 yd (230 m) $400,000 High-end EF1 touched down just north of the Neches River, where it caused roof damage to a house and downed several trees before moving into Angelina County. There, a few outbuildings were destroyed, several homes suffered roof damage, and other homes and outbuildings were damaged. Many trees were downed as well. [1][4]
[6]
EF1 SW of Centralia Trinity TX 31°14′N 95°04′W / 31.23°N 95.07°W / 31.23; -95.07 (Centralia (Apr. 25, EF1)) 0245 – 0250 0.64 mi (1.03 km) 100 yd (91 m) $30,000 Many trees were downed at the Davy Crockett National Forest. [1][6]
[14]
EF0 NW of Lufkin Angelina TX 31°23′N 94°48′W / 31.39°N 94.80°W / 31.39; -94.80 (Lufkin (Apr. 25, EF0)) 0313 – 0315 0.67 mi (1.08 km) 25 yd (23 m) $2,000 A mobile home and a site-built home sustained roof damage, and many trees were downed. [1][4]
[6]
EF1 NE of Martin, TN to SW of Lynnville, KY Weakley (TN), Graves (KY) TN, KY 36°24′N 88°48′W / 36.40°N 88.80°W / 36.40; -88.80 (Martin (Apr. 25, EF1)) 0445 – 0503 15.39 mi (24.77 km) 225 yd (206 m) $150,000 An open hay barn was partially destroyed, a house sustained major damage, and many trees were downed in Weakley County. After crossing the state line into Graves County, the tornado destroyed a gazebo and a playhouse, caused major damage to a garage, impaled grape vines into the roof of a porch, and impaled a stick into the side of a house. It also downed many trees before dissipating. [1][6]
[9][15]
[16]
EF0 NW of Lexington to ESE of Clarksburg Henderson, Carroll TN 35°43′N 88°31′W / 35.71°N 88.51°W / 35.71; -88.51 (Bargerton (Apr. 25, EF0)) 0447 – 0503 16.98 mi (27.33 km) 200 yd (180 m) $15,000 Weak tornado caused roof damage to a home, destroyed a storage shed, and downed numerous trees and power lines as it moved near Wildersville in Henderson County. It continued into Carroll County, where it downed trees in the Natchez Trace State Park before dissipating. [1][6]
[15]

April 26 event[edit]

Confirmed tornadoes by Fujita rating
EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
31 19 4 1 0 0 55
List of confirmed tornadoes – Tuesday, April 26, 2011[nb 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Damage
[nb 2]
Summary Refs
EF0 ENE of Onalaska Polk TX 30°50′N 95°05′W / 30.83°N 95.08°W / 30.83; -95.08 (Onalaska (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0530 0.1 mi (160 m) 20 yd (18 m) $1,000 Brief tornado caused minor damage at Walkers Waterfront. [1][6]
EF0 S of Wadesboro Calloway KY 36°43′N 88°19′W / 36.72°N 88.31°W / 36.72; -88.31 (Wadesboro (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0530 – 0531 0.76 mi (1.22 km) 175 yd (160 m) $80,000 Brief tornado crushed a metal frame building, caused varying degrees of roof damage to a few buildings, and downed numerous trees. [1][6]
[9][17]
EF1 S of Kuttawa Lyon KY 37°02′N 88°09′W / 37.04°N 88.15°W / 37.04; -88.15 (Kuttawa (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0537 – 0542 3.2 mi (5.1 km) 50 yd (46 m) $150,000 Substantial damage occurred to a marina at Lake Barkley, where boat docks were damaged and a boat was capsized. A home sustained roof damage, and several trees were downed as well. [1][6]
[9][18]
EF1 NW of Eddyville to NE of Fredonia Lyon, Caldwell KY 37°05′N 88°06′W / 37.08°N 88.10°W / 37.08; -88.10 (Eddyville (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0540 – 0559 15.44 mi (24.85 km) 100 yd (91 m) $200,000 Intermittent tornado damaged barns, ripped shingles off of roofs, and downed trees in Lyon County. In Caldwell County, a carport and a barn were destroyed, homes and barns sustained varying degrees of roof damage, and several trees and power poles were downed. [1][6]
[9][18]
EF3 Campbell Army Airfield Christian KY 36°40′N 87°31′W / 36.66°N 87.51°W / 36.66; -87.51 (Fort Campbell (Apr. 26, EF3)) 0605 – 0608 2.57 mi (4.14 km) 300 yd (270 m) $1,000,000 Strong tornado struck the Campbell Army Airfield at Fort Campbell, destroying one building and causing heavy damage to several others, all of which were large and well-constructed. Large doors were blown in on these buildings as well. Several other smaller buildings received minor to major damage, and numerous heavy vehicles were damaged, with at least three being flipped over. Immediately north of the airfield, across farmland, several dozen trees were downed, two barns were heavily damaged, three power poles were blown down, and some shingles were blown off of a house. [1][5]
[6][9]
EF2 Greenbrier area Warrick IN 38°07′N 87°18′W / 38.11°N 87.30°W / 38.11; -87.30 (Greenbrier (Apr. 26, EF2)) 0702 – 0705 4.53 mi (7.29 km) 300 yd (270 m) $90,000 One barn was destroyed, with debris being thrown 50 to 75 yards (46 to 69 m), and another barn was damaged. Several homes sustained roof damage, either directly from the wind or from falling trees. Three power poles were snapped and many trees were downed as well. [1][6]
[9][19]
EF1 Spurgeon area Pike IN 38°15′N 87°16′W / 38.25°N 87.26°W / 38.25; -87.26 (Spurgeon (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0709 – 0710 0.54 mi (0.87 km) 225 yd (206 m) $110,000 Several homes sustained minor roof damage, a barn was damaged, with debris being carried a couple hundred yards, and a small building was destroyed. Numerous trees were downed as well. [1][6]
[9][20]
EF1 ESE of Collins Covington MS 31°38′N 89°32′W / 31.63°N 89.53°W / 31.63; -89.53 (Collins (Apr. 26, EF1)) 1141 – 1142 0.31 mi (500 m) 50 yd (46 m) $45,000 Brief tornado destroyed two barns, with one's concrete foundation being pulled out of the ground, caused minor damage to a FEMA trailer, and pulled skirting away from another trailer. A few trees were downed as well. [1][6]
[21]
EF1 NW of Laurel Jones MS 31°42′N 89°14′W / 31.70°N 89.24°W / 31.70; -89.24 (Laurel (Apr. 26, EF1)) 1212 – 1214 1.17 mi (1.88 km) 100 yd (91 m) $180,000 Several houses were damaged, one of which sustained major roof damage. The roof of an outbuilding was blown off, a trampoline and a carport were thrown considerable distances, and a fence around a pool was blown down. Several trees were downed as well. [3][6]
[22]
EF0 SW of Williamston Martin NC 35°50′N 77°05′W / 35.83°N 77.09°W / 35.83; -77.09 (Williamston (Apr. 26, EF0)) 1815 – 1817 0.11 mi (180 m) 30 yd (27 m) $500 Brief and weak tornado downed trees and power lines and damaged the roof and siding of a house. [3][6]
[23]
EF0 W of Needmore Bailey TX 34°02′N 102°48′W / 34.03°N 102.80°W / 34.03; -102.80 (Needmore (Apr. 26, EF0)) 1840 – 1844 0.75 mi (1.21 km) 50 yd (46 m) $0 Weak landspout tornado with no damage. [3][6]
EF1 Verona Mills area Oneida NY 43°12′N 75°34′W / 43.20°N 75.57°W / 43.20; -75.57 (Verona Mills (Apr. 26, EF1)) 2020 – 2023 0.86 mi (1.38 km) 65 yd (59 m) $5,000 Brief tornado in a wooded area snapped a power pole and downed numerous trees. [3][6]
[24]
EF0 N of Burnips Allegan MI 42°44′N 85°50′W / 42.74°N 85.83°W / 42.74; -85.83 (Burnips (Apr. 26, EF0)) 2144 – 2157 3.32 mi (5.34 km) 50 yd (46 m) $1,000,000 Tornado touched down at a landscaping company, where it tore a small section of the roof of a warehouse building, knocked over several trailers, and blew the windows out of several cars. It then struck a row of 100-yard (91 m)-long pole barns used to house turkeys. About a 100-foot (30 m) section of one barn was uplifted and collapsed, and a 50-foot (15 m) section of the roof of another barn was torn off. The tornado continued northeast, destroying several small outbuildings, causing minor roof and soffit damage to several houses, damaging two garage doors, and uprooting several trees. It then destroyed a 75-year-old 40-by-90-foot (12 by 27 m) barn. [3][6]
[25]
EF0 W of Mabank Kaufman TX 32°22′N 96°12′W / 32.37°N 96.20°W / 32.37; -96.20 (Mabank (Apr. 26, EF0)) 2156 – 2203 5.07 mi (8.16 km) 500 yd (460 m) $5,000 Tornado developed on the northwest bank of the Cedar Creek Reservoir and downed many trees, especially around a golf course, before dissipating northwest of Mabank. [3][6]
[7]
EF1 Coy area Lonoke AR 34°32′N 91°55′W / 34.53°N 91.91°W / 34.53; -91.91 (Coy (Apr. 26, EF1)) 2214 – 2232 8.31 mi (13.37 km) 800 yd (730 m) $1,750,000 Grain bins were destroyed, irrigation pivots were overturned, and much of the roof was torn off of a large farm shop. A tractor-trailer was overturned on U.S. Highway 165, and trees and power poles were downed, with one tree falling onto a house. [2][3]
[6]
EF1 S of Ben Wheeler to E of Garden Valley Van Zandt, Smith TX 32°26′N 95°43′W / 32.43°N 95.72°W / 32.43; -95.72 (Ben Wheeler (Apr. 26, EF1)) 2245 – 2320 13.87 mi (22.32 km) 880 yd (800 m) $200,000 In Van Zandt County, a mobile home was rolled onto its side, several homes sustained minor damage, and a church sustained major damage. The tornado downed multiple trees in Smith County before dissipating. One person sustained minor injuries in the rolled mobile home in Van Zandt County. [3][4]
[6][7]
EF0 WSW of Moffett Sequoyah OK 35°22′N 94°31′W / 35.36°N 94.51°W / 35.36; -94.51 (Moffett (Apr. 26, EF0)) 2246 0.1 mi (160 m) 50 yd (46 m) $0 Brief tornado over open country caused no damage. [3][6]
[8]
EF0 SSE of Van Buren Crawford AR 35°25′N 94°20′W / 35.42°N 94.34°W / 35.42; -94.34 (Van Buran (Apr. 26, EF0)) 2255 0.2 mi (320 m) 75 yd (69 m) $0 Brief tornado that was caught on camera remained over open country and caused no damage. [3][6]
EF0 Mabank area Kaufman TX 32°22′N 96°10′W / 32.37°N 96.16°W / 32.37; -96.16 (Mabank (Apr. 26, EF0)) 2301 – 2311 5.07 mi (8.16 km) 400 yd (370 m) $30,000 Tornado developed west of Mabank over the Cedar Creek Reservoir and tracked due east into downtown Mabank. Homes and businesses sustained roof damage, and trees and power lines were downed. [3][6]
[7]
EF0 WNW of Port St. Lucie St. Lucie FL 27°19′N 80°25′W / 27.31°N 80.42°W / 27.31; -80.42 (Port St. Lucie (Apr. 26, EF0)) 2305 0.056 mi (90 m) 15 yd (14 m) $0 Brief landspout tornado touched down in an agricultural area and caused no damage. [3][6]
EF0 N of Elaine, AR to SE of Dundee, MS Phillips (AR), Coahoma (MS), Tunica (MS) AR, MS 34°20′N 90°50′W / 34.33°N 90.84°W / 34.33; -90.84 (Ferguson (Apr. 26, EF0)) 2310 – 2348 27.92 mi (44.93 km) 200 yd (180 m) $92,000 Weak tornado downed trees and power lines and blew over road signs as it moved into Coahoma County, back into Phillips County, then again moved into Coahoma County near Friars Point, Coahoma, and Lula, where several homes and a church sustained roof damage, one home was moved off of the block foundation, and a commercial metal storage building had a large section of its roof peeled off. Trees, power poles, and road signs were downed as well before the tornado continued into Tunica County, where it downed more trees and power lines and overturned an irrigation pivot before dissipating. [3][6]
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EF0 E of Mabank Van Zandt TX 32°23′N 95°58′W / 32.39°N 95.96°W / 32.39; -95.96 (Mabank (Apr. 26, EF0)) 2323 – 2325 1.02 mi (1.64 km) 100 yd (91 m) $0 Weak tornado northeast of Purtis Creek State Park downed several trees. [3][6]
[7]
EF0 NNW of Ferguson, AR to Coahoma, MS Phillips (AR), Coahoma (MS) AR, MS 34°08′N 90°59′W / 34.14°N 90.98°W / 34.14; -90.98 (Ferguson (Apr. 26, EF0)) 2329 – 0002 30.78 mi (49.54 km) 200 yd (180 m) $75,000 Weak tornado downed some trees before crossing into Coahoma County, where a church sustained roof damage, a few road and advertisement signs were damaged, irrigation pivots were knocked over, and numerous trees and several power poles were downed. [3][6]
[15]
EF1 ENE of Naylor to SW of Joy Faulkner, White AR 35°11′N 92°10′W / 35.18°N 92.16°W / 35.18; -92.16 (Naylor (Apr. 26, EF1)) 2332 – 2348 12.88 mi (20.73 km) 200 yd (180 m) $40,000 Many trees were downed, with one damaging the roof of a house. This tornado tracked across some of the same area that had been hit by the Vilonia EF2 tornado the previous day. [2][3]
[6]
EF1 SSW of Stewart to SE of Cave Springs Rusk, Panola, Harrison TX 32°17′N 94°40′W / 32.28°N 94.66°W / 32.28; -94.66 (Stewart (Apr. 26, EF1)) 2335 – 2354 13.86 mi (22.31 km) 100 yd (91 m) $10,000 In Rusk County, a storage outbuilding was destroyed and many trees were downed. The tornado moved into Panola County north-northeast of Tatum and downed several trees before continuing into Harrison County, where it downed several more trees before dissipating. [3][4]
[6]
EF0 WNW of Hawkins Wood TX 32°38′N 95°21′W / 32.63°N 95.35°W / 32.63; -95.35 (Hawkins (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0000 – 0005 3.38 mi (5.44 km) 50 yd (46 m) $0 Multiple trees were snapped just north of U.S. Highway 80. [3][4]
[6]
EF2 SSE of Marshall Harrison TX 32°26′N 94°21′W / 32.43°N 94.35°W / 32.43; -94.35 (Marshall (Apr. 26, EF2)) 0004 – 0014 5.18 mi (8.34 km) 400 yd (370 m) $300,000 One house completely lost its roof, another had an entire room destroyed, and a third had its metal roof peeled off and partial wall failure. Many trees were downed as well. [3][4]
[6]
EF0 NNE of Corsicana Navarro TX 32°11′N 96°25′W / 32.18°N 96.42°W / 32.18; -96.42 (Corsicana (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0015 – 0016 0.44 mi (710 m) 100 yd (91 m) $0 A few trees were downed. [3][6]
[7]
EF1 NW of Wickes Polk AR 34°18′N 94°20′W / 34.30°N 94.34°W / 34.30; -94.34 (Wickes (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0017 – 0019 0.77 mi (1.24 km) 50 yd (46 m) $20,000 A house had its porch and part of its roof blown off, much of the roof was blown off a mobile home, and several trees were downed. [2][3]
[6]
EF2 Tar Hill area Grayson, Hardin KY 37°33′N 86°14′W / 37.55°N 86.24°W / 37.55; -86.24 (Tar Hill (Apr. 26, EF2)) 0018 – 0022 3.01 mi (4.84 km) 440 yd (400 m) Unknown A single-wide mobile home and numerous barns and outbuildings were destroyed, with siding being thrown 500 yards (460 m), farm equipment was thrown 50 yards (46 m), a new 24-foot (7.3 m) travel trailer was destroyed, and fifteen homes sustained major roof damage. Many trees were downed as well. [3][6]
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EF0 SW of Tar Hill Grayson KY 37°33′N 86°14′W / 37.55°N 86.24°W / 37.55; -86.24 (Tar Hill (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0019 – 0020 0.28 mi (450 m) 60 yd (55 m) Unknown Brief tornado with a secondary circulation just south of the previous tornado downed several trees and power lines. [3][6]
[26]
EF0 Jonesville area Harrison TX 32°30′N 94°09′W / 32.50°N 94.15°W / 32.50; -94.15 (Jonesville (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0024 – 0034 5.96 mi (9.59 km) 70 yd (64 m) $0 Many trees were downed. [3][4]
[6]
EF0 S of Benton Bossier LA 32°38′N 93°45′W / 32.64°N 93.75°W / 32.64; -93.75 (Benton (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0034 – 0039 3.59 mi (5.78 km) 50 yd (46 m) $0 Tree limbs were snapped and whole trees were downed. [3][4]
[6]
EF1 Groesbeck area Limestone TX 31°32′N 96°32′W / 31.53°N 96.54°W / 31.53; -96.54 (Groesbeck (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0035 – 0040 0.92 mi (1.48 km) 75 yd (69 m) $150,000 The courthouse, the fire department, and about 40 businesses were damaged, the steeple was torn off a church, and cars and buildings had windows busted by flying debris. Trees and power poles were downed as well. [3][6]
[7]
EF2 ESE of Deadwood, TX to Lake Bistineau Panola (TX), DeSoto (LA), Caddo (LA), Bossier (LA) TX, LA 32°06′N 94°04′W / 32.10°N 94.06°W / 32.10; -94.06 (Deadwood (Apr. 26, EF2)) 0046 – 0139 42.37 mi (68.19 km) 850 yd (780 m) $10,025,000 Long-lived wedge tornado touched down just inside Panola County and downed several trees before crossing into DeSoto Parish and through the Frierson area, where three dozen homes sustained minor damage and several more sustained moderate damage. Several barns and carports were destroyed, two tanks from a gas well were overturned, and many trees and power lines were downed, with many trees falling onto houses. The tornado continued into Caddo Parish and downed several pecan trees before moving into Bossier Parish. There, a mobile trailer was flipped at a gas well, and trees and power lines were downed before the tornado dissipated over Lake Bistineau. Two people were injured, both in the flipped trailer in Bossier Parish. [3][4]
[6]
EF0 NE of Lost Prairie Limestone TX 31°30′N 96°22′W / 31.50°N 96.37°W / 31.50; -96.37 (Lost Prairie (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0048 – 0049 0.68 mi (1.09 km) 100 yd (91 m) $0 Brief tornado downed several trees. [3][6]
[7]
EF0 NW of Tyler Smith TX 32°23′N 95°19′W / 32.38°N 95.32°W / 32.38; -95.32 (Tyler (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0049 – 0054 3.18 mi (5.12 km) 60 yd (55 m) $0 Multiple trees were downed. [3][4]
[6]
EF0 S of Cobb Caldwell KY 36°58′N 87°46′W / 36.96°N 87.77°W / 36.96; -87.77 (Cobb (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0106 0.31 mi (500 m) 50 yd (46 m) $0 Very brief, weak tornado downed a few trees and tree limbs. [3][6]
[9][27]
EF0 N of Toone Hardeman TN 35°23′N 88°59′W / 35.38°N 88.99°W / 35.38; -88.99 (Toone (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0127 – 0130 1.47 mi (2.37 km) 150 yd (140 m) $15,000 Several trees were downed, and the tin roof on a home was peeled back. [3][6]
[15]
EF0 NNE of Lacy-Lakeview McLennan TX 31°41′N 97°02′W / 31.69°N 97.04°W / 31.69; -97.04 (Lacy-Lakeview (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0128 – 0130 0.38 mi (610 m) 50 yd (46 m) $0 Several trees were downed. [3][6]
[7]
EF1 Gilbertsville area Otsego NY 42°26′N 75°22′W / 42.43°N 75.36°W / 42.43; -75.36 (Gilbertsville (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0135 – 0145 4.84 mi (7.79 km) 150 yd (140 m) $100,000 The athletic fields at Gilbertsville-Mount Upton Central School were damaged, with metal bleachers being blown several hundred yards, a press box being torn off steel beams, and a railroad tie used in a parking lot being hurled over 100 yards (91 m) into a fence. Metal poles used for hanging netting were broke, and a soccer goal was bent back. The fields were littered with small tree missiles. A portable toilet was carried about 0.5 miles (0.80 km), and other light material was carried about 1 mile (1.6 km) as well. Elsewhere, numerous trees were downed. [3][6]
[24]
EF1 ENE of Glendale Hardin KY 37°37′N 85°52′W / 37.61°N 85.87°W / 37.61; -85.87 (Glendale (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0153 – 0154 0.72 mi (1.16 km) 175 yd (160 m) Unknown Brief tornado crossed Interstate 65 and U.S. Highway 31W and moved through the Hardin County Fairgrounds, hitting a large livestock barn and the fairground's restaurant. The restaurant's roof was thrown and landed on top of a livestock barn, and metal siding was thrown 250 yards (230 m). A house sustained roof damage, and several trees and power lines were downed as well. [3][6]
[26]
EF0 NNW of Mart McLennan TX 31°35′N 96°52′W / 31.58°N 96.86°W / 31.58; -96.86 (Mart (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0153 – 0154 1.47 mi (2.37 km) 100 yd (91 m) $0 Small rope tornado downed several trees. [3][6]
[7]
EF1 Sibley/Dubberly areas Webster LA 32°29′N 93°18′W / 32.49°N 93.30°W / 32.49; -93.30 (Yellow Pine (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0154 – 0157 6.49 mi (10.44 km) 150 yd (140 m) $100,000 Tornado touched down south of Sibley before moving between Sibley and Dubberly and dissipating north of Dubberly. Several homes sustained roof damage, and numerous trees were downed. This tornado was spawned by the same supercell that produced the Deadwood, Texas/Lake Bistineau long-track EF2 tornado. [3][4]
[6]
EF0 ESE of Henderson to ENE of Jacks Creek Chester TN 35°26′N 88°35′W / 35.43°N 88.59°W / 35.43; -88.59 (Henderson (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0154 – 0203 8.23 mi (13.24 km) 25 yd (23 m) $75,000 Small, weak tornado downed many trees, one of which fell onto a mobile home. A couple other structures sustained roof damage, and power lines were knocked down as well. [3][6]
[15]
EF0 NE of Mortons Gap Hopkins KY 37°15′N 87°27′W / 37.25°N 87.45°W / 37.25; -87.45 (Mortons Gap (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0200 0.2 mi (320 m) 50 yd (46 m) $2,000 Very brief tornado downed tree limbs and small signs. [3][6]
[9][28]
EF1 Union area Bienville LA 32°22′N 92°50′W / 32.37°N 92.83°W / 32.37; -92.83 (Union (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0225 – 0232 5.27 mi (8.48 km) 100 yd (91 m) $0 Tornado moved through the Union area, downing multiple trees. [3][6]
EF0 SE of Grambling Jackson, Lincoln LA 32°26′N 92°41′W / 32.44°N 92.69°W / 32.44; -92.69 (Grambling (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0231 – 0241 5.98 mi (9.62 km) 80 yd (73 m) $0 Several trees were downed. [3][4]
[6]
EF1 SSW of Junction City, LA to NNE of Lawson, AR Claiborne (LA), Union (LA), Union (AR) LA, AR 32°56′N 92°46′W / 32.93°N 92.77°W / 32.93; -92.77 (Junction City (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0245 – 0315 26.52 mi (42.68 km) 100 yd (91 m) $20,000 Several trees were downed in Claiborne Parish and in Union Parish, before the tornado moved into Union County, Arkansas north of Randolph, where six houses sustained minor damage in Lawson, and several more trees were downed. [3][4]
[6]
EF0 N of Eros to Calhoun Jackson, Ouachita LA 32°28′N 92°26′W / 32.47°N 92.43°W / 32.47; -92.43 (Eros (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0250 – 0256 5.21 mi (8.38 km) 70 yd (64 m) $0 Many trees and several power lines were downed. [3][4]
[6]
EF0 SSE of Thornton Limestone TX 31°21′N 96°34′W / 31.35°N 96.56°W / 31.35; -96.56 (Thornton (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0257 – 0258 0.74 mi (1.19 km) 100 yd (91 m) $0 A few trees were downed. [3][6]
[7]
EF0 NW of Swartz Ouachita LA 32°35′N 91°59′W / 32.58°N 91.99°W / 32.58; -91.99 (Swartz (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0333 – 0339 1.88 mi (3.03 km) 50 yd (46 m) $200 Several trees were downed, and shingles were torn off of a home. [3][4]
[6]
EF0 W of Bastrop Morehouse LA 32°46′N 91°58′W / 32.76°N 91.97°W / 32.76; -91.97 (Bastrop (Apr. 26, EF0)) 0344 – 0346 2.46 mi (3.96 km) 75 yd (69 m) $20,000 A few homes sustained minor roof damage, and several trees were downed. [3][6]
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EF1 W of Stevenson, LA to S of Gulledge, AR Morehouse (LA), Ashley (AR) LA, AR 32°55′N 92°00′W / 32.91°N 92.00°W / 32.91; -92.00 (Stevenson (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0345 – 0405 12.03 mi (19.36 km) 440 yd (400 m) $360,000 The tornado downed trees, damaged crops and a mobile home, and caused roof damage to a few structures. One person was injured, with the injury occurring in Morehouse Parish. [3][6]
[29]
EF1 Hall Summit area Red River LA 32°11′N 93°20′W / 32.19°N 93.33°W / 32.19; -93.33 (Hall Summit (Apr. 26, EF1)) 0355 – 0356 3.52 mi (5.66 km) 125 yd (114 m) $150,000 Low-end EF1 tornado destroyed two barns, caused roof damage to several houses, and downed several trees. [3][4]
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April 27 event[edit]

Confirmed tornadoes by Fujita rating
EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
63* 78 36 19 11 4 211

* - One tornado touched downed in Ontario, Canada and was rated as an F0. It is counted as an EF0 in this table.

List of confirmed tornadoes – Wednesday, April 27, 2011[nb 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Damage
[nb 2]
Summary Refs
EF2 Darnell to Bowie West Carroll, East Carroll LA 32°40′N 91°26′W / 32.67°N 91.44°W / 32.67; -91.44 (Pioneer (April 27, EF2)) 0503 – 0517 11 mi (18 km) 880 yd (800 m) $650,000 Eight power poles were snapped, and several sheds/barns had roof damage, with two being destroyed, two grain storage bins were severely damaged, and the fire department building in Bowie sustained siding damage. Numerous trees were downed as well. [3][6]
EF2 Zwolle to N of Many Sabine LA 31°37′N 93°42′W / 31.62°N 93.70°W / 31.62; -93.70 (Zwolle (April 27, EF2)) 0527 – 0543 17.45 mi (28.08 km) 300 yd (270 m) $1,000,000 A 200 feet (61 m) high communication tower was bent to the ground, two homes and a shed were destroyed, several other homes sustained roof damage (a few of which had their roofs peeled back), and several trees were downed. [3]
EF0 Cary area Sharkey MS 32°47′N 90°56′W / 32.78°N 90.94°W / 32.78; -90.94 (Cary (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0535 2.3 mi (3.7 km) A couple of homes and a tractor shed suffered minor damage. [3]
EF1 NE of Many to E of Robeline Sabine, Natchitoches LA 31°37′N 93°25′W / 31.62°N 93.41°W / 31.62; -93.41 (Many (April 27, EF1)) 0542 – 0550 12.66 mi (20.37 km) 880 yd (800 m) $2,000,000 Multiple-vortex tornado damaged many homes and tossed/flipped carports in Natchitoches Parish. Many trees were downed as well, with several falling on homes and cars. [3]
EF2 W of Sunflower to ENE of Doddsville Sunflower MS 33°32′N 90°35′W / 33.54°N 90.58°W / 33.54; -90.58 (Sunflower (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0543 11.8 mi (19.0 km) A mobile home was destroyed and several others were damaged, a store in a structure like a mobile home was destroyed, several homes sustained major roof damage, numerous outbuildings and barns damaged or destroyed, numerous trees were blown down, and 15 power poles were snapped. Three people were injured. [3]
EF2 NW of Flora to SSW of Atlanta Natchitoches, Winn LA 31°37′N 93°07′W / 31.62°N 93.12°W / 31.62; -93.12 (Flora (April 27, EF2)) 0556 – 0614 25.13 mi (40.44 km) 880 yd (800 m) $300,000 Trees and power lines were downed in Natchitoches Parish, with several trees falling into and damaging a brick home and a mobile home. Across the Red River in Winn Parish, hundreds of trees and several power poles were snapped and several homes were severely damaged, with a trailer/mobile home being flipped and destroyed. [3]
EF1 N of Yazoo City Yazoo, Holmes MS 33°00′N 90°19′W / 33.00°N 90.32°W / 33.00; -90.32 (Yazoo City (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0612 9.7 mi (15.6 km) Damage to two homes and extensive number of snapped and uprooted trees along U.S. Route 49, before tornado dissipated over the Hillside National Wildlife Refuge. [3]
EF1 E of Minter City to NE of Charleston Tallahatchie, Leflore MS 33°44′N 90°14′W / 33.74°N 90.24°W / 33.74; -90.24 (Minter City (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0615 28 mi (45 km) Numerous trees were snapped and several houses suffered shingle damage. A mobile home and a building both lost part of their roofs. [3]
EF1 Sidon area Leflore MS 33°25′N 90°13′W / 33.41°N 90.21°W / 33.41; -90.21 (Sidon (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0624 3.2 mi (5.1 km) Many trees were downed, several of which landed on homes. [3]
EF0 Tullos to NNW of Summerville La Salle LA 31°49′N 92°20′W / 31.81°N 92.33°W / 31.81; -92.33 (Tullos (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0636 – 0645 7.98 mi (12.84 km) 100 yd (91 m) $40,000 An old building was destroyed, with a collapsed wall and a caved-in roof, and many trees were downed. [3]
EF2 ESE of Lexington to SW of West Holmes MS 33°04′N 89°59′W / 33.07°N 89.98°W / 33.07; -89.98 (Lexington (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0640 – 0650 12.35 mi (19.88 km) 1,760 yards (1,610 m) $500,000 Many trees and several power poles were snapped and a barn sustained roof damage. [3]
EF3 SW of Lexington to ESE of Beatty Holmes, Carroll MS 33°05′N 90°05′W / 33.09°N 90.08°W / 33.09; -90.08 (Lexington (Apr. 27, EF3)) 0640 – 0706 23 mi (37 km) 1,760 yards (1,610 m) $1,300,000 A couple of mobile homes sustained significant damage, a home and a business sustained roof damage, and hundreds of trees and many power poles were snapped, including three wooden high-tension poles, which garnered the EF3 rating. This tornado merged with the 0659 UTC tornado near Beatty. [3]
EF2 SE of Sallis to NE of Hesterville Attala, Montgomery MS 33°10′N 89°39′W / 33.16°N 89.65°W / 33.16; -89.65 (Hesterville (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0651 23 mi (37 km) One home was pushed off its blocks, a mobile home and shed were destroyed, one home lost part of its roof, a tin roof was lifted off a church camp, and hundreds of trees and power poles were downed. [3]
EF0 N of Durant Holmes MS 33°07′N 89°52′W / 33.11°N 89.86°W / 33.11; -89.86 (Durant (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0651 1.7 mi (2.7 km) A storage shelter was damaged and trees were downed. [3]
EF2 NW of West to ESE of Vaiden Holmes, Carroll MS 33°13′N 89°49′W / 33.22°N 89.81°W / 33.22; -89.81 (West (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0659 – 0712 8.81 mi (14.18 km) 880 yards (800 m) $310,000 Many trees were downed and a power pole was blown nearly to the ground. This tornado merged with the 0640 UTC EF3 tornado near Beatty. [3]
EF1 S of Gore Springs Grenada MS 33°42′N 89°37′W / 33.70°N 89.62°W / 33.70; -89.62 (Gore Springs (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0706 1.9 mi (3.1 km) A storage room was destroyed, three homes suffered roof damage, and several trees were downed. [3]
EF2 Poplar Creek area Montgomery, Choctaw MS 33°21′N 89°35′W / 33.35°N 89.59°W / 33.35; -89.59 (Poplar Creek (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0717 11.5 mi (18.5 km) Thousands of trees were downed, several of which fell onto homes, barns, and sheds. [3]
EF1 N of Zama Attala MS 33°01′N 89°24′W / 33.01°N 89.40°W / 33.01; -89.40 (Zama (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0720 0.5 mi (0.80 km) A barn was destroyed and a few trees were downed. [3]
EF2 SE of Kilmichael Choctaw MS 33°25′N 89°26′W / 33.42°N 89.43°W / 33.42; -89.43 (Kilmichael (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0725 6.8 mi (10.9 km) A few homes and barns were damaged and thousands of trees were downed, many of which fell on numerous structures. [3]
EF1 SW of Louisville Winston MS 33°04′N 89°15′W / 33.06°N 89.25°W / 33.06; -89.25 (Louisville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0729 4.2 mi (6.8 km) A shed had roof damage and a tree fell onto a house. [3]
EF3 SW of Eupora to NE of New Wren Choctaw, Webster, Clay, Chickasaw, Monroe MS 33°27′N 89°22′W / 33.45°N 89.37°W / 33.45; -89.37 (Eupora (Apr. 27, EF3)) 0729 – 0826 58.74 mi (94.53 km) 1,800 yards (1,600 m) $7,300,000 Numerous mobile homes were severely damaged, several of which were destroyed, numerous homes sustained severe roof damage, with one home being destroyed in Chickasaw County, many barns and sheds were either damaged or destroyed, and a school in Cumberland suffered extensive damage. In Monroe County, 31 homes and businesses were damaged in the New Wren area. Thousands of trees and several power poles were downed along the path. Later in the day, New Wren would be hit by a killer EF3 tornado. 25 people were injured. [3]
EF2 S of Eupora to N of Maben Webster, Choctaw MS 33°31′N 89°14′W / 33.52°N 89.23°W / 33.52; -89.23 (Sherwood (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0737 14.5 mi (23.3 km) 1 death – Significant damage to homes, mobile homes, and a gas station. Thousands of trees and power poles were downed. [3]
EF1 NE of Louisville Winston MS 33°10′N 89°01′W / 33.17°N 89.02°W / 33.17; -89.02 (Louisville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0747 7.4 mi (11.9 km) Trees were downed, one of which landed on a house and caused severe roof damage. Two outbuildings were destroyed as well. [3]
EF1 N of Brooksville Noxubee, Lowndes MS 33°16′N 88°35′W / 33.26°N 88.59°W / 33.26; -88.59 (Brooksville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0820 6.25 mi (10.06 km) Farm buildings and a home were damaged and trees were downed. [3]
EF2 SW of Belmont to E of Dennis Tishomingo MS 34°28′N 88°17′W / 34.46°N 88.28°W / 34.46; -88.28 (Belmont (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0843 9.3 mi (15.0 km) A number of homes, businesses, and apartments were damaged, and a large metal storage building was destroyed. [3]
EF1 NE of Waterloo Lauderdale, Wayne (TN) AL 34°57′11″N 88°02′06″W / 34.953°N 88.035°W / 34.953; -88.035 (Waterloo (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0901 9 mi (14 km) Numerous trees were downed, some of which landed on homes. Three homes sustained roof, window, and garage damage and one building sustained awning damage. Three docks were also damaged. [3]
EF2 NNW of Scooba, MS to E of Aliceville, AL Kemper (MS), Noxubee (MS), Pickens (AL) MS, AL 32°56′N 88°29′W / 32.93°N 88.49°W / 32.93; -88.49 (Wahalak (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0903 35.2 mi (56.6 km) The tornado touched down near Wahalak, where trees were downed, and quickly moved into Noxubee County. It then hit Cooksville and downed hundreds of trees, blew windows out of a house, and took part of the roof off of a church. It also downed trees and power lines before moving into the Dancy, Alabama area. There, a barn and two small silos were destroyed. A farm irrigation system was damaged and more trees were downed before the tornado lifted. [3]
EF1 W of Florence Lauderdale AL 34°47′N 87°53′W / 34.79°N 87.88°W / 34.79; -87.88 (Smithsonia (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0919 1.8 mi (2.9 km) The tornado impacted the Smithsonia area. Several sheds were either damaged or destroyed. The front end of a church was shifted 4 inches (10 cm) and the metal trusses in the roof were twisted. Much of the siding from the front of the church was ripped off. A nearby home sustained siding and window damage. Insulation was sucked out of the attic and into the garage, and the water heater in the home was imploded as well. A large travel trailer was picked up and toppled. Numerous trees were downed along the path. [3]
EF2 Reform area Pickens AL 33°18′N 88°09′W / 33.30°N 88.15°W / 33.30; -88.15 (Reform (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0927 14.4 mi (23.2 km) Several homes and outbuildings were damaged and thousands of trees were downed. [3]
EF3 S of Gordo to N of Northport Pickens, Tuscaloosa AL 33°14′N 87°53′W / 33.24°N 87.88°W / 33.24; -87.88 (Holman (Apr. 27, EF3)) 0941 22.4 mi (36.0 km) The tornado downed many trees in Pickens County. It then moved into the Holman area of Tuscaloosa County where it uprooted many trees. The tornado then continued to the northeast and removed the roof of a home and tossed it about 200 yards (180 m). Three outbuildings were destroyed and a 3,500 pounds (1,600 kg) trailer was thrown 100 yards (91 m). Thousands of trees were downed, causing damage to many homes. [3]
EF1 Berry area Fayette AL 33°38′N 87°39′W / 33.63°N 87.65°W / 33.63; -87.65 (Berry (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1003 7.3 mi (11.7 km) Businesses and homes in downtown Berry had roof and wall damage. Mobile homes were destroyed as well. [3]
EF3 SE of Cottondale to SSW of McCalla Tuscaloosa, Jefferson AL 33°10′N 87°22′W / 33.16°N 87.37°W / 33.16; -87.37 (Coaling (Apr. 27, EF3)) 1017 20.3 mi (32.7 km) Multiple homes heavily damaged or destroyed in and around Coaling, including a poorly constructed home that was completely leveled. A Mercedes plant sustained roof damage. Numerous trees and light poles were downed as well. [3]
EF3 SSW of Parrish to NNE of Cordova Walker AL 33°36′N 87°20′W / 33.60°N 87.33°W / 33.60; -87.33 (Parish (Apr. 27, EF3)) 1018 18.9 mi (30.4 km) Several mobile homes were destroyed, and an unanchored frame home had only its foundation left. Brick buildings were badly damaged in the downtown area of Cordova and many trees were downed. This area was hit by an EF4 tornado that afternoon. [3]
EF2 SE of Taft to S of Lynchburg Lincoln, Moore TN 35°00′N 86°42′W / 35.00°N 86.70°W / 35.00; -86.70 (Taft (Apr. 27, EF2)) 1038 – 1106 25.95 mi (41.76 km) 400 yards (370 m) Unknown Many homes sustained minor structural damage, as well as shingle loss, carports were damaged, and an anchored mobile home was picked up and rolled. Hundreds of trees were downed, with some landing on and causing damage to a mobile home. [3]
EF1 N of Chapel Hill Marshall TN 35°41′N 86°42′W / 35.69°N 86.70°W / 35.69; -86.70 (Chapel Hill (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1040 – 1043 2.89 mi (4.65 km) 100 yards (91 m) $87,000 Hundreds of trees were downed and several homes sustained roof damage southwest of Eagleville in extreme northern Marshall County. [3]
EF0 Rockvale area Rutherford TN 35°44′N 86°34′W / 35.74°N 86.56°W / 35.74; -86.56 (Rockvale (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1047 – 1049 2.11 mi (3.40 km) 50 yards (46 m) $19,000 Numerous trees were uprooted. [3]
EF2 Hanceville area Cullman AL 34°04′N 86°46′W / 34.06°N 86.76°W / 34.06; -86.76 (Hanceville (Apr. 27, EF2)) 1048 30.2 mi (48.6 km) 1 death- Multiple barns and outbuildings were damaged or destroyed. Several campus buildings at Wallace State College sustained damage and metal power poles were bent to the ground. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted and multiple chicken houses were destroyed. In Hanceville, multiple buildings downtown were damaged, and the high school gymnasium lost its roof. Throughout the town, large trees were uprooted, some of which landed on homes and vehicles. [3]
EF1 S of Action Shelby, Jefferson AL 33°23′N 86°45′W / 33.38°N 86.75°W / 33.38; -86.75 (Altadena (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1050 3.4 mi (5.5 km) Numerous trees fell on power lines, cars, homes, etc. [3]
EF1 Southeast Summertown Lawrence TN 35°25′N 87°19′W / 35.41°N 87.32°W / 35.41; -87.32 (Summertown (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1050 – 1055 2.66 mi (4.28 km) 150 yd (140 m) $86,000 Hundreds of trees were snapped and several homes and other structures were damaged on the southeast side of Summertown. One person was injured. [3]
EF0 Murfreesboro Rutherford TN 35°50′N 86°28′W / 35.83°N 86.46°W / 35.83; -86.46 (Murfreesboro (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1052 – 1053 1.57 mi (2.53 km) 75 yards (69 m) $62,000 Several trees were downed in the Country Park subdivision of western Murfreesboro, south of Highway 96. [3]
EF2 NE of Warrior Jefferson, Blount AL 33°50′N 86°48′W / 33.83°N 86.80°W / 33.83; -86.80 (Mountain Woods Lake (Apr. 27, EF2)) 1053 3.2 mi (5.1 km) The tornado moved through the Mountain Woods Lake area. Three homes were destroyed and several others had roof damage. Boat docks and garages were heavily damaged or destroyed. One home had more significant damage due to a fallen tree. Three people were injured. [3]
EF2 Cahaba Heights area Jefferson AL 33°26′N 86°46′W / 33.44°N 86.76°W / 33.44; -86.76 (Cahaba Heights (Apr. 27, EF2)) 1054 7.8 mi (12.6 km) Many homes were heavily damaged by fallen trees. 20 people were injured. [3]
EF1 NE of Blountsville to WSW of Albertville Blount, Marshall AL 34°05′N 86°32′W / 34.09°N 86.54°W / 34.09; -86.54 (Liberty (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1112 14.8 mi (23.8 km) Outbuildings and barns were destroyed and several chicken houses had roof damage. [3]
EF2 SE of Normandy Moore, Bedford TN 35°24′N 86°16′W / 35.40°N 86.27°W / 35.40; -86.27 (Cumberland Springs/Normandy (Apr. 27, EF2)) 1113 – 1116 1.98 mi (3.19 km) 75 yards (69 m) >$43,000 At least one mobile home was destroyed, several others were rolled off of their foundation, and hundreds of trees were snapped. The tornado lifted at the Coffee County line. [3]
EF2 Odenville St. Clair AL 33°39′N 86°31′W / 33.65°N 86.52°W / 33.65; -86.52 (Odenville (Apr. 27, EF2)) 1116 3.9 mi (6.3 km) The tornado caused significant damage to two homes, shifted a garage shifted off of its foundation, and downed a few trees. Five people were injured. [3]
EF1 NE of Hopewell to Guntersville Cullman, Marshall AL 34°16′N 86°28′W / 34.26°N 86.46°W / 34.26; -86.46 (Hopewell (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1120 11 mi (18 km) Trees were snapped and uprooted. A mobile home rolled several times and hit a tree. Many chicken houses were either damaged or destroyed. [3]
EF0 New Middleton to N of Gordonsville Smith TN 36°11′N 86°01′W / 36.18°N 86.01°W / 36.18; -86.01 (New Middleton (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1124 – 1127 3.43 mi (5.52 km) 50 yards (46 m) $16,000 Weak tornado touched down near Highway 141, crossed Interstate 40, and lifted after crossing Highway 53. Hundreds of trees were downed and a few homes suffered roof damage. [3]
EF1 E of Arab Marshall AL 34°15′N 86°26′W / 34.25°N 86.43°W / 34.25; -86.43 (Arab (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1124 6.4 mi (10.3 km) Large trees were snapped and uprooted. Several chicken houses suffered substantial roof damage. [3]
EF1 SSW of Guntersville Marshall AL 34°15′N 86°20′W / 34.25°N 86.34°W / 34.25; -86.34 (Guntersville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1130 3.4 mi (5.5 km) Damage to a church and some homes. [3]
EF1 S of Guntersville Marshall AL 34°15′N 86°18′W / 34.25°N 86.30°W / 34.25; -86.30 (Guntersville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1130 5.7 mi (9.2 km) Several barns were destroyed. Homes were damaged by fallen trees. Damage to power poles and outbuildings. [3]
EF1 W of Albertville Marshall AL 34°14′N 86°15′W / 34.24°N 86.25°W / 34.24; -86.25 (Guntersville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1130 4.6 mi (7.4 km) Trees were downed along the path. Some houses and chicken houses were damaged. [3]
EF2 Lake Guntersville Marshall, DeKalb AL 34°27′N 86°05′W / 34.45°N 86.09°W / 34.45; -86.09 (Guntersville Lake (Apr. 27, EF2)) 1130 20 mi (32 km) A trailer, piers, and sheds were destroyed. Several homes had roof damage and RV campers were also damaged. Tornado closely followed Lake Guntersville for most of its duration. [3]
EF1 Greensburg Green KY 37°16′N 85°30′W / 37.26°N 85.50°W / 37.26; -85.50 (Greensburg (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1132 2.8 mi (4.5 km) Touched down in downtown Greensburg, where windows and chimneys were damaged. Worst damage was in town's industrial park. Northeast of town, a mobile home was damaged and two barns were destroyed. [3]
EF1 SW of Guntersville Marshall AL 34°16′N 86°23′W / 34.27°N 86.39°W / 34.27; -86.39 (Browns Valley (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1135 4.9 mi (7.9 km) Large trees were uprooted and one house sustained significant roof loss. [3]
EF1 S of Grant Marshall AL 34°29′N 86°16′W / 34.49°N 86.26°W / 34.49; -86.26 (Grant Mountain (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1135 0.3 mi (480 m) Damage mostly to trees with roof damage to one home. [3]
EF0 N of Guntersville Marshall AL 34°25′N 86°17′W / 34.42°N 86.28°W / 34.42; -86.28 (Columbus City (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1143 2.75 mi (4.43 km) Trees were uprooted and snapped. [3]
EF1 Lake Guntersville State Park Marshall AL 34°22′N 86°12′W / 34.37°N 86.20°W / 34.37; -86.20 (Martling (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1145 4.8 mi (7.7 km) Trees were snapped and uprooted in Lake Guntersville State Park. [3]
EF1 NE of Guntersville Marshall AL 34°23′N 86°17′W / 34.38°N 86.29°W / 34.38; -86.29 (Meltonsville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1145 6.9 mi (11.1 km) Trees were snapped and uprooted and a marina was damaged. Tornado crossed Lake Guntersville at several locations. [3]
EF0 S of Summitville Coffee TN 35°32′N 86°00′W / 35.53°N 86.00°W / 35.53; -86.00 (Summitville (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1145 – 1146 1.67 mi (2.69 km) 50 yd (46 m) $10,000 Brief tornado northeast of Manchester caused minor damage. [3]
EF1 Whitleyville area Jackson TN 36°28′N 85°43′W / 36.46°N 85.71°W / 36.46; -85.71 (Whitleyville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1147 – 1150 3.34 mi (5.38 km) 100 yards (91 m) $45,000 Thousands of trees were downed from along Highway 56 west-northwest of Whitleyville to Highway 53 north-northeast of Whitleyville. [3]
EF0 NW of Rickman Overton TN 36°16′N 85°24′W / 36.26°N 85.40°W / 36.26; -85.40 (Rickman (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1149 – 1150 1.96 mi (3.15 km) 50 yards (46 m) $30,000 Numerous trees were downed on both sides of Highway 111, some of which landed on homes and vehicles. [3]
EF1 ESE of Grant Marshall AL 34°30′N 86°11′W / 34.50°N 86.19°W / 34.50; -86.19 (Pine Island (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1149 1.6 mi (2.6 km) Several homes were damaged due to fallen trees. Tornado crossed Lake Guntersville. [3]
EF1 SE of Morrison to E of Shellsford Warren TN 35°34′N 85°53′W / 35.57°N 85.88°W / 35.57; -85.88 (Vervilla (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1150 – 1200 13.17 mi (21.20 km) 100 yards (91 m) $121,000 Trees were downed along a path beginning at Highway 287 and following Highway 108, passing just south of McMinnville. [3]
EF1 S of Section to E of Higdon Jackson, DeKalb AL 34°34′N 85°58′W / 34.57°N 85.97°W / 34.57; -85.97 (Section (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1158 27.8 mi (44.7 km) 1 death - Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted and a mobile home was destroyed. Tornado took a very similar path to a violent EF4 tornado that occurred later in the day that also began near Section. [3]
EF1 NW of Vernon Monroe, Cumberland KY 36°40′N 85°29′W / 36.67°N 85.48°W / 36.67; -85.48 (Vernon (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1202 6 mi (9.7 km) Barns and outbuildings destroyed. Several homes had minor damage, mostly from falling trees. [30]
EF2 Henagar to Rosalie DeKalb, Jackson AL 34°39′N 85°46′W / 34.65°N 85.77°W / 34.65; -85.77 (Henagar (Apr. 27, EF2)) 1210 5.7 mi (9.2 km) Trees were snapped and uprooted. Three barns were destroyed and a home was partially collapsed. [30]
EF1 N of Mentone DeKalb AL 34°36′N 85°35′W / 34.60°N 85.58°W / 34.60; -85.58 (Mentone (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1218 4 mi (6.4 km) Numerous trees were snapped and a house lost its roof. [30]
EF1 Trenton to Hooker Dade GA 34°52′N 85°32′W / 34.86°N 85.53°W / 34.86; -85.53 (Trenton (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1240 7 mi (11 km) Damage to homes and an elementary school. [30]
EF0 SW of Clarkrange Fentress TN 36°09′N 85°06′W / 36.15°N 85.10°W / 36.15; -85.10 (Clarkrange (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1245 0.17 mi (270 m) 50 yards (46 m) Unknown Very brief tornado close to Highway 62 near the Putnam County line downed trees and caused minor property damage. [30]
EF0 NNW of Crossville Cumberland TN 36°00′N 85°07′W / 36.00°N 85.11°W / 36.00; -85.11 (Crossville (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1247 – 1251 5.6 mi (9.0 km) 100 yards (91 m) $30,000 Numerous trees were downed as the tornado touched down near U.S. Highway 70N, crossed Interstate 40, and lifted near U.S. Highway 127. [30]
EF1 St. Elmo area Hamilton TN 34°59′N 85°20′W / 34.99°N 85.33°W / 34.99; -85.33 (St. Elmo (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1255 – 1256 0.7 mi (1.1 km) 80 yards (73 m) $100,000 A few homes and businesses were damaged and several trees were downed a block west of Highway 17, just below Lookout Mountain. [30]
EF2 E of Tiftonia Hamilton TN 35°01′N 85°22′W / 35.02°N 85.37°W / 35.02; -85.37 (Lookout Mountain (Apr. 27, EF2)) 1255 – 1257 2.3 mi (3.7 km) 500 yards (460 m) $750,000 1 death – Several homes and businesses were damaged and many trees were downed. [30]
EF0 Hixson area Hamilton TN 35°07′N 85°09′W / 35.11°N 85.15°W / 35.11; -85.15 (Hixson (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1303 0.5 miles (800 m) A few trees were downed. [30]
EF1 Red Bank Hamilton TN 35°07′N 85°17′W / 35.11°N 85.29°W / 35.11; -85.29 (Red Bank (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1304 2 miles (3.2 km) Numerous trees and power lines were downed. A few structures were damaged as well. [30]
EF1 East Ridge Hamilton TN 35°00′N 85°14′W / 35.00°N 85.24°W / 35.00; -85.24 (East Ridge (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1304 2.2 miles (3.5 km) Many trees were downed. [30]
EF1 Harrison area Hamilton TN 35°07′N 85°09′W / 35.11°N 85.15°W / 35.11; -85.15 (Harrison (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1308 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Numerous trees were downed along with power lines. Some buildings received damage as well. [30]
EF1 SE of Birchwood Hamilton TN 35°21′N 85°00′W / 35.35°N 85.00°W / 35.35; -85.00 (Birchwood (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1337 0.6 miles (0.97 km) Numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF2 N of Hopewell Bradley TN 35°18′N 84°58′W / 35.30°N 84.96°W / 35.30; -84.96 (Hopewell (Apr. 27, EF2)) 1345 2 miles (3.2 km) Three mobile homes were destroyed and other structures were damaged. One person was injured. [30]
EF0 New Carlisle Clark OH 39°56′N 84°02′W / 39.93°N 84.03°W / 39.93; -84.03 (New Carlisle (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1353 1.5 miles (2.4 km) Tornado uprooted trees and destroyed small metal storage buildings. Aluminum siding was torn off of a building, and homes received garage door and shingle damage as well. A slide at a local pool was torn from its bracings and a fence was downed. [30]
EF0 WSW of Athens Limestone AL 34°46′N 87°09′W / 34.77°N 87.15°W / 34.77; -87.15 (Athens (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1615 – 1625 7.19 miles (11.57 km) 150 yards (140 m) Unknown Weak tornado embedded within a larger area of straight-line winds downed numerous large trees and caused roof-awning and gutter damage to some homes, in addition to removing shingles. [30]
EF1 NW of Decatur to SSE of Tanner Morgan, Limestone AL 34°39′N 87°05′W / 34.65°N 87.08°W / 34.65; -87.08 (Decatur (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1620 – 1630 8.95 miles (14.40 km) 75 yards (69 m) Unknown The tornado touched down at the Decatur Industrial Park, causing roof damage to an industrial building and snapping numerous hardwood trees 20 feet (6.1 m) from the base. It then caused minor roof damage to another industrial complex before crossing the Tennessee River into Limestone County, where it passed over Pryor Field Regional Airport, causing it to lose power at 1628 UTC, shortly before lifting along Interstate 65. Many trees were snapped along the path, including on the campus of Calhoun Community College. [30]
EF0 Tanner area Limestone AL 34°44′N 87°02′W / 34.73°N 87.03°W / 34.73; -87.03 (Tanner (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1623 – 1628 4.06 miles (6.53 km) 50 yards (46 m) Unknown Weak tornado touched down west of Tanner and dissipated just north of the community, uprooting trees and causing signage damage near Tanner High School. [30]
EF1 French Mill to E of Deposit Limestone, Madison AL 34°46′N 86°52′W / 34.76°N 86.87°W / 34.76; -86.87 (French Mill (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1630 – 1705 25.31 miles (40.73 km) 200 yards (180 m) Unknown Many homes sustained roof and gutter damage, which included shingle loss. Many trees, many of which were large hardwood trees, were either snapped, uprooted, or sheared off, and numerous power poles were snapped. [30]
EF1 NNE of Capshaw to SSW of Harvest Limestone, Madison AL 34°47′N 86°47′W / 34.79°N 86.79°W / 34.79; -86.79 (Capshaw (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1635 – 1640 3.09 miles (4.97 km) 100 yards (91 m) Unknown Several homes sustained roof, shingle, and gutter damage, and numerous trees were snapped, several of which were large. [30]
EF1 WNW of Normal to SE of Moores Mill Madison AL 34°48′N 86°37′W / 34.80°N 86.62°W / 34.80; -86.62 (Normal (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1650 – 1705 7.6 miles (12.2 km) 500 yards (460 m) Unknown Homes sustained roof and gutter damage, and numerous trees, many of which were hardwood, were either downed or sheared off. [30]
EF0 SW of New Market Madison AL 34°52′N 86°29′W / 34.87°N 86.49°W / 34.87; -86.49 (New Market (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1655 – 1705 3.51 miles (5.65 km) 100 yards (91 m) $0 Tornado embedded in a larger area of straight-line winds either knocked down or sheared off the top half of numerous hardwood trees near Buckhorn High School. [30]
EF3 SSE of Oxford Lafayette MS 34°12′N 89°34′W / 34.20°N 89.56°W / 34.20; -89.56 (Oxford (Apr. 27, EF3)) 1836 13.6 miles (21.9 km) A number of homes and mobile homes were either damaged or destroyed along the path of this tornado. Numerous trees and power lines were downed as well. Eight people were injured. [30]
EF1 Collegedale to Northern Cleveland Hamilton, Bradley TN 35°02′N 85°04′W / 35.04°N 85.07°W / 35.04; -85.07 (Collegedale (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1902 – 1918 17 miles (27 km) 120 yards (110 m) $125,000 Several homes sustained minor to moderate roof damage and numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF0 SE of Hopewell Bradley TN 35°13′N 84°54′W / 35.21°N 84.90°W / 35.21; -84.90 (Hopewell (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1915 – 1917 1.78 miles (2.86 km) 50 yards (46 m) $15,000 Several trees were downed. [30]
EF1 SW of Haletown Marion TN 34°59′N 85°36′W / 34.98°N 85.60°W / 34.98; -85.60 (Haletown (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1926 – 1929 2.2 miles (3.5 km) 80 yards (73 m) $25,000 Numerous trees were downed near Highway 156. [30]
EF1 NE of Dunlap Sequatchie, Bledsoe TN 35°24′N 85°22′W / 35.40°N 85.37°W / 35.40; -85.37 (Dunlap (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1926 – 1932 4.9 miles (7.9 km) 80 yards (73 m) $150,000 Several roofs were damaged and numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF0 SW of Dumas Union MS 34°35′N 88°50′W / 34.59°N 88.83°W / 34.59; -88.83 (Dumas (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1928 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Brief tornado downed numerous trees. [30]
F0 Fergus Wellington ON 43°43′N 80°23′W / 43.71°N 80.38°W / 43.71; -80.38 (Fergus (Apr. 27, F0)) 1930 unknown Minor damage to local buildings and many trees were down. [31]
EF5 N of Philadelphia to SE of Mashulaville Neshoba, Kemper, Winston, Noxubee MS 32°48′N 89°07′W / 32.80°N 89.11°W / 32.80; -89.11 (Philadelphia (April 27, EF5)) 1930 – 2000 28.28 miles (45.51 km) 900 yards (820 m) $1,100,000 3 deathsSee section on this tornado – Eight people were injured. [30]
EF1 Cleveland/Hopewell area Bradley TN 35°10′N 84°54′W / 35.17°N 84.90°W / 35.17; -84.90 (Cleveland (Apr. 27, EF1)) 1936 – 1939 2 miles (3.2 km) 150 yards (140 m) $50,000 1 death – Tornado moved from just west of downtown Cleveland to east-southeast of Hopewell, downing trees and causing slight damage to a few structures. [30]
EF4 WSW of Good Hope to NE of Union Grove Cullman, Morgan, Marshall AL 34°05′N 87°01′W / 34.08°N 87.01°W / 34.08; -87.01 (Cullman (Apr. 27, EF4)) 1940 – 2038 46.88 miles (75.45 km) 880 yards (800 m) Unknown 6 deathsSee section on this tornado - 48 people were injured. [30]
EF3 N of Bellefontaine to NW of Amory Webster, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Monroe MS 33°43′N 89°19′W / 33.71°N 89.32°W / 33.71; -89.32 (New Wren (Apr. 27, EF3)) 1948 – 2038 51.45 miles (82.80 km) 1,320 yards (1,210 m) $3,270,000 4 deaths – 187 homes were either destroyed or sustained major damage, 25 mobile homes were destroyed, with 15 more sustaining major damage, and one barn was destroyed. Several other homes and mobile homes sustained minor damage. Hundreds of trees and power lines were downed as well. The communities of Anchor, Houston, and New Wren were especially hard hit. One death occurred in Anchor, two more east of Houston, and the fourth in a vehicle in Monroe County. 25 people were injured. [30]
EF0 Rienzi area Alcorn MS 34°46′N 88°31′W / 34.77°N 88.51°W / 34.77; -88.51 (Rienzi (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1950 2.3 miles (3.7 km) Homes suffered minor damage and trees were downed. [30]
EF0 S of Jonesboro Craighead AR 35°44′N 90°41′W / 35.74°N 90.69°W / 35.74; -90.69 (Jonesboro (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1955 0.3 miles (480 m) Roof damage to business office building, two storage garage doors blown in, blown out windows, and partially downed chain link fence. [30]
EF0 Endville area Pontotoc MS 34°19′N 88°53′W / 34.32°N 88.88°W / 34.32; -88.88 (Endville (Apr. 27, EF0)) 1959 1 mile (1.6 km) A few homes were damaged. [30]
EF2 Bay Craighead AR 35°48′N 90°35′W / 35.80°N 90.59°W / 35.80; -90.59 (Bay (Apr. 27, EF2)) 2001 0.7 miles (1.1 km) Tornado lifted carport awning and other light debris at the Bay Airport. [30]
EF0 NNE of Hopewell Springs Monroe TN 35°32′N 84°17′W / 35.54°N 84.28°W / 35.54; -84.28 (Hopewell Springs (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2004 – 2007 2.3 miles (3.7 km) 100 yards (91 m) $15,000 A few trees were downed. [30]
EF5 WSW of Hamilton, AL to Huntland, TN Marion (AL), Franklin (AL), Lawrence (AL), Morgan (AL), Limestone (AL), Madison (AL), Lincoln (TN), Franklin (TN) AL, TN 34°05′N 88°08′W / 34.09°N 88.13°W / 34.09; -88.13 (Hackleburg/Phil Campbell (Apr. 27, EF5)) 2005 132.1 miles (212.6 km) 72 deaths – See article on this tornado – 145 people were injured. [30]
EF1 Bowman Craighead AR 35°48′N 90°31′W / 35.80°N 90.51°W / 35.80; -90.51 (Bowman (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2008 1.6 miles (2.6 km) Roof damage to five homes and one business garage. Tree limbs were snapped and a storage shed was destroyed. [30]
EF2 NW of Crystal Springs to SSW of Terry Copiah, Hinds MS 32°03′N 90°26′W / 32.05°N 90.43°W / 32.05; -90.43 (Crystal Springs (Apr. 27, EF2)) 2011 7 miles (11 km) Several homes and mobile homes were either damaged or destroyed and many trees were downed. Two people were injured. [30]
EF0 SE of Harviell Butler MO 36°38′N 90°25′W / 36.63°N 90.42°W / 36.63; -90.42 (Harviell (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2015 2.2 miles (3.5 km) Tornado touched down over open fields with two trees being uprooted. [30]
EF0 Black Oak/Monette area Craighead AR 35°52′N 90°22′W / 35.87°N 90.37°W / 35.87; -90.37 (Monette (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2017 0.6 miles (970 m) Damaged farm irrigation equipment, two telephone poles down, a few broken tree limbs. [30]
EF0 E of Sardis Panola MS 34°26′N 88°47′W / 34.43°N 88.79°W / 34.43; -88.79 (Sardis Lake (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2017 1.6 miles (2.6 km) Brief tornado emerged over Sardis Lake as a waterspout with no damage on land. [30]
EF1 NE of Macon Noxubee MS 33°08′N 88°31′W / 33.14°N 88.52°W / 33.14; -88.52 (Macon (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2018 9 miles (14 km) Trees were downed and agricultural crops, silos, grain bins, sheds, farm buildings, a radio tower, and irrigation pivots were damaged. [30]
EF4 NE of Pickensville to Cordova to SSW of Guntersville Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Fayette, Walker, Cullman, Blount, Marshall AL 33°15′N 88°11′W / 33.25°N 88.18°W / 33.25; -88.18 (Pickensville (Apr. 27, EF4)) 2040 – 2256 123.44 miles (198.66 km) 1,408 yards (1,287 m) >$171,244,000 13 deathsSee section on this tornado – 54 people were injured. [30]
EF5 Smithville, MS to ENE of Hodges, AL Monroe (MS), Itawamba (MS), Marion (AL), Franklin (AL) MS, AL 34°03′N 88°25′W / 34.05°N 88.42°W / 34.05; -88.42 (Smithville (Apr. 27, EF5)) 2044 – 2123 37.2 miles (59.9 km) 0.75 miles (1.21 km) 23 deaths – See section on this tornado – 137 people were injured. [30]
EF3 NE of Scooba, MS to S of Aliceville, AL Kemper (MS), Sumter (AL), Pickens (AL) MS, AL 32°55′N 88°21′W / 32.91°N 88.35°W / 32.91; -88.35 (Scooba (Apr. 27, EF3)) 2047 24 miles (39 km) Numerous homes and mobile homes were either damaged or destroyed. Damage occurred to other structures as well and numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF1 SSW of Vonore Monroe TN 35°32′N 84°18′W / 35.54°N 84.30°W / 35.54; -84.30 (Vonore (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2049 – 2053 3.4 miles (5.5 km) 100 miles (160 km) $25,000 Numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF4 NE of Section, AL to Fort Oglethorpe, GA Jackson (AL), DeKalb (AL), Dade (GA), Walker (GA) AL, GA 34°37′N 85°59′W / 34.62°N 85.98°W / 34.62; -85.98 (Section (Apr. 27, EF4)) 2101 – 2157 46.98 miles (75.61 km) 1,260 yards (1,150 m) >$25,000,000 14 deaths – See section on this tornado – At least 50 people were injured. [30]
EF0 W of Chaffee Scott MO 37°11′N 89°42′W / 37.18°N 89.70°W / 37.18; -89.70 (Chaffee (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2110 0.2 miles (320 m) Brief tornado spotted with no significant damage. [30]
EF3 S of Polkville to N of Burns Smith MS 32°09′N 89°41′W / 32.15°N 89.68°W / 32.15; -89.68 (Polkville (Apr. 27, EF3)) 2127 8.2 miles (13.2 km) Tornado destroyed several mobile homes and snapped numerous trees. An 18-wheeler was picked up and thrown 300 feet (91 m) and a house sustained roof damage. Two chicken houses were destroyed as well. Tornado dissipated north of Burns. [30]
EF1 SE of Falkner Tippah MS 34°49′N 88°47′W / 34.81°N 88.79°W / 34.81; -88.79 (Falkner (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2140 2.1 miles (3.4 km) A house and a mobile home were damaged and many trees were downed. [30]
EF1 S of Cluttsville Madison AL 34°49′N 86°46′W / 34.81°N 86.77°W / 34.81; -86.77 (Cluttsville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2140 1.4 miles (2.3 km) Damage to numerous homes, mostly to the roofs. Numerous trees damaged and fences downed. An RV was overturned as well. [30]
EF4 NNW of Eutaw to Tuscaloosa to Fultondale Greene, Tuscaloosa, Jefferson AL 33°02′N 87°56′W / 33.03°N 87.94°W / 33.03; -87.94 (Tuscaloosa/Birmingham (Apr. 27, EF4)) 2143 – 2314 80.68 miles (129.84 km) 1.5 miles (2.4 km) $2,202,500,000 64 deathsSee article on this tornado – An estimated 1,500 people were injured. [30]
EF0 SE of Sullivan Sullivan IN 39°05′N 87°24′W / 39.08°N 87.40°W / 39.08; -87.40 (Sullivan (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2144 0.1 miles (160 m) One home sustained roof and window damage and a trampoline was blown over with this brief touchdown. [30]
EF1 SE of Tanner to NNE of Madison Limestone, Madison AL 34°40′N 86°55′W / 34.67°N 86.92°W / 34.67; -86.92 (Madison (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2153 14.6 miles (23.5 km) Several homes suffered minor roof damage and multiple trees were downed. [30]
EF1 Ridgeside Hamilton TN 35°01′N 85°13′W / 35.01°N 85.21°W / 35.01; -85.21 (Ridgeside (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2203 3.8 miles (6.1 km) Minor to moderate roof damage to several homes and numerous trees downed. [30]
EF4 Fackler, AL to NE of Haletown, TN Jackson (AL), Marion (TN) AL, TN 34°47′N 85°54′W / 34.79°N 85.90°W / 34.79; -85.90 (Fackler (Apr. 27, EF4)) 2205 – 2231 30.24 miles (48.67 km) 1,320 yards (1,210 m) >$30,000 1 death – See section on this tornado [30]
EF3 S of Newton to N of Hickory Newton MS 32°17′N 89°11′W / 32.29°N 89.18°W / 32.29; -89.18 (Newton (Apr. 27, EF3)) 2208 11 miles (18 km) A concrete road bridge was lifted and dropped back down onto its supports, damaging it. Two frame homes, a travel trailer, and a mobile home were destroyed. Two other homes had their roofs torn off, and a metal shed was heavily damaged. Many trees were snapped and uprooted along the path. [30]
EF3 SSE of Hamilton to NE of Haleyville Marion, Winston AL 34°02′N 87°56′W / 34.03°N 87.94°W / 34.03; -87.94 (Haleyville (Apr. 27, EF3)) 2210 – 2247 31.84 miles (51.24 km) 1,320 yards (1,210 m) $17,000,000 Tornado touched down near Pikeville, north-northwest of Guin, and moved northeast across southern portions of Haleyville to north of Rabbittown in the William B. Bankhead National Forest. Many site-built houses and mobile homes were badly damaged, with others being completely destroyed and one being swept off of its foundation, many trees were downed, and numerous outbuildings were destroyed. The Winston Furniture Company, the Fontaine Trailer Company, and other businesses in Haleyville suffered extensive damage as well. 25 people were injured by the tornado. [30]
EF2 SE of Counce Hardin TN 35°01′N 88°16′W / 35.02°N 88.27°W / 35.02; -88.27 (Counce (Apr. 27, EF2)) 2211 – 2215 3.84 miles (6.18 km) 200 yards (180 m) $1,800,000 At least 15 homes suffered moderate to major damage, and several others sustained minor damage. Two mobile homes, a pizza restaurant, and a hardware store were destroyed, and numerous trees and power lines were downed. Two people suffered minor injuries. [30]
EF0 Harrison Hamilton TN 35°06′N 85°05′W / 35.10°N 85.08°W / 35.10; -85.08 (Ooltewah (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2212 0.1 miles (160 m) A few trees and powerlines were downed. [30]
EF1 East Ridge Hamilton TN 35°02′N 85°06′W / 35.04°N 85.10°W / 35.04; -85.10 (East Ridge (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2213 4 miles (6.4 km) Many trees and power lines were downed. [30]
EF1 Ooltewah area Hamilton TN 35°04′N 85°06′W / 35.07°N 85.10°W / 35.07; -85.10 (Ooltewah (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2214 3.6 miles (5.8 km) Numerous trees were downed and several homes suffered roof damage. [30]
EF0 SE of Triangle Stafford, Prince William VA 38°31′N 77°20′W / 38.52°N 77.34°W / 38.52; -77.34 (Triangle (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2215 4 miles (6.4 km) Tornado spotted lofting debris in a wooded area. [30]
EF0 Ayres Hill Potter PA 41°43′N 77°59′W / 41.72°N 77.99°W / 41.72; -77.99 (Ayres Hill (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2226 1.85 miles (2.98 km) Several trees downed in a heavily wooded area. [30]
EF2 ENE of Cecilton to SE of Etowah Bradley, Polk, McMinn TN 35°13′N 84°42′W / 35.21°N 84.70°W / 35.21; -84.70 (Cecilton (Apr. 27, EF2)) 2228 28 miles (45 km) 3 deaths – Many trees downed and several structures were either damaged or destroyed. [30]
EF3 NE of Livingston to NE of West Blocton Greene, Hale, Bibb AL 32°37′N 88°02′W / 32.62°N 88.04°W / 32.62; -88.04 (Sawyerville (Apr. 27, EF3)) 2230 72.1 miles (116.0 km) 7 deaths – Four mobile homes, three outbuildings, and two churches were either damaged or destroyed in Greene County. In Hale County, near Sawyerville and the Talladega National Forest, numerous site-built homes, a church, and manufactured homes were either damaged or destroyed and thousands of trees were downed. Most fatalities (6) and injuries (40+) occurred in Hale County near the Talladega National Forest. The tornado moved into Bibb County, where the Eoline Volunteer Fire Department was leveled, and numerous homes and mobile homes were destroyed. A large metal building was destroyed and several brick structures were badly damaged as well. Thousands more trees were also downed and a few were debarked before the tornado dissipated. At least 50 people were injured. [30]
EF4 Raleigh, MS to N of Uniontown, AL Smith (MS), Jasper (MS), Clarke (MS), Choctaw (AL), Sumter (AL), Marengo (AL), Perry (AL) MS, AL 32°04′N 89°19′W / 32.07°N 89.32°W / 32.07; -89.32 (Raleigh (April 27, EF4)) 2242 – 0135 125.1 miles (201.3 km) 7 deaths – See section on this tornado – 38 people were injured. [30]
EF0 N of Meridian Lauderdale MS 32°25′N 88°49′W / 32.42°N 88.81°W / 32.42; -88.81 (Meridian (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2245 12 miles (19 km) A few homes suffered minor damage, a barn lost a tin roof, and trees were downed in Nellieburg. Eight homes suffered minor damage in Marion. [30]
EF1 NE of Farmville Prince Edward, Cumberland VA 37°19′N 78°22′W / 37.31°N 78.36°W / 37.31; -78.36 (Farmville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2255 5.5 miles (8.9 km) Several homes sustained roof damage and multiple trees were snapped and downed. [30]
EF0 SE of Altamont Grundy TN 35°21′N 85°39′W / 35.35°N 85.65°W / 35.35; -85.65 (Altamont (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2300 1 mile (1.6 km) 50 yards (46 m) Several trees were downed. [30]
EF0 SW of Etowah McMinn TN 35°17′N 84°33′W / 35.29°N 84.55°W / 35.29; -84.55 (Etowah (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2300 2.3 miles (3.7 km) Several trees were downed. [30]
EF0 Friendly Prince George's MD 38°45′N 76°58′W / 38.75°N 76.96°W / 38.75; -76.96 (Friendly (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2306 0.4 miles (0.64 km) Six aircraft suffered minor to major damage at Potomac Airfield. [30]
EF3 W of Hubbertville to S of Bazemore Fayette AL 33°49′N 87°49′W / 33.81°N 87.81°W / 33.81; -87.81 (Hubbertville (Apr. 27, EF3)) 2306 – 2314 7.96 miles (12.81 km) 880 yards (800 m) $3,000,000 Two homes were destroyed and several barns and outbuildings were either damaged or destroyed. Hundreds of trees were downed as well. [30]
EF0 ESE of Birchwood Meigs TN 35°19′N 84°56′W / 35.31°N 84.93°W / 35.31; -84.93 (Birchwood (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2307 0.75 miles (1.21 km) Several trees were downed. [30]
EF1 SE of Madisonville (1st tornado) Monroe TN 35°26′N 84°25′W / 35.44°N 84.41°W / 35.44; -84.41 (Madisonville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2310 11 miles (18 km) Numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF2 NW of Tellico Plains Monroe TN 35°21′N 84°24′W / 35.35°N 84.40°W / 35.35; -84.40 (Tellico Plains (Apr. 27, EF2)) 2311 10 miles (16 km) The top of a two-story building was blown off and several other structures were damaged. Numerous trees were downed as well. One person was injured. [30]
EF0 N of Clinton Prince George's MD 38°47′N 76°55′W / 38.78°N 76.91°W / 38.78; -76.91 (Clinton (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2312 0.8 miles (1.3 km) Trees were downed and a few homes sustained siding and shingle damage. [30]
EF0 Camp Springs Prince George's MD 38°49′N 76°53′W / 38.81°N 76.89°W / 38.81; -76.89 (Camp Springs (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2316 0.4 miles (0.64 km) Numerous trees uprooted near Andrews AFB. Homes sustained siding and shingle damage. [30]
EF5 Lakeview, AL to Rising Fawn, GA DeKalb (AL), Dade (GA) AL, GA 34°27′N 85°54′W / 34.45°N 85.90°W / 34.45; -85.90 (Rainsville (Apr. 27, EF5)) 2319 37 miles (60 km) 25 deaths – See section on this tornado – The number of injuries is unknown. [30]
EF1 ENE of Goochland Goochland, Louisa VA 37°43′N 77°49′W / 37.71°N 77.81°W / 37.71; -77.81 (Goochland (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2325 2 miles (3.2 km) Tornado was caught on video by a storm chaser. Numerous trees snapped and uprooted. [30]
EF4 SE of Clay, AL to SW of Kingston, GA Jefferson, St. Clair, Calhoun, Etowah, Cherokee, Polk (GA), Floyd (GA), Bartow (GA) AL, GA 33°40′N 86°34′W / 33.67°N 86.56°W / 33.67; -86.56 (Ohatchee (Apr. 27, EF4)) 2328 98 miles (158 km) 22 deaths – See section on this tornado – 85 people were injured. [30]
EF4 W of Chilhowee Lake to N of Cades Cove Monroe, Blount TN 35°32′N 84°03′W / 35.53°N 84.05°W / 35.53; -84.05 (Chilhowee (Apr. 27, EF4)) 2331 – 2345 14.45 miles (23.26 km) 1,320 yards (1,210 m) $1,050,000 The tornado moved across Chilhowee Lake and smashed a TVA transmission tower as it moved though heavy forest in the Cherokee National Forest and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where thousands of trees were downed along a mile wide path. Several other electrical transmission towers were also destroyed along the path before the tornado lifted north of Cades Cove. [30]
EF0 N of Cleveland Bradley TN 35°11′N 84°52′W / 35.18°N 84.87°W / 35.18; -84.87 (Cleveland (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2335 1 mile (1.6 km) Numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF0 NE of Athens McMinn TN 35°28′N 84°31′W / 35.47°N 84.52°W / 35.47; -84.52 (Athens (Apr. 27, EF0)) 2335 0.1 miles (160 m) Several trees were downed. [30]
EF1 WSW of Centreville Hale, Bibb AL 32°51′N 87°29′W / 32.85°N 87.48°W / 32.85; -87.48 (Wateroak (Apr. 27, EF1)) 2350 8.6 miles (13.8 km) The tornado touched down in Hale County and damaged a mobile home and a business in Wateroak. It also downed trees in the area. It moved into Bibb County and downed many more trees before dissipating. [30]
EF1 Campbell Steuben NY 42°13′N 77°12′W / 42.21°N 77.20°W / 42.21; -77.20 (Campbell (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0004 4.5 miles (7.2 km) A barn was heavily damaged and numerous trees were snapped and uprooted. Two homes were damaged and a large camper was blown over. [30]
EF0 NE of West Point Cullman AL 34°17′N 86°55′W / 34.28°N 86.92°W / 34.28; -86.92 (West Point (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0009 – 0013 1.19 miles (1.92 km) 100 yards (91 m) Unknown Short-lived tornado near Interstate 65 caused porch damage to a house and downed numerous trees. [30]
EF0 Near Louisville Blount TN 35°48′N 84°04′W / 35.80°N 84.06°W / 35.80; -84.06 (Louisville (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0009 6.5 miles (10.5 km) Several trees were downed. [30]
EF4 Ringgold, GA to S of Athens, TN Catoosa (GA), Hamilton (TN), Bradley (TN), Polk (TN), McMinn (TN) GA, TN 34°52′N 85°11′W / 34.87°N 85.18°W / 34.87; -85.18 (Ringgold (Apr. 27, EF4)) 0015 57 miles (92 km) 20 deaths – See section on this tornado – 335 people were injured. [30]
EF1 NW of Montevallo Bibb, Shelby AL 33°07′N 87°01′W / 33.12°N 87.01°W / 33.12; -87.01 (Marvel (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0032 – 0038 5.41 miles (8.71 km) 50 yards (46 m) $20,000 Many trees were downed in the Marvel area. [30]
EF2 NW of Halifax Halifax VA 36°49′N 79°02′W / 36.82°N 79.03°W / 36.82; -79.03 (Halifax (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0038 13.4 miles (21.6 km) 1 death – Tornado touched down seven miles Northwest of Halifax and traveled northeast, damaging or destroying 20 to 30 homes. Outbuildings were destroyed and numerous trees were snapped and uprooted. Eight people were injured. [30]
EF0 White Pine Jefferson TN 36°05′N 83°20′W / 36.08°N 83.34°W / 36.08; -83.34 (White Pine (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0046 3.4 miles (5.5 km) Minor roof damage to a few homes along with trees downed. [30]
EF0 ENE of Pell City St. Clair, Talladega AL 33°36′N 86°13′W / 33.60°N 86.21°W / 33.60; -86.21 (Pell City (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0055 – 0059 2.3 miles (3.7 km) 50 yards (46 m) $0 Weak tornado touched down about 100 yards (91 m) south of Interstate 20 along U.S. Highway 78. It moved across the interstate and along U.S. 78 before lifting west of Lincoln in Talladega County. Several trees were downed by the tornado. [30]
EF1 S of Ladysmith Caroline VA 37°56′N 77°31′W / 37.94°N 77.52°W / 37.94; -77.52 (Ladysmith (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0055 1 mile (1.6 km) Numerous trees snapped and uprooted. [30]
EF1 South Knoxville Knox TN 35°55′N 83°58′W / 35.92°N 83.97°W / 35.92; -83.97 (South Knoxville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0057 1 mile (1.6 km) Numerous trees were downed along the path. [30]
EF0 Seymour Sevier TN 35°51′N 83°43′W / 35.85°N 83.72°W / 35.85; -83.72 (Seymour (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0106 0.5 miles (800 m) A few trees were downed. [30]
EF0 NW of Mosheim Greene TN 36°14′N 83°04′W / 36.23°N 83.06°W / 36.23; -83.06 (Mosheim (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0107 0.5 miles (800 m) A few trees were downed. [30]
EF0 N of Jefferson City Jefferson TN 36°08′N 83°29′W / 36.14°N 83.48°W / 36.14; -83.48 (Jefferson City (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0111 0.3 miles (480 m) Minor roof damage to a few homes along with trees downed. [30]
EF4 N of Wetumpka to WNW of LaFayette Elmore, Tallapoosa, Chambers AL 32°37′N 86°12′W / 32.62°N 86.20°W / 32.62; -86.20 (Lake Martin (Apr. 27, EF4)) 0112 44.2 miles (71.1 km) 7 deaths – In Elmore County, the tornado either damaged or destroyed many homes and businesses, at least 10 mobile homes, two churches, and an agricultural nursery. The tornado then crossed Lake Martin and moved into Tallapoosa County, where it reached EF4 intensity. Several well-built multi-story homes were completely destroyed with no walls remaining on floors above the basement level. The tornado moved northeast, destroying two more homes and throwing a truck 120 yards (110 m). East of Dadeville, several homes and businesses suffered significant damage. The tornado continued into Chambers County, completely destroying one home before quickly dissipating. Farm equipment and outbuildings were either damaged or destroyed along the path and hundreds of trees and power lines, including a high tension electrical tower, were downed along the path. 30 people were injured. [30]
EF1 Vincent/Logan Martin Lake area Shelby, Talladega AL 33°22′N 86°23′W / 33.37°N 86.38°W / 33.37; -86.38 (Vincent (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0115 8.6 miles (13.8 km) Many trees were downed, a few of which fell on homes. [30]
EF0 NW of Oakland Jefferson TN 36°03′N 83°29′W / 36.05°N 83.49°W / 36.05; -83.49 (Oakland (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0124 0.8 miles (1.3 km) Damage limited to trees. [30]
EF1 NE of Englewood to Madisonville McMinn, Monroe TN 35°27′N 84°27′W / 35.45°N 84.45°W / 35.45; -84.45 (Englewood (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0125 12.5 miles (20.1 km) Several homes were damaged and numerous trees and powerlines were downed. One person was injured. [30]
EF3 N of Cassville to Hinton Bartow, Cherokee, Pickens GA 34°16′N 84°52′W / 34.27°N 84.87°W / 34.27; -84.87 (Cassville (Apr. 27, EF3)) 0125 23 miles (37 km) Touched down near Cassville and lifted southwest of Jasper. Hundreds of trees snapped and uprooted. Chicken houses and outbuildings were destroyed. Many manufactured homes were completely swept away and a truck was thrown into a swimming pool. Multiple mobile homes were destroyed as well. The greatest damage was in the Crowe Springs and Pine Log communities. Six people were injured. [30]
EF1 Spring City Rhea TN 35°42′N 84°53′W / 35.70°N 84.88°W / 35.70; -84.88 (Spring City (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0128 1.5 miles (2.4 km) 75 yards (69 m) A few trees were downed. [30]
EF0 NW of Tellico Plains (1st tornado) Monroe TN 35°23′N 84°21′W / 35.39°N 84.35°W / 35.39; -84.35 (Tellico Plains (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0128 2 miles (3.2 km) A few trees were downed. [30]
EF1 SE of Madisonville (2nd tornado) Monroe TN 35°26′N 84°22′W / 35.44°N 84.36°W / 35.44; -84.36 (Madisonville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0129 11 miles (18 km) Numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF2 S of Fall Branch Greene, Washington TN 36°20′N 82°38′W / 36.33°N 82.64°W / 36.33; -82.64 (Fall Branch (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0129 10 miles (16 km) Several homes were damaged, with one being destroyed. Many trees were downed. Five people were injured. [30]
EF1 W of Newport Cocke TN 35°57′N 83°17′W / 35.95°N 83.29°W / 35.95; -83.29 (Newport (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0129 5 miles (8.0 km) Numerous trees downed and a hospital was damaged. [30]
EF0 NW of Tellico Plains (2nd tornado) Monroe TN 35°23′N 84°20′W / 35.38°N 84.34°W / 35.38; -84.34 (Tellico Plains (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0130 1 mile (1.6 km) A few trees were downed. [30]
EF0 NW of Cosby Jefferson, Sevier TN 35°55′N 83°20′W / 35.91°N 83.33°W / 35.91; -83.33 (McGaha Hollow (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0131 1 mile (1.6 km) A few trees were downed. [30]
EF2 W of Calderwood Monroe TN 35°31′N 84°04′W / 35.51°N 84.07°W / 35.51; -84.07 (Calderwood (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0135 3.7 miles (6.0 km) Heavy tree damage in the Cherokee National Forest.[30]
EF0 Cades Cove area Monroe, Blount TN 35°33′N 84°02′W / 35.55°N 84.03°W / 35.55; -84.03 (Cades Cove (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0140 15 miles (24 km) Tornado moved across Chilhowee Lake and downed several trees in the Cades Cove area. [30]
EF0 E of Greenback Blount TN 35°38′N 84°08′W / 35.63°N 84.13°W / 35.63; -84.13 (Greenback (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0143 3.8 miles (6.1 km) Several trees were downed. [30]
EF1 SSE of Marion Perry AL 32°33′N 87°19′W / 32.55°N 87.31°W / 32.55; -87.31 (Marion (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0150 4.25 miles (6.84 km) A house and two barns were damaged, an outbuilding was destroyed, and many trees were downed. [30]
EF0 Reedy Creek Washington VA 36°39′N 82°12′W / 36.65°N 82.20°W / 36.65; -82.20 (Reedy Creek (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0204 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Many trees were downed. [30]
EF2 SE of Fort Payne DeKalb AL 34°25′N 85°43′W / 34.41°N 85.72°W / 34.41; -85.72 (Fort Payne (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0205 6.5 miles (10.5 km) A large metal farm building was flattened and two small barns were collapsed. Four power poles were snapped and many trees were knocked down, some of which landed on houses. [30]
EF4 Dunlap area to Spring City Sequatchie, Bledsoe, Rhea TN 35°33′N 85°07′W / 35.55°N 85.11°W / 35.55; -85.11 (New Harmony (Apr. 27, EF4)) 0206 40.2 miles (64.7 km) 4 deaths - This high-end EF4 tornado with estimated winds at up to 190 miles per hour (310 km/h) touched down in Sequatchie County, where numerous trees and power lines were downed and a few homes suffered some damage. Extensive tree damage in the area along with numerous homes destroyed, some of which were completely leveled. Trees were debarked and vehicles were picked up and thrown. Many barns and outbuildings were destroyed along with mobile homes and farm equipment. Most of this damage was in the New Harmony area of Bledsoe County, as the tornado was at its strongest point as that time. In Rhea County, 19 roofs were destroyed and 21 overall homes had damage. Trees and powerlines were downed as well. 12 people were injured. [30]
EF1 S of Abingdon Washington VA 36°41′N 81°59′W / 36.68°N 81.98°W / 36.68; -81.98 (Abingdon (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0213 4 miles (6.4 km) Very narrow tornado downed numerous trees. [30]
EF1 White Plains area Chambers AL 32°58′N 85°28′W / 32.97°N 85.47°W / 32.97; -85.47 (White Plains (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0219 5.25 miles (8.45 km) One home had major roof damage and numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF2 E of Dunlap Sequatchie TN 35°22′N 85°23′W / 35.36°N 85.39°W / 35.36; -85.39 (Dunlap (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0228 5 miles (8.0 km) Many trees and powerlines were downed. The roof was removed from a building and other buildings were damaged. [30]
EF0 Farragut Knox TN 35°52′N 84°12′W / 35.87°N 84.20°W / 35.87; -84.20 (Farragut (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0228 – 0229 1 mile (1.6 km) 50 yards (46 m) $10,000 Several trees were downed. [30]
EF1 SE of Roanoke Chambers AL 33°01′N 85°17′W / 33.02°N 85.29°W / 33.02; -85.29 (Finley Creek (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0229 5 miles (8.0 km) An outbuilding sustained minor roof damage and many trees were downed. [30]
EF3 Chattahoochee National Forest/Lake Burton area Lumpkin, White, Habersham, Rabun GA 34°47′N 83°40′W / 34.79°N 83.67°W / 34.79; -83.67 (Lake Burton (Apr. 27, EF3)) 0230 35.5 miles (57.1 km) 1 death - Multiple homes were damaged and a small cabin was destroyed. Thousands of trees were snapped and uprooted, some of which landed on homes. Several small buildings near Lake Burton were damaged as well. A fire department building was destroyed near Lake Burton and many trees were snapped. Several large homes throughout the Lake Burton area were completely destroyed and others were badly damaged. A condominium in Mountain City had its roof torn off and surrounding homes sustained roof damage. [30]
EF0 NE of Hartford Cocke TN 35°49′N 83°08′W / 35.82°N 83.13°W / 35.82; -83.13 (Hartford (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0232 – 0234 2.4 miles (3.9 km) 40 yards (37 m) $20,000 An outbuilding was destroyed and several trees were downed. [30]
EF1 NE of Tom Town Cocke TN 35°51′N 83°01′W / 35.85°N 83.02°W / 35.85; -83.02 (Tom Town (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0237 – 0238 1.2 miles (1.9 km) 150 yards (140 m) $30,000 Numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF0 NW of Hot Springs Madison NC 35°54′N 82°54′W / 35.90°N 82.90°W / 35.90; -82.90 (Hot Springs (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0245 100 yards (91 m) Large trees were snapped and several structures were damaged. [30]
EF1 SW of Newnan Troup, Heard, Coweta GA 33°12′N 85°00′W / 33.20°N 85.00°W / 33.20; -85.00 (Newnan (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0245 17 miles (27 km) Fives homes were damaged, one severely. Thousands of trees were snapped and uprooted and two trailers were thrown 20 feet. [30]
EF1 Nokesville/Bristow area Prince William VA 38°40′N 77°35′W / 38.66°N 77.59°W / 38.66; -77.59 (Nokesville (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0246 5.2 miles (8.4 km) Tornado touched down in the village community of New Bristow damaging a shopping plaza, garage doors, and horse sheds. Homes sustained siding and shingle damage. Many signs and trees were downed. [30]
EF0 Houston Valley Greene TN 36°01′N 82°52′W / 36.01°N 82.87°W / 36.01; -82.87 (Houston Valley (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0247 – 0249 2.3 miles (3.7 km) 300 yards (270 m) $15,000 A few trees were downed. The tornado was forced to lift because of steep terrain but touched back down later as the Camp Creek tornado. [30]
EF0 N of Verbena Chilton AL 32°46′N 86°32′W / 32.77°N 86.54°W / 32.77; -86.54 (Verbena (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0248 2 miles (3.2 km) A carport and the roof of a mobile home were damaged and multiple trees were downed. [30]
EF3 SW of Camp Creek to Mount Carmel Greene, Washington TN 36°02′N 82°49′W / 36.03°N 82.81°W / 36.03; -82.81 (Camp Creek (Apr. 27, EF3)) 0251 – 0308 15.8 miles (25.4 km) 1,500 yards (1,400 m) $8,010,000 6 deaths – Many structures were destroyed, including at least 75 homes and mobile homes. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted and many barns and outbuildings were destroyed, in addition to one public building. More than 100 other homes were damaged. This tornado was spawned by the same supercell that produced the Ringgold, Georgia tornado. Approximately 220 people were injured. [30]
EF1 N of Richwood Nicholas WV 38°18′N 80°32′W / 38.30°N 80.53°W / 38.30; -80.53 (Richwood (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0258 1 mile (1.6 km) One camper and several trucks were hit by fallen trees. [30]
EF0 Panther Creek State Park area Hamblen TN 36°13′N 83°25′W / 36.21°N 83.42°W / 36.21; -83.42 (Panther Creek S.P. (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0314 – 0315 0.3 miles (480 m) 80 yards (73 m) $30,000 Several trees were downed in the park. [30]
EF2 SE of Lagrange Troup GA 32°58′N 85°02′W / 32.97°N 85.03°W / 32.97; -85.03 (Lagrange (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0320 7 miles (11 km) 15 homes were destroyed with 50 others damaged. A log cabin was completely flattened and thousands of trees and power lines were snapped. [30]
EF0 Reston Fairfax VA 37°57′N 77°21′W / 37.95°N 77.35°W / 37.95; -77.35 (Reston (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0325 1.2 miles (1.9 km) Damage mostly to fallen trees with some damaging homes. [30]
EF2 N of Manchester Harris, Meriweather, Upson GA 32°51′N 84°43′W / 32.85°N 84.72°W / 32.85; -84.72 (Manchester (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0350 24 miles (39 km) Major damage at Franklin Delano Roosevelt State Park with 30 percent of the structures either heavily damaged or destroyed. Barns and homes were also damaged. Thousands of trees and power lines downed. [30]
EF2 Doeville to N of Mountain City Johnson TN 36°23′N 81°59′W / 36.39°N 81.99°W / 36.39; -81.99 (Doeville (Apr. 27, EF2)) 0345 – 0356 12 miles (19 km) 250 yards (230 m) $2,000,000 2 deaths – Strong tornado moved through the Butler community, with homes and buildings being destroyed and numerous trees wbeing downed along the path. [30]
EF3 W of Griffin Meriwether, Spalding, Henry GA 33°13′N 84°30′W / 33.21°N 84.50°W / 33.21; -84.50 (Griffin (Apr. 27, EF3)) 0403 22 miles (35 km) 2 deaths - Numerous houses were damaged or destroyed, some completely flattened. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted. [30]
EF1 Green Cove area Washington VA 36°37′N 81°40′W / 36.62°N 81.66°W / 36.62; -81.66 (Green Cove (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0405 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Numerous trees were downed. [30]
EF1 E of Konnarock Smyth VA 36°41′N 81°32′W / 36.68°N 81.54°W / 36.68; -81.54 (Konnarock (Apr. 27, EF1)) 0413 0.5 miles (0.80 km) At least 200 trees uprooted or snapped at a campground, with damage to a bath house. [30]
EF0 Near Scaly Macon NC 35°01′N 83°18′W / 35.01°N 83.30°W / 35.01; -83.30 (Scaly (Apr. 27, EF0)) 0431 200 yards (180 m) Brief, intermittent tornado caused tree damage and flipped a mobile home. [30]
EF3 NW of Forsyth Pike, Lamar, Monroe, Butts GA 33°01′N 84°16′W / 33.02°N 84.27°W / 33.02; -84.27 (Forsyth (Apr. 27, EF3)) 0438 30 miles (48 km) 2 deaths - Numerous houses, a gas station, and a church were destroyed. Tractor-trailers were blown off Interstate 75. [30]
EF3 NE of Camp Creek to S of Jonesborough Greene, Washington TN 36°07′N 82°42′W / 36.11°N 82.70°W / 36.11; -82.70 (Camp Creek (Apr. 27, EF3)) 0440 – 0456 13.6 miles (21.9 km) 1,000 yards (910 m) $8,000,000 2 deaths – High-end EF3 that touched down southwest of Horse Creek either damaged or destroyed 55 homes and destroyed 10 mobile homes and multiple barns, with 25 farms having structures either damaged or destroyed. Vehicles were tossed and many trees were downed, with sheet metal roofing being wrapped around trees that remained standing. This tornado paralleled and then crossed the path of the Camp Creek tornado from about two hours earlier. 70 people were injured. [30]
Sources: NWS Memphis, NWS Greenville-Spartanburg, NWS Morristown, NWS Jackson, MS, NWS Huntsville, NWS Birmingham, NWS Nashville, NWS Charleston, WV, NWS Wilmington, OH, NWS Binghamton, NWS Paducah, NWS State College, PA

April 28 event[edit]

Confirmed tornadoes by Fujita rating
EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
18 23 5 1 0 0 47
List of confirmed tornadoes – Thursday, April 28, 2011[nb 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Damage
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Summary Refs
EF3 E of Bristol to N of Chilhowie Washington, Smyth VA 36°37′N 82°05′W / 36.61°N 82.08°W / 36.61; -82.08 (Bristol (Apr. 28, EF3)) 0501 20.8 miles (33.5 km) 3 deaths – Tornado touched down east of Bristol. Significant damage occurred to homes and businesses in the Glade Spring area, some of which were leveled. A truck stop was destroyed, and semi-trucks were thrown at that location. A church was destroyed as well and many trees were snapped and uprooted. Damage was reported to the pavement on Interstate 81 (possibly from tractor trailers falling on road surface). There were 51 injuries in addition to the fatalities. [30][6]
EF1 Madison area Newton, Morgan, Greene GA 33°31′N 83°43′W / 33.52°N 83.71°W / 33.52; -83.71 (Madison (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0511 25 miles (40 km) Thousands of trees downed. One shopping center in Madison received major roof damage, and at least 50 structures were damaged by falling trees. [30][6][32]
EF2 W of Erin Chemung NY 42°11′N 76°42′W / 42.18°N 76.70°W / 42.18; -76.70 (Erin (Apr. 28, EF2)) 0523 1 mile (1.6 km) A well-constructed barn, a garage, and a mobile home were destroyed. An 11,000-pound camper was flipped up and over a five-foot fence. A home had its windows blown out, with debris found impaled into its siding and yard. Two horses were killed. [30][6]
EF0 N of Town Creek Allegany MD 39°34′N 78°32′W / 39.56°N 78.54°W / 39.56; -78.54 (Town Creek (Apr. 28, EF0)) 0527 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Damage mostly to trees. One tree caused damage to a home. [30][6]
EF0 NW of Green Ridge Allegany MD 39°36′N 78°29′W / 39.60°N 78.48°W / 39.60; -78.48 (Green Ridge (Apr. 28, EF0)) 0535 0.1 miles (160 m) Damage to trees. [30][6]
EF0 NE of Gala Botetourt VA 37°45′N 79°44′W / 37.75°N 79.74°W / 37.75; -79.74 (Gala (Apr. 28, EF0)) 0539 1.6 miles (2.6 km) Numerous trees were knocked down along the path. [30][6]
EF1 Near Danby Tompkins NY 42°22′N 76°32′W / 42.37°N 76.53°W / 42.37; -76.53 (Danby (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0541 2.4 miles (3.9 km) One home had roof and wall damage, while another home sustained roof and window damage. In addition, a metal outbuilding completely collapsed, and a barn's roof was damaged. A tree branch was found impaled through a car's windshield. The storm went on to produce straight-line wind damage of a similar intensity for another 1.7 miles, damaging two more homes. [30][6]
EF2 Fulks Run to Saint Luke Rockingham, Shenandoah VA 38°39′N 78°58′W / 38.65°N 78.96°W / 38.65; -78.96 (Fulks Run (Apr. 28, EF2)) 0612 33.2 miles (53.4 km) Tornado injured two people and tore roofs off barns and homes, tossed a half-ton piece of industrial equipment 200 yards, and leveled an agricultural chicken building down to the foundation. One mobile home was destroyed as well. [30][6]
EF1 Christian to Churchville Augusta VA 38°11′N 79°13′W / 38.18°N 79.22°W / 38.18; -79.22 (Churchville (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0617 4 miles (6.4 km) Several homes damaged and outbuildings destroyed. Trees were snapped and uprooted. [30][6]
EF1 Broad Top City Huntingdon PA 40°12′N 78°08′W / 40.20°N 78.14°W / 40.20; -78.14 (Broad Top City (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0620 4 miles (6.4 km) Minor damage to two homes. One home was damaged by a tree. [30][6]
EF1 SE of Eatonton Putnam, Hancock GA 33°14′N 83°17′W / 33.24°N 83.29°W / 33.24; -83.29 (Eatonton (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0630 7 miles (11 km) Four homes were either heavily damaged or destroyed due to falling trees. [30][6]
EF1 Near East Waterford Juniata PA 40°23′N 77°35′W / 40.38°N 77.59°W / 40.38; -77.59 (East Waterford (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0653 8.4 miles (13.5 km) The Hancock Farm in Honey Grove was hardest hit, with significant damaged to the farm house roof, several barns, and sheds. [30][6]
EF1 Linville Rockingham VA 38°30′N 78°50′W / 38.50°N 78.84°W / 38.50; -78.84 (Linville (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0701 0.9 miles (1.4 km) Numerous large trees uprooted near a horse farm. [30][6]
EF2 Pharsalia Chenango NY 42°33′N 75°46′W / 42.55°N 75.77°W / 42.55; -75.77 (Pharsalia (Apr. 28, EF2)) 0720 7 miles (11 km) A house trailer, outbuildings and a two-story barn were destroyed. A jeep was moved several feet, and water was sucked out of a pond. [30][6]
EF1 SE of Lenoir Caldwell NC 35°51′N 81°26′W / 35.85°N 81.43°W / 35.85; -81.43 (Lenoir (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0722 4.5 miles (7.2 km) A double-wide manufactured home was mostly destroyed, along with small sheds and outbuildings. Multiple homes sustained roof damage and there was one minor injury. [30][6]
EF1 WNW of Taylorsville Alexander NC 35°54′N 81°19′W / 35.90°N 81.32°W / 35.90; -81.32 (Lenoir (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0733 5 miles (8.0 km) A shed that housed a sawmill was totally destroyed and a residence had a portion of its roof removed with parts of a porch blown over the house. Significant damage was also noted at a farmstead. A mobile home was pushed off of its foundation and multiple barns and outbuildings were destroyed. [30][6]
EF1 S of Norwood Warren GA 33°25′N 82°46′W / 33.42°N 82.76°W / 33.42; -82.76 (Norwood (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0739 8 miles (13 km) Hundreds of trees were downed, several of which damaged eight structures. [30][6]
EF0 NE of Strasburg Shenandoah, Frederick VA 39°00′N 78°20′W / 39.00°N 78.34°W / 39.00; -78.34 (Strasburg (Apr. 28, EF0)) 0745 4.3 miles (6.9 km) Several trees snapped or uprooted. The roof was removed from a barn and a house had minor roof damage. [30][6]
EF1 Keezletown Rockingham VA 38°23′N 78°52′W / 38.39°N 78.87°W / 38.39; -78.87 (Keezletown (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0755 2.7 miles (4.3 km) Tornado damaged an apple orchard and two homes just southeast of Harrisonburg. There was also damage to a cemetery, two barns, and a shed. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted. [30][6]
EF1 Near McDonough Chenango NY 42°26′N 75°44′W / 42.44°N 75.73°W / 42.44; -75.73 (McDonough (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0758 3.5 miles (5.6 km) A couple of homes were damaged along with numerous trees. [30][6]
EF1 NW of Columbus Chenango NY 42°43′N 75°24′W / 42.71°N 75.40°W / 42.71; -75.40 (Columbus (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0858 3.5 miles (5.6 km) A horse barn was damaged. [30][6]
EF1 Near Frankfort Herkimer NY 43°01′N 75°11′W / 43.02°N 75.18°W / 43.02; -75.18 (Frankfort (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0904 3 miles (4.8 km) Several houses sustained structural damage and trees were uprooted. [30][6]
EF1 Marianna Jackson FL 30°50′N 85°11′W / 30.83°N 85.18°W / 30.83; -85.18 (Marianna (Apr. 28, EF1)) 0950 3 miles (4.8 km) Touched down at the Marianna Municipal Airport. Private aircraft were severely damaged or destroyed. Homes in the area were damaged and several trees were snapped. [30][6]
EF0 Herrick Center Susquehanna PA 41°44′N 75°31′W / 41.73°N 75.51°W / 41.73; -75.51 (Herrick (Apr. 28, EF0)) 0950 1.2 miles (1.9 km) One mobile home was damaged. [30][6]
EF2 SW of Pinetown York PA 40°07′N 76°56′W / 40.11°N 76.93°W / 40.11; -76.93 (Pinetown (Apr. 28, EF2)) 0955 3.2 miles (5.1 km) Tornado touched down near Ski Roundtop resort and caused damage to a steel building that housed equipment for the ski patrol. Several buildings sustained damage, and a high voltage transmission wire tower collapsed. One tree fell onto a house. [30][6]
EF1 Palmyra Lebanon PA 40°19′N 76°35′W / 40.31°N 76.58°W / 40.31; -76.58 (Palmyra (Apr. 28, EF1)) 1020 2 miles (3.2 km) Tornado ripped a roof off an apartment house, threw debris into a car dealership across the street damaging vehicles on the lot. Nearby homes sustained roof damage. A back porch was ripped from a home and thrown a half-block away. Trees were also uprooted. The tornado was on the ground for 2 to 3 minutes. [30][6]
EF2 Near Ono Lebanon PA 40°25′N 76°33′W / 40.41°N 76.55°W / 40.41; -76.55 (Ono (Apr. 28, EF2)) 1030 2 miles (3.2 km) Four homes were damaged, two moderately. One barn was destroyed, two others damaged. One farm outbuilding was destroyed, two others damaged along with a silo. Two high tension electricity towers were toppled. About 200 trees were knocked down. A cow was injured. [30][6]
EF0 N of Poolesville Montgomery MD 39°09′N 77°25′W / 39.15°N 77.42°W / 39.15; -77.42 (Poolesville (Apr. 28, EF0)) 1045 0.8 miles (1.3 km) A trampoline was lifted and deposited atop a power pole. A fence was damaged and there was spotty tree damage along the path. [30][6]
EF0 Westminster Carroll MD 39°34′N 76°59′W / 39.57°N 76.99°W / 39.57; -76.99 (Westminster (Apr. 28, EF0)) 1137 0.6 miles (0.97 km) Tornado downed several trees on the eastern side of Westminster. [30][6]
EF1 NE of St. Matthews Calhoun SC 33°45′N 80°41′W / 33.75°N 80.68°W / 33.75; -80.68 (St. Matthews (Apr. 28, EF1)) 1137 5 miles (8.0 km) Tornado touched down near Fort Motte causing damage to trees and power lines. An irrigation system was overturned, and a barn was damaged. [30][6]
EF1 S of Shannontown Sumter SC 33°51′N 80°26′W / 33.85°N 80.43°W / 33.85; -80.43 (Millwood (Apr. 28, EF1)) 1150 11 miles (18 km) Tornado touched down along an intermittent path. Numerous trees were snapped, and large tree limbs were found on roofs of homes. [30][6]
EF0 E of Hampstead Baltimore MD 39°37′N 76°50′W / 39.61°N 76.83°W / 39.61; -76.83 (Hampstead (Apr. 28, EF0)) 1209 1.1 miles (1.8 km) Several trees uprooted along Marshall Mill Road and Mt. Carmel Road. [6]
EF0 SW of Shiloh Sumter SC 33°55′N 80°04′W / 33.91°N 80.06°W / 33.91; -80.06 (Turbeville (Apr. 28, EF0)) 1218 2 miles (3.2 km) Brief tornado touchdown, with trees down. [6]
EF0 NW of Hereford Baltimore MD 39°36′N 76°43′W / 39.60°N 76.71°W / 39.60; -76.71 (Hereford (Apr. 28, EF0)) 1354 0.1 miles (160 m) Two dozen trees were uprooted in a heavily wooded area. [6]
EF1 S of Beaverdam Hanover VA 37°52′N 77°38′W / 37.87°N 77.63°W / 37.87; -77.63 (Beaverdam (Apr. 28, EF1)) 1415 2.5 miles (4.0 km) Numerous trees were downed. A tree fell on a house causing minor roof damage. [6]
EF1 Breton Bay/Leonardtown area St. Mary's MD 38°16′N 76°40′W / 38.26°N 76.67°W / 38.26; -76.67 (Breton Bay (Apr. 28, EF1)) 1525 3.3 miles (5.3 km) Tornado snapped and uprooted several trees, caused minor home damage and destroyed outbuildings in the town of Breton Bay. Tornado crossed Breton Bay and lifted just east of Leonardtown. [6]
EF0 Lusby Calvert MD 38°22′N 76°28′W / 38.37°N 76.47°W / 38.37; -76.47 (Lusby (Apr. 28, EF0)) 1541 1.8 miles (2.9 km) Damage mostly to trees. [6]
EF1 Near Rose Hill Duplin NC 34°50′N 78°09′W / 34.83°N 78.15°W / 34.83; -78.15 (Rose Hill (Apr. 28, EF1)) 1900 1.5 miles (2.4 km) A portion of a hog farm was destroyed and its debris was scattered for several hundred yards. Multiple trees were snapped and uprooted. [6]
EF0 WNW of Riegelwood Columbus NC 34°22′N 78°25′W / 34.37°N 78.42°W / 34.37; -78.42 (Riegelwood (Apr. 28, EF1)) 1943 0.6 miles (0.97 km) The roof of an upholstery shop was ripped. A shed was damaged, along with a dozen trees. [6]
EF1 SW of Atkinson Pender NC 34°31′N 78°11′W / 34.51°N 78.19°W / 34.51; -78.19 (Atkinson (Apr. 28, EF1)) 2007 0.3 miles (480 m) Extreme damage occurred to two grain silos, and a barn was blown across a road. Trees in the area were snapped and uprooted. [6]
EF0 Near Atkinson Pender NC 34°31′N 78°11′W / 34.51°N 78.19°W / 34.51; -78.19 (Atkinson (Apr. 28, EF0)) 2010 6.3 miles (10.1 km) Minor damage occurred to three homes in the area. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted. [6]
EF0 Near Fort Barnwell Craven NC 35°18′N 77°19′W / 35.30°N 77.32°W / 35.30; -77.32 (Fort Barnwell (Apr. 28, EF0)) 2020 0.1 miles (160 m) Trees and power lines were downed along Bell Town Road. [6]
EF0 NNE of Glynco Glynn GA 31°19′N 81°29′W / 31.31°N 81.48°W / 31.31; -81.48 (Glynco (Apr. 28, EF0)) 2022 175 yards (160 m) Very brief tornado that touched down near Interstate 75 and caused no damage. [6]
EF1 WSW of Watha Pender NC 34°36′N 78°04′W / 34.60°N 78.06°W / 34.60; -78.06 (Watha (Apr. 28, EF1)) 2029 3.1 miles (5.0 km) Several large trees fell across homes, causing roof damage. Other homes suffered minor roof, soffit, and siding damage. Substantial damage occurred to a large storage building, and the top of a grain silo was ripped off. [6]
EF0 SSW of Darden Martin NC 35°49′N 76°50′W / 35.81°N 76.83°W / 35.81; -76.83 (Darden (Apr. 28, EF0)) 2030 0.1 miles (160 m) Touched down in an open field where there was no damage. [6]
EF0 SW of Willard Pender NC 34°40′N 78°00′W / 34.67°N 78.00°W / 34.67; -78.00 (Willard (Apr. 28, EF0)) 2038 0.2 miles (320 m) Tornado slammed into a turkey house, causing significant damage and killing a number of turkeys. [6]
EF0 N of Pungo Beaufort NC 35°41′N 76°38′W / 35.68°N 76.63°W / 35.68; -76.63 (Pungo (Apr. 28, EF0)) 2123 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Tornado caused sporadic tree damage. [6]
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 04/28/11, NWS Albany, NWS Binghamton, NWS Blacksburg NWS Greenville, SC, NWS Tallahassee

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d All dates are based on the local time zone where the tornado touched down; however, all times are in Coordinated Universal Time for consistency.
  2. ^ a b c d All damage totals are in 2011 USD unless otherwise stated.

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