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Confirmed Tornado In Lauderdale County

The NWS In Huntsville confirmed a tornado in Lauderdale County Tuesday evening.
Credit: FOX54 Weather

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Early Wednesday afternoon the National Weather Service Office in Huntsville confirmed and EF0 tornado in NW of Rogersville in Lauderdale County. This confirmation comes after Severe weather moved through the Tennessee Valley Tuesday March 22nd. 

This is the only confirmed tornado from Tuesday evening. 

Tornado Summary Per The NWS

The tornado first formed west of county road 51 north of mount bethel road and snapped a few small tree limbs. It then progressed north-northeast along county road 51, uprooting progressively larger trees and causing one tree to fall on an abandoned building. A metal awning was lofted approximately 50 yards downstream of the tornado. The tornado then crossed county road 51 near county road 543. A house sustained minor shingle damage and a detached garage had a failure point at a southward-facing garage door, which then allowed the tornado to lift portions of the metal roof. the tornado then tracked northward and caused roof damage to outbuildings of the whitehead baptist church and then moved north- northeast, uprooting trees and snapping small limbs along the track. A tree fell on another home, and powerlines had fallen along the track. The tornado lifted on county road 89 after snapping a few small tree limbs. Debris fallout continued for another 100 yards or so downstream of the tornado end point.

Credit: FOX54 Weather

The main focus of storms on Tuesday were the incredibly high rain totals which for many was at least 3.40".

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