Alabama Facing Busy Tornado Season

May 6, 2009

It has been a busy spring tornado season so far.

Storm survey teams say five twisters were spawned by severe storms that moved across Alabama last Sunday.

Meteorologists said in Monday night tornadoes touched down in St. Clair, Shelby and Hale counties.

All the twisters were rated either EF-1 or EF-0.

Two were confirmed in the Wolf Creek and Stewart Crossroads community in St. Clair County. There was evidence of tornadic activity in Brooks Highlands and the Greystone Legacy area in Shelby County.

A third twister touched down in the Sunshine community in Hale County.

There were no injuries.

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