List of tornadoes in Shelby County
This is a list of tornadoes in Shelby County (in order of occurrence):
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- 1874 Montevallo tornado (November 22, 1874): More than half of the city of Montevallo was damaged . Two died and twenty were injured.
- 1932 tornado outbreak (March 21, 1932): 49 were killed in a path that stretched across Perry, Bibb, Chilton and Shelby counties, followed soon later by a second deadly tornado in Atchison.
- 1932 Atchison tornado (March 21, 1932): 14 were killed and 75 injured in an early evening tornado that destroyed 40 homes and damaged 200 buildings in Atchison.
- 1933 Helena tornado (May 5, 1933): Touched down in Brent and plowed into Helena, killing 14 and injuring 150 while demolishing more than 100 buildings.
- 1953 Siluria tornado (April 18, 1953): Eight died and nearly 500 were injured by a tornado that hit Siluria and the Buck Creek Mill, which suffered $3 million in physical damages.
- 1964 Harpersville tornado (January 24, 1964): Touched down near U. S. Highway 280 in Harpersville and leveled three houses, damaged 20 more, and tore a gash through the Harpersville Garden of Memories.
- 1973 central Alabama tornado (May 27, 1973): Caused heavy damage in seven counties, starting near Greensboro and reaching Mount Cheaha. It damaged 90% of the buildings in Brent, killing 5 and injuring 56 in Bibb County.
- 1994 Shelby County tornado (March 27, 1994): Destroyed numerous mobile homes and several businesses along U. S. Highway 31 from Helena and Pelham to Inverness. 53 were injured in the Palm Sunday twister.
- 2011 Altadena tornado (April 27, 2011): Numerous trees were knocked down which caused damage to homes, apartment buildings, vehicles and power lines.
- 2011 Marvel tornado (April 27, 2011): Snapped off dozens off pine trees.
- 2011 Vincent-Logan Martin tornado (April 27, 2011): Uprooted dozens of trees.
- Averette, Justin (March 17, 2009) "Ranking worst tornadoes in Shelby County history". Shelby County Reporter