Tornado F5 Video, Very Close & Roaring Pass, April 27th 2011 Super Outbreak, Phil Campbell, AL
4/27/11 - Phil Campbell, Alabama EF5 Wedge Tornado
Phil Campbell Tornado
EPIC EF-5 Alabama Tornado Footage from April 27, 2011 Outbreak
The 2011 Hackleburg–Phil Campbell, Alabama tornado was a violent, long-track EF5 wedge tornado that devastated several towns in northern Alabama, United States, before tearing through the northern suburbs of Huntsville and causing damage in rural portions of southern Tennessee on the afternoon and early evening of Wednesday, April 27, 2011. It was the deadliest tornado of the 2011 Super Outbreak, the largest tornado outbreak in United States history. The tornado reached a maximum width of 1.25 miles (2.01 km) and was estimated to have had peak winds of 210 mph (340 km/h). The tornado killed 72 people, making it the deadliest tornado in Alabama history, and injured at least 145 others. It was the deadliest tornado to strike the U.S. since the Udall, Kansas tornado of 1955 until the catastrophic tornado on May 22, 2011, which killed 158 people in Joplin, Missouri.
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