The weather forecast for Mobile Alabama on Christmas Day was gloomy, rainy, and a possibility of severe winds to include a good chance of Tornado activity.
The rain and wind came in spurts all day long Christmas Day until at 4:59PM a tornado made land fall in the Mobile area.
The Mobile Infirmary Hospital, Murphy High School, Trinity Episcopal Church, and Little Flower Catholic School were seriously damaged from the E F-2 Tornado that ripped through the Mobile County area.
Tornado activity affected the Wilmer area, Tillman’s Corner area, Brookley Aeroplex area, mid-town Loop area, Spring Hill Avenue and Dauphin Street areas in Mobile County.
According to The Weather Channel the EF-2 tornado that ripped through the Mobile County area on Christmas Day was just one of 40 Tornados that were spotted across the Gulf Coast Southern area.
The Mobile Fire Rescue Department and Mobile Police Department were kept busy responding to emergency calls all throughout the day Christmas Day especially during and after the E-F 2 Tornado made landfall in the Mobile and surrounding areas.
This is the second time a Tornado has made landfall in Mobile Alabama during the Christmas holidays. The first Tornado made landfall in Mobile Alabama on December 20, 2012 between 5-6AM Thursday morning before heading in a northerly direction toward Bay Minette Alabama.
Click on the website link below to view more about the EF 1 Tornado that made landfall in Mobile Alabama on December 20, 2012.
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