The NWS has confirmed that a EFO Tornado briefly touch down Monday afternoon in Higdon AL on Sand Mountain. The Tornado stayed on the ground for just over a half of a mile first touching down just west of  Jackson County rd 320.

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
431 PM CDT Mon May 10 2021

...NWS Damage Survey For May 4th, 2021 Tornado Event...

...Corrected Summary...

.Higdon, AL Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    84 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.5484 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   50.0 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             05/04/2021
Start Time:             09:44 AM CDT
Start Location:         Higdon / Jackson County / AL
Start Lat/Lon:          34.8445 / -85.6401

End Date:               05/04/2021
End Time:               09:45 AM CDT
End Location:           Higdon / Jackson County / AL
End Lat/Lon:            34.8422 / -85.6311

Summary: A tornado touched down briefly just west of County Road
320 in Higdon, AL. A few trees were uprooted as the tornado moved
east-southeast along County Road 320. A house on this road also
sustained minor roof damage and a carport was destroyed. The
tornado lifted just west of Highway 71.

Special thanks to the Jackson County EMA for their assistance in
surveying this tornado.

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0...Weak......65 TO 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 TO 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 TO 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 TO 165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 TO 200mph
EF5...Violent...>200mph

NOTE:
The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.