3A.5 Societal Impacts of the February 6th, 2008 Tornadoes in Northern Alabama

Monday, 27 October 2008: 2:30 PM
North & Center Ballroom (Hilton DeSoto)
John M. Coyne, NOAA/NWS, Huntsville, AL; and C. B. Darden

The February 6th, 2008 Tornado Event marked the first time since 1974 that multiple violent tornadoes have impacted Northern Alabama. This analysis will discuss the societal impacts on the northern Alabama area. Interviews of the people affected directly by the tornado will be utilized, along with an overview of the local community's elevated interest in subsequent weather events.
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