National Weather Service Seeking Photos, Film of ’74 Tornado Outbreak

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)-- In anticipation of the 40th anniversary of the 1974 Super Tornado Outbreak, the weather service office in Huntsville is seeking photos and film footage.  The film clip above was shot by WHNT the day after the April 3-4, 1974 storms.

Our news partners at The Huntsville Times/ report Tim Troutman, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Huntsville, is gathering information for the 40th anniversary of the Super Outbreak, which will also be the subject of a presentation at the annual meeting in January of the American Meteorological Society in Atlanta.

You can reach Troutman at  You can also contact Kelly Kazek with who is helping with the project.   Her email address is

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