July 14 now most active day of the month for tornadoes

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Damage caused by a tornado during severe storms in Sheffield July 14, 2015 (Photo: Heath Killian)

TENNESSEE VALLEY, Ala.– While April and November statistically remain the most active month for tornadoes in north Alabama, July 14 now ranks as the busiest July day for tornadoes on record.

3 tornadoes were confirmed to have touched down during severe storms Tuesday night. On July 14, 2004, 3 tornadoes were also confirmed to have touched down: 2 in Colbert County and 1 in Madison County– just like what happened earlier this week.