Tornadoes struck many areas in the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys and into the South on March 2, 2012. This event, still ongoing, will likely end up as among the most severe in March on record.

Note: This post will be updated as additional videos surface. We’ve tried to reproduce the general order but we are at mercy of video labeling! Follow U.S. Tornadoes on Twitter and Facebook.

Athens, Alabama


In the middle of the video the tornado is crossing East Limestone Road, just north of Nick Davis Road (about 8 miles east of Athens, AL)

Meridianville, Alabama

Hazel Green, Alabama

Depauw, Indiana

Borden, Indiana


Tornado is seen at about minute 4 and on.

Pekin, Indiana


Near Pekin and Henryville


Tornado hits Pekin, IN traveling through Borden Daisy Hill Area and onto Henryville, IN

Henryville, Indiana


This video is looking north and we are about 1.5 miles south of Henryville, IN. on U.S. 31.


Filmed from the Pilot truck stop on I-65 near Memphis, IN.


Comments indicate this might be from Memphis, IN.

**Raw video of the Henryville, IN tornado captured from WDRB**

Memphis, Indiana


Pekin tornado from Memphis/Sellersburg area

Signal Mountain, Tennessee

**Facebook Video**

Tellico Plains, Tennessee

Etowah, Tennessee

West Liberty, Kentucky

Menifee County, Kentucky

Crittenden, Kentucky

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2 Responses to Videos from the Historic March 2, 2012 Tornado Outbreak

  1. thomas peters says:

    great site!! love the tornado videos. keep at it! would be helpful if you showcased the “best” videos from the outrbeak?

  2. U.S. Tornadoes says:

    Thank you. Yes, that’s not a bad idea in the future. This did end up to be a lot of videos! I did cull a good number that did not make it here as well.

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