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Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires. Read More >

 
Tornadoes by Intensity
State F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
Iliinois 0 0 0 1* 0 0 1*
Iowa 3 6 2 2* 1 0 14*
Kansas 5 8 2 2^ 0 2 19^
Missouri 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Nebraska 1 6 3 4 1 0 15
Oklahoma 0 2 5 3^ 0 0 10^
Texas 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Event 10 22 13 10 2 2 59

*An F3 tornado initiated in Iowa, but crossed the state line and dissipated in Illinois.
^An F3 tornado initiated in Oklahoma, but crossed the state line and dissipated in Kansas.

Thus, two of the F3 tornadoes listed by state are not included in the event totals.

 
Event
#
SPC
#
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured State County Location
1 77 03/13/1990 0836 1 25 F1 0 0 KS Hodgeman 10 NW Jetmore
2 78 03/13/1990 1532-1550 14 25 F1 0 0 IA Davis 6 SSE - 9 NE Bloomfield
3 79 03/13/1990 1631 0.3 50 F0 0 0 IA Scott 1 SE Riverdale
4 80 03/13/1990 1634-1735 48 1320 F5 1 60 KS Reno/ Harvey/ McPherson 1 S Pretty Prairie - 8 SW Burrton - Hesston - 3 NE Hesston
5 81 03/13/1990 1642-1643 0.2 75 F0 0 0 IA Scott Near Lock and Dam 14
6 82 03/13/1990 1644 28 200 F2 0 1 OK Grady/ McClain/ Cleveland 1 W Bradley - Washington - Noble - 5 NE Noble
7 83 03/13/1990 1645-1715 15.5 250 F3 0 1 IA/ IL Scott/ Whiteside Le Claire - Port Byron - Cordova - 1 SE Albany
8 84 03/13/1990 1645 1 80 F1 0 0 NE Buffalo 2 NW Shelton
9 85 03/13/1990 1648 13 220 F1 0 0 KS Smith 3 SE - 2 N Smith Center
10 86 03/13/1990 1653-1725 19 200 F4 0 0 IA Linn/ Jones/ Dubuque/ Delaware Prairieburg - Worthington
11 87 03/13/1990 1655-1715 13 75 F1 0 0 IA Scott/ Clinton 1 W Le Claire - 1 SW Camanche
12 88 03/13/1990 1700-1730 32 200 F3 0 0 NE Kearney/ Buffalo/ Hall 3 NW Minden - 7 SW Shelton - 6 WSW Wood River - 2 S Cairo
13 89 03/13/1990 1700 1.5 100 F1 0 0 KS Jewell 1.5 NE Esborn
14 90 03/13/1990 1705-2010 131 440 F4 0 8 NE Webster/ Nuckolls/ Clay/ Fillmore/ York/ Seward/ Butler/ Colfax 3 S Red Cloud - 1 SW Lawrence - 2 WSW Deweese - 6 W Grafton - 2 SSW Lushton - 11 WNW Staplehurst - 6 WSW Ulysses -2.4 SW Schulyler - 3 E Schuyler (probable tornado family)
15 91 03/13/1990 1708-1717 6 30 F1 0 0 IA Jones Monticello - 6 NE Monticello
16 92 03/13/1990 1710-1727 8 40 F1 0 0 IA Pottawatomie 7 W - 5 N Underwood
17 93 03/13/1990 1715 19 200 F3 0 0 OK Grant 5 NE Nash - 7 NE Wakita
18 94 03/13/1990 1720 8 100 F2 0 0 NE Kearney 1 S - 7 N Wilcox
19 95 03/13/1990 1725 9 80 F2 0 0 NE Adams/ Hall 4 W Prosser - Wood River
20 96 03/13/1990 1730-1731 0.2 10 F0 0 0 TX Throckmorton 15 SE Throckmorton
21 97 03/13/1990 1730-1758 22 1320 F5 1 0 KS Harvey/ McPherson/ Marion 1 N Hesston - Marion Reservoir
22 98 03/13/1990 1731 18 150 F2 0 0 OK McClain/ Cleveland 2 W Criner - 5 SE Noble
23 99 03/13/1990 1735 0.1 40 F0 0 0 NE Buffalo 2 N Kearney
24 100 03/13/1990 1744-1825 27 200 F3 0 0 NE Hall/ Howard/ Merrick 1 N Alda - 2.5 SSE St. Libory - 1 WNW Worms - 3 SE Palmer
25 101 03/13/1990 1753 5 50 F1 0 0 OK Cleveland Little River S.P. - 4 SW Stella
26 102 03/13/1990 1754-1805 22 200 F3 0 0 OK/ KS Grant/ Sumner 8 NE Wakita OK - 7 WSW Caldwell KS - 3 SW Mayfield KS
27 103 03/13/1990 1755-1800 3 25 F1 0 0 IA Dubuque 7 NE Dyersville - Holy Cross
28 104 03/13/1990 1759-1845 19 200 F2 0 1 OK Cleveland/ Pottwatomie/ Lincoln 1 SW Stella - Stella - 4 W Meeker
29 105 03/13/1990 1801-1900 21 75 F1 0 0 OK Jefferson/ Stephens 5 W Waurika - 3 SW Loco
30 106 03/13/1990 1804 0.1 50 F0 0 0 KS Sumner 3 E South Haven
31 107 03/13/1990 1812 0.1 50 F0 0 0 KS Sumner Conway Springs - 4 N Danville
32 108 03/13/1990 1815 55 220 F2 0 0 KS Marion/ Morris/ Geary/ Wabaunsee 2 W Pilsen - 1 E Lost Springs - Dwight - 4 NE Dwight - 3 N Alta Vista - 8 W Alma
33 109 03/13/1990 1820 5 440 F1 0 0 KS Jewell 2 S Lovewell Lake - near Webber
34 110 03/13/1990 1823-1835 13 100 F2 0 0 NE Merrick/ Nance 2 NW Palmer - 5 SW Belgrade
35 111 03/13/1990 1825 1.5 200 F1 0 0 NE Boone 8 ESE Albion - 7 E Albion
36 112 03/13/1990 1830 2 50 F1 0 0 NE Nance 2 SE - 3 E Fullerton
37 113 03/13/1990 1835 12 50 F1 0 0 KS Harper 1 N Danville
38 114 03/13/1990 1845 0.2 50 F1 0 0 NE Madison 2 SE Battle Creek
39 115 03/13/1990 1845 13 550 F1 0 0 KS Jewell/ Cloud/ Republic 1.5 SE Randall - 2 S Courtland
40 116 03/13/1990 1855 18 200 F3 0 0 KS Reno/ Harvey/ McPherson 10 NW Burrton - 13 S McPherson
41 117 03/13/1990 1858-1937 22 200 F3 0 1 OK Jefferson/ Stephens/ Carter 5 SSW Loco - Ratliff City - 3 NE Ratliff City
42 118 03/13/1990 1900 15 440 F2 0 0 KS Republic 1 NE Kackley - 8 E Republic
43 119 03/13/1990 1916 0.5 10 F0 0 0 KS Republic 2.5 S Belleville
44 120 03/13/1990 1920 0.1 15 F0 0 0 IA Dallas Near Waukee
45 121 03/13/1990 1925-2002 22 50 F2 0 0 IA Boone/ Hamilton Ogden - 2 NE Stanhope
46 122 03/13/1990 1930-1940 0.6 75 F1 0 0 NE Madison 2 SE Battle Creek - Norfolk
47 123 03/13/1990 1935 1 30 F1 0 0 IA Boone 8 N Boone
48 124 03/13/1990 1945-2010 25 180 F3 0 0 NE Thayer/ Fillmore 1 N Carleton - 6 SE Shickley - 3 SE Exeter
49 125 03/13/1990 1945 13 150 F3 0 0 NE Thayer Chester - 5 E Hebron
50 126 03/13/1990 1950-2045 28 150 F2 0 0 OK Garvin 8 SSW Elmore City - Pauls Valley - 4 SW Byers
51 127 03/13/1990 1950 0.2 10 F0 0 0 KS Saline Salina Airport
52 128 03/13/1990 1955-2018 15 60 F2 0 15 IA Story 4 NE Ankeny - Maxwell
53 129 03/13/1990 2003 2 50 F1 0 0 KS Pottawatomie 4 E - 6 NE Wamego
54 130 03/13/1990 2010 9 340 F2 0 0 OK Creek/ Okmulgee 6 SE Slick - 3 NW Beggs
55 131 03/13/1990 2036-2052 9 100 F3 0 1 IA Story 3 W Colo - 2 S Zearing
56 132 03/13/1990 2040 0.2 10 F0 0 0 KS Cloud 2.5 S Concordia
57 133 03/13/1990 2130 2 600 F2 0 0 MO Polk 0.5 NW - 2 NE Pleasant Hope
58 134 03/13/1990 2201 1.5 50 F1 0 0 NE Thurston 3 SW - 1.5 SW Rosalie
59 135 03/14/1990 0045 2 50 F1 0 0 KS Labette Chetopa
 
SPC Severe Weather Reports from 6:00 AM CST on March 13, 1990 to 6:00 AM CST on March 14, 1990