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Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week. Read More >

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Wichita County, TX Tornadoes Prior to 1950
# SPC
ID #
Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
    04/08/1922     25   1 10 Wichita Near Electra
    04/24/1923             Wichita Near Burkburnett
    08/29/1925 1600   100       Wichita Near Electra
    06/06/1936 1720   440   0 2 Wichita Near Wichita Falls
Wichita County, TX Tornadoes (1950-Present*)
# SPC
ID #
Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
1 51-2 04/20/1951 1510 1.5 17 F2 0 0 Wichita Near Wichita Falls
2 51-3 05/09/1951 1700 5 33 F2 0 0 Wichita Iowa Park - near Wichita Falls
3 52-3 03/17/1952 1930 n/a 33 F1 0 0 Wichita 5.5 SSW Wichita Falls Airport
4 53-15 06/19/1953 1730 n/a n/a F1 0 1 Wichita Unknown specific location
5 53-20 08/11/1953 1900 n/a 880 F2 0 0 Wichita/ Clay Wichita Falls and Suburban Areas
6 54-52 06/01/1954 2055 6 50 F3 1 4 Wichita 1.5 NE Iowa Park then SE
7 55-62 05/26/1955 0138 1.3 33 F2 0 0 Wichita Near Wichita Falls
8 58-10 04/02/1958 1755 16 333 F3 1 14 Wichita/ Clay Wichita Falls - near "Deandale"
9 58-72 11/17/1958 0715 5 200 F2 0 0 Wichita Near Iowa Park - 4 W Wichita Falls
10 61-25 04/08/1961 1600 3 33 F2 0 2 Wichita Near Kamay - Wichita Valley Airport - Sheppard AFB
11 61-98 07/21/1961 1759 0.2 525 F1 0 0 Wichita Wichita Falls (3 SE Airport)
12 62-21 04/26/1962 2245 3 100 F3 0 13 Wichita Sheppard AFB
13 63-27 05/30/1963 0144 0.5 100 F0 0 0 Wichita 3 S Burkburnett
14 64-8 04/03/1964 1435 5 500 F5 7 111 Wichita NW Wichita Falls (FM-369/ Seymour Highway)- Sheppard AFB
15 67-58 05/30/1967 1850 10 33 F1 0 0 Wichita 9 W- 7 NNW Burkburnett
16 67-59 05/30/1967 1900 1.9 33 F2 0 0 Wichita Burkburnett
17 73-17 03/03/1973 1800 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Wichita Wichita Falls (near Midwestern University)
18 74-20 04/20/1974 1630 0.5 100 F1 0 0 Wichita Wichita Falls (5 ENE NWS Office)
19 75-58 05/22/1975 1740 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Wichita 4 W Burkburnett
20 77-12 04/16/1977 1706 2 75 F1 0 0 Wichita W of Wichita Falls
21 77-33 04/19/1977 2242 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Wichita Near Kadane Corner - just NE of Kamay
22 77-48 05/05/1977 1815 8 n/a F1 0 0 Wichita 10 WSW Iowa Park - Iowa Park
23 77-49 05/05/1977 1830 6 n/a F1 0 0 Wichita Kadane Corner - 3 NE Kamay
24 77-79 05/20/1977 2100 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Wichita ~4 S Iowa Park
25 77-109 09/12/1977 1829 5 30 F0 0 0 Wichita 2 NE- 6 NE Kamay
26 79-40 04/10/1979 1555 74 n/a F2 1
(0)
3
(0)
Wilbarger/ Wichita/ Tillman OK/ Cotton OK/ Comanche OK/ Stephens OK Harrold- 9 NNE Electra TX- Grandfield- Pumpkin Center OK- 12 W Marlow OK
27 79-42 04/10/1979 1708 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Wichita Near Rocky Point
28 79-43 04/10/1979 1750 47 1760 F4 42 1740 Archer/ Wichita/ Clay/ Jefferson OK 3 ENE Holliday- Wichita Falls- 4 E Byers- NNE of Waurika OK
29 79-44 04/10/1979 1800 2 50 F1 0 0 Wichita Wichita Falls (near Seymour Highway)
30 83-43 05/13/1983 1430 7 50 F1 0 0 Wichita/ Tillman OK 12 WSW Davidson OK
31 90-26 04/09/1990 2000 0.2 10 F1 0 0 Wichita 2 W Iowa Park
32 93-28 05/01/1993 1926 0.1 20 F0 0 0 Wichita 3 NW Kamay
33 94-2 02/21/1994 1501 0.5 13 F0 0 0 Wichita Near Sheppard AFB
34 95-27 04/17/1995 1615 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Wichita 10 WNW Burkburnett
35 95-42 04/19/1995 1807 0.1 20 F0 0 0 Wichita 4 SW Burkburnett
36 95-43 04/19/1995 1815 0.1 20 F0 0 0 Wichita Near Burkburnett
37 95-108 05/26/1995 1838 4 30 F0 0 0 Wichita 5 SW Burkburnett
38 95-109 05/26/1995 1844 2 30 F0 0 0 Wichita 3 W Burkburnett
39 95-196 06/09/1995 1900 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Wichita 5 NW Burkburnett
40 95-197 06/09/1995 1900 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Wichita 7 E Electra
41 95-198 06/09/1995 1904 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Wichita 9 W Iowa Park
42 95-199 06/09/1995 1920 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Wichita 2 S Burkburnett
43 95-200 06/09/1995 1932 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Wichita E Burkburnett
44 95-201 06/09/1995 2100 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Wichita 6 W Burkburnett
45 95-202 06/09/1995 2115 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Wichita W Burkburnett
46   06/16/1997 2035 0.7 60 F1 0 0 Wichita 5 SE Burkburnett
47   04/10/2001 2346 4.5 100 F1 0 0 Wichita Wichita Falls (4 SSW - 1 E center of town)
48   05/30/2001 1830 0.2 15 F0 0 0 Wichita 6 SW Wichita Falls
49   10/06/2004 1330 0.1 50 F0 0 0 Wichita 5 WSW Burkburnett
50   04/07/2008 1556 0.1 50 EF0 0 0 Wichita 2 WNW Electra
51   04/07/2008 1606 2 200 EF1 0 1 Wilbarger/ Wichita 4 E Harrold - 1 WNW Haynesville
52   05/07/2014 1803 0.2 75 EF0 0 0 Wichita 5 SSW Burkburnett
53   05/08/2015 1621 0.3 30 EF0 0 0 Wichita 3 NNE Haynesville
54   05/09/2015 1657 3 50 EF0 0 0 Wichita 4 WNW - 3 NNW Burkburnett
55   05/19/2015 1433 0.2 30 EF0 0 0 Wichita 2 NNE Haynesville
56   05/19/2015 1720 1 50 EF0 0 0 Wichita 6 NW Iowa Park
 

Records taken from the Storm Prediction Center archive data, "Storm Data", and data from the National Weather Service office in Norman. Data modified as described in NOAA Tech Memo NWS SR-209 (Speheger, D., 2001: "Corrections to the Historic Tornado Database").

Historic data, especially before 1950, are likely incomplete.

Compilation © Doug Speheger. Used with permission.