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December Tornadoes by Intensity
F? F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
0 0 8 12 2 0 0 24
EFU EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
0 0 1 0 1 0 0 24
Unrated Weak Strong Violent Total
0 9 15 0 24
 
Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 12/02/1953 1930 31 880
F1
0 2 Carter/ Murray 3.5 W Ardmore - 3.5 NE Sulphur (* not continuous)
2 12/02/1953 2130 1.5 880
F1
0 1 Pottawatomie Shawnee
3 12/18/1968 0830 1.8 300
F2
0 0 Caddo 2 NNE Apache
4 12/18/1968 1300 4 100
F2
0 0 Tulsa Skiatook - 3 NE Skiatook
5 12/18/1968 1305 0.5 50
F1
0 0 Pittsburg 4 SW Indianola
6 12/14/1971 1800 7 150
F2
0 0 Love 6 N Marietta
7 12/14/1971 2030 10 200
F2
0 0 McCurtain 2 S Valliant - near Wright City
8 12/14/1971 2040 0.1 75
F2
0 0 Pittsburg 7 SE Lake Eufaula
9 12/14/1971 2130 N/A N/A
F1
0 0 Le Flore Near Kerr Dam
10 12/29/1972 2015 15 40
F2
0 0 McClain/ Cleveland 10 SW Purcell - 4 ESE Lexington
11 12/29/1972 2315 31 30
F2
0 0 Mayes/ Craig/ Delaware/ Ottawa 2 S Ketchum - 9 E Miami (not continuous)
12 12/05/1975 1625 27 50
F3
0 0 Oklmulgee/ Muskogee/ Wagoner 3 N Okmulgee - .5 E Coweta
13 12/05/1975 1645 2 100
F2
0 0 Tulsa Near Bixby
14 12/05/1975 1654 1.5 700
F3
0 38 Tulsa NE Tulsa
15 12/05/1975 1840 2 350
F2
0 3 Latimer Eastern Oklahoma State College
16 12/23/1982 2200 0.5 50
F1
0 0 Le Flore Near Monroe
17 12/23/1982 2345 3 100
F2
0 1 McCurtain Near Wright City
18 12/24/1982 0807 3 100
F2
0 7 Tulsa Near Tulsa
19 12/24/1982 0940 0.5 50
F1
0 10 Craig Near Ketchum
20 12/02/1999 1836-1840 4 30
F1
0 0 Logan 5 SW - 1 SW Seward
21 12/02/1999 1843-1901 12 100
F2
0 1 Logan 6 SW - 7 N Guthrie
22 12/02/1999 1930-1945 11 300
F1
0 0 Noble 5 SSE - 8 NE Perry
23 12/08/2008 2336 0.5 50
EF1
0 0 Wagoner NE Broken Arrow (43rd St. S/210th St. E - 48th St. S/209th St. E)
24 12/31/2010 0605 21 500
EF2
(EF3)
0 (4) 0 (10) Adair/ Washington AR/ Benton AR/ Washington AR/ Benton AR/ Washington AR Just NE of Westville OK - Cincinnati AR - 3 NW Tontitown AR