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Jefferson County, FL

Date Time (LST) F/EF-Scale Length (Miles) Maximum Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage Source*
5/19/1968 1200 pm F0 0.1 10 0 0 n/a SD, SPC
5/8/1971 500 pm F1 6.5 100 0 0 $2,500 SD, SPC
10/27/1972 300 pm F1 0.3 50 0 1 $25,000 SD, SPC
6/14/1975 400 pm F1 10 50 0 0 $25,000 SD, SPC
11/11/1979 900 am F1 0.3 30 0 0 $25,000 SD, SPC
9/22/2000 100 pm F0 0.3 25 0 0 $50,000 SD, SPC

Two mobile homes were damaged by a brief F0 tornado. Reported by the Jefferson County EMA.

9/22/2000 110 pm F0 1 40 0 0 $40,000 SD, SPC

An F0 tornado damaged a mobile home, barn and a vehicle. Several county roads were closed due to fallen trees. Reported by the Jefferson County EMA.

9/16/2004 445 am F0 2 75 0 0 $25,000 SD, SPC

A weak tornado touched down just south of Lake Miccosukee. It caused minor damage to a home, and downed numerous trees and power lines along its northwestward track toward northeastern Leon County. Reported by a NWS employee and the Jefferson County EMA.

3/2/2007 210 am EF0 2.3 50 0 0 $10,000 SD, SPC

An EF0 tornado pun up quickly along the leading edge of the squall line a few miles east of Monticello. The tornado uprooted trees with minor roof damage to one structure before it lifted several minutes later.

8/23/2008 512 pm EF0 0.2 50 0 0 n/a SD, SPC

A tornado touched down briefly in a wooded area. There was a short narrow swath of pine trees with their tops snapped off.

10/8/2008 424 pm EF1 0.8 75 0 0 $10,000 SD, SPC

A tornado touched down along Robert Thompson Road. Large pine trees were snapped, with several uprooted. A 12 by 12 foot gazebo was destroyed. The tornado weakened as it moved quickly to the north and dissipated before it crossed Whitehouse Road.

*Sources

G - Grazulis, T. P., 1993: Significant Tornadoes 1680-1991.  A Chronology and Analysis of Events. Environmental Films, Tornado Project, St. Johsnbury, VT.
SD - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1950-2009: Storm Data. National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC.
SPC - Storm Prediction Center Database