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Liberty County, FL

Date Time (LST) F/EF-Scale Length (Miles) Maximum Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage Source*
12/25/1969 415 pm F1 0.1 10 0 0 $25,000 SD, SPC
3/28/1972 845 am F1 1 50 0 0 $25,000 SD, SPC
10/27/1972 915 am F1 0.3 10 0 0 n/a SD, SPC
4/3/1973 1215 pm F1 0.2 20 0 0 $25,000 SD, SPC
9/15/2004 830 pm F1 10 200 0 0 $100,000 SD, SPC

A tornado uprooted hundreds of trees along its path through the Apalachicola National Forest. Reported by the Liberty County EMA.

1/2/2006 1255 pm F0 0.2 50 0 0 $10,000 SD, SPC

A tornado touched down briefly and tossed an unoccupied trailer. It also downed some power lines. Reported by the Liberty County EMA.

2/13/2007 305 pm EF1 0.2 50 0 0 $15,000 SD, SPC

An EF1 tornado touched down briefly and destroyed a large newly constructed shed. A roof was blown off a house. Numerous pine trees were snapped.

11/26/2013 1013 am EF0 4.23 50 0 0 $0 SD

There were reports of a tornado touchdown with trees snapped or uprooted in the Red Hill area. This tornado was rated EF0 with max winds around 75 mph and a path length of 4.23 miles. This tornado was spawned from the same supercell that spawned the Gulf county tornado, but this appears to have been a separate tornado. This is a very rural area and no structures were hit.

10/13/2014 750 pm EF0 0.01 20 0 0 $0 SD

The KTLH dual-pol radar detected a tornadic debris signature about 3.7 miles east of Sumatra. This is in the middle of the Apalachicola National Forest with no damage to structures reported. The tornado was rated EF0 based on tree damage.

10/13/2014 859 pm EF0 2.07 20 0 0 $5,000 SD

Trees were blown down and a roof was blown off a shed in the vicinity of Sumatra . A tornadic debris signature was also seen by KTLH radar . This tornado was rated EF0 with winds of 65 to 75 mph. Monetary damage was estimated.

10/13/2014 958 pm EF0 0.01 20 0 0 $0 SD

The KTLH dual-pol radar detected a tornadic debris signature about 2.8 miles SSE of Central City. This is in the middle of the Apalachicola National Forest with no damage to structures reported. The tornado was rated EF0 based on tree damage.

11/17/2014 524 am EF0 9.33 420 0 0 $0 SD

This is a continuation of the EF2 Calhoun County tornado. The tornado then moved through northwest Liberty County. We were able to determine it was a continuous damage path as there was damage noted along all of the major roadways that intersected the radar rotation track. The damage in Liberty County was limited to primarily trees, and this segment of the damage path was rated EF0 with maximum winds of 70-80 mph. Measurements of the width of the damage path on several roads in Liberty County indicate that the tornado may have been at its widest at this point, though, with a maximum path width of around 420 yards. This tornado then continued in Gadsden county.

*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, 1950-2016: Storm Data. National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC.
SPC - Storm Prediction Center Database