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Madison County, FL

Date Time (LST) F/EF-Scale Length (Miles) Maximum Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage Source*
2/18/1927 330 pm F2 6 50 0 4 $9,000 G

Moved ENE from 6m S of Madison to near Lee. One home and three barns were destroyed.

9/24/1956 705 pm F1 1 50 0 0 $2,500 G
7/1/1959 500 pm F1 0.1 10 0 0 $300 SD, SPC
12/3/1968 300 pm F1 0.1 200 0 0 $2,500 SD, SPC
12/25/1969 730 pm F2 0.1 10 0 1 $2,500 SD, SPC
9/9/1971 345 pm F0 0.1 10 0 0 n/a SD, SPC
10/20/1976 100 pm F1 0.1 17 0 0 $25,000 SD, SPC
12/29/1983 145 am F1 3 30 0 0 $25,000 SD, SPC
4/3/1987 1015 am F0 1 30 0 0 $2,500 SD, SPC
4/19/1988 330 am F3 12 300 4 18 $25,000,000 G, SD, SPC

Moved ENE from SW of Madison to 11m ENE of town. Seventeen homes were destroyed, and 30 more homes were heavily damaged. Several commercial buildings, a church, and three buildingsat North Florida Junior College were destroyed. Two of the dead were in mobile homes and two were in a farm "cottage" building. Six people had to be hospitalized. About 90,000 chicks were killed.

11/5/1988 115 am F2 8 50 1 3 $25,000 G, SD, SPC

Moved NE from 4m SW to 4m NE of Lee. A woman died in one of six homes that were destroyed. Ten homes were damaged.

7/3/1990 600 pm F0 0.1 10 0 0 n/a SD, SPC
9/29/1998 700 pm F0 0.5 35 0 0 $25,000 SD, SPC

A convenient store received minor damage and several trees were uprooted when an F0 tornado briefly touched down at the intersection of FL 360 and Interstate 10.

9/22/2000 155 pm F0 0.3 25 0 0 $1,000 SD, SPC

A brief F0 tornado touched down along Lake Logan Road and uprooted numerous trees. Reported by the Madison County EMA.

6/12/2001 1250 am F1 0.3 100 0 1 $200,000 SD, SPC

An F1 tornado touched down near Lake Logan Road north of U.S. Highway 90. The tornado destroyed three double wide trailers, flipped over several vehicles, and downed numerous trees and power lines. One person sustained minor injuries from flying debris. Reported by the Madison County EMA.

11/12/2004 1240 pm F1 0.2 50 0 0 $5,000 SD, SPC

A tornado touched down briefly and downed numerous trees just east of Hamburg. Reported by the Madison County EMA.

3/2/2007 236 am EF1 3 50 0 0 $5,000 SD, SPC

An EF1 tornado developed quickly and touched down near Cherry Lake. The tornado snapped and uprooted trees along Couty Road 471. It also damaged the porch and roof of a home. A vehicle was damaged by fallen trees. About 130 acres of planted pine trees were also destroyed.

3/31/2009 740 pm EF1 0.5 50 0 0 n/a SD, SPC

Numerous large pine trees were down in a narrow convergent path.

*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