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Moultrie County Tornadoes Since 1950

 

12 TORNADOES were reported in Moultrie County, Illinois between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2021.

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Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

 

 
Location or County Date Time (CST) Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Arthur 04/03/1956 05:00 PM F1 0 0 25K 0
Dalton City 08/10/1974 03:20 PM F0 0 0 0K 0
Bethany 04/08/1980 12:50 AM F2 0 0 25K 0
4 Cadwell 04/07/1998 06:08 PM F2 0 4 100K 0
5 Lovington 07/08/2001 03:24 PM F0 0 0 0 0
6 Sullivan 07/08/2001 03:49 PM F0 0 0 0 0
7 Lovington 03/30/2005 07:53 PM F1 0 0 0 0
8 Lovington 11/17/2013 12:30 PM EF1 0 0 860K 0
9 Bethany 06/19/2019 06:22 PM EF0 0 0 0 0
10 Bethany 05/28/2020 06:25 PM EFU 0 0 0 0
11 Lovington 05/28/2020 06:34 PM EFU 0 0 0 0
12 Gays 12/10/2021 09:50 PM EF1 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS: 0 4 1.1M 0

Details:
  1. 4/3/1956:  Touched down approximately 5 miles southwest of Arthur.  It was on the ground for 5 miles, passing south of Arthur.  It caused $25,000 on property damage.
  2. 8/10/1974:  Brief touchdown in Dalton City. 
  3. 8/8/1980:  This tornado touched down about a mile southeast of Bethany. It was on the ground for approximately 1 mile, and was 60 yards wide.
  4. 4/7/1998:  This tornado touched down 2 miles south of Cadwell and moved northeast.  It damaged or destroyed 9 homes, as well as numerous outbuildings.  Four people were injured when a mobile home was blown off its foundation.  The tornado later moved into Douglas County, after being on the ground for 3 miles in Moultrie County.
  5. 7/8/2001:  On the ground for 2 miles, near Lovington.  Maximum width was 150 yards.
  6. 7/8/2001:  Brief touchdown 3 miles south-southeast of Sullivan.
  7. 3/30/2005:  Touched down 6 miles northeast of Lovington, and moved 2 miles northeast.  Destroyed several outbuildings and grain bins.
  8. 11/17/2013:  This was part of a 10 tornado outbreak that affected central Illinois.  This tornado touched down about 3 miles northeast of Lovington, and moved northeast before crossing into Douglas County about 5 miles north of Arthur.  Click here for more details. 
  9. 6/19/2019:  Brief touchdown in a field 2.3 miles east of Bethany, causing some minor crop damage. 
  10. 5/28/2020:  Brief landspout tornado in an open field 2.7 miles north-northeast of Bethany.
  11. 5/28/2020:  Brief landspout tornado about 2 miles northwest of Lovington.
  12. 12/10/2021:  This tornado touched down in Windsor, and clipped southeast Moultrie County before strengthening in Coles County. Click here for more details.