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Tornado Track Map for Alfalfa County, OK
 
Alfalfa County, OK Tornadoes Prior to 1950
# Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
  05/08/1882 eve       3 13 Alfalfa "Beatles" - Cherokee
  05/19/1898   20     1 1 Alfalfa Near "Augusta" (1 W Carmen)
  05/23/1903   70 70   2 30 Ellis/ Dewey/ Woodward/ Major/ Alfalfa Near Camargo - near Cestos - near "Richmond" (7 NW Seiling) - near "Augusta" (1 W Carmen) - near Carmen
  07/13/1925 1700       0   Alfalfa Near Driftwood
  05/20/1949 2100 15     1 27 Alfalfa unknown specific location
Alfalfa County, OK Tornadoes (1950-Present*)
# Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
1 03/24/1954 1515 0.1 880 F1 0 0 Alfalfa Near Goltry
2 04/29/1954 1530 0.8 100 F1 0 0 Alfalfa Near Amorita
3 06/18/1955 1730 2 100 F1 0 0 Alfalfa near Cherokee
4 06/18/1955 1730 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Alfalfa near Cherokee
5 04/02/1956 1905 20 400 F3 0 2 Woods/ Alfalfa Hopeton - W of Burlington
6 07/01/1956 1845 2 10 F1 0 0 Alfalfa near Burlington
7 04/22/1957 2000 0.1 50 F0 0 0 Alfalfa near Aline
8 05/04/1959 1730 0.1 10 F2 0 0 Alfalfa Just SW of Helena
9 10/29/1961 0730 4 50 F? 0 0 Alfalfa SW of Burlington - N of Burlington
10 05/20/1962 1855 0.3 100 F2 0 0 Alfalfa Cherokee
11 05/28/1962 1545 0.1 10 F2 0 0 Alfalfa .5 W Ingersoll
12 04/16/1969 1430 14 200 F2 0 0 Alfalfa W and N of Carmen
13 04/19/1972 1505 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 2 N Cherokee
14 04/30/1973 2020 13 100 F2 0 6 Alfalfa/ Grant NE side of Great Salt Plains Reservoir - W of Medford
15 03/11/1976 1700 17 200 F2 0 0 Alfalfa 4 SW Helena - Great Salt Plains Reservoir
16 09/11/1981 1930 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Alfalfa near Cherokee
17 05/17/1983 1932 3 100 F2 0 0 Alfalfa 2.5 S Jet - Jet (south part)
18 06/08/1984 1800 0.1 17 F1 0 0 Alfalfa 2 SSW Burlington
19 09/22/1985 1715 4 500 F2 0 0 Alfalfa 3 SW- 1 SE Cherokee
20 05/16/1986 1918 5 30 F1 0 0 Alfalfa 2 S-5 ESE Cherokee
21 03/26/1991 1945-1957 9 300 F2 0 0 Alfalfa 5 SSE Helena- 5 NE Goltry
22 09/21/1992 1545 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 1 NW Cherokee
23 10/17/1994 1547 0.2 30 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 5 SW Aline
24 10/17/1994 1550 0.2 30 F1 0 0 Alfalfa 4 WSW Carmen
25 05/17/1995 1552-1610 12 400 F2 0 0 Woods/ Alfalfa 12 S Dacoma- Aline- McWillie
26 05/24/1998 1745 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 1 S Amorita
27 05/24/1998 1750 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 3 ENE Amorita
28 05/24/1998 1755-1805 5 100 F1 0 0 Alfalfa/ Grant 8 E Amorita - 9 SSE Manchester
29 10/04/1998 1425-1443 10 440 F2 0 0 Woods/ Alfalfa 11 SSW Dacoma - 4 NW Carmen
30 10/04/1998 1505 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 5 SE Cherokee
31 04/05/1999 0315-0322 7 200 F1 0 0 Alfalfa 6 WSW Cherokee - Ingersoll - 4.5 N Cherokee
32 05/31/1999 2207-2210 2 n/a F0 0 0 Alfalfa 3 W - 1.5 N Jet
33 03/15/2000 1652-1656 3 50 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 7.5 SE Byron - 13 E Ingersoll
34 05/25/2000 2253-2307 7 50 F1 0 0 Alfalfa 5 E Carmen - 7 SSE Cherokee
35 09/07/2001 1425-1428 2 50 F0 0 0 Alfalfa Helena - 2 E Helena
36 04/17/2002 2327-18/0028 34 1500 F2 0 1 Major/ Woods/ Alfalfa 15 WNW Orienta - 2 SW Ingersoll
37 04/18/2002 0039-0040 0.8 75 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 3 S - 2 SSE Cherokee
38 04/19/2003 1540 0.2 80 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 7 NNW Jet
39 03/21/2005 1516-1524 1.5 50 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 2.5 ESE Byron - 2.5 ESE Amorita
40 03/21/2005 1545-1546 0.3 100 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 10 E Byron
41 04/14/2012 1847-1904 10 400 EF1 0 0 Alfalfa 10 WSW - 5 5 NW Cherokee
42 04/14/2012 1857-1923 12 400 EF0 0 0 Alfalfa 3 NW Cherokee - 1 NW Amorita
43 04/14/2012 1919-2020 35 1000 EF1 0 0 Alfalfa OK/ Grant OK/ Harper KS 3 SE Amorita OK - 1.5 NNW Danville KS
44 04/30/2012 1834 0.1 20 EF0 0 0 Alfalfa 2.5 W Jet
45 04/30/2012 1840-1857 3 30 EF0 0 0 Alfalfa 3 NW - 6 NNW Jet
46 05/16/2015 1722-1742 16 400 EF1 0 0 Major/ Alfalfa 5.5 NW Fairview - Cleo Springs - 5 SE Aline
 

Records taken from the Storm Prediction Center archive data, "Storm Data", and data from the National Weather Service office in Norman. Data modified as described in NOAA Tech Memo NWS SR-209 (Speheger, D., 2001: "Corrections to the Historic Tornado Database").

Historic data, especially before 1950, are likely incomplete.