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Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

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Tornadoes by Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
1 1 0 15 32 22 4 2 0 0 0 0 77
 
Tornadoes by Intensity
F? F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
0 25 34 14 1 1 2 77
 
Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 01/05/1955 0500 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Grady Chickasha
2 02/28/1955 2130 2 10 F2 0 0 Pittsburg Near Lake McAlester
3 04/11/1955 2130 2 10 F0 0 0 Stephens Near Comanche
4 04/11/1955 2130 15 10 F0 0 0 Stephens Near Duncan
5 04/12/1955 0200 46 10 F0 0 0 Pawnee/ Osage Near Pawnee - Near Pawhuska [not continuous]
6 04/12/1955 0230 6 10 F2 0 0 Pushmataha Antlers
7 04/22/1955 1900 0.1 10 F1 0 2 Stephens Near Duncan
8 04/22/1955 2230 0.1 10 F2 0 0 Noble 11 SE Billings
9 04/23/1955 0230 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Bryan near Durant
10 04/23/1955 0600 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Seminole E of Wewoka
11 04/26/1955 0130 0.1 100 F1 0 0 Pittsburg near Kiowa
12 04/26/1955 1200 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Pottawatomie near Shawnee
13 04/26/1955 1815 0.1 10 F2 0 0 Caddo 1 N Carnegie
14 04/26/1955 1815 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Caddo S of Carnegie
15 04/26/1955 1830 2 10 F2 0 0 Caddo near Gracemont
16 04/27/1955 2100 0.1 10 F1 0 1 Garfield near Garber
17 04/27/1955 2100 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Garfield near Garber
18 05/08/1955 2100 16 10 F1 0 0 Jackson near Duke - near Blair
19 05/11/1955 1015 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Kiowa near Hobart
20 05/11/1955 1500 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Jackson near Altus
21 05/11/1955 1610 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Oklahoma W Oklahoma City
22 05/19/1955 1459 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Oklahoma 1 SE Will Rogers Airport
23 05/22/1955 2100 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Beaver near Balko
24 05/25/1955 0500 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Jackson near Altus
25 05/25/1955 1517 46 1100 F4 2 18 Collingsworth TX/ Wheeler TX/ Roger Mills OK 10 N Wellington TX - 12 SW Cheyenne OK [Two killed and 8 injured in Oklahoma]
26 05/25/1955 1800 5 400 F1 0 0 Ellis near Shattuck
27 05/25/1955 1800 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Grady near Rush Springs
28 05/25/1955 1805 4 300 F0 0 0 Beckham near Mayfield
29 05/25/1955 1900 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Kingfisher near Kingfisher
30 05/25/1955 2030 5 300 F2 0 1 Dewey near Camargo
31 05/25/1955 2100 13 440 F3 0 1 Grant Deer Creek
32 05/25/1955 2100 3 500 F2 0 0 Kay NE of Tonkawa
33 05/25/1955 2126 29 500 F5 20 280 Kay OK/ Sumner KS Blackwell OK - north into Kansas
34 05/25/1955 2200 88 1320 F5 80 273 Kay OK/ Sumner KS/ Cowley KS Near state line S of Ashton KS - Udall KS - N of Atlanta KS [no fatalities or injuries in Oklahoma]
35 05/25/1955 2300 6 300 F1 0 0 Jackson near Duke
36 05/26/1955 0230 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Stephens near Velma
37 05/26/1955 0230 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Grady near Chickasha
38 05/26/1955 0300 0.5 50 F1 0 0 Oklahoma SE part of Oklahoma City
39 05/26/1955 0300 12 70 F1 0 0 Cleveland near Norman
40 05/26/1955 0330 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Pottawatomie near Shawnee
41 05/26/1955 0400 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Payne near Cushing
42 05/26/1955 0520 5 50 F0 0 0 Bryan near Durant
43 05/26/1955 0645 14 400 F1 0 2 Sequoyah Sallisaw
44 05/27/1955 2100 0.1 400 F0 0 0 Grant 15 NW Medford
45 05/27/1955 2115 22 300 F1 0 0 Grant/ Kay eastern Grant and NW Kay counties
46 05/27/1955 2130 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Kay between Blackwell and Braman
47 05/27/1955 2200 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Kay near Tonkawa
48 05/28/1955 0130 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Osage near Hess Station
49 05/30/1955 2359 4 300 F1 0 0 Custer near Clinton
50 06/01/1955 1730 12 400 F1 0 2 Harmon Hollis
51 06/01/1955 1830 6 200 F0 0 0 Greer near Granite
52 06/02/1955 1500 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Beckham E of Erick
53 06/03/1955 1830 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Ellis W of Shattuck
54 06/03/1955 2115 6 200 F1 0 0 Major 30 S Waynoka
55 06/04/1955 1900 0.1 300 F2 0 0 Caddo near Hydro
56 06/04/1955 2030 2 100 F1 0 0 Woods near Waynoka
57 06/04/1955 2200 6 300 F1 0 0 Major near Fairview
58 06/08/1955 1130 1 500 F1 0 0 Beckham 2.5 SE Sayre
59 06/14/1955 2030 18 500 F2 0 0 Kiowa Near Snyder
60 06/15/1955 2000 6 500 F2 0 0 Ellis near Arnett
61 06/16/1955 1830 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Ellis W of Arnett
62 06/17/1955 1730 4 500 F2 0 0 Woods near Alva
63 06/17/1955 1748 1 10 F1 0 0 Major NE of Ringwood
64 06/17/1955 2030 1 100 F2 0 0 Major 11 SE Aline
65 06/17/1955 2040 0.5 50 F0 0 0 Kiowa near Lugert
66 06/17/1955 2220 0.8 440 F2 0 0 Tillman near Manitou
67 06/18/1955 0030 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Garvin W of Wynnewood
68 06/18/1955 1730 2 100 F1 0 0 Alfalfa near Cherokee
69 06/18/1955 1730 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Alfalfa near Cherokee
70 06/18/1955 1930 4 100 F2 0 0 Woods near Freedom
71 06/22/1955 2100 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Ellis 12 N Gage
72 07/04/1955 1500 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Ellis 20 SW Vici
73 07/15/1955 1420 1.5 300 F1 1 2 Murray Sulphur
74 07/23/1955 0115 2 200 F1 0 0 Woodward near Fort Supply
75 07/31/1955 1530 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Oklahoma near Arcadia
76 08/05/1955 1430 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Tillman near Frederick
77 08/07/1955 1500 6 400 F1 0 0 Tulsa near Tulsa