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Thunderstorms in Florida and Central U.S.; Fire Weather Threats in North Plains

Strong to severe storms may linger in Florida as a slow moving cold front continues east. A weather system in the Central U.S. may produce strong thunderstorms in the Middle Mississippi Valley. A Canadian cold front will produce gusty winds and critical fire weather threats in the North Plains. Fire weather threats are also elevated in Guam. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

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Tornadoes by Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
0 0 0 11 5 6 3 1 0 2 0 2 30
 
Tornadoes by Intensity
F? F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
0 5 16 6 2 1 0 30
 
Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 04/12/1972 2130 0.1 30 F1 0 0 Rogers 3 NW Verdigris
2 04/13/1972 0100 41 50 F1 0 0 Cherokee 15 W Tahlequah - Tailholt
3 04/15/1972 0530 5 50 F1 0 0 Pittsburg south McAlester - near Krebs
4 04/19/1972 1415 16 77 F2 0 0 Dewey Lenora - 10 E Seiling
5 04/19/1972 1505 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 2 N Cherokee
6 04/19/1972 1700 28 10 F4 5 6 Carter/ Murray/ Garvin 5 SW Ratliff City- 5 NW Davis
7 04/20/1972 1925 9 50 F2 0 0 Bryan Mead - 5 NE Durant
8 04/20/1972 2010 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Atoka Stringtown
9 04/25/1972 2345 0.1 17 F1 0 0 Beaver Near Beaver
10 04/26/1972 2303 13 17 F1 0 0 Jackson Near Blair - S of Headrick
11 04/30/1972 2305 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Grant NW of Wakita
12 05/01/1972 0535 4 77 F1 0 0 McIntosh 2 W- .25 S Stidham
13 05/22/1972 1900 0.1 30 F1 0 0 Beckham S of Erick
14 05/22/1972 1930 10 100 F3 0 0 Greer 8 W- 2 ESE Brinkman
15 05/22/1972 2027 1.9 33 F1 0 0 Washita Near Cordell
16 05/28/1972 2115 0.1 27 F0 0 0 Garvin 5 S Pauls Valley
17 06/19/1972 2125 0.1 10 F2 0 0 Payne ~5 W Perkins
18 06/24/1972 0200 0.1 20 F1 0 0 Beckham 7 NNE Sayre
19 06/26/1972 1930 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Mayes Near Strang
20 06/27/1972 1845 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Mayes Near Chouteau
21 06/27/1972 1945 0.1 20 F0 0 0 Oklahoma Oklahoma City (US-62 near SW 74th St and May Ave)
22 06/27/1972 2040 1 10 F0 0 0 Tulsa Tulsa (15th Street - Fairgrounds - 21st St/Yale)
23 07/01/1972 1110 0.1 13 F1 0 0 Le Flore Near Poteau
24 07/01/1972 1800 0.1 17 F1 0 0 Grant 1.5 NW Medford
25 07/17/1972 1415 0.1 20 F1 0 0 Texas 6 N Adams
26 08/21/1972 1730 0.1 10 F1 0 1 Kay Lake Ponca
27 10/22/1972 0224 1.5 33 F3 0 1 McCurtain N part of Idabel
28 10/22/1972 0224 0.5 10 F2 0 1 McCurtain SE part of Idabel
29 12/29/1972 2015 15 40 F2 0 0 McClain/ Cleveland 10 SW Purcell - 4 ESE Lexington
30 12/29/1972 2315 31 30 F2 0 0 Mayes/ Craig/ Delaware/ Ottawa 2 S Ketchum - 9 E Miami [not continuous]