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Heavy Rain in the Deep South; Fire Weather Threats Persist in Northern California

A slow moving front draped across the South Plains and Southeast will focus showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain across saturated areas and could lead to flash flooding. Isolated severe storms along the front may produce large hail and damaging winds. Strong, gusty winds in Northern California will keep fire weather threats Critical. Heavy snow in the Rockies will slowly diminish. Read More >

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Tornadoes by Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
0 0 5 17 7 3 2 13 1 2 1 0 51
 
Tornadoes by Intensity
F? F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
1 15 12 15 5 3 0 51
 
Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 03/18/1979 0700 0.1 10 F2 0 0 Kay Near Newkirk
2 03/18/1979 0900 8 30 F3 0 0 Washington/ Nowata Near Copan - Near Wann
3 03/18/1979 1310 3 33 F2 0 0 Tulsa/ Rogers Tulsa - Catoosa (southwest)
4 03/19/1979 1705 10 30 F1 0 0 Choctaw W of Hugo - Messer
5 03/29/1979 1320 2 30 F2 0 0 Okfuskee 6 W Okemah
6 04/01/1979 0116 0.2 20 F1 0 0 Lincoln 1 NW Davenport
7 04/10/1979 1520 40 880 F4 11 68 Foard TX/ Wilbarger TX/ Tillman OK 2 N Thalia TX- Lockett TX- Vernon TX- ENE of Davidson OK [One injury in Oklahoma. 11 Fatalities and 67 injuries in Texas]
8 04/10/1979 1555 74 10 F2 1 3 Wilbarger TX/ Wichita TX/ Tillman OK/ Cotton OK/ Comanche OK/ Stephens OK Harrold TX- 9 NNE Electra TX- Grandfield OK- Pumpkin Center OK- W of Marlow OK [One Fatality and 0 injuries in Texas. Zero fatalities and 3 injuries in Oklahoma. ]
9 04/10/1979 1605 9 120 F2 0 1 Tillman 1 S- 10 NE Hollister
10 04/10/1979 1635 7 100 F1 0 0 Comanche 2 SW-5 NE Faxon
11 04/10/1979 1705 5 170 F3 3 100 Comanche Lawton (.5 N Airport - ~2 E Lawton)
12 04/10/1979 1750 47 1320 F4 42 1740 Archer TX/ Wichita TX/ Clay TX/ Jefferson OK 3 ENE Holliday TX- Wichita Falls TX- 4 E Byers TX- NNE of Waurika OK [All fatalities and injuries were in Texas]
13 04/10/1979 1840 2 10 F2 0 0 Cleveland 6 N Purcell
14 04/10/1979 1845 5 100 F2 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Lincoln 5 SW- 2 SW Prague
15 04/10/1979 1850 1.5 40 F2 0 0 Cleveland Near Noble
16 04/10/1979 1955 13 170 F3 0 0 Stephens/ Carter 9 N Ringling- Pruitt City- E of Ratliff City
17 04/10/1979 2005 0.2 13 F0 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Seminole N of Maud
18 04/10/1979 2005 0.2 13 F0 0 0 Pottawatomie W of Maud
19 04/11/1979 0001 3 50 F1 0 0 Pontotoc Near Allen
20 04/11/1979 0105 0.1 10 F2 0 0 Marshall Near Kingston
21 04/11/1979 0400 0.1 10 F? 0 0 Muskogee 15 SW Muskogee
22 04/11/1979 1115 42 440 F2 0 20 McCurtain OK/ Sevier AR/ Polk AR N of Eagleton - Grannis AR - Wickes AR - 11 SE Mena AR [Three injuries in Oklahoma]
23 05/02/1979 1550 0.3 13 F0 0 0 Woods 6 WNW Cleo Springs
24 05/02/1979 1615 21 880 F4 1 25 Major/ Garfield 4 NE Cleo Springs- 1 NE Meno- Lahoma- Far SW Enid
25 05/02/1979 1617 20 1760 F2 0 0 Major 11 W Orienta - 10 E Fairview
26 05/02/1979 1745 8 120 F3 0 0 Garfield 6 WNW- 4 NE Marshall
27 05/02/1979 1850 1 40 F2 0 0 Logan 1 SE- 2 SE Mulhall
28 05/02/1979 1913 0.3 13 F1 0 0 Payne 3 NNW Perkins
29 05/09/1979 2030 0.3 13 F1 0 1 Woodward 4 W Woodward
30 06/06/1979 1700 0.3 17 F1 0 0 Caddo E of Anadarko
31 06/08/1979 1400 0.3 17 F1 0 0 Comanche Near Indiahoma
32 06/21/1979 2030 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Custer SW of Arapaho
33 07/16/1979 1650 0.1 10 F2 0 0 Oklahoma NW Oklahoma City
34 07/23/1979 1430 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Washita Near Lake Valley
35 08/19/1979 1400 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Cleveland Far SE Oklahoma City (SE 104 and Triple X)
36 08/21/1979 1510 9 10 F0 0 0 Dewey 8 SW Seiling- near Seiling
37 08/21/1979 1815 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Noble 3 SE Red Rock
38 08/21/1979 1815 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Noble 3 SE Red Rock
39 08/21/1979 1815 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Noble 3 SE Red Rock
40 08/21/1979 1840 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Pawnee 5 NE Pawnee
41 08/21/1979 1930 0.1 10 F0 0 0 McClain Between Criner and Washington
42 08/21/1979 2100 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Tillman 2 S Davidson
43 08/22/1979 1814 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Canadian 2 W Piedmont
44 08/22/1979 1855 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Canadian 3 W Union City
45 08/24/1979 1720 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Grant Just W of Wakita
46 08/31/1979 1515 16 440 F2 0 0 Kingfisher/ Logan E of Kingfisher - ~10 SW Guthrie
47 08/31/1979 1955 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Carter 2 E Springer
48 09/02/1979 0355 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Cotton W of Walters
49 10/21/1979 2010 1 60 F2 0 0 Murray 7 N Sulphur
50 10/30/1979 1005 8 530 F3 3 2 Carter 5 S-3 NNE Woodford
51 11/20/1979 1420 0.2 27 F1 0 0 Canadian SW of El Reno