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Cold Front to Move across the Pacific Northwest Through Tuesday; Storm Developing Over the Four Corners

A cold front will move across the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday, bringing low elevation rain and heavy mountain snow. This will be the first of several waves of unsettled weather to impact the region through this week. An upper level disturbance will contribute to development of a storm with rain and snow over the Four Corners. East of this storm, ice is possible from Nebraska to Wisconsin. Read More >

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Lafayette County, FL

Date Time (LST) F/EF-Scale Length (Miles) Maximum Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage Source*
6/15/1965 1200 pm F1 0.5 70 0 0 n/a SD, SPC
8/27/1969 630 pm F1 0.1 10 0 0 $2,500 SD, SPC
8/25/1970 830 pm F1 0.1 10 0 0 n/a SD, SPC
2/6/1975 1225 pm F2 10 100 0 4 $2,500,000 SD, SPC
8/12/1979 1200 pm F0 0.3 30 0 0 $25,000 SD
2/25/1980 430 am F0 0.5 10 0 0 $25,000 SD, SPC
2/27/1984 835 am F3 7 100 0 1 $250,000 G, SD, SPC

Two cement block homes and three trailers were destroyed at Mayo.

6/18/2001 300 pm F0 0.3 50 0 0 $75,000 SD, SPC

An F0 tornado briefly touched down at the HBCN Dairy on County Road 251. The barn was lifted nearly 30 feet off the ground. Its roof along with twisted metal and debris were strewn across the field. The feeding and milking barns were damaged. Reported by the Mayo Free Press.

4/23/2005 255 am F0 1 75 0 0 $125,000 SD, SPC

A tornado touched down and destroyed four chicken houses, overturned a trailer and twisted roofing tin around trees of the Pickett Lake community. It also uprooted trees, downed power lines and scattered debris. Reported by the Lafayette County EMA.

9/20/2007 1120 pm EF1 0.2 35 0 0 $2,000 SD, SPC

The tornado uprooted large oak trees with debris on State Highway 53 and County Road 351.

*Sources

G - Grazulis, T. P., 1993: Significant Tornadoes 1680-1991.  A Chronology and Analysis of Events. Environmental Films, Tornado Project, St. Johsnbury, VT.
SD - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1950-2009: Storm Data. National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC.
SPC - Storm Prediction Center Database