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Another Day with Flood Potential in the Central U.S, Fire Weather Threats in the West, and Heat in the South

Typical summer-time weather conditions have settled in across much of the U.S. with slow moving frontal systems producing heavy rain in the Central U.S. and high pressure producing excessive heat in the South. In the West, a frontal system is keeping winds gusty and producing elevated-to-critical fire weather conditions from the Central Great Basin to the Plains. Read More >

 

 

Date
Number
County
Location
Time
Tornado Top Five's as of January 2006

Tornado Related Property Damage

6/1/1990 25.0 Million Chase  

630 PM MST

5/8/1965 25.0 Million Holt   500 PM CST
6/9/2003 5.7 Million Holt Emmet 630 PM CST
5/5/1993 5.0 Million Sheridan Hay Springs 708 PM MST
5/2/1991 2.5 Million Perkins  

700 PM MST

Tornado Related Crop Damage
7/2/1999 1.5 Million Perkins Grant 647 PM MST
6/9/2003 1.3 Million Holt Emmet 630 PM CST
7/25/2001 75.0 Thousand Cherry Merriman 630 PM MST
7/24/2000 75.0 Thousand Brown Johnstown 647 PM CST
7/24/2000 75.0 Thousand Cherry Wood Lake

712 PM CST

F Scale (only 5 F4s Reported between 1950-2005)
6/18/1975 F4 Custer   815 PM CST
5/29/1962 F4 Holt   1140 AM CST
5/30/1961 F4 Custer   500 PM CST
10/29/1956 F4 Lincoln   445 PM CST
10/29/1956 F4 Rock   645 PM CST
Number of Tornado Related Injuries
5/14/1961 8 Boyd    
6/25/1978 8 Sheridan    
6/15/1962 6 Cherry    
8/26/1974 5 Custer    
4/26/1974 4 Custer    
Number of Tornadoes
5/29/2004 13      
6/24/2003 10      
6/5/1999 9      
6/4/1999 9      
5/29/2004 8 (ties 6/9/2003, 10/28/1998 & 5/15/1992)      
Number of Tornado Related Deaths
6/18/1975 1 Logan   815 PM CST