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Tornado Track Map for Okmulgee County, OK
 
Okmulgee County, OK Tornadoes Prior to 1950
# Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
  04/12/1911 late       1 3 Okmulgee Near Okmulgee
  06/01/1917 late           Okmulgee Near Okmulgee
  02/21/1925 2315   67   0 2 Okmulgee Near Henryetta
  05/07/1926 1400 43 200   0 30 Okfuskee/ Okmulgee/ Muskogee Near "Morse" (7 N Okemah) - 3 N Okmulgee - NE of Boynton
  05/08/1949 1830 5 880   0 0 Okmulgee Near Schulter
Okmulgee County, OK Tornadoes (1950-Present*)
# Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
1 04/23/1953 1531 1.5 300 F2 1 4 Okmulgee 1 W Bryant
2 07/06/1953 1725 1 220 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 1 SE Okmulgee
3 05/20/1957 2004 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Okmulgee 3 SW Beggs
4 05/24/1957 2225 11 10 F0 0 0 Okmulgee/ Muskogee near Morris - near Boynton
5 05/05/1960 1816 0.8 150 F3 2 15 Okmulgee Hoffman
6 02/17/1961 1815 73 300 F3 0 11 Garvin/ Pontotoc/ Pottawatomie/ Seminole/ Hughes/ Okfuskee/ Okmulgee Stratford - Konawa - Wewoka - S of Shulter [tornado family.]
7 05/10/1964 2040 0.1 10 F2 0 0 Okmulgee Near Natura
8 04/09/1967 1900 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Okmulgee S of Okmulgee
9 06/11/1970 1711 2 50 F0 0 0 Okmulgee 6 S Mounds
10 09/22/1970 1100 0.5 100 F1 0 0 Okmulgee Morris
11 12/05/1975 1625 27 50 F3 0 0 Okmulgee/ Muskogee/ Wagoner 3 N Okmulgee - .5 E Coweta
12 05/17/1981 1900 34 600 F4 0 2 Seminole/ Okfuskee/ Okmulgee 2 SSE Little- N of Okemah- W edge of Lake Okmulgee
13 06/03/1982 1600 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Okmulgee Near Beggs
14 06/11/1982 1600 6 50 F2 0 0 Okmulgee Near Morris
15 04/26/1984 2333 22 1760 F3 8 95 Okmulgee 12 SW Morris- Morris- 10 NE Morris
16 06/18/1984 1700 0.1 17 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 1 N Morris
17 03/23/1987 0745 0.3 30 F1 0 0 Okmulgee N part of Henryetta
18 03/23/1987 0800 0.3 30 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 3 E Okmulgee
19 09/12/1989 2055 0.2 23 F1 0 0 Okmulgee Henryetta
20 03/13/1990 2010 9 340 F2 0 0 Creek/ Okmulgee 6 SE Slick- 3 NW Beggs
21 05/16/1991 1709-1725 7 60 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 4 WNW- 6 N Beggs
22 05/16/1991 1720 0.5 50 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 1.5 S Mounds
23 09/19/1993 1800 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Okmulgee 4 E Beggs
24 04/17/1995 2100 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Okmulgee 6 ESE Henryetta
25 04/17/1995 2119 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Okmulgee 1 WNW Hoffman
26 05/26/1997 1746-1806 8 100 F2 0 0 Creek/ Okmulgee 7 WSW Beggs - 3 SW Mounds
27 05/26/1997 1808 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Okmulgee 4 S Beggs
28 05/26/1997 1819-1822 2 100 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 3 SE Beggs - Preston
29 05/26/1997 1824-1828 2 100 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 1 E Preston - 3 E Preston
30 05/26/1997 1840-1846 4 73 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 4 E - 8 E Preston
31 06/16/1997 2040 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Okmulgee 1 W Schulter
32 10/04/1998 2137-2208 27 1410 F2 0 4 Okfuskee/ Okmulgee 2 SE Boley - IXL - Haydenville - 3 SW Nuyaka
33 10/04/1998 2217-2218 1 100 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 2 E - 2 ENE Nuyaka
34 05/16/2003 1240-1249 3 100 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 3 SW Henryetta - Henryetta (west side)
35 05/16/2003 1308-1310 1 25 F0 0 0 Okmulgee/ McIntosh 3 NE Grayson - 3.8 WNW Hitchita
36 05/10/2006 0040 0.5 75 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 6 NNE Beggs
37 05/07/2008 1740-1745 4 200 EF0 0 0 Okmulgee 0.5 E Nuyaka - 3 S Beggs
38 06/05/2008 2235-2241 4 100 EF0 0 0 Okmulgee 6 NW Beggs
39 05/10/2010 1803-1804 0.5 100 EF0 0 0 Okmulgee 0.5 NE - 1 ENE Bryant
40 05/10/2010 1804-1822 12 1250 EF2 0 0 Okmulgee 2 ESE Bryant - Henryetta Lake - 1.5 SW Grayson
41 05/13/2010 0352-0358 6 300 EF2 0 0 Okmulgee 3 SE Okmulgee - 2 SSE Morris Airport
42 04/14/2011 1705-1726 11 100 EF1 0 0 Okfuskee/ Okmulgee 0.5 S Haydenville - 4 N Nuyaka
43 04/22/2011 1819-1820 0.5 100 EF0 0 0 Okmulgee 6.5 NW - 6 NW Henryetta
44 05/27/2014 1138 0.3 50 EF0 0 0 Okmulgee 6 W Okmulgee
45 05/25/2016 0029-0035 1.8 350 EF1 0 0 Okmulgee 7 NNE - 8.5 NNE Morris
46 04/30/2019 1303-1310 2.5 100 EF0 0 0 Okmulgee 6.7 NNW - 7.7 NNE Morris
47 05/20/2019 2101-2111 4.4 450 EF1 0 0 Okmulgee 7.8 E - 10.1 NE Winchester
48 05/22/2019 1632-1650 7.7 400 EF1 0 0 Okfuskee/ Okmulgee 8.8 ENE Okemah - 3.8 S Nuyaka
49 05/22/2019 1703 0.2 75 EF0 0 0 Okmulgee 3 E Okmulgee
 

Significant Tornadoes in Okmulgee County

  Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
  04/23/1953 1531 1.5 300 F2 1 4 Okmulgee 1 W Bryant

This tornado was the first of 4 tornadoes that occurred on April 23, 1953. This tornado struck in southern Okmulgee County west of Bryant at 3:31 pm CST. One person was killed as the tornado demolished buildings on a dairy farm west of Bryant, OK, and 4 people were injured as the school bus in in which they were riding was rolled several times.

  05/05/1960 1816 0.8 150 F3 2 15 Okmulgee Hoffman

This tornado touched down and moved northeastward along a short path through the small community of Hoffman, OK. The twister destroyed  25 homes and buildings in a residential section of the town, and damaged another 50 structures. Two people were killed and 16 people were injured in some of the demolished homes.

  04/26/1984 2333 22 1760 F3 8 95 Okmulgee 12 SW Morris - Morris - 10 NE Morris

A large, wide tornado touched down 11.5 miles southwest of Morris, OK and moved northeast through Morris before it dissipated 10 miles northeast of this community of 1,400 residents. Extensive damage occurred along the path of the storm, and the tornado virtually destroyed a 28-square-block area of Morris including the entire business district and hundreds of homes. Approximately 70% of the town received some form of damage.  

The storm killed 8 people in Okmulgee County and another 95 people were injured. Damage was estimated at $9 million for the county and the town of Morris. Damage was estimated at $9 million for the county and the town of Morris.

 

Records taken from the Storm Prediction Center archive data, "Storm Data", and data from the National Weather Service office in Norman. Data modified as described in NOAA Tech Memo NWS SR-209 (Speheger, D., 2001: "Corrections to the Historic Tornado Database").

Historic data, especially before 1950, are likely incomplete.