2012 Iowa Tornado Information

Below is a season summary, maps, and listings of the tornadoes that have occurred in Iowa for 2012. Click each tornado icon on the map for more information on that particular event. For tornadoes that occurred in the Des Moines CWA, KMZ files of the tracks that can be viewed in Google Earth are available for download. Each KMZ file contains the outline of the track, the areas that sustained different degrees of damage (EF0, EF1, EF2, etc), and damage points along the path (many with photos).

Please Note: Contour lines are many times interpolated and may not encompass the full extent of the damage.


2012 Iowa Tornado Summary


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2012 Iowa Tornado Map

 

 

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2012 Iowa Tornado Listing
Date Time

County

Location EF Rating Path Length Injuries Deaths View in Map KMZ File
04/14/2012 3:28pm - 3:29pm Monona 2.0 mi SSW of Grant Center EF0 0.4 Miles 0 0
04/14/2012 5:28pm - 5:41pm Fremont Thurman EF2 12.2 Miles 4 0
04/14/2012 6:52pm - 7:19pm Adams-Union 1 mi SW of Cromwell to 5 mi S of Macksburg (Creston) EF2 16.54 Miles 2 0
04/14/2012 7:54pm - 7:56pm Warren 3 mi ENE of New Virginia EF1 0.85 Miles 0 0
04/14/2012 9:22pm - 9:24pm Mahaska 1 mi N of the Oskaloosa Airport EF1 1.27 Miles 0 0
04/14/2012 9:35pm - 9:38pm Keokuk Hedrick EF1 3.0 Miles 0 0
04/15/2012 12:55am - 12:57am Pottawattamie 3.1 mi W of Quick EF1 1.04 Miles 0 0
04/21/2012 4:27pm - 4:32pm Clay 3.8 mi SSE of Spencer EF0 1.66 Miles 0 0
04/21/2012 4:43pm - 4:44pm Clay 4.3 mi ESE Gillett Grove EF0 0.51 Miles 0 0
05/01/2012 9:40pm - 9:45pm Clay 1.5 mi E of Moneta EF0 2.61 Miles 0 0
05/03/2012 8:40pm - 9:00pm Henry-Washington 1.0 mi S of Wayland to 1.9 mi SW of Crawfordsville EF2 6.73 Miles 0 0
05/04/2012 3:15pm - 3:16pm Sioux 2.9 mi SSW of Sioux Center EF0 0.5 Miles 0 0
05/04/2012 3:22pm - 3:23pm Sioux 2.1 mi NNW of Orange City EF0 0.5 Miles 0 0
05/04/2012 3:50pm - 3:51pm O'Brien 3.1 mi WNW of Primghar EF0 0.5 Miles 0 0
05/04/2012 5:45pm - 5:47pm Winnebago 8 mi E of Rake EF1 0.81 Miles 0 0
05/24/2012 4:56pm - 4:58pm Fayette 2.9 mi NNW of Hawkeye EF1 2.99 Miles 0 0

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