Tuscola County Tornado Statistics

County Date Time (EST) Type EF-Scale Deaths Injuries $$ $$ (crops)
TUSCOLA  04/11/65 9:00 PM Tornado  2 0 0 250000 0
TUSCOLA  06/07/68 5:51 PM Tornado  1 0 0 3000 0
TUSCOLA  05/24/71 7:30 PM Tornado  2 0 1 250000 0
TUSCOLA  06/01/73 5:15 PM Tornado  1 -99 -99 -99 -99
TUSCOLA  07/04/74 2:05 PM Tornado  1 0 0 3000 0
TUSCOLA  06/15/82 4:20 PM Tornado  2 0 0 250000 0
TUSCOLA  06/20/82 8:33 PM Tornado  1 0 0 250000
TUSCOLA  07/29/83 7:30 PM Tornado  1 0 0 25000 0
TUSCOLA  08/07/84 10:10 AM Tornado  2 0 0 250000 0
TUSCOLA  06/30/98 9:45 AM Tornado  0 0 0 5000 0
TUSCOLA  05/06/99 2:52 PM Tornado  0 0 0 0 0
TUSCOLA  06/26/99 3:20 PM Tornado  0 0 0 0 0
TUSCOLA  10/24/01 8:42 PM Tornado  0 0 0 -99 -99
TUSCOLA  11/12/2003 5:05 PM Tornado  1 0 0 -99 -99
TUSCOLA  5/22/04 3:45 PM Tornado  1 0 0 5000 0
TUSCOLA  10/19/2007 12:16 AM Tornado  1 0 1 500000 0
TUSCOLA  10/19/2007 12:45 AM Tornado  1 0 0 400000 0

STRONGEST TORNADO:

With the exception of the June 30, 1998, May 6, 1999, and August 26, 1999 tornadoes which were categorized as EF0, all other tornadoes confirmed in Tuscola County since 1950 have been categorized as either EF1 or EF2 on the Fujita scale.

Of all of the EF2's, certainly the tornado on May 24, 1971 was the largest. It developed about 2 miles northwest of Caro and skipped along a 10 1/2-mile path toward the northeast. At its largest, the tornado was approximately 3300 feet wide. One person was injured, and a house and 2 mobile homes were destroyed. 3 houses and 5 barns were damaged. Total damage was estimated to be over $50,000.

Enhanced Fujita Tornado Scale:

EF0 - Gale Tornado (65-85 mph)
EF1 - Moderate Tornado (86-110 mph)
EF2 - Significant Tornado (111-135 mph)
EF3 - Severe Tornado (136-165 mph)
EF4 - Devastating Tornado (166-200 mph)
EF5 - Incredible Tornado (Over 200 mph)

Statistics last updated: December 16th, 2014


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