Clay County Tornadoes, 1950 to 2013

Clay County tornadoes since 1950
Legend

15 TORNADOES were reported in Clay County, Illinois between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2013.

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Mag:
Dth:
Inj:
PrD:
CrD:
Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Illinois
Location or County Date Time (CST) Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Clay City 12/18/1957 05:25 PM Tornado F3 0 0 250K 0
Flora 05/06/1960 08:30 AM Tornado F1 0 0 25K 0
Flora 03/06/1961 04:00 AM Tornado F1 0 0 25K 0
Flora 06/08/1974 03:50 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0K 0
Clay City 06/02/1990 04:54 PM Tornado F4 0 0 250K 0
6 Xenia 04/19/1996 07:10 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
7 Flora 04/15/1998 07:45 PM Tornado F2 0 8 2.1M 0
8 Clay City 04/15/1998 08:00 PM Tornado F2 0 0 100K 0
9 Flora 06/14/1998 07:31 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
10 Flora 04/27/2002 11:05 PM Tornado F1 0 5 0 0
11 Oskaloosa 05/08/2003 04:15 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
12 Flora 05/30/2004 06:13 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
13 Clay City 05/30/2004 06:19 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
14 Camp Travis 03/08/2009 Noon Tornado EF0 0 0 20K 0
15 Clay City 05/25/2011 06:18 PM Tornado EF1 0 0 510K 0
TOTALS: 0 13 3.28M 0

  


 Details:

  1. 12/18/1957:  This tornado touched down in Wayne County near Orchardville, then moved northeast into Clay County, passing near Clay City.  It was on the ground for 8 miles.
  2. 5/6/1960:  Touched down near Flora, was on the ground for 1 mile.
  3. 3/6/1961:  This tornado touched down in Flora, then moved east-northeast through Clay City before crossing into Richland County.
  4. 6/8/1974:  Brief touchdown near Flora.
  5. 6/2/1990:  This tornado touched down in northern Wayne County near Rinard, then moved northeast across the southeast corner of Clay County, before continuing into Richland County.  Two mobile homes were destroyed about 4 miles south of Clay City.
  6. 4/19/1996:  This tornado touched down in Marion County, then moved into Clay County northwest of Xenia. 
  7. 4/15/1998:  The first of two tornadoes touched down 3 miles west-southwest of Flora.  It blew 60-70 railroad cars off the tracks in Flora.  Significant damage occurred in Flora, mainly south of the railroad tracks.  The tornado lifted 2 miles west-northwest of Clay City.
  8. 4/15/1998:  The second of two tornadoes touched down just north of where the first one ended.  It destroyed a mobile home before moving into Richland County.
  9. 6/14/1998:  Brief touchdown 4 miles northeast of Flora, causing no damage.
  10. 4/27/2002:  Touched down 2 miles southwest of Flora, and traveled 5 miles before lifting 3 miles southeast of Flora.  Five people were injured, 3 in a mobile home and 2 in a car.
  11. 5/8/2003:  Brief touchdown 2 miles south-southeast of Oskaloosa, causing no damage.
  12. 5/30/2004:  Brief touchdown on the south side of Flora, causing minor damage to a few buildings.
  13. 5/30/2004:  Brief touchdown in Clay City.
  14. 3/8/2009:  This tornado touched down in Wayne County, then moved northeast into extreme southeast Clay County before lifting soon after.  One home had minor damage in Clay County.
  15. 5/25/2011:  Touched down just southwest of Clay City and dissipated near the high school.  Several garages and 15 homes were damaged.

 


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