Crawford County Tornadoes, 1950 to 2013

  
Legend

15 TORNADOES were reported in Crawford 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
Location or County Date Time (CST) Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
1 Oblong 02/10/1959 04:30 PM Tornado F1  0 0 3K 0
Robinson 10/24/1967 02:15 PM Tornado Unk 0 0 3K 0
Robinson 04/21/1972 07:20 PM Tornado F1 0 0 25K 0
Hutsonville 05/30/1974 05:27 PM Tornado F2 0 0 3K 0
West York  03/20/1976 03:25 PM Tornado F1 0 0 25K 0
Oblong 05/31/1982 04:07 PM Tornado F0 0 1 250K 0
Palestine 05/19/1989 03:20 PM Tornado F1 0 0 3K 0
Oblong 06/02/1990 05:22 PM Tornado F1 0 0 25K 0
Palestine 06/02/1990 05:40 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0K 0
10 CRAWFORD 06/20/1990 02:30 AM Tornado F1 0 0 25K 0
11 CRAWFORD 04/26/1994 11:11 PM Tornado F0 0 0 50K 0
12 Oblong 05/08/1996 01:21 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
13 Robinson 04/16/2006 05:09 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
14 Robinson 04/16/2006 06:06 PM Tornado F1 0 0 0 0
15 Robinson 05/25/2011 06:57 PM Tornado EF2 0 0 920K 0
TOTALS: 0 1 1.6M 0

 


 Details:

  1. 2/10/1959:  Touched down in Oblong.
  2. 10/24/1967:  Brief tornado of unknown strength, between Robinson and Palestine.
  3. 4/21/1972:  Path length 1 mile through Robinson, causing $25,000 damage.
  4. 5/30/1974:  This tornado touched down southeast of Hutsonville, then crossed the Wabash River into Indiana. 
  5. 3/20/1976:  This tornado touched down in extreme northeast Crawford County near West York, then moved 3 miles into southeast Clark County.
  6. 5/31/1982:  Touched down about 5 miles south of Oblong, then moved north-northeast for 5 miles, lifting near the southeast corner of Oblong.  Damage was approximately $250,000.
  7. 5/19/1989:  Traveled for 1 mile through Palestine.
  8. 6/2/1990:  This tornado touched down in extreme eastern Jasper County, and moved east into Crawford County before lifting in Oblong.
  9. 6/2/1990:  Touched down approximately 3 miles south of Palestine, then moved northeast into Indiana.
  10. 6/20/1990:  Touched down about 5 miles north of Robinson, and moved northeast to approximately 3 miles northwest of Hutsonville.  Path length 4 miles, width 100 yards.
  11. 4/26/1994:  Brief touchdown, uprooting 8 to 10 trees.
  12. 5/8/1996:  This tornado originally touched down in central Jasper County north of Newton, and moved southeast, only making periodic contact with the ground.  In Crawford County, the main damage was approximately 4 miles south-southeast of Oblong, damaging a shed and numerous trees.
  13. 4/16/2006:  Brief touchdown in an open field, 5 miles southwest of Robinson.
  14. 4/16/2006:  Touched down in Robinson, on the ground for 1 minute.  It destroyed a garage and several trees, and did siding damage to several homes and a church.
  15. 5/25/2011:  Touched down 3 miles south of Robinson, and tracked northeast for 5.5 miles.  It damaged 14 homes, and destroyed numerous garages and outbuildings.

 


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