Cumberland County Tornadoes, 1950 to 2013

Cumberland County Tornadoes Since 1950
Legend

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

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Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Illinois
Location or County Date Time Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
1 Greenup 02/09/1960 10:25 PM Tornado F1 0 0 3K 0
2 CUMBERLAND 03/06/1961 03:11 AM Tornado F1 0 0 3K 0
Jewett 06/13/1963 05:15 PM Tornado F1 0 0 3K 0
4 CUMBERLAND 08/21/1977 12:20 PM Tornado F3 6 56 2.5M 0
Toledo 04/12/1984 06:12 PM Tornado F1 0 2 250K 0
6 Neoga 10/17/1996 05:40 PM Tornado F0 0 1 0 0
7 Janesville 04/08/1999 10:32 PM Tornado F0 0 0 50K 0
8 Neoga 05/01/2002 03:30 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
9 Neoga 05/01/2002 03:30 PM Tornado F1 0 0 0 0
10 Neoga 06/11/2002 04:40 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
11 Neoga 05/10/2003 08:45 AM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
12 Neoga 04/02/2006 05:42 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS: 59  2.83M  0

 


Details:

  1. 2/9/1960:  1-mile path through Greenup, causing $2500 in damage.
  2. 3/6/1961:  Touched down near the Cumberland/Shelby County line, and moved east before lifting around Greenup.  Path length 18 miles.  Approximately $2500 damage was noted.
  3. 6/13/1963:  Brief touchdown near Jewett, causing minor damage.
  4. 8/21/1977:  This strong tornado touched down in eastern Shelby County near Windsor, moving across Lake Mattoon, then crossing just south of Toledo before lifting 2 miles west-southwest of Greenup.  Six people were killed at Lake Mattoon; most of the 56 injuries were also noted at this location. Damage around the lake was approxmately $2.5 million, with 9 homes and 55 trailers destroyed.
  5. 4/12/1984:  Tracked for 3 miles, moving into Toledo from the southwest.  Approximately $250,000 damage was noted.
  6. 10/17/1996:  This tornado touched down 1 mile northeast of Neoga, and was on the ground for 3 miles.  One minor injury occurred when a 35 foot travel trailer was blown over. 
  7. 4/8/1999:  Brief touchdown near Janesville, no damage reported.
  8. 5/1/2002:  Brief touchdown 9 miles south of Neoga.  It destroyed a 140x100 foot machine shed, driving many of the 2x6 beams deep into the ground.
  9. 5/1/2002:  Touched down 1mile southwest of Lilyville (10 miles south-southeast of Neoga), destroying a large barn and killing 3 horses and 4 pigs.  It later damaged several grain silos and a barn.  Total path length was 1 mile.
  10. 6/11/2002:  Touched down 4 miles southeast of Neoga, and traveled 2 miles southeastward. It damaged the roof of a house and mobile home.
  11. 5/10/2003:  Brief touchdown 1 mile north-northwest of Neoga, causing no damage.
  12. 4/2/2006:  This tornado was on the ground for 1 mile, damaging the roof of a school and blowing down several large trees.

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