Jasper County Tornadoes, 1950 to 2013

Jasper County tornadoes since 1950
Legend

15 TORNADO(s) were reported in Jasper 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 Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Ste Marie 12/18/1957 05:25 PM Tornado F3 0 0 25K 0
2 Newton 03/06/1961 04:00 AM Tornado F3 0 3 N/A N/A
Newton 05/30/1974 05:27 PM Tornado F1 0 0 3K 0
Island Grove 08/10/1974 03:35 PM Tornado F3 0 0 25K 0
West Liberty 03/20/1976 02:30 PM Tornado F0 0 0 25K 0
Newton 04/12/1984 06:35 PM Tornado F1 0 1 250K 0
Dieterich 05/19/1989 04:00 PM Tornado F1 0 0 25K 0
Newton 06/02/1990 05:07 PM Tornado F4 0 6 250K 0
Oblong 06/02/1990 05:20 PM Tornado F1 0 0 25K 0
10 Falmouth 05/08/1996 01:01 PM Tornado F0 0 0 N/A 0
11 Rose Hill 06/01/1999 08:36 PM Tornado F0 0 0 N/A  0
12 Wheeler 05/10/2003 10:00 AM Tornado F1 0 0 15K 0
13 Newton 11/15/2005 03:15 PM Tornado F1 0 0 0 0
14 Wheeler 04/16/2006 04:18 PM Tornado F2 0 0 0 0
15 West Liberty 11/17/2013 12:25 PM Tornado EF1 0 0 250K 0
TOTALS: 0 7 893K 0

 



Details:

  1. 12/18/1957:  This strong tornado affected areas between Newton and Ste Marie.  Four farms were damaged, and one barn was destroyed.
  2. 3/6/1961:  This strong tornado originally touched down southeast of Effingham, and moved southeast through Newton.  It destroyed a gas station and a farm house, and damaged a drive-in theater.  A trailer was overturned near Newton, injuring 3 people.
  3. 5/30/1974:   Touched down 5 miles south of Newton, causing minor property damage.
  4. 8/10/1974:  This tornado destroyed a church, sweeping away the debris, at Island Grove.
  5. 3/20/1976:  Touched down 4 mles west-northwest of West Liberty, and lifted 2 miles north of town.  A storage shed north of town was destroyed.
  6. 4/12/1984:  This tornado touched down 4 miles northwest of Newton, destroying a barn and 3 grain bins, and damaging a house.
  7. 5/19/1989:  Brief touchdown 4 miles south of Dieterich, destroying 2 farm buildings.
  8. 6/2/1990:  This 13-mile tornado track extended from the north edge of Newton Lake, to Newton, to the south side of Hunt City.  In Newton, 7 homes were destroyed, and two more were destroyed 5 miles northeast of town.
  9. 6/2/1990:  This tornado touched down in far eastern Jasper County, about 3 miles southwest of Oblong, before moving into Crawford County.
  10. 5/8/1996:  This tornado followed an intermittant 11 mile path, touching down near Falmouth and lifting 4 miles east-southeast of Willow Hill.  A shed and trailer were destroyed, with several trees damaged.
  11. 6/1/1999:  Touched down 5 miles west of Rose Hill, and was on the ground for 1 mile. 
  12. 5/10/2003:  Touched down 3 miles east of Wheeler, and moved northeast for 2 miles.  Two houses and a couple of sheds were damaged.
  13. 11/15/2005:  This tornado passed west and north of Newton.  Click here for details.
  14. 4/16/2006:  This tornado formed along the Effingham County line and dissipated just west of Wheeler.  Click here for details.
  15. 11/17/2013:  This was part of a large tornado outbreak that occurred in Illinois.  The tornado touched down on the northwest side of West Liberty and moved northeast. Click here for more details.

 


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