Peoria County Tornadoes, 1950 to 2013

Peoria County tornadoes since 1950
Legend

20 TORNADO(s) were reported in Peoria 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
Laura 05/14/1961 07:38 PM Tornado F3 0 0 2.5M 0
Edelstein 05/28/1962 06:30 PM Tornado UNK 0 0 0K 0
Peoria 09/14/1965 02:40 PM Tornado F3 0 30 2.5M 0
Mossville 03/31/1973 05:50 PM Tornado F1 0 0 3K 0
Peoria 06/08/1974 05:15 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0K 0
Kickapoo 06/29/1976 01:45 PM Tornado F4 0 0 250K 0
Elmwood 05/27/1981 01:00 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0K 0
Princeville 07/25/1981 08:40 PM Tornado F2 0 0 250K 0
Princeville 05/13/1995 05:15 PM Tornado F1 0 0 N/A  0
10 Brimfield 04/19/1996 05:10 PM Tornado F0 0 0 N/A  0
11 Mossville 06/06/1996 06:45 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
12 Elmwood 04/30/1997 02:12 PM Tornado F0 0 0 25K 0
13 Hanna City 04/07/1998 03:01 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
14 Glasford 07/08/2009 03:55 PM Tornado EF0 0 0 0 0
15 Laura 05/25/2010 01:10 PM Tornado EF0 0 0 0 0
16 Elmwood 06/05/2010 07:04 PM Tornado EF2 0 0 85.0M N/A
17 Oak Hill 06/05/2010 07:10 PM Tornado EF1 0 0 85K N/A
18 Edwards 06/05/2010 07:18 PM Tornado EF1 0 0 17K N/A
19 Peoria 06/05/2010 07:32 PM Tornado EF0 0 0 100K 0
20 Orchard Mines 11/17/2013 10:52 AM Tornado EF0 0 0 40K 0
TOTALS: 0 30 90.93M 0

 


Details:

  1. 5/14/1961:  This tornado touched down 10 miles east of Macomb, then moved northeast across Fulton, northwest Peoria, and Stark Counties..
  2. 5/28/1962:  Touched down east of Edelstein.
  3. 9/14/1965:  This tornado tracked 5 miles across the northwest portion of the city of Peoria.  Major damage occurred to the Norwood Grade School, where its roof was removed, along with a wall.  Three homes were destroyed, including one made of brick.  Several other buildings had damage to roofs and walls.
  4. 3/31/1973:  One barn was destroyed, and windows in nearby buildings flexed from the wind strength. 
  5. 6/18/1974:  Brief touchdown on the northeast side of Peoria, with no damage reported. 
  6. 6/29/1976:  This tornado touched down 1 mile northwest of Kickapoo, and moved northeast before lifting 2 miles southeast of Dunlap.  Two homes and an entire farm was destroyed.
  7. 5/27/1981:  Tracked for 1/2 mile in an open field north of Brimfield, causing no damage.
  8. 7/25/1985:  Touched down 2 miles southwest and 1 mile west of Princeville, travelling 2 miles.  Four farms were damaged, and the top half of a house was severely damaged as well.  A barn and storage shed were destroyed, killing 8 horses and injuring 18 others.
  9. 5/13/1995:  Touched down 1 mile west of Princeville and was on the ground for 7 miles, lifting near Edelstein.  Two homes and several outbuildings were destroyed, and the country club near Edelstein sustained major roof damage.
  10. 4/19/1996:  This tornado moved across the south side of Brimfield during its 4 mile path.  Minor damage occurred in Brimfield, and several trees were damage at Jubilee State Park.
  11. 6/6/1996:  Touched down in the Brookview Estates subdivision near Mossville, causing mainly tree damage.
  12. 4/30/1997:  This tornado originally touched down near Fairview, in northeast Fulton County, and moved across southeast Knox County before entering Peoria County.  The greatest damage in Peoria County occurred 4 miles northwest of Brimfield, ripping off the top floor of a split level home.
  13. 4/7/1998:  Brief touchdown in an open field 3 miles west of Hanna City.
  14. 7/8/2009:  Brief touchdown in an open field about 2 miles northwest of Glasford.
  15. 5/25/2010:  A landspout tornado developed in an open field 2 miles northwest of Laura, and slowly moved west-northwest for 1 mile before dissipating.
  16. 6/5/2010:  This strong tornado touched down in Knox County near Yates City, then crossed into Peoria County and moved through Elmwood.  Click here for more information.
  17. 6/5/2010:  After the previous tornado in Elmwood lifted, another one touched down about 2.5 miles east of Elmwood, and continued eastward about 5 miles.  This tornado blew down numerous trees and power lines, and caused some damage to a home, shed, and grain bin.
  18. 6/5/2010:  This tornado touched down 4 miles west-southwest of Kickapoo, and traveled 4 miles before lifting just north of Edwards.  Large trees were blown down, two of which landed on homes and causing considerable roof damage.  A large barn was also destroyed.
  19. 6/5/2010:  This tornado touched down 6.5 miles northwest of downtown Peoria, and caused damage in the Lynnhurst subdivision of Peoria.  It was on the ground for 2 miles.
  20. 11/17/2013:  This tornado touched down about 4 miles east-northeast of Mapleton, and crossed the Illinois River before causing most of its damage in Pekin.  Several trees and power poles were damaged before the river crossing.

 


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