Piatt County Tornadoes, 1950 to 2012

Piatt County tornadoes since 1950 
Legend

29 TORNADO(s) were reported in Piatt County, Illinois between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2012.

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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
1 De Land 04/03/1956 04:10 PM Tornado F2 0 0 N/A 0
Monticello 05/11/1959 12:50 AM Tornado F2 0 0 250K N/A
PIATT 04/22/1963 06:10 PM Tornado F3 0 5 N/A N/A
Mansfield 04/03/1974 02:10 PM Tornado F1 0 0 3K 0
Hammond 04/03/1974 02:25 PM Tornado F0 0 0 3K 0
Cisco 06/19/1974 08:15 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0K 0
PIATT 03/20/1976 01:20 PM Tornado F4 0 5 2.5M 0
Blue Ridge 11/19/1985 03:58 PM Tornado F1 0 0 250K 0
Mansfield 05/16/1986 05:15 PM Tornado F1 0 0 3K 0
10 PIATT 04/11/1987 03:56 PM Tornado F1 0 0 250K 0
11 Farmer City 05/16/1991 01:07 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0K 0
12 Monticello 08/16/1993 08:31 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
13 Milmine 04/19/1996 06:55 PM Tornado F1 0 0 500K 0
14 Monticello 04/19/1996 07:00 PM Tornado F1 0 1 1.0M 0
15 Monticello 04/30/1997 03:15 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
16 Cisco 04/08/1999 09:35 PM Tornado F1 1 3 150K 0
17 Mansfield 06/04/1999 04:38 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
18 Mansfield 06/04/1999 04:48 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
19 Lodge 04/20/2000 09:05 AM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
20 Mansfield 06/20/2000 08:08 PM Tornado F0 0 0 N/A 0
21 Monticello 10/24/2001 12:35 PM Tornado F2 0 0 2.2M 0
22 Monticello 05/14/2003 06:28 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
23 Bement 05/31/2006 01:25 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 0
24 Cisco 07/26/2006 06:10 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 N/A 
25 Cisco 07/26/2006 06:22 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 N/A 
26 Cisco 07/26/2006 06:25 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 N/A 
27 Cisco 07/26/2006 06:50 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 N/A 
28 Monticello 07/26/2006 06:51 PM Tornado F0 0 0 0 N/A
29 Monticello 05/01/2012 03:00 PM Tornado EF0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS: 1 14 7.108M 0

 


Details:

  1. 4/3/1956:  Originally touched down west-southwest of Weldon in De Witt County, then crossed northern Piatt County near De Land. 
  2. 5/11/1959:  This tornado destroyed an electric cable factory south of Monticello, while causing minor damage in town.
  3. 6/22/1963:  Originally touched down near Oreana in Macon County, then crossed central Piatt County and entered Champaign County north of Ivesdale.
  4. 4/3/1974:  This tornado was part of the "Super Outbreak" of 148 tornadoes which struck the eastern half of the U.S. in a 24-hour period.  It touched down midway between Farmer City and Mansfield, and moved northeast into extreme southeast McLean County before entering Champaign County, a total of 11 miles.
  5. 4/3/1974:  This tornado was part of the "Super Outbreak" of 148 tornadoes which struck the eastern half of the U.S. in a 24-hour period.  It touched down just east of Hammond, and moved northeast for 3 miles.
  6. 6/19/1974:  Brief touchdown near Cisco.
  7. 3/20/1976:  This violent tornado moved across southern Piatt County, after forming in Macon County.  It remained on the ground to just northwest of Danville, a total of 63 miles.  The worst of the damage occurred in Champaign County.
  8. 11/19/1985:  Touched down in extreme northeast Piatt County, and moved into Champaign County.
  9. 5/16/1986:  Brief touchdown between Mansfield and Farmer City.
  10. 4/11/1987:  Information not available.
  11. 5/16/1991:  Touched down 4 miles southeast of Farmer City, damaging some trees in a field.
  12. 8/16/1993:  Brief touchdown in a field 3 miles west of Monticello.
  13. 4/19/1996:  Brief touchdown in Milmine, destroying a grain bin and damaging several homes and trees.
  14. 4/19/1996:  This tornado first touched down briefly 3 miles south of Monticello, destroying 2 homes and seriously damaging a church and house.  It touched down again at the Monticello airport, destroying 3 planes, 2 gliders, and a hangar.
  15. 4/30/1997:  Brief touchdown near intersection of I-72 and highway 10, 6 miles northeast of Monticello.
  16. 4/8/1999:  This tornado touched down 3 miles north of Cisco, and was on the ground for 4 miles.  Four people were injured when a trailer was destroyed; one of the people died the next day.
  17. 6/4/1999:  Brief touchdown in a field 5 miles west-northwest of Mansfield.
  18. 6/4/1999:  Brief touchdown in a field 1 miles south of Mansfield.
  19. 4/20/2000:  Touched down in Lodge, then took an intermittant 3.5 mile path, before lifting 2 miles northeast of White Heath. 
  20. 6/20/2000:  This tornado touched down 1 mile southeast of Mansfield, and took an intermittant 2.6 mile path as it moved into Champaign County.  It destroyed a barn in Piatt County.
  21. 10/24/2001:  This tornado moved through Monticello.  Click here for details.
  22. 5/14/2003:  Brief touchdown in a field 5 miles north of Monticello.
  23. 5/31/2006:  Brief touchdown in a field 1 mile southwest of Bement.
  24. 7/26/2006:  Brief touchdown in a field 2 miles southwest of Cisco.
  25. 7/26/2006:  Brief touchdown in a field 3 miles east of Cisco.
  26. 7/26/2006:  Brief touchdown in a field 4 miles east of Cisco.
  27. 7/26/2006:  Brief touchdown in a field 1 mile east of Cisco.
  28. 7/26/2006:  Brief touchdown in a field 2 miles west of Monticello.
  29. 5/1/2012:  Brief touchdown in a field southeast of Monticello.

 


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