2013 Wisconsin Tornado Count = 15 (updated 08/30)

Fifteen (15)  tornadoes have been documented in Wisconsin in 2013 through Friday, August 30th.

1

May 29

Grant Co.

EF0

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2

June 22

Columbia Co.

EF1

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3

July 9

Lincoln Co.

EF0

info

4

July 9

Langlade Co.

EF0

info

5

July 9

Oconto Co.

EF1

info

6

July 9

Portage Co.

EF0

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7

July 22

Trempealeau Co.

EF0

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8

July 22

Eau Claire Co.

EF0

n/a

9

Aug 7

Waupaca - Outagamie Co.

EF2

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10

Aug 7

Waupaca - Outagamie Co.

EF1

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11

Aug 7

Outagamie - Brown - Calumet Co.

EF1

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12

Aug 7

Outagamie - Brown Co.

EF1

info

13

Aug 7

Outagamie - Brown - Manitowoc Co.

EF1

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14

Aug 7

Brown - Kewaunee Co.

EF1

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15

Aug 21

Chippewa Co.

EF0

info

Below is a table with specific information on the 15 tornadoes.  On the right is a simple plot of the tornado locations.  Click on images for larger versions. 

2013 WI tornado table  2013 wi tor plot

No fatalities have been reported with the fifteen tornadoes, but 2 people sustained minor injuries .  EF0 and EF1 tornadoes are considered weak tornadoes with wind speeds of 65 to 110 mph.  For information on the EF-Scale click here.

On average, by the end of August, Wisconsin has had about 21 tornadoes with about 3 tornadoes in August.  Wisconsin averages 23 tornadoes per year.  Below is the breakdown, by month, of the average number of tornadoes in Wisconsin.  info

Average 1981-2010 (Official)                
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
0.1 0.0 0.2 1.2 3.4 7.5 5.6 3.1 1.8 0.3 0.1 0.0 23.1

For basic Wisconsin Severe Weather Climatology information click here.


Kapela, WFO Milwaukee 



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