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Norman, Oklahoma Tornadoes (1890-Present)

The following table contains data for tornadoes which have occurred in and near the city of Norman, Oklahoma.

SPC
ID #
Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
  09/26/1945 1805   67   0 0 McClain/ Cleveland/ Oklahoma Newcastle - Norman - S OKC
49-4 04/30/1949 1455 52* 250   3 56 McClain/ Cleveland/ Pottawatomie/ Lincoln 5 S Blanchard - W of Norman; S of McLoud - E of Meeker (likely separate events)
51-2 02/19/1951 2200 n/a 100 F0 0 0 Cleveland 4 S Norman
55-39 05/26/1955 0300 12 70 F1 0 0 Cleveland Near Norman
56-20 04/28/1956 1420 35 n/a F1 0 0 Grady/ McClain/ Cleveland 5 S Chickasha - 3 E Norman
61-43 05/06/1961 2350 n/a n/a F? 0 0 Cleveland Between Moore and Norman
62-3 04/27/1962 0040 n/a n/a F? 0 0 Cleveland 1 SSW Norman
64-6 04/03/1964 1840 n/a n/a F? 0 0 Cleveland SW Norman (3 SW NSSL)
66-19 05/17/1966 2215 0.4 15 F0 0 0 Cleveland Norman (near Berry and Dorchester)
73-45 06/04/1973 1912 0.4 15 F0 0 0 Cleveland Norman (3 W NSSL)
81-22 05/17/1981 1724 1.0 100 F1 0 0 Cleveland Norman (SH-9 S of Lake Thunderbird)
81-63 06/30/1981 1520 0.3 5 F1 0 1 Cleveland Norman
83-85 11/18/1983 2250 0.2 15 F1 0 0 Cleveland S Sections of Norman
  06/12/2009 2123 2 200 EF1 0 0 Cleveland Norman (SE24th/Alameda - SE48th/Lindsey)
  05/10/2010 1620-1651 24 2000 EF4 2 49 Cleveland/ Oklahoma Far north Norman (near Santa Fe/Indian Hill Road) - south Moore - Lake Draper - I-40/Choctaw - 1.5 SSE Harrah
  05/10/2010 1632-1659 22 880 EF4 1 32 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie South Norman (0.5 E National Weather Center) - Lake Thunderbird - Little Axe - 4 E Pink
  05/10/2010 1634-1640 5.5 250 EF1 0 0 Cleveland South Norman (from near dead end of Chautauqua - just NW of SE 60th and SH-9)
  05/10/2010 1639-1659 17 440 EF2 0 3 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie 7 ESE Noble (SE of SE 120th and Maguire) - East Norman (Country Boy store) - curving to 4 E Pink

Records taken from the Storm Prediction Center archive data, "Storm Data", and data from the National Weather Service office in Norman. Data modified as described in NOAA Tech Memo NWS SR-209 (Speheger, D., 2001: "Corrections to the Historic Tornado Database").

Historic data, especially before 1950, are likely incomplete.

Compilation © 2012 Doug Speheger. Used with permission.


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