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Tornadoes

The Great Plains Tornado Outbreak and
Blackwell Tornado of 25-26 May 1955

Tornadoes in and near Blackwell, Oklahoma (1900-Present)

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

Tornado F-scale ratings prior to 1950 are referenced from Significant Tornadoes, 1680-1991. by T. P. Grazulis.

OK# Date Time (CST) Length (miles) Width (yards) F-Scale Killed Injured Counties Path
  5/27/1912 1720     F2 1   Kay N of Blackwell
  4/09/1929 2045 5 880 F2 0 0 Kay Near Blackwell - Blackwell
  4/17/1935 nt 3   F2 0 1 Kay Near Blackwell - Blackwell
49-03 3/30/1949 0038 97 300 F3 4 45 Dewey/ Blaine/ Major/ Garfield/ Grant/ Kay 9 SW Canton - Canton - Longdale - 3 NNE Enid - near Hunter - near Blackwell - KS (family?)
50-20 6/09/1950 1825 N/A 100 F1 0 0 Kay E of Blackwell
51-08 4/24/1951 2100 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Kay 6 SW Blackwell
52-06 4/21/1952 1605 0.3 50 F0 0 0 Kay 5 NNW Blackwell
53-50 11/19/1953 825 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kay Near Blackwell (SE of Maulk airport)
55-33 5/25/1955 2126 28 500 F5 20 280 Kay/ Sumner KS Blackwell - into Kansas
55-46 5/27/1955 2130 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kay between Blackwell and Braman
56-28 5/30/1956 2144 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kay NW of Blackwell
59-30 5/04/1959 2115 6 300 F2 0 0 Kay 3 W- 4 NNE Blackwell
60-6 3/31/1960 1800 0.2 100 F1 0 0 Kay 2 SW Blackwell
60-28 4/29/1960 1415 N/A N/A F? 0 0 Kay 1.5 N Blackwell
64-19 5/01/1964 1545 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Kay 4 SW Blackwell
65-61 6/13/1965 125 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kay 5 NW Blackwell
65-62 6/13/1965 125 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kay 5 NW Blackwell
66-22 6/05/1966 1750 3 100 F2 0 1 Kay 6 WNW- 4 W Blackwell
68-02 4/03/1968 0010 16 100 F2 0 0 Noble/ Kay 1 ESE Billings - 7 SE Blackwell
68-10 4/19/1968 1600 0.5 50 F1 0 0 Kay 5 ESE Blackwell
68-24 5/08/1968 1745 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kay 2 NE Blackwell
73-23 5/18/1973 1800 9 33 F1 0 0 Kay 5 NW- 5 NE Braman
73-72 11/19/1973 2010 3 150 F1 0 0 Kay Blackwell
81-17 5/17/1981 1425 19 33 F0 0 0 Kay Just NE of Blackwell - ~8 NNW Newkirk
83-17 5/12/1983 1737 0.1 50 F0 0 0 Kay 12 NW Blackwell
83-19 5/12/1983 1805 0.1 50 F0 0 0 Kay 5 SW Blackwell
92-30 5/11/1992 1558 0.5 50 F0 0 0 Kay 7 NW Blackwell
92-35 5/11/1992 1620 0.5 50 F0 0 0 Kay 2 SE Blackwell
93-46 6/08/1993 1607 0.1 20 F0 0 0 Kay 7 N Blackwell
  8/29/1996 1620 0.1 20 F0 0 0 Kay 3 E Blackwell
  5/07/1997 1858 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Kay 7 W Blackwell
  9/18/2002 1829 0.3 25 F0 0 0 Kay 5 NW Blackwell

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