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Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Tornadoes (1875-2013)

SPC
ID #
Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
  04/25/1893 1830 45     31 many Cleveland/ Pottawatomie SW of Moore - near "Case" (12 E Moore)
  03/04/1894 2030 15 440   1 3 Pottawatomie Shawnee
  05/08/1909             Pottawatomie Near McComb
  06/14/1916 0330       0   Pottawatomie Near Wanette
  04/30/1918 1500 17 400       Pottawatomie/ Lincoln NE of Shawnee - E of Prague
24-1 03/28/1924 1545 50 200   8 60 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie/ Lincoln Near Noble - Shawnee - near Prague
  07/24/1931 2000 1 50   0 0 Pottawatomie 8 NW Shawnee
37-2 06/09/1937 1930 10 440   0 5 Pottawatomie Maud (possibly 3 killed)
41-1 05/04/1941 1630 10 350   1 3 Pottawatomie .5 E Macomb
  05/04/1941 1700 2 33   0 1 Pottawatomie Tecumseh > NE
42-5 05/02/1942 1530 60 1230   16 many Pottawatomie/ Lincoln/ Okfuskee/ Creek Near McLoud - Paden - Boley - Childsville - Welty - near Tuskegee
  05/26/1944 1900   150   0 2 Pottawatomie NW of Shawnee
  05/24/1946 1530 6 100   0 0 Pottawatomie Near Shawnee
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)
  04/30/1949 1645 8 2250   0 0 Pottawatomie Near Econtuchka
  08/13/1949 1100 0.5 n   0 0 Pottawatomie 6 N Shawnee
53-54 12/02/1953 2130 1.5 880 F1 0 1 Pottawatomie Shawnee
54-29 05/01/1954 1800 59 n/a F4 0 65 Pottawatomie/ Lincoln/ Creek NE of Dale - Meeker - Sparks - Davenport - near Depew
55-12 04/26/1955 1200 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Pottawatomie Near Shawnee
55-40 05/26/1955 0330 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Pottawatomie Near Shawnee
57-2 01/22/1957 0330 64 * 440 F2 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Seminole/ Hughes/ Okfuskee/ McIntosh Near St. Louis - Wewoka - Wetumka - Weeletka - Ryal (* likely tornado family)
57-11 04/02/1957 1840 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Pottawatomie 3 W Asher
57-75 05/24/1957 1800 31 440 F2 0 0 Garvin/ McClain/ Pottawatomie SW of Wynnewood - Wynnewood; S of Wanette - Wanette - 6 NW McComb
57-102 09/14/1957 1730 68 440 F4 2 6 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie/ Seminole/ Hughes Southern Cleveland County NW of Wayne - near Sacred Heart - near Konawa - near Wetumka
57-103 09/14/1957 1756 0.5 45 F2 0 3 Pottawatomie Bethel (5 W Shawnee)
60-40 05/04/1960 2005 8 n/a F4 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Seminole 2 W- 5 N Konawa
60-44 05/05/1960 1500 102 * 400 F3 0 0 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie/ Lincoln/ Creek/ Tulsa * tornado family. SW of Corbett - Tribbey- Macomb -2 W Tecumseh; near Bellmont - Depew - 4 W Sand Springs
60-45 05/05/1960 1700 72 800 F5 5 81 Pottawatomie/ Lincoln/ Okfuskee/ Creek S of Shawnee- between Paden and Prague- Iron Post- Sapulpa- NE of Sapulpa
61-3 02/17/1961 1815 73 * 300 F3 0 11 Garvin/ Pontotoc/ Pottawatomie/ Seminole/ Hughes/ Okfuskee/ Okmulgee * tornado family. Stratford - Konawa - Wewoka - S of Shulter
61-4 02/17/1961 1900 7 n/a F2 0 1 Pottawatomie 9 W- 4 NW Shawnee
61-51 05/08/1961 0150 n/a n/a F? 0 0 Pottawatomie 5 S Tecumseh
62-24 05/26/1962 0040 n/a n/a F? 0 0 Pottawatomie 4 WSW Dale
62-25 05/26/1962 0050 n/a n/a F? 0 0 Pottawatomie 9 WSW Macomb
62-33 05/28/1962 1720 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Pottawatomie 3 N Shawnee
62-34 05/28/1962 2140 n/a n/a F? 0 0 Pottawatomie Near Asher
63-13 05/26/1963 1730 3 n/a F2 0 0 Pottawatomie 2 ESE Tecumseh - between Hotulko and Harjo
63-14 05/26/1963 1800 n/a n/a F2 0 0 Pottawatomie 2 NNW Maud
65-23 04/14/1965 1834 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Pottawatomie 8 W Tecumseh
65-24 04/14/1965 1845 0.1 25 F2 0 0 Pottawatomie 3 SW Shawnee
65-36 05/09/1965 1515 0.1 100 F2 0 3 Pottawatomie 6 SW Shawnee
65-43 05/18/1965 1820 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Pottawatomie Near Bellmont
65-56 05/27/1965 2225 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Pottawatomie SW of Asher
67-36 06/11/1967 1705 0.5 n/a F0 0 0 Pottawatomie Near Bethel Acres
68-27 05/13/1968 1345 12 100 F3 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Seminole 5 WSW- 6 NNE Konawa
70-43 10/05/1970 1540 24 200 F2 0 1 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie 5 NE Lexington - 8 SE Tecumseh
70-44 10/05/1970 1542 25 150 F4 4 84 Pottawatomie/ Lincoln/ Okfuskee Shawnee- Prague- 2 N Paden
74-35 06/08/1974 1850 2 800 F2 0 0 Pottawatomie 4 SSW McLoud
76-25 06/29/1976 1810 1.5 30 F0 0 0 Pottawatomie 5 NW Shawnee
76-26 06/29/1976 1815 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Pottawatomie Near McLoud
77-45 05/21/1977 0030 9 100 F2 0 0 Pottawatomie 3 SW - ~6 NE Shawnee
79-14 04/10/1979 1845 5 100 F2 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Lincoln 5 SW- 2 SW Prague
79-17 04/10/1979 2005 0.2 15 F0 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Seminole N of Maud
79-18 04/10/1979 2005 0.2 15 F0 0 0 Pottawatomie W of Maud
81-23 05/17/1981 1810 10 587 F3 0 6 Pottawatomie 4 SSW Tecumseh - ~3 NW Earlsboro
81-48 05/23/1981 1725 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Pottawatomie Near Shawnee
81-49 05/23/1981 1730 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Pottawatomie Shawnee (N of I-40 and Kickapoo)
81-61 06/14/1981 2150 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Pottawatomie Near Shawnee
85-35 11/19/1985 0610 0.3 70 F1 0 0 Pottawatomie 3 N Earlsboro
86-28 05/16/1986 2310 0.5 75 F1 0 0 Pottawatomie S of Macomb
90-6 03/13/1990 1759 19 200 F2 0 1 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie/ Lincoln 1 SW Stella- Stella- 4 W Meeker
  06/08/1998 1811 3 50 F1 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Seminole 3 WSW - 1 SE Maud
  10/04/1998 2050 3 100 F1 0 0 Pottawatomie NW Shawnee
  10/04/1998 2058 2 100 F1 0 0 Pottawatomie SE Shawnee
  10/04/1998 2108 10 880 F3 0 1 Seminole/ Pottawatomie 5 WNW Little - Center View - 3 SE Prague
  05/03/1999 1934 9 30 F1 0 0 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie 1 N Etowah - Pink - 2 NNE Pink
  05/03/1999 2005 7 250 F2 1 10 Pottawatomie 2 N Bethel Acres - NW Shawnee - 7 E McLoud
  05/03/1999 2020 11 100 F1 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Lincoln 6 NNW Downtown Shawnee - SE Meeker - 4 NE Meeker
  04/11/2001 0200 5 50 F1 0 0 Pottawatomie 4 NW Maud - 1.5 NNW Harjo
  05/16/2003 1205 5 40 F1 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Lincoln 3.7 S - 2.2 ENE Prague
  05/07/2007 0215 0.1 20 EF0 0 0 Pottawatomie 2 WSW Dale
  05/10/2010 1632 22 880 EF4 1 32 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie south Norman (0.5 E SH-9/Jenkins) - Lake Thunderbird - Little Axe - 4 E Pink
  05/10/2010 1639 17 440 EF2 0 3 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie 7 ESE Noble - east Norman - 4 E Pink
  05/10/2010 1648 7 880 EF3 0 3 Pottawatomie 4.5 NNW Pink - 5 NW Shawnee
  05/10/2010 1656 37 2200 EF3 0 28 Pottawatomie/ Seminole/ Okfuskee 3 WSW Tecumseh - Tecumseh - 3.5 N Bearden
  05/24/2011 1736 2 50 EF2 0 1 Pottawatomie 4.5 SSW - 3.5 S McLoud
  04/13/2012 1624 0.2 20 EF0 0 0 Pottawatomie 3 E Dale/5 NW Shawnee (just E of US-177/US-270)
  05/19/2013 1700 23 1500 EF4 2 10 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie East Norman (8 E downtown) - 6.5 ESE McLoud
  05/19/2013 1740 2 30 EF0 0 0 Pottawatomie 4 SSE - 2.5 SE Dale
  05/19/2013 1759 7 450 EF2 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Lincoln 6 WSW Prague - 3 NNW Prague

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.



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