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Washita County, Oklahoma Tornadoes

Washita County, OK Tornadoes Prior to 1950
  SPC
ID #
Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
    05/23/1903 Aft       0   Washita "Burns" (just N of Burns Flat)
    04/27/1912 1230 85 880   15 39 Kiowa/ Washita/ Caddo/ Canadian Lugert - near Hobart - Colony - near Hinton - near Calumet
    04/27/1912 1400   880   0 2 Washita Rocky
    04/27/1912 2045 12         Kiowa/ Washita Near Hobart - near Sentinel
    04/28/1912 0130       2 2 Washita Sentinel
  36-5 06/05/1936 1700 1 50   1 0 Washita Corn
  44-3 04/09/1944 1730 14     1 10 Washita Near Cordell and Cloud Chief
    06/26/1946 1845   440   0 0 Washita Near Cowden
    10/09/1949 2315 16 440   0 0 Beckham/ Washita Elk City - near Canute - near Foss
Washita County, OK Tornadoes (1950-2013)
# SPC
ID #
Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
1 50-5 04/28/1950 1417 21 400 F3 1 1 Kiowa/ Washita Near Lugert (15 SW Hobart) - near Lone Wolf - near Sentinel
2 51-31 06/08/1951 1830 11 173 F3 0 0 Washita Corn - Colony - 3 ESE Colony
3 57-30 04/22/1957 1901 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Washita SW of Sentinel
4 57-62 05/22/1957 0615 15 n/a F2 0 0 Kiowa/ Washita/ Caddo 5 SW Mountain View - near Eakly
5 59-31 05/04/1959 2200 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Washita S of Sentinel
6 62-19 05/25/1962 1605 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Washita 13 E Elk City
7 62-20 05/25/1962 1828 7 250 F4 0 9 Washita 3 W Dill City- Dill City- 4 W Cordell
8 62-21 05/25/1962 1825 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Washita 11 NNE Cordell
9 62-27 05/26/1962 1745 n/a n/a F? 0 0 Washita 4 W Sentinel
10 63-26 09/11/1963 1745 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Washita Near Foss
11 64-52 11/06/1964 1130 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Washita 1 ESE Sentinel
12 65-5 04/04/1965 1710 4 33 F2 0 0 Washita 1.5 E- 5 ENE Dill City
13 66-30 06/08/1966 1800 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Washita Just East of Cowden
14 70-14 06/11/1970 1200 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Washita Near Colony
15 71-29 06/07/1971 1900 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Washita 4 N Cordell
16 72-15 05/22/1972 2027 1.9 33 F1 0 0 Washita Near Cordell
17 75-8 03/27/1975 0230 20 150 F1 0 0 Beckham/ Washita/ Custer 10 SW- 10 NE Elk City
18 75-10 05/02/1975 1530 5 150 F3 0 0 Washita 1 NW Rocky - 4 NE Rocky
19 75-11 05/02/1975 1540 0.8 100 F1 0 0 Washita 8 SE Cordell
20 76-11 04/17/1976 0350 5 30 F1 0 0 Washita 10 NW Mountain View
21 77-48 06/12/1977 1200 2 50 F1 0 0 Washita 4 WSW Dill City
22 77-49 06/12/1977 1225 6 75 F1 0 0 Washita 5 WNW- 8 NNW Cordell
23 77-50 06/12/1977 1225 6 75 F1 0 0 Washita 5 WNW Cordell... then merger with 77-49
24 79-34 07/23/1979 1430 n/a n/a F1 0 0 Washita Near Lake Valley
25 80-14 05/20/1980 2130 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Washita NW of Carnegie
26 81-31 05/22/1981 1617 7 200 F2 0 0 Washita 2 NW Cordell - E of Bessie
27 81-32 05/22/1981 1725 1.0 50 F1 0 0 Washita 2 E Lake Valley
28 81-33 05/22/1981 1807 6 300 F2 0 0 Washita/ Caddo 3 ESE- ~6 ENE Cowden
29 81-36 05/22/1981 1830 15 100 F2 0 0 Kiowa/ Washita/ Caddo N of Mountain View - 6 N Alfalfa
30 82-34 05/11/1982 1822 7 50 F2 0 0 Washita 4 SW Sentinel - S of Port
31 82-36 05/11/1982 1900 n/a n/a F0 0 0 Washita ~3 E Burns Flat
32 83-65 06/13/1983 1800 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Washita 11 SSW Cordell
33 86-2 03/17/1986 1755 34 100 F1 0 0 Greer/ Beckham/ Washita 2 W Plainview- S of Delhi- 5 S Carter- N of Retrop- 2 N Canute
34 86-20 05/16/1986 2000 0.2 25 F0 0 0 Washita 1.5 N Dill City
35 86-43 10/01/1986 2025 0.1 30 F0 0 0 Washita 2 S Canute
36 94-29 06/06/1994 2029 6 150 F1 0 2 Custer/ Washita 5 NNW Foss- 0.5 S Foss
37   04/02/1999 2050 1 25 F1 0 0 Washita Dill City
38   03/07/2000 1715 2 25 F1 0 0 Washita 5 E - 7 E Sentinel
39   05/26/2000 1812 2.6 25 F0 0 0 Washita/ Caddo 2 SSE - 3 ESE Colony (3 W Eakly)
40   05/05/2001 1911 0.1 15 F0 0 0 Washita 2 N Cordell
41   05/05/2001 1915 0.5 75 F0 0 0 Washita 4 NNE Cordell
42   10/09/2001 1530 11.5 600 F3 0 0 Beckham/ Washita/ Custer NE side of Elk City - 2.5 W Foss Reservoir Dam
43   10/09/2001 1608 6 500 F3 0 9 Washita 1.5 SSW Cordell - Cordell - 3.5 NNE Cordell
44   10/09/2001 1632 2 200 F1 0 0 Washita 2.5 NW - 3 NNW Corn
45   10/09/2001 1636 13 440 F3 0 1 Kiowa/ Washita 1 N Gotebo - 4.5 SSE Cowden
46   05/24/2002 1727 0.2 25 F0 0 0 Washita 3 SE Burns Flat
47   08/18/2007 1610 4 30 EF0 0 0 Washita 10 SSE - 6 SSE Cordell
48   05/12/2010 1921 10 50 EF1 0 0 Washita/ Custer 7 S - 6 ENE Clinton

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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