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1953 Oklahoma Tornadoes

Tornadoes by Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
0 4 7 9 8 13 4 2 0 0 5 2 54

Tornadoes by Intensity
F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
9 31 11 3 0 0 54

Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 02/19/1953 1940 1.3 15 F1 0 0 Garvin 7 S Lindsay
2 02/19/1953 2100 0.5 N/A F1 0 0 Love 8 SE Marietta (Loves Valley)
3 02/19/1953 2115 5 67 F1 0 0 Murray 3 S - 3 E Sulphur
4 02/19/1953 2145 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Marshall 1.5 SW Willis
5 03/13/1953 1715 24 100 F2 0 1 Grady Rush Springs - 6.5 SW Blanchard
6 03/13/1953 1819 1.0 100 F3 1 8 Grady Bradley
7 03/13/1953 1845 2 100 F2 0 2 McClain Washington
8 03/13/1953 1930 1.3 250 F2 0 0 Cleveland 11 E Norman
9 03/13/1953 1930 45 200 F3 2 11 Love/ Carter/ Johnston Near Burneyville - 3 E Dickson - NW of Mannsville - N of Tishomingo near Troy and Ravia
10 03/13/1953 2200 N/A 100 F2 0 0 Le Flore 2 W Monroe
11 03/29/1953 1925 1.0 100 F1 0 0 Comanche Lawton Municipal Airport
12 04/02/1953 2158 N/A N/A F0 0 0 McClain 6 NW Lindsay
13 04/14/1953 1850 16 440 F2 0 0 Canadian/ Grady 5 SW Yukon - 8 E Tuttle
14 04/14/1953 2300 0.3 25 F2 0 0 Atoka Near Tushka
15 04/23/1953 1531 1.5 300 F2 1 4 Oklmulgee 1 W Bryant
16 04/23/1953 2000 1.0 200 F2 0 1 McCurtain Near Idabel
17 04/23/1953 2010 N/A N/A F1 0 0 McCurtain 5 SSE Valliant (Mt. Zion community )
18 04/23/1953 2030 0.8 15 F2 1 14 McCurtain Eagleton (south part)
19 04/28/1953 1500 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Woodward 5 N Woodward
20 04/28/1953 1615 0.1 100 F1 0 0 Pushmataha 25 NE Antlers (Divide school community)
21 05/10/1953 0100 4 440 F1 0 0 Harmon 1 SE - ~2 ENE Vinson
22 05/10/1953 0115 N/A 15 F1 0 0 Harmon 22 SW of Mangum
23 05/10/1953 0115 N/A 15 F1 0 0 Greer Near Mangum
24 05/10/1953 0120 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Custer 1.5 N Thomas
25 05/10/1953 0300 39 N/A F2 0 0 Grant/ Sumner KS Near state line S of Caldwell KS - W of Udall
26 05/11/1953 1500 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Pittsburg NW of McAlester
27 05/11/1953 1630 2 33 F1 0 0 Garvin NE of Wynnewood
28 05/18/1953 2030 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Carter Near Lake Murray
29 06/05/1953 1530 0.4 100 F1 0 0 Blaine Near and over Canton Lake
30 06/05/1953 1615 N/A 250 F0 0 0 Kiowa S of Mountain View
31 06/05/1953 1600 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Harmon W of Vinson
32 06/05/1953 2020 2 50 F1 0 0 Washington 2.5 NE Dewey
33 06/05/1953 2115 17 N/A F3 0 0 Garvin/ Murray Wynnewood - near Sulpher
34 06/05/1953 2145 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Pontotoc Near Roff - near Fitzhugh - near Stonewall
35 06/06/1953 2200 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Roger Mills NE of Cheyenne
36 06/19/1953 1200 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Woods Near Dacoma
37 06/19/1953 1200 1.9 30 F1 0 0 Woods Near Dacoma
38 06/19/1953 1720 0.3 50 F1 0 1 Stephens S of Duncan (Meridian school community)
39 06/19/1953 1730 6 880 F1 0 0 Grady 5 SW Chickasha - SW edge of Chickasha
40 06/22/1953 2200 1.0 300 F1 0 0 Beaver Near Boyd
41 06/24/1953 2330 0.2 10 F1 0 0 Noble 3 ENE Billings
42 07/06/1953 1700 0.3 100 F1 0 0 Lincoln 3 N Stroud
43 07/06/1953 1725 1.0 220 F1 0 0 Okmulgee 1 SE Okmulgee
44 07/07/1953 1700 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Beckham Near Mayfield
45 07/08/1953 1540 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kay 3 W Ponca City airport
46 08/04/1953 1628 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kiowa Near Hobart
47 08/11/1953 1655 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Kiowa 2 S Lone Wolf
48 11/18/1953 2130 0.3 N/A F1 0 0 Grady 8 W Minco
49 11/18/1953 2240 0.1 15 F0 0 0 Canadian 2.5 E El Reno
50 11/19/1953 0825 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kay Near Blackwell (SE of Maulk airport)
51 11/19/1953 1020 2 33 F1 0 0 Murray Near Sulphur
52 11/19/1953 1100 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Muskogee Muskogee
53 12/02/1953 1930 31 880 F1 0 2 Carter/ Murray 3.5 W Ardmore - 3.5 NE Sulphur (* not continuous)
54 12/02/1953 2130 1.5 880 F1 0 1 Pottawatomie Shawnee

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