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1956 Oklahoma Tornadoes

Tornadoes by Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
0 2 1 20 6 9 7 2 0 1 1 0 49

Tornadoes by Intensity
F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
11 17 14 5 2 0 49

Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 02/24/1956 2330 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Muskogee/ Cherokee Near Fort Gibson - near "Elm Grove"
2 02/25/1956 0001 7 400 F0 0 0 McCurtain Near Wright City
3 03/27/1956 1920 1.0 500 F2 0 0 Le Flore Talihina
4 04/02/1956 1030 0.3 33 F1 0 0 Tulsa Near Owasso
5 04/02/1956 1905 20 400 F3 0 2 Woods/ Alfalfa Hopeton - W of Burlington
6 04/02/1956 1945 18 100 F2 0 4 Garfield/ Grant NW Garfield county - just SW of Medford
7 04/02/1956 2045 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Kay 6 N Billings
8 04/02/1956 2129 8 25 F1 0 0 Johnston Near Tishomingo
9 04/02/1956 2130 108* 880 F4 2
(0)
29
(2)
Kay/ Cowley KS/ Chautauqua KS/ Elk KS/ Greenwood KS/ Woodson KS/ Coffey KS * likely tornado family. 6 SE Newkirk - near Hardy - near Gridley KS
10 04/02/1956 2130 13 100 F2 0 1 Pawnee/ Osage Near Skedee - near Fairfax
11 04/02/1956 2133 43 300 F3 5 98 Lincoln/ Creek Near Jacktown - near Davenport - near Stroud - Drumright
12 04/03/1956 0005 2 100 F3 0 3 Pushmataha Sobol
13 04/03/1956 0010 42 400 F4 0 59
(46)
Ottawa/ Cherokee KS/ Jasper MO Near Narcissa - Miami - Quapaw - Baxter Springs KS - near Joplin MO - near Cartersville MO
14 04/08/1956 1945 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Roger Mills 1 W Reydon
15 04/08/1956 2215 7 400 F3 0 4 Garfield Waukomis - Enid
16 04/08/1956 2215 8 400 F3 0 0 Garfield Near Douglas - near Garber
17 04/08/1956 2235 14 N/A F2 0 0 Major Near Fairview - near Isabella
18 04/08/1956 2330 7 50 F1 0 0 Payne Near Yost Lake - near Glencoe
19 04/09/1956 0001 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Osage Near Barnsdall
20 04/28/1956 1420 35 N/A F1 0 0 Grady/ McClain/ Cleveland 5 S Chickasha - 3 E Norman
21 04/28/1956 1600 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Jefferson 8.5 SE Waurika
22 04/28/1956 1710 1.0 50 F0 0 0 Seminole Near Konawa
23 04/28/1956 2200 28 300 F2 0 0 Bryan/ Atoka/ Pushmataha Near Matoy - Antlers
24 05/23/1956 1400 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Nowata Near Watovia
25 05/25/1956 2300 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Logan SW of Crescent
26 05/30/1956 2045 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Woods NW of Alva
27 05/30/1956 2131 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Grant 5 SE Wakita
28 05/30/1956 2144 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kay NW of Blackwell
29 05/31/1956 0800 1.5 75 F2 0 0 Seminole NW of Seminole
30 06/03/1956 0355 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Canadian just W of Mustang
31 06/03/1956 0355 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Canadian just W of Mustang - Mustang
32 06/08/1956 1330 7 150 F2 0 0 Seminole 6 NW - 5 NE Seminole
33 06/08/1956 1330 12 150 F2 0 0 Seminole 6 NW Seminole - near Wewoka
34 06/08/1956 1600 1.0 150 F0 0 0 Logan 4 NW Crescent
35 06/17/1956 1600 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Dewey 3 NE Leedey
36 06/23/1956 2000 2 50 F1 0 0 Texas 2 NE Goodwell
37 06/23/1956 2100 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Ellis Near Gage
38 06/27/1956 1523 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Nowata 5 NW Nowata
39 07/01/1956 1830 N/A N/A F1 0 1 Dewey Near Leedey
40 07/01/1956 1845 2 N/A F1 0 0 Alfalfa Near Burlington
41 07/02/1956 1530 1.0 50 F1 0 0 Jackson 5 SW Eldorado
42 07/02/1956 1530 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Blaine Near Hitchcock
43 07/02/1956 1837 16 400 F2 0 0 Canadian 15 SW - 1.5 E El Reno
44 07/17/1956 1000 N/A 50 F0 0 0 Garfield 4 NW Billings
45 07/22/1956 1523 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Blaine 2 W Canton
46 08/07/1956 1600 1.5 N/A F1 0 0 Jefferson Near Waurika
47 08/31/1956 1500 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Sequoyah 7 E Sallisaw
48 10/30/1956 1440 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Noble 12 E Perry
49 11/20/1956 1035 4 150 F2 0 0 Muskogee Near Braggs

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