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1972 Oklahoma Tornadoes

Tornadoes by Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
0 0 0 11 5 6 3 1 0 2 0 2 30

Tornadoes by Intensity
F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
5 16 6 2 1 0 30

Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 04/12/1972 2130 0.1 30 F1 0 0 Rogers 3 NW Verdigris
2 04/13/1972 0100 41 50 F1 0 0 Cherokee 15 W Tahlequah - Tailholt
3 04/15/1972 0530 5 50 F1 0 0 Pittsburg south McAlester - near Krebs
4 04/19/1972 1415 16 75 F2 0 0 Dewey Lenora - 10 E Seiling
5 04/19/1972 1505 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Alfalfa 2 N Cherokee
6 04/19/1972 1700 28 N/A F4 5 6 Carter/ Murray/ Garvin 5 SW Ratliff City - 5 NW Davis
7 04/20/1972 1925 9 50 F2 0 0 Bryan Mead - 5 NE Durant
8 04/20/1972 2010 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Atoka Stringtown
9 04/25/1972 2345 0.1 15 F1 0 0 Beaver Near Beaver
10 04/26/1972 2303 13 15 F1 0 0 Jackson Near Blair - S of Headrick
11 04/30/1972 2305 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Grant NW of Wakita
12 05/01/1972 0535 4 75 F1 0 0 McIntosh 2 W - .25 S Stidham
13 05/22/1972 1900 0.1 30 F1 0 0 Beckham S of Erick
14 05/22/1972 1930 10 100 F3 0 0 Greer 8 W - 2 ESE Brinkman
15 05/22/1972 2027 1.9 33 F1 0 0 Washita Near Cordell
16 05/28/1972 2115 0.1 25 F0 0 0 Garvin 5 S Pauls Valley
17 06/19/1972 2125 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Payne ~5 W Perkins
18 06/24/1972 0200 0.1 20 F1 0 0 Beckham 7 NNE Sayre
19 06/26/1972 1930 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Mayes Near Strang
20 06/27/1972 1945 0.1 20 F0 0 0 Oklahoma OKC (US - 62 near SW 74th St and May Ave)
21 06/27/1972 1845 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Mayes Near Chouteau
22 06/27/1972 2040 1.0 5 F0 0 0 Tulsa Tulsa
23 07/01/1972 1110 0.1 15 F1 0 0 Le Flore Near Poteau
24 07/01/1972 1800 0.1 15 F1 0 0 Grant 1.5 NW Medford
25 07/17/1972 1415 0.1 20 F1 0 0 Texas 6 N Adams
26 08/21/1972 1730 N/A N/A F1 0 1 Kay Lake Ponca
27 10/22/1972 0224 1.5 33 F3 0 1 McCurtain N part of Idabel
28 10/22/1972 0224 0.5 N/A F2 0 1 McCurtain SE part of Idabel
29 12/29/1972 2015 15 40 F2 0 0 McClain/ Cleveland 10 SW Purcell - 4 ESE Lexington
30 12/29/1972 2315 31 30 F2 0 0 Mayes/ Craig/ Delaware/ Ottawa 2 S Ketchum - 9 E Miami (not continuous)

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