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1973 Oklahoma Tornadoes

Tornadoes by Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
1 0 7 9 19 24 1 1 3 3 8 0 76

Tornadoes by Intensity
F? F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
0 8 39 19 8 2 0 76

Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 01/18/1973 0220 5 30 F2 0 4 Seminole Near Seminole
2 03/13/1973 1153 5 100 F2 0 0 Greer Granite
3 03/13/1973 1227 N/A N/A F2 0 5 Comanche Near Geronimo
4 03/13/1973 1235 7 33 F1 0 0 Cotton 1 N - 6 E Temple
5 03/13/1973 1250 0.5 33 F0 0 0 Jefferson S of Waurika
6 03/13/1973 1508 52 250 F2 0 1 Kay/ Cowley KS Newkirk - 6 ENE Atlanta KS (* not continuous path in KS)
7 03/24/1973 1340 0.5 15 F0 0 0 Jefferson Near Terrell
8 03/28/1973 1640 28 33 F1 0 0 Craig/ Ottawa 15 W Welch - near Miami
9 04/15/1973 1745 0.2 50 F1 0 0 Lincoln Near Carney
10 04/19/1973 2300 2 83 F2 0 4 Stephens Near Velma
11 04/19/1973 2345 17 250 F2 0 2 Garvin S of - just E of - N of Pauls Valley
12 04/20/1973 0015 8 100 F3 0 21 Pontotoc W part of Ada
13 04/21/1973 2000 N/A 120 F1 0 0 Craig Near Ketchum
14 04/21/1973 2040 5 40 F1 0 0 Craig/ Ottawa 5 E Vinita - 1 SW Afton
15 04/30/1973 2020 13 100 F2 0 6 Alfalfa/ Grant NE side of Great Salt Plains Reservoir - near Medford
16 04/30/1973 2035 1.0 33 F1 0 0 Garfield Near Drummond
17 04/30/1973 2125 0.4 67 F2 0 0 Kay Near Chilocco
18 05/01/1973 0900 1.0 150 F0 0 0 Texas 4 SW Hooker
19 05/01/1973 1345 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Cherokee Near Moodys
20 05/06/1973 1400 9 70 F2 0 0 Seminole SW of Seminole - N of Seminole
21 05/06/1973 1800 5 40 F0 0 0 Pittsburg Near Featherston
22 05/06/1973 1910 1.0 50 F1 0 0 Grant ~5 W Deer Creek
23 05/18/1973 1800 9 33 F1 0 0 Kay 5 NW - 5 NE Braman
24 05/22/1973 2130 4 100 F1 0 0 Tillman 2 W Frederick - Frederick
25 05/23/1973 0015 1 100 F1 0 0 Pontotoc 4 SW Konawa
26 05/23/1973 0015 1 100 F1 0 0 Seminole 1 NE Konawa
27 05/24/1973 1600 0.4 33 F0 0 0 Comanche Near Lawton
28 05/24/1973 1600 13 300 F4 2 4 Canadian WNW of Union City - Union City - SE of Union City
29 05/26/1973 1500 0.3 100 F3 0 3 Washington Near Copan
30 05/26/1973 1500 2 33 F2 0 0 Tulsa E of Broken Arrow
31 05/26/1973 1530 11 60 F1 0 0 Mayes S of Chouteau - near Locust Grove
32 05/26/1973 1600 4 500 F4 5 25 Muskogee .25 WSW Keefeton - Keefeton - 3 ENE Keefeton
33 05/26/1973 1640 19 250 F3 0 6 Sequoyah N of Gore - Box - near Marble City
34 05/26/1973 2000 6 200 F2 0 0 McIntosh Near Checotah
35 05/26/1973 2010 16 80 F1 0 0 Pittsburg 3 S Ashland - 4 SE Savanna
36 05/26/1973 2100 1.5 33 F2 0 0 Le Flore Wister
37 06/02/1973 0015 N/A N/A F2 0 2 Comanche Near Geronimo
38 06/02/1973 1455 0.5 100 F1 0 0 Cherokee 2 W Hulbert
39 06/02/1973 1900 0.5 100 F1 0 0 Mayes 7 SE Chouteau
40 06/03/1973 1630 0.1 25 F1 0 0 Harper 8 NW Buffalo
41 06/04/1973 0045 6 100 F1 0 0 Love S of Marietta
42 06/04/1973 1800 12 100 F2 0 0 Kay/ Osage 3 S - 11 E of Ponca City
43 06/04/1973 1800 2 50 F1 0 0 Canadian 2 NE Yukon
44 06/04/1973 1830 1.5 33 F2 0 0 Creek 3 E - 6 E Oilton
45 06/04/1973 1900 1.5 50 F1 0 0 Osage 4 E Barnsdall
46 06/04/1973 1912 0.4 15 F0 0 0 Cleveland Norman (3 W NSSL)
47 06/04/1973 2058 0.5 15 F0 0 0 Lincoln SE of Meeker
48 06/04/1973 2148 0.2 15 F1 0 0 Garvin .5 S Stratford
49 06/04/1973 2330 0.5 15 F1 0 1 Carter Near Ardmore
50 06/16/1973 1730 31 100 F1 0 2 Pittsburg/ Haskell 6 N McAlester - near Hoyt
51 06/16/1973 1920 0.1 40 F1 0 0 Adair 1 E Westville
52 06/18/1973 1645 17 133 F3 0 0 Caddo 5 W Binger - 4 E Carnegie
53 06/18/1973 1700 0.5 83 F2 0 0 Kiowa 10 SW Carnegie
54 06/18/1973 1750 0.5 100 F2 0 0 Tillman 9 ENE Frederick
55 06/18/1973 1750 0.5 40 F1 0 0 Tillman 2 NE Frederick
56 06/18/1973 1800 0.5 67 F2 0 0 Caddo 8 WSW Anadarko
57 06/18/1973 1630 3 40 F3 0 0 Osage 4 E - 6 ENE Hominy
58 06/18/1973 1815 3 50 F3 0 29 Tillman Frederick
59 06/18/1973 1825 0.2 15 F0 0 29 Tillman Frederick
60 06/18/1973 1900 4 50 F1 0 1 Grady S of Rush Springs
61 07/06/1973 1720 0.5 50 F1 0 0 McCurtain 7 W Idabel
62 08/10/1973 1730 0.4 15 F1 0 0 McIntosh 3 N Checotah
63 09/03/1973 1720 16 40 F1 0 0 Payne/ Lincoln 2 SE Ripley - near Carney
64 09/04/1973 1358 16 200 F1 0 0 Kay 2 N Tonkawa - 3 NE Ponca City
65 09/24/1973 1840 21 100 F3 0 14 Craig/ Ottawa 2 NE Vinita - SE edge of Miami
66 10/10/1973 0730 36 N/A F1 0 0 Beckham/ Roger Mills 5 W Sayre - near Angora
67 10/10/1973 1805 0.1 50 F1 0 0 Garfield 3 W Enid
68 10/11/1973 0115 5 50 F1 0 0 Oklahoma OKC (SW 89th/May - SE 22nd/Byers)
69 11/19/1973 1715 4 40 F1 0 0 Ellis S and E of Arnett
70 11/19/1973 1930 24 500 F3 5 46 McClain/ Cleveland/ Oklahoma Blanchard - Moore - Del City - SE Oklahoma City
71 11/19/1973 1940 6 50 F1 0 2 Kingfisher Near Hennessey
72 11/19/1973 1945 14 60 F2 0 6 Kay 8 SW Tonkawa - Tonkawa - 6 NE Tonkawa
73 11/19/1973 2010 3 150 F1 0 0 Kay Blackwell
74 11/20/1973 0001 0.5 30 F1 0 7 Rogers 4 SE Collinsville
75 11/23/1973 2230 1.0 40 F1 0 0 Mayes 6 SE Pryor
76 11/24/1973 1635 12 40 F1 0 0 McCurtain Just NW of Glover - near Broken Bow Lake

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