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1979 Oklahoma Tornadoes

Tornadoes by Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
0 0 5 17 7 3 2 13 1 2 1 0 51

Tornadoes by Intensity
F? F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
1 15 12 15 5 3 0 51

Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 03/18/1979 0700 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Kay Near Newkirk
2 03/18/1979 0900 8 30 F3 0 0 Washington/ Nowata Near Copan - Near Wann
3 03/18/1979 1310 3 35 F2 0 0 Tulsa/ Rogers Tulsa - Catoosa
4 03/19/1979 1705 10 30 F1 0 0 Choctaw W of Hugo - Messer
5 03/29/1979 1320 2 30 F2 0 0 Okfuskee 6 W Okemah
6 04/01/1979 0116 0.2 20 F1 0 0 Lincoln 1 NW Davenport
7 04/10/1979 1545 40 880 F4 11
(0)
68
(1)
Foard TX/ Wilbarger TX/ Tillman 2 N Thalia TX - Lockett TX - Vernon TX - ENE of Davidson
8 04/10/1979 1625 74 N/A F2 1
(0)
0
(3)
Wilbarger TX/ Wichita TX/ Tillman/ Cotton/ Comanche/ Stephens Harrold TX - 9 NNE Electra TX - Grandfield - Pumpkin Center - W of Marlow
9 04/10/1979 1605 9 120 F2 0 1 Tillman 1 S - 10 NE Hollister
10 04/10/1979 1635 7 100 F1 0 0 Comanche 2 SW - 5 NE Faxon
11 04/10/1979 1705 5 170 F3 3 100 Comanche Lawton (.5 N Airport - ~2 E Lawton)
12 04/10/1979 1830 47 1760 F4 42
(0)
1740
(0)
Archer TX/ Wichita TX/ Clay TX/ Jefferson 3 ENE Holliday TX - Wichita Falls TX - 4 E Byers TX - NNE of Waurika
13 04/10/1979 1840 2 N/A F2 0 0 Cleveland 6 N Purcell
14 04/10/1979 1845 5 100 F2 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Lincoln 5 SW - 2 SW Prague
15 04/10/1979 1850 1.5 40 F2 0 0 Cleveland Near Noble
16 04/10/1979 1955 13 170 F3 0 0 Stephens/ Carter 9 N Ringling - Pruitt City - E of Ratliff City
17 04/10/1979 2005 0.2 15 F0 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Seminole N of Maud
18 04/10/1979 2005 0.2 15 F0 0 0 Pottawatomie W of Maud
19 04/11/1979 0001 3 50 F1 0 0 Pontotoc Near Allen
20 04/11/1979 0105 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Marshall Near Kingston
21 04/11/1979 0400 N/A N/A F? 0 0 Muskogee 15 SW Muskogee
22 04/11/1979 1115 42 440 F2 0 20
(3)
McCurtain/ Sevier AR/ Polk AR N of Eagleton - Grannis AR - Wickes AR - 11 SE Mena AR
23 05/02/1979 1550 0.3 15 F0 0 0 Woods 6 WNW Cleo Springs
24 05/02/1979 1615 21 880 F4 1 25 Major/ Garfield 4 NE Cleo Springs - 1 NE Meno - Lahoma - Far SW Enid
25 05/02/1979 1617 20 1760 F2 0 0 Major 11 W Orienta - 10 E Fairview
26 05/02/1979 1745 8 120 F3 0 0 Garfield 6 WNW - 4 NE Marshall
27 05/02/1979 1850 1.0 40 F2 0 0 Logan 1 SE - 2 SE Mulhall
28 05/02/1979 1913 0.3 15 F1 0 0 Payne 3 NNW Perkins
29 05/09/1979 2030 0.3 15 F1 0 1 Woodward 4 W Woodward
30 06/06/1979 1700 0.3 15 F1 0 0 Caddo E of Anadarko
31 06/08/1979 1400 0.3 15 F1 0 0 Comanche Near Indiahoma
32 06/21/1979 2030 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Custer SW of Arapaho
33 07/16/1979 1650 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Oklahoma NW Oklahoma City
34 07/23/1979 1430 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Washita Near Lake Valley
35 08/19/1979 1400 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Cleveland Far SE Oklahoma City (SE 104 and Triple X)
36 08/21/1979 1510 9 N/A F0 0 0 Dewey 8 SW Seiling - near Seiling
37 08/21/1979 1815 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Noble 3 SE Red Rock
38 08/21/1979 1815 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Noble 3 SE Red Rock
39 08/21/1979 1815 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Noble 3 SE Red Rock
40 08/21/1979 1840 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Pawnee 5 NE Pawnee
41 08/21/1979 1930 N/A N/A F0 0 0 McClain Between Criner and Washington
42 08/21/1979 2100 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Tillman 2 S Davidson
43 08/22/1979 1814 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Canadian 2 W Piedmont
44 08/22/1979 1855 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Canadian 3 W Union City
45 08/24/1979 1720 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Grant Just W of Wakita
46 08/31/1979 1515 16 440 F2 0 0 Kingfisher/ Logan E of Kingfisher - ~10 SW Guthrie
47 08/31/1979 1955 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Carter 2 E Springer
48 09/02/1979 0355 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Cotton W of Walters
49 10/21/1979 2010 1.0 60 F2 0 0 Murray 7 N Sulphur
50 10/30/1979 1005 8 530 F3 3 2 Carter 5 S - 3 NNE Woodford
51 11/20/1979 1420 0.2 25 F1 0 0 Canadian SW of El Reno

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