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1981 Oklahoma Tornadoes

Tornadoes by Month
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
0 0 1 11 44 7 5 2 2 3 1 0 76

Tornadoes by Intensity
F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
15 34 17 8 2 0 76

Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 03/04/1981 1625 0.3 15 F0 0 0 Ellis 2 N Shattuck
2 04/03/1981 1900 2 33 F1 0 0 Choctaw Near Boswell
3 04/11/1981 1900 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kiowa unknown specific location
4 04/12/1981 1830 1.0 5 F1 0 0 Kiowa 8 W Roosevelt
5 04/19/1981 2010 5 200 F3 0 7 Tulsa Tulsa
6 04/19/1981 2020 4 600 F2 0 0 Creek 3 W - 1.5 ENE Kiefer
7 04/19/1981 2030 3 100 F3 0 0 Creek Mounds
8 04/19/1981 2035 0.5 5 F3 0 1 Tulsa Broken Arrow
9 04/19/1981 2045 10 880 F3 5 49 Tulsa 1.5 S Glenpool - S of Bixby
10 04/22/1981 1715 20 5 F0 0 0 Jefferson 5 NE Addington - 6 S Ringling
11 04/30/1981 2000 32 5 F1 0 0 Caddo/ Grady Near Gracemont - Anadarko - near Rush Springs
12 04/30/1981 2015 29 5 F2 1 4 Grady Near Minco - Chickasha - S of Rush Springs (* not continuous track)
13 05/13/1981 1545 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Coal E of Lula
14 05/13/1981 1610 5 100 F2 0 0 Coal Near Lehigh
15 05/13/1981 1635 2 50 F1 0 0 Atoka 4 NE Atoka
16 05/13/1981 1730 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Pushmataha 5 W Antlers
17 05/17/1981 1425 19 33 F0 0 0 Kay Just NE of Blackwell - ~8 NNW Newkirk
18 05/17/1981 1530 1.0 33 F1 0 0 Garfield 2 E Garber
19 05/17/1981 1630 0.5 10 F1 0 0 Noble 5 E Marland
20 05/17/1981 1646 4 100 F1 0 0 McClain/ Cleveland 3 SSW Noble
21 05/17/1981 1700 1.9 50 F2 0 0 Oklahoma 2 SW Arcadia - just NW of Lake Hiawasee
22 05/17/1981 1724 1.0 100 F1 0 0 Cleveland Norman (SH - 9 S of Lake Thunderbird)
23 05/17/1981 1810 10 587 F3 0 6 Pottawatomie 4 SSW Tecumseh - ~3 NW Earlsboro
24 05/17/1981 1815 2 67 F1 0 0 Osage S of Shidler
25 05/17/1981 1845 3 200 F2 0 0 Seminole 4 NNW Seminole - 1.5 SSW Little
26 05/17/1981 1900 34 600 F4 0 2 Seminole/ Okfuskee/ Okmulgee 2 SSE Little - N of Okemah - W edge of Lake Okmulgee
27 05/17/1981 1900 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Osage 20 NNE Pawhuska
28 05/17/1981 1920 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Osage 20 NNE Pawhuska
29 05/17/1981 2010 15 350 F3 0 0 Seminole/ Okfuskee SW of Cromwell - just NE of Okemah
30 05/17/1981 2200 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Muskogee Greenleaf State Park
31 05/22/1981 1617 7 200 F2 0 0 Washita 2 NW Cordell - E of Bessie
32 05/22/1981 1725 1.0 50 F1 0 0 Washita 2 E Lake Valley
33 05/22/1981 1807 6 300 F2 0 0 Washita/ Caddo 3 ESE - ~6 ENE Cowden
34 05/22/1981 1815 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Custer SW of Arapaho
35 05/22/1981 1829 0.3 10 F0 0 0 Caddo Swan Lake (NE shore of Ft. Cobb Lake)
36 05/22/1981 1830 15 100 F2 0 0 Kiowa/ Washita/ Caddo N of Mountain View - 6 N Alfalfa
37 05/22/1981 1830 10 200 F2 0 0 Custer Near Foss Dam - just W of Arapaho
38 05/22/1981 1849 17 1333 F4 0 0 Caddo/ Canadian 1 W Binger - 11 WNW Union City
39 05/22/1981 1900 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Custer NW of Clinton
40 05/22/1981 1932 2 100 F1 0 0 Canadian 5 WNW Union City
41 05/22/1981 1955 10 267 F3 0 12 Custer SW of Clinton - Clinton - E of Arapaho
42 05/22/1981 2140 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Blaine 5 W Greenfield
43 05/23/1981 0100 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Osage Near Hominy
44 05/23/1981 1500 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Creek 2 E Bristow
45 05/23/1981 1600 2 50 F1 0 0 Garvin E of Katie
46 05/23/1981 1630 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Nowata Near Lenapah
47 05/23/1981 1705 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Murray Sulphur (Sulphur Hills Golf Course)
48 05/23/1981 1725 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Pottawatomie Near Shawnee
49 05/23/1981 1730 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Pottawatomie Shawnee (N of I - 40 and Kickapoo)
50 05/23/1981 1730 15 100 F2 0 3 Washington/ Nowata 1 E Copan - near South Coffeyville
51 05/23/1981 1735 5 100 F2 0 3 Nowata Near South Coffeyville
52 05/23/1981 1858 10 100 F3 0 0 Bryan 7 NW of Durant - W edge of Durant - near Calera
53 05/23/1981 1900 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Bryan Lake Texoma
54 05/23/1981 1918 N/A N/A F2 0 0 Delaware E of Colcord
55 05/28/1981 1545 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Muskogee Near Greenleaf Lake
56 05/28/1981 1900 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Kiowa Near Hobart
57 06/01/1981 1900 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Caddo Near Binger
58 06/02/1981 1700 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Texas Near Guymon
59 06/03/1981 2030 1.0 100 F1 0 2 Oklahoma SW Oklahoma City
60 06/11/1981 1800 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Cimarron NE of Boise City
61 06/14/1981 2150 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Pottawatomie Near Shawnee
62 06/15/1981 0005 3 100 F2 0 3 Creek Near Kiefer
63 06/30/1981 1520 0.3 5 F1 0 1 Cleveland Norman
64 07/08/1981 0415 0.5 20 F1 0 0 Woods 4 E Waynoka
65 07/16/1981 1430 22 10 F1 0 0 Kay 5 SW Tonkawa - near Peckham
66 07/20/1981 1930 0.5 N/A F1 0 5 Tulsa Near Broken Arrow
67 07/21/1981 1500 0.5 30 F2 0 0 Le Flore SW of Pocola
68 07/21/1981 1830 0.5 10 F1 0 0 Mayes Near Pryor
69 08/15/1981 1345 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Garfield 7 SW Enid
70 08/15/1981 1500 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Jackson 2 NW Martha
71 09/11/1981 1930 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Alfalfa Near Cherokee
72 09/13/1981 1610 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Pushmataha Near Antlers
73 10/05/1981 1845 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Kingfisher 14 SW Kingfisher
74 10/13/1981 1800 N/A N/A F1 0 0 Choctaw Unger
75 10/17/1981 0345 N/A N/A F1 0 2 Jefferson Near Hastings
76 11/03/1981 1130 N/A N/A F0 0 0 Garfield Near Enid

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