NEW SUMMARY! An outbreak of 35 tornadoes occurred across 6 states on February 29, 2012. During the early morning, a squall line with embedded supercells pressed through parts of Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois. The strongest tornado of the day occurred between 451am and 504am CT. This summary is currently for Patreon members only.
The state of Missouri was hit by 17 tornadoes on December 31, 2010. Three were given a rating of EF-3. We look at one of those in this summary. It tracked 7.5 miles over Fort Leonard Wood in Pulaski County.
There were 28 tornadoes on New Year’s Eve of 2010. Four were in the state of Mississippi. The strongest for the state was given an EF-2 rating. That is the topic of this summary!
For the second day in a row, Fort Rucker, AL was hit by a tornado. The first occurred at 425pm CT on December 29, 1973. The second tornado which occurred just before 5pm CT on December 30, 1973 caused greater damage to Ft. Rucker than the one the day before.
A large winter outbreak occurred across the state of Texas on December 29, 2006. Officially, the SPC Database lists 27 tornadoes. The max rating was F2 and there were four tornadoes given that rating. We look at one of the F2 twisters in this summary.
An estimated F3 tornado moved northeast through parts of Jones County and the town of Laurel during the evening of December 28, 1954. It had a path of about 10 miles per the Climatological Data National Summary (CDNS) and a width of 250 yards. 25 people were injured.
Three tornadoes occurred on December 27, 1997 in the state of Florida. The strongest was given an F2 rating. It developed in the Lake Region Mobile Home Park along US Highway 27 and County Road 544 in Polk County. Several residents remarked that the tornado sounded like “a high-pitched whine”. Many mobile homes had major to severe damage.