A handful of tornadoes occurred across parts of the Deep South on September 23, 1985. We look at an F2 that skipped about 22 miles through Conecuh County, AL.
Per the September 2006 Storm Data Publication, “On September 22, 2006, the WFO Paducah forecast area was struck by the worst tornado outbreak in its recorded history during the month of September. The first known F3 and F4 tornadoes, as defined by the Fujita Tornado Scale, in the month of September struck Perry County, Missouri and Massac County, Illinois. The combined result of these two tornadoes was about $8 million dollars in damage and eight injuries requiring hospital care.”
There were 4 tornadoes confirmed on September 21, 2005, all in the state of Minnesota. A series of supercells pushed through the east central part of the state producing not only the tornadoes but large hail, flashing flooding and widespread wind damage. This summary looks at the strongest tornado to occur, an F2 in Anoka County. Along with the tornado, the NWS Twin Cities stated “a rear flank downdraft was also responsible for causing damage in parts of Coon Rapids and Blaine.”
5 tornadoes are a part of the SPC Database for September 18, 1986. We look at the strongest, an F3 that traveled from Jewell and Republic Counties in KS into Nuckolls County, NE. It hit the town of Hardy, NE.
Per the Tornado Project, Hurricane Ivan produced a total of 120 tornadoes in 3 days. That is the largest outbreak on record associated with a tropical system. In this summary, we will focus in on the strongest tornado reported in the entire outbreak. It occurred in Fauquier County, VA near the town of Remington.
15 tornadoes are recorded in the SPC Database for September 15, 2010. The strongest was an EF3 that made a trek from Meigs County, OH near Reedsville over the Ohio River into Wood County, WV near Belleville. The estimated maximum winds were estimated between 150-160 mph. Per the Storm Data entry, in Meigs County, 22 structures were destroyed or had major damage.
In this summary, we look at an F2 spawned by Hurricane Ivan. Per the September 2004 Storm Data Publication, Ivan made landfall as a category 3 hurricane on September 16, just west of Gulf Shores, Alabama.
An estimated F4 tornado tracked a good 65 miles through parts of Central Oklahoma on September 14, 1957. All of our sources have the tornado developing in the Wayne, OK area near the McClain/Cleveland County line. It moved along a skipping path.