There were 2 Texas tornadoes confirmed on September 13, 1974. The strongest is in the SPC Database as an F3. Thomas Grazulis lists the rating as F2. The tornado traveled 3-3.5 miles through parts of Fort Bend County hitting the Rosenberg and Richmond areas.
In today’s summary, we look at another strong tornado spawned by Hurricane Carla. At 5:50pm on September 11, an estimated F3 quickly hit Channelview outside of Houston causing $200,000 in damage, 22 injuries and 0 fatalities.
There were 6 tornadoes confirmed on September 9, 2016. 4 were in the state of Illinois including the strongest – an EF2 that crossed through parts of Champaign County.
Not a lot of information to be found on this small tornado from 1989. Per the Storm Data entry, the tornado skipped about 14 miles through parts of Fremont County between Thurman and Randolph. The summary states that an RV was blown off of I-29 and 3 people were injured.
Per the NHC report, “A total of 101 tornadoes have been reported in association with Frances – 23 in Florida, 7 in Georgia, 45 in South Carolina, 11 in North Carolina, and 15 in Virginia. Many of the tornadoes occurred in an outbreak over South and North Carolina on 7 September.” We look at one of those tornadoes in this summary.
This F2 tornado hit during the late morning of September 6, 1973. Most of the damage was to roofs and there were garages that were destroyed. There were no injuries and no fatalities.
A total of 19 tornadoes occurred on September 5, 1979. All but one were in association with the remnants of Hurricane David. Eight tornadoes were spawned from “David” in the state of Virginia. Two were rated F3 and the rest given an F2 rating. We are looking at one of those F3s in this summary.
There was one tornado confirmed on Labor Day of 2017 (Sept 4). It traveled almost 17 miles through parts of Crawford and Richland Counties in Ohio. There were several areas that received EF2 damage with estimated max winds of 130 mph.