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.
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.
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.
A total of 30 tornadoes occurred on Christmas Day of 2012. Two of the tornadoes were rated EF3 and we look at one of those that traveled through parts of Southern MS. It was a long-tracked twister. The SPC has a length of 60.34 miles.
A total of 13 tornadoes were confirmed on December 22, 2011. The strongest hit parts of North Georgia. Path length of 11.42 miles. There were 4 injuries.
There was one tornado reported on January 28, 1956. It hit during the late evening in Faulkner County, AR. It moved to the northeast from the Wooster area to 1 mile south of Greenbriar. The Climatological Data Summary then states the tornado “went aloft for 10 miles, returning to the ground in Barney-Enola Area.”
A total of 6 tornadoes occurred on December 13, 1977 across portions of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. In this summary, we look at an F3 that hit in NE Harris and SW Liberty Counties in TX. Path length was 25 miles. Per Thomas Grazulis, the path ran parallel to and north of US-90.
This summary looks back at an estimated F3 tornado from December 12, 1928. It crossed through parts of Angelina County, TX. Information for this event came from the following resources. Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes and Newspaper articles via newspapers.com
8 tornadoes are found in the SPC database for December 11, 1961. They occurred across 4 states in the south. We are looking at one given a rating of F3. It moved about 3 miles through the town of Jacksonville in Calhoun County. A good deal of the damage was at the Jacksonville State University.
What was possibly a family of tornadoes traveled over 30 miles through parts of Daviess and Hancock Counties in Kentucky across the Ohio River into Perry County, Indiana. There were 3 injuries.