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.
An estimated F4 tornado moved through parts of Iron and Washington Counties in Missouri during the early AM of December 21, 1967. It began south of Viburnum. There were 3 fatalities.
A total of 40 tornadoes are a part of the SPC Database, December 14-15, 1971. Most that occurred on the 15th were during the early AM hours. We look at one of those in this summary. It was given a rating of F2 and had an intermittent path of 22+ miles through from Bell City to Scott City in Missouri.
This summary looks at an F2 tornado with a long, skipping path through parts of SW Missouri on December 14, 1971. The tornado developed just south of Billings.
6 tornadoes are found in the SPC Database for December 4, 1956. Two were in Kansas (both given a rating of F)), the rest in the state of Missouri (all rated F2). We look at one of these Missouri tornadoes in this summary.
Two tornadoes are found in the SPC database for October 8, 1958: An F2 in Illinois and the topic of our summary, an F3 that traveled through parts of Nodaway, Worth and Harrison Counties. This was a fairly long track tornado. SPC has a path of 23.1 miles. Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes has a slightly longer path at 35 miles.
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.”