Path length: 25 miles
Width: 200 yards
County: St. Louis
Thirty tornadoes were reported across parts of four states on January 24, 1967. Two in Missouri were given an F4 rating. This summary focuses on what the National Weather Service deems the 4th worst tornado in history to hit the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. It is also the last F4 tornado to affect St. Louis.
Damage Photos via The NWS St. Louis
We gathered information for this event from the SPC & NCDC Databases, the January 1967 Storm Data Publication and Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes and found the following differences:
- SPC/NCDC have a 25 mile path.
- Storm Data & Grazulis have a length of 21 miles.
January 1967 Storm Data Publication
Overview of the event from the NWS St. Louis
Grazulis, Thomas P. (1993). Significant Tornadoes 1680-1991: A Chronology and Analysis of Events. St. Johnsbury, VT: The Tornado Project of Environmental Films. Page 1087.
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