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                            Confirmed United States Tornadoes during February 2012

Date

Time
(UTC)
---------------------------------
County

State
National Weather
Service
Forecast Office
Enhanced
Fujita Scale Rating

(max.winds)
Path Length
(miles)
Path Width
(yards)
DeathsInjuries
First-Hand Video
(if available)
02.01
0630
Allen
LA
LCH
E-F0
(UNK)
3.73
20
0
0

Photo: Victoria Waterman via KPLC-TV/Lake Charles, LA
02.020214
Monroe
MS
MEG
E-F0
(85)
0.12
25
0
0
 
02.03
0642Gray,
Roberts,
Hemphill
TX
AMA
E-F1
(100)
12.72
100
0
0

Image: National Weather Service Amarillo, Texas
02.040045
Burleson
TX
HGX
E-F1
(100)
0.76
5300
0
02.040048
Burleson
TXHGXE-F2
(120)
0.512200
0
02.04
1359
Beauregard
LA
LCH
E-F1
4.33
20
0
0

Photo: NWS Lake Charles, Louisiana (via Facebook)

02.18

1453Cameron,
Vermillion
LA
LCH
E-F0
(UNK)
2.45
20
0
0

Photo: Norma Hebert via KATC-TV/Lafayette, LA
02.18
2210
Mobile
AL
MOB
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
  0
0
 
02.230312
Floyd
GA
FFC
E-F1
(95)
3.3
75
01

RAW VIDEO: Aerials of Floyd County Weather Damage: MyFoxATLANTA.com

Video: WAGA-TV/Atlanta, Georgia
02.24
1807
Aiken,
Lexington
SC
CAE
(.pdf)
E-F2
(130)
9.19
100
0
0
Video: WJBF-TV/Augusta, Georgia
02.241842
ColquittGA
TAE
E-F0
(80)
3.7550
0
0
 
02.241851
Sumter
SC
CAE
(.pdf)
E-F0
(80)
4.77
50
0
0

Image: National Weather Service Columbia, SC (.pdf)
02.24
2209Colleton
SC
CHSE-F1
(90)
2
150
0
0Video: WCVB-TV/Charleston, South Carolina
02.24
2325
MathewsVA
AKQ
E-F0
(80)
0.75
50
0
0

Photo: Dominic Ross/WAVY-TV - Portsmouth, VA
02.28
2213
Lincoln,
Logan
NE
LBF
E-F0
6.19
20
0
0
02.28
2328
Jewell
KS
GID
E-F0
2.3650
0
0


02.28
2336
Cloud
KS
TOP
E-F01.76
75
0
0


02.290005
Republic
KS
TOP
E-F0
(UNK)
6.12
100
0
0

Photo: The Belleville Telescope (Belleville, Kansas)
02.290043
Reno
KSICTE-F0
(UNK)
1.22
50
00
02.29
0047
Reno
KS
ICTE-F0
(UNK)
0.73
50
0
0
02.29
0100
GreeleyNE
GID
E-F0
(70)
0.28
25
0
0
02.290117
McPherson
KS
ICTE-F0
(UNK)
2.29
50
0
0

Image: NOAA/SPC Mesoscale Discussion 2012-0170
02.290302
Waubaunsee
KSTOP
E-F2
5.071501
12
02.29
0406
Franklin,
Douglas
KS
TOP
E-F1
4.80
100
0
0

Image: National Weather Service Topeka, Kansas
02.29
0452Barton
MO
SGF
E-F1
(90)
16
200
0
0


Map: NWS Springfield, Missouri/GoogleMaps
02.29
0526
Dade,
Polk
MO
SGF
E-F1
(100)
18.38100
0
0

Radar loop: NOAA/NWS Springfield, Missouri
02.29
0558Polk,
Dallas
MO
SGF
E-F2
(120)
9.5
100
1
12

Video Still: TheTownTalk.com
02.29
0618Laclede
MO
SGF
E-F1
(105)
11
150
0
5

Map: NWS Springfield, Missouri/GoogleMaps
02.29
0622Laclede
MO
SGF
E-F1
(105)
0.2575
0
0

Photo: Laclede County OEM (via Facebook)
02.29
0642
Barry
MO
SGF
E-F2
(120)
1.7400
1
4
02.29
0706
Phelps,
Dent,
Phelps
MO
SGF
E-F1
(95)
19
75
0
0
Video: KTVI-TV/Saint Louis, Missouri (0:15-sec ad in embed)
02.29
0713

Stone,
Taney

MO
SGF
E-F2
(130)
24.29440
0
47
02.290919Madison,
Bollinger
MO
PAH
E-F1
(90)
10.34
800
0
0
 
02.290934
Bollinger,
Cape Girardeau
MOPAH
E-F2
(115)
7.66
300
0
0
 
02.29
0947Cape Girardeau/
Union, Jackson
MO/
IL
PAH
E-F2
(115)
31.89
300
0
1

Photo: Laura Simon/The Southeast Missourian
Map: National Weather Service Paducah, Kentucky
02.29
1000StoddardMOPAH
E-F3
(140)
19.9670010
Image: NOAA/NWS via Mike Lear/missourinet.com
02.29
1024Stoddard,
Scott
MO
PAH
E-F1
(90)
15.70
750
0
 
02.29
1026
Williamson
IL
PAH
E-F2
(120)
14.91300
0
0

Image: National Weather Service Paducah, Kentucky (.pdf)
02.291051
Saline,
Gallatin
IL
PAH
E-F4
(180)
26.09
3257
108
02.29
1103
Pulaski/
Ballard,
McCracken/
Massac
IL/
KY/
IL
PAH
E-F2
(120)
25.121250
5

02.29
1157
HendersonKY
PAH
E-F1
(90)
1.29
100
0
2
02.29 1203Warrick
IN
PAH
E-F1
(90)
2.36
100
0
0

Photo: Denny Simons/Evansville Courier & Press
02.29
1240
Hopkins
KY
PAH
E-F0
(UNK)
0.4930 0
0
Image: NOAA/SPC 29/1200Z 500mb Obs, Heights, Temps
02.29
1445
MuhlenbergKY
PAH
E-F2
(120)
5.46
200
0
1
Photo: Jimmy Bryant via WFIE-TV/Evansville, Indiana
02.29
1445Muhlenberg
KY
PAHE-F1
(95)
0.13
330
0
Radar Loop: NWS Paducah, Kentucky (via Facebook)
02.291542
Grayson
KY
LMK
E-F2
(135)
2.05
200
0
1
02.291555HardinKYLMK
E-F2
(130)
525000Video: WHAS-TV/Louisville, Kentucky (via Bing)
02.29
1605
LarueKY
LMK
E-F2
(120)
2.462000
1
02.29
1612
Larue
KY
LMK
E-F2
(120)
0.891000
0
02.29
1842
Morgan
KY
JKL
E-F2
(120)
6.32
400
0
0
02.291847
Metcalf
KY
LMK
E-F1
0.96150
0
0


02.29
1922
Russell,
Casey
KY
LMK
E-F2
7.18
175
0
0
02.291953
Pulaski
KY
JKL
E-F1
(100)
1.5
60
0
0
 
02.292146
DeKalb,
White
TN
OHX
E-F1
(90)
14.48200
1
0

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02.29
2202
White
TN
OHX
E-F0
(85)
2.16
50
0
0
  
02.29
2230
CumberlandTN
OHX
E-F2
(125)
6.18
250
2
7
03.010030
BlountTN
MRX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.75
100
0
0

Photo: WBIR-TV/Knoxville, Tennessee
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As of the 1650UTC update on
January 14, 2013, there were
57 confirmed tornadoes
during February 2012.

    14 states were affected by tornadoes during February 2012:
        Kentucky --> 13       Missouri --> 13         Kansas --> 8
             Illinois --> 4     Tennessee --> 4       Louisiana --> 3
   So. Carolina --> 3             Texas --> 3          Georgia --> 2
        Nebraska --> 2        Alabama --> 1           Indiana --> 1
      Mississippi --> 1          Virginia --> 1

The 20-year average (1991-2010) for
United States tornadoes during
the month of February is 29.
February tornadoes were
responsible for 15 fatalities,
and at least 206 injuries.

Credits and Acknowledgements:

Every amazing capture presented on this site, either photo or video, is both a link to its original internet source, and a testament to the fact that any single person's experience with a tornado can be a useful - and important - educational tool for all others. Much adoration and thanks are conveyed to the journalists, meteorologists, artists, and citizens alike, without whose hard, and in many cases quite brave work this site would not be anywhere near possible.

02.01 - Allen Parish, LA - Victoria Waterman - KPLC-TV/Lake Charles, LA
02.03 - Gray, Roberts, and Hemphill Counties, Texas - National Weather Service Amarillo, TX
02.04 - Burleson County, TX 1 -  YouTube user ku5bcj
02.04 - Burleson County, TX 2 -  YouTube user Mrchrisv3   
02.04 - Beauregard Parish, LA - NWS Lake Charles, Louisiana on Facebook
02.18 - Cameron and Vermillion Parishes, Louisiana - Norma Hebert via KATC-TV/Lafayette, LA (www.katc.com)
02.22 - Floyd County, Georgia - embed from WAGA-TV/Atlanta, GA (www.myfoxatlanta.com)
02.24 - Aiken and Lexington Counties, South Carolina - embed from WJBF-TV/Augusta, GA (www2.wjbf.com)
02.24 - Sumter County, South Carolina - radar image from National Weather Service Columbia, SC (.pdf)
02.24 - Colleton County, South Carolina - embed from WCVB-TV/Charleston, SC (www2.counton2.com)
02.24 - Mathews County, Virginia - Dominic Ross/WAVY-TV - Portsmouth, VA (www.wavy.com)
02.28 - Lincoln and Logan Counties, Nebraska - Eric Treece/ColoradoStormChaser.com (YouTube user ColoradoStormChaser)
02.29 - Reno County, Kansas - StormChasingVideos.com via YouTube (YouTube user bnvn1)
02.29 - Waubaunsee County, Kansas - KSHB-TV/Kansas City, MO on YouTube (YouTube user NBCActionNews)
02.29 - Franklin and Douglas Counties, Kansas - National Weather Service Topeka, Kansas
02.29 - Greeley County, Nebraska - YouTube user phatman300
02.29 - Polk and Dallas Counties, Missouri - video capture from TheTownTalk.com
02.29 - Laclede County, Missouri 2 - Laclede County OEM on Facebook (Laclede County Office of Emergency Management)
02.29 - Stone and Taney Counties, Missouri - Dylan Graham (YouTube user SuperDylanGraham)
02.29 - Saline County, Illinois - CNN on YouTube (YouTube user CNN)
02.29 - Warrick County, Indiana - YouTube user TravelingWithJim
02.29 - Hopkins County, Kentucky - YouTube user BunnyCates
02.29 - Hardin County, Kentucky - YouTube user MrJrnorfl
02.29 - Grayson County, Kentucky - screen grab from WLKY-TV/Louisville, KY (Aerial Tour: Storm Damage in Grayson County)
02.29 - Larue County, Kentucky 2 - Vanita Faye Anderson via Youtube (
YouTube user vanitaa12)
02.29 - Morgan County, Kentucky - Mario Anderson/WTVQ-TV - (YouTube user TVSuperMario)
02.29 - Russell and Casey Counties, Kentucky - YouTube user bawireman