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Every tornado, captured.

                                 Confirmed United States Tornadoes during May 2012

Date
Time
(UTC)
County
State
National Weather
Service
Forecast Office
Enhanced-Fujita
Scale Rating
(max.winds)
Path Length
(miles)
Path Width
(yards)

Deaths
InjuriesFirst-Hand Video
(if available)

05.01
0012
KiowaKS
DDC
E-F0
(UNK)
0.6
75
0
0
 
05.010034Alfalfa
OK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
0.3
30
0
0

Map: N
ational Weather Service Norman, OK
05.01
0040
Alfalfa
OK
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
3
30
0
0
 
05.01
0045
Comanche
KS
DDC
E-F2
(UNK)
2.57200
0
0
 
05.01
0110Nowata
OK
TSA
E-F0
(UNK)
0.150
0
0
05.01
0112
NowataOK
TSA
E-F1
(UNK)
0.2
50
0
0
 
05.01
0113
Grant
OK
OUN
E-F1
(UNK)
16300
0
0
05.01
0125Nowata
OK
TSA
E-F0
(UNK)
0.1
50
0
0

 
05.010130
Collingsworth
TX
AMA
E-F0
(75)
1.25
150
0
0
05.01
0133
Nowata
OK
TSA
E-F0
(UNK)
0.2
75
0
0
 
05.01
0159
NowataOK
TSA
E-F1
(105)
1.5200
0
0
 
05.01
0206Grant
OK
OUN
E-F1
(UNK)
1
50
0
0
 
05.01
0210
GrantOK
OUN
E-F1
(UNK)
14
400
0
0

Map: National Weather Service, Norman, OK
05.010229
Grant OK
OUN
E-F1
(UNK)
12
200
0
0
05.01
0307
KayOK
OUN
E-F1
(UNK)
2
50
0
0
 
05.01
0325
Kay
OK
OUN
E-F1
(UNK)
7
100
0
0
 
05.01
0542
NowataOK
TSA
E-F1
(110)
6.5
300
00

05.01
0630Craig
OK
TSA
E-F2
(120)
1
150
0
1
05.011833
Clay
IN
IND
E-F0
(UNK)
0.1500
0

Radar: National Weather Service Indianapolis, IN
05.012045
Trimble
KY
LMK
E-F0
(65)
1.86
15
0
0

Radar Image: WDRB-TV/Louisville, KY
05.01
2059
PiattIL
ILX
E-F0
(65)
0.13
10
0
0

Image/Video: Paul Hadfield via storm chase account page
05.01
2106
Piatt,
Champaign

IL
ILX
E-F1
(90)
8.07
75
0
0 Video: Lt. Sapp/Seymour, IL FD via WICD-TV (on Facebook)
05.01
2128
Franklin
IN
ILN
E-F1
(95)
1.27
100
0
0

Video: Brian Cunningham via WHIO-TV
05.01
2140
Champaign
IL
ILX
E-F0
(65)
0.09
20
0
0
05.01
2148
Pope
MN
MPX

E-F0
(UNK)
0.08
50
0
0
05.01
2156
Stearns
MN
MPX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.89
75
0
0
05.01
2202
Stearns
MN
MPX
E-F0
(85)
2.14
750
0
 
05.01
2218
Vermillion
IL
ILX
E-F0
(80)
0.46
30
0
0

Photo: Rick Harper/NWS Central Illinois
05.01
2220
Warren
OH
ILN
E-F0
(80)
0.01
10
0
0
05.01
2224
Warren
OHILN
E-F0
(80)
0.0150
0
0

Radar Image: National Weather Service Wilmington, OH
05.01
2240
Wright
MN
MPX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.01
25
0
0
 
05.01
2257
Fountain
IN
IND
E-F0
(UNK)
0.14
50
0
0

Surface Map: 01/2100UTC via NWS Indianapolis, IN/NOAA

05.01
2336
Montgomery
IN
IND
E-F1
(110)
0.46150
0
0
05.02
0115
Potter
PA
CTP
E-F0
(75)
0.39
25
0
0

Photo: Erikka Sue Long via Solomon's Words for the Wise
05.02
0240
ClayIA
FSD
E-F0
(UNK)
2.61
50
0
0
 
05.03
0303Thayer,
Fillmore
NE
GID

E-F1
(105)

1.01
250
0
0

Photo Credit: Dustin Wilcox / Severe Chase on Facebook
05.040140
Henry,
Washington
IA
DVNE-F2
(130)
6.73440
0
0
05.04
1903
Nobles
MN
FSD E-F0
(UNK)
1
50 0
0
 
05.04
1910
Nobles
MN
FSD
E-F0
(UNK)
1.25
50
0
0

Click for video; credit --> Mike Marquardt via
The Worthington Daily Globe
05.04
1925
NoblesMN
FSD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.5
50
0
0
 
05.04
1940
Jackson
MN
FSD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.5
50
0
0
 
05.04
1949Jackson
MN
FSD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.5
50
0
0
 
05.04
2005
Jackson
MN
FSD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.5
50
0
0
 
05.04
2015
SiouxIA
FSD
E-F0
(UNK
0.5
50
0
0
 
05.04
2022
Sioux
IA
FSD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.5
50
0
0
05.04
2045
Martin
MN
MPX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.1
25
0
0
 
05.04
2050
O'BrienIA
FSDE-F0
(UNK)
0.5
50
0
0

Image: Iowa State University/GoogleMaps
05.04
2245Faribault
MN
MPX
E-F0
(75)
3.44
50
0
0

Photo: Tim Engstrom/Albert Lea Tribune
05.04
2252
WinnebagoIA
DMX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.81
90
0
0

Photo: National Weather Service Des Moines, IA (.KMZ)
05.06
2048
Iroquois
IL
LOT
E-F1
(95)
1.3200
0
0
Photo: National Weather Service Chicago, Illinois

Map: National Weather Service Chicago, Illinois
05.06
2215
Cass
MO
EAX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.19
25
0
0
05.06
2217
Cass
MO
EAX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.05
25
0
0
05.062218
Vermillion
IL
ILX
E-F0
(UNK)
2.12
75
0
0
 
05.06
2310JohnsonKS
EAX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.05
25
0
0
05.06
2322
JohnsonKS
EAX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.09
25
0
0
05.081315
NuecesTX
CRP
E-F0
(UNK)
0.03
25
0
0
05.081908
St. Lucie
FL
MLB
E-F0
(UNK)
0.02
10
0
0
Video: WPTV-TV/West Palm Beach, FL YouReporter Jeff
05.09
1940
JeffersonLA
LIX
E-F1
(89)
0.25
500
0

Photo: Tim Osborne/Times Picayune; click for news story
05.092000Santa CruzAZ
TWC
E-F0
(UNK)
0.3125
0
0

Photo: Michael King via KGUN-TV/Tucson, AZ
05.10
1446La Salle
TXCRP
E-F0
(80)
10.27
75
0
2

Radar:
National Weather Service Corpus Christi, TX
05.10
1740
Kleberg
TX
CRP
E-F0
(70)
0.07500
0

Radar: National Weather Service Corpus Christi, TX

05.10
1825
WilsonTX
EWXE-F0
(UNK)
0.25
10
0
0

Photo: Kimberli Dugi via Wilson County News
05.10
1846
Live Oak
TX
CRP
E-F0
(UNK)
0.01
10
0
0

Image: SPC Mesoscale Discussion #0780
05.10
1904
Live Oak
TX
CRP
E-F0
(70)
0.8
50
0
0
05.10
1908
Live Oak
TX
CRP
E-F0
(70)
0.45
50
00

Image: NOAA/Storm Prediction Center
05.10
1920
Live Oak
TX
CRP
E-F0
(UNK)
0.03
20
0
0
 
05.10
2056
Bee
TX
CRP
E-F0
(70)
0.3350
0
0
05.10
2058
Bee
TX
CRP
E-F0
(70)
0.35
50
0
0

Radar: National Weather Service Corpus Christi, TX
05.10
2102
Bee
TX
CRP
E-F0
(80)
0.95
75
0
0
05.10
2110
Live Oak
TX
CRP
E-F0
(75)
0.06
50
0
0
05.10
2230
Colorado
TX
HGX
E-F2
(120)
0.62150
0
8
05.11
0014
Live Oak
TXCRPE-F0
(75)
4.8910000
Photo: Unknown via NWS Corpus Christi, Texas
05.11
0145Live OakTX
CRPE-F0
(UNK)
0.37
50
0
0
 
05.11
0320
NuecesTX
CRP
E-F0
(80)
1.73
75
0
0

Image: Event radar loop via NWS Corpus Christi, Texas
05.11
0330San PatricioTX
CRP
E-F1
(100)
7.45
150
0
0

Photo: National Weather Service Corpus Christi, TX
05.11
0352
RefugioTX
CRP
E-F0
(75)
3.7150
00

Radar Image: National Weather Service Corpus Christi, TX
05.11
0417
Aransas
TX
CRP
E-F0
(70)
1.13
50
0
0

Photo: National Weather Service Corpus Christi, TX
05.11
0459
Jim Hogg
TX
BRO
E-F0
(UNK)
0.1
10
0
0

Image: SPC Mesoscale Discussion issued 11/0436UTC
05.11
0815Cameron
TX
BRO
E-F0
(80)
0.1050
0
0
 
05.13
0111
Escambia
FL
MOB
E-F0
(UNK)
0.0120
0
0
05.13
1902
LeeAL
BMX
E-F0
(60)
2.350
0
0

View Roxana EF-0 Tornado (Lee) 13 May 2012 in a larger map
05.13
2000
SocorroNM
ABQ
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBD
TBD
0
0
05.14
1655
Richmond
NC
RAH
E-F1
(90)
1.98
1000
0

Photo: Kelli Easterling/Richmond Daily Journal
05.14
2150
OrangeburgSC
CAE
E-F0
(UNK)
3.2
60
0
0
05.18
2009
Platte
WY
CYS
E-F0
(UNK)
0.99
50
0
0
 
05.19
2238
KingmanKS
ICT
E-F1
(UNK)
5.7
50
0
0
05.19
2240Kingman
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
6.74
50
0
0

Radar grab: Event analysis/image by Jon Daviess
05.19
2245
Kingman
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
5.86
50
0
0

View May 19th 2012 Kingman & Harper County tornadoes in a larger map
05.19
2249
Kingman
KS
ICT
E-F0
(TBD)
0.56
50
0
0
05.19
2257
Kingman
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
2.05
50
0
0
 
05.19
2302
Kingman
KSICT
E-F0
(UNK)
1.35
50
0
0
 
05.19
2312
Kingman
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
5.55
50
0
0

View May 19th 2012 Kingman & Harper County tornadoes in a larger map
05.19
2316Harper,
Kingman
KS
ICT
E-F3
(UNK)
9.72
100
0
0
05.19
2333Harper
KS
ICT
E-F3
(UNK)
9.68150
0
0
05.220137
OldhamTX
AMA
E-F0
(65)
0.57
100
0
0

Photo: Chris Kimble via NWS Amarillo, Texas
05.22
2207
Divide
ND
BIS
E-F0
(UNK)
5.32
50
0
0
05.22
2321
Mountrail
ND
BIS
E-F0
(UNK)
0.8325
0
0

Photo: Jennifer C. Brindley (storm chase account)
05.24
2007
St.BernardLA
LIX
E-F0
(70)
0.24330
0
05.242156
Fayette
IA
ARX
E-F1
(UNK)
2.99
30
0
0
 
05.24
2236
Platte
NE
OAXE-F2
(UNK)
0.75
100
0
0
05.250001
Marathon
WI
GRB
E-F0
(TBD)
5.94
75
0
0
05.25
2348
Russell
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
1.4
0
0
0
05.25
2353
Ellis
KS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBD
TBD
0
0
05.26
0056
NessKSDDC
NOT YET ASSIGNED
TBD
TBD
0
0
 
05.26
0130
Ellis
KS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBD
TBD
0
0
 
05.26
0135
Russell
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.62
50
0
0
 
05.26
0144
Russell
KS
ICT
E-F0
(UNK)
5.81
100
0
0
05.26
0150
Rush
KS
DDC


 NOT YET
CONFIRMED
 
05.26
0216
Rush
KS
DDC
E-F2
(TBD)
TBD
TBD
0
0
05.26TBD
RushKS
DDC
E-F1
(TBD)
TBD
TBD
0
0
05.26
0240
Russell
KS
ICT
E-F2
(UNK)
0.17
1500
0
05.26
0312
Rush
KS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBD
TBD
0
0
05.26
0327
Rush
KS
DDC
NOT YET
ASSIGNED
TBD
TBD
0
0
 
05.27
2206
BooneNE
OAX
E-F0
(UNK)
1.3575
0
0 
05.27
2223
Greeley
NE
GID
E-F0
(UNK)
0.06
15
0
0
 
05.27
2305
Boone
NE
OAX
E-F0
(UNK
1.71
55
0
0
 
05.27
2330
MadisonNE
OAX
E-F0
(UNK)
1.75
75
0
0
 
05.28
0013Polk
WI
MPX
E-F0
(UNK)
0.19
25
0
0
05.28
1858
St. Lucie
FL
MLB
E-F0
(65)
0.69
40
0
0
05.29
1811
Levy
FL
TBW
E-F0
(UNK)
2.84
2000
0
 
05.29
1925
Orleans
VT
BTV
E-F0
(70)
0.271000
0
 
05.30
0126
Canadian
OK
OUN
E-F1
(TBD)
1
30
00
05.30
0203
Orangeburg
SC
CAE
E-F1
(90)
1.5260
0
0
05.30
0215
Canadian
OK
OUN
E-F0
(TBD)
1
25
0
0
05.30
1434
Carteret
NC
MHX
E-F1
(110)
0.57
250
0
0

0:14-sec ad within the Fox43 North Carolina embed

05.30
2100
Sherman
KS
GLD
E-F0
(UNK)
0.25
10
0
0
 
05.302255
Cottle
TX
LUB
E-F0
(UNK)
0.69
30
0
0

Photo: Matt Ziebel (Full Chase Account)
05.30
2259
Cottle
TX
LUB
E-F0
(UNK)
0.38
30
0
0

Photo: Matt Ziebel (Full Chase Account) 
05.30
2300
Cottle
TX
LUB
E-F0
(UNK)
0.32
20
0
0

Photo: Matt Ziebel (Full Chase Account) 
05.30
2313
Cottle
TX
LUB
E-F0
(UNK)
0.56
30
0
0
 
05.30
2327
Foard
TX
OUN
E-F0
(UNK)
2
400
0
0
 
05.30
2338
Runnells
TX
SJT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.1
25
0
0
05.30
2347
Concho TXSJT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.1
25
0
0
 
05.31
0014Cottle
TX
LUB
E-F0
(UNK)
4.77
200
0
0
05.31
0020
Concho
TX
SJT
E-F0
(UNK)
0.15
20
0
0
 


As of 0410z on October 22
There were at least 134 confirmed
tornadoes during May 2012
23 states were impacted by tornadoes during May:
Texas --> 29      Kansas --> 25       Oklahoma --> 17     Minnesota --> 12
Iowa --> 7              Nebraska --> 6             Illinois --> 6           Florida --> 4
 Indiana --> 4      Missouri --> 2      No. Carolina --> 2      No. Dakota -->2
Ohio -->2         So. Carolina --> 2       Wisconsin --> 2        Alabama --> 1
Arizona --> 1        Kentucky --> 1        Louisiana --> 1       New Mexico --> 1
Pennsylvania --> 1             Vermont --> 1            Wyoming --> 1
The 20-year (1991-2010) average for US
tornadoes during the month of May is 257.
TBD