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The chance of earthquake damage in Sarcoxie is lower than Missouri average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Sarcoxie is higher than Missouri average and is much higher than the national average.

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Earthquake Index, #1211

Sarcoxie, MO
0.00
Missouri
0.70
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Sarcoxie, MO
0.0000
Missouri
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #196

Sarcoxie, MO
277.12
Missouri
214.01
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 5,864 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Sarcoxie, MO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:14Dense Fog:16Drought:17
Dust Storm:0Flood:998Hail:2,489Heat:28Heavy Snow:19
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:22Landslide:0Strong Wind:29
Thunderstorm Winds:2,067Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:6Winter Storm:61Winter Weather:14
Other:83 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Sarcoxie, MO.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Sarcoxie, MO.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Sarcoxie, MO.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 100 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Sarcoxie, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
1.91967-01-27237°01'N / 94°10'W37°04'N / 94°06'W4.90 Miles200 Yards00250K0Newton
2.21976-03-26337°03'N / 94°07'W37°05'N / 94°03'W4.30 Miles40 Yards11250K0Jasper
2.31976-03-26337°02'N / 94°11'W37°03'N / 94°07'W3.80 Miles40 Yards00250K0Newton
10.52003-05-04236°55'N / 94°12'W36°55'N / 94°06'W7.00 Miles400 Yards00500K0KNewton
 Brief Description: A seven mile long path of rural east central Newton County was affected from the initial stages of a large tornado. Three homes and outbuildings were destroyed while five more were damaged causing approximately one half million dollars in monetary loss. This tornado then tracked through Lawrence, Christian, and southwestern Greene counties.
11.91973-04-21237°11'N / 94°17'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0225K0Jasper
13.41958-05-31236°53'N / 94°12'W0.50 Mile20 Yards0025K0Newton
14.61976-03-26337°05'N / 94°03'W37°14'N / 93°43'W21.00 Miles40 Yards02250K0Lawrence
16.32003-05-04336°56'N / 94°04'W37°01'N / 93°38'W25.00 Miles880 Yards53327.5M0KLawrence
 Brief Description: This tornado is a continuation of the Newton County tornado. A large tornado laid out a half mile wide path of destruction across southwest, central, and east central Lawrence County. Several communities was affected, however, the community of Pierce City was hardest hit as the historic downtown of 100 plus year old buildings were completely destroyed. Around 229 homes, buisnesses, and outbuildings were destroyed while 320 were damaged. The tornado also claimed the lives of five local residents and injured 33. The tornado continued on the ground into the Christian County panhandle. Dale Taunton age 52, was taking cover inside a National Guard armory tornado shelter, but was not in the basement. He was deceased from being struck by debris and bricks. Wanda Sue Handly age 46, was in her mobile home north of Monett while the tornado approached. She was deceased from being tossed from trailer and hit by flying debris. Jacob Aldaba Rueda age 20 weeks, was blown from his mother's arms when the tornado struck their mobile home. He was deceased from being thrown one quarter of a mile from his location. Janet Eskridge age 52, was in her modular home when the tornado struck. She was deceased from being tossed several yards from her home. Vicki Lynn Lawrence age 39, was deceased from being hit by flying debris while her mobile home was being destroyed from the tornado. F46MH, M52OT, M1MH, F52PH, F39MH
16.82008-05-10436°55'N / 94°37'W36°52'N / 94°03'W31.00 Miles1760 Yards1420035.0M0KNewton
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado is an extension of the Ottawa County, Oklahoma tornado. A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-4 tornado crossed into Missouri just north of Iris Road, and tracked east southeast all the way across Newton County to just north of Fairview. Several people were killed in automobiles, including a firefighter who was storm spotting, as the tornado briefly reached EF4 intensity near the intersection of Highway 43 and Iris Road. One vehicle at this location was thrown 5/8s of a mile. The tornado then extended to a mile wide and EF3 intensity as it tracked across the intersection of Highway 86 and BB. Many of the 14 fatalities and 200 injuries occurred from just west of Highway 43 to Highway 86. The communities of Granby and Newtonia were also directly impacted from this tornado. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Three tornadoes were spawned from supercell thunderstorms that developed over southeast Kansas. These storms quickly moved into southwest Missouri causing devestating damage to homes, businesses, and trees in Newton, Barry, and Jasper counties. One tornado, with an intensity that ranged from EF-4 to EF-1, killed 15 people as it tracked through Newton and Barry counties, while another tornado killed one person in Jasper County.
18.21971-05-05337°05'N / 94°34'W37°07'N / 94°20'W13.10 Miles70 Yards1602.5M0Jasper
18.22008-01-07236°49'N / 94°00'W36°55'N / 93°49'W12.00 Miles200 Yards00500K0KBarry
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado tracked across rural areas between the communities of Monett and Purdy. The tornado intersected Highway 37 just south of its intersection with Highway BB. At this location, the tornado tore through a small mobile home park, destroying eight mobile homes. Additional houses and farm outbuildings were damaged along this tornado track. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
19.11961-03-12236°57'N / 94°27'W36°58'N / 94°26'W1.90 Miles50 Yards06250K0Newton
19.81951-07-04237°09'N / 94°28'W0.10 Mile100 Yards01250K0Jasper
20.02008-05-10236°51'N / 94°03'W36°49'N / 93°46'W16.00 Miles200 Yards1010.0M0KBarry
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado is an extension of the Newton County tornado. A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado tracked across much of Barry County and directly impacted the community of Purdy. One man was killed as he was taking shelter in a mobile home. Numerous structures, trees, and power poles were destroyed. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Three tornadoes were spawned from supercell thunderstorms that developed over southeast Kansas. These storms quickly moved into southwest Missouri causing devestating damage to homes, businesses, and trees in Newton, Barry, and Jasper counties. One tornado, with an intensity that ranged from EF-4 to EF-1, killed 15 people as it tracked through Newton and Barry counties, while another tornado killed one person in Jasper County.
20.41961-04-25237°20'N / 94°22'W37°20'N / 94°12'W9.00 Miles250 Yards0025K0Jasper
20.71993-10-08237°09'N / 94°31'W37°09'N / 94°27'W6.00 Miles220 Yards005.0M0Jasper
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down near the Joplin Regional Airport and lifted near Carterville. The weather observer at the airport first reported a tornado sighting at 1651 CST. The worst damaged was in Webb City where numerous homes were damaged, one destroyed, and acres of trees were blown down. One house was lifted off its foundation, turned 60 degrees, and dropped down on the family dog killing it. Power lines were twisted off as well with other damage to trailered boats and nearby cars.
21.22002-12-17237°05'N / 93°47'W37°08'N / 93°42'W4.00 Miles100 Yards217500K0KLawrence
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down two miles southwest of the Lucky Lady Trailer Park. The tornado then followed a trajectory through the trailer park and points north and east. 34 homes were either damaged or destroyed. Shortly after the initial touch down, a modular home was directly hit and destroyed. One fatality was observed at this location as a woman seeking shelter with her husband in the bedroom, was thrown approximately one quarter of a mile from the house location. As the tornado traversed through the Lucky Lady Trailer Park, many residents evacuated their mobile homes and took shelter in ditches and an open field. However, one fatality occurred at the trailer park when a woman was in the process of leaving her home to seek shelter in a field, was struck by a downed tree. F47PH, F64UT
21.41956-04-03437°03'N / 94°36'W37°09'N / 94°25'W12.20 Miles50 Yards02250K0Jasper
21.71975-04-24436°51'N / 94°28'W36°52'N / 94°22'W5.40 Miles500 Yards000K0Christian
22.32006-03-12336°59'N / 93°48'W37°02'N / 93°39'W10.00 Miles200 Yards115.0M0Lawrence
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm that produced a tornado in Newton County, spawned a large tornado in Lawrence County approximately one mile north of Verona. The tornado damaged 46 structures and destroyed 21. One fatality occurred from flying debris striking an elderly man in his frame home north of Marionville. This tornado basically followed a similar path that another F-3 tornado tracked along during the 4 May 2003 tornado outbreak. M66PH
23.21954-03-24236°43'N / 94°13'W36°45'N / 94°06'W6.60 Miles50 Yards000K0Mcdonald
24.01957-12-19237°22'N / 94°04'W37°27'N / 94°00'W6.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0Dade
25.01974-04-13236°52'N / 94°30'W0.50 Mile100 Yards003K0Newton
25.72003-05-04337°10'N / 94°37'W37°12'N / 94°31'W5.00 Miles880 Yards21521.2M0Jasper
 Brief Description: This tornado is a continuation of the Cherokee County, Kansas tornado. This feature crossed the Kansas-Missouri state line near the community of Smithfield, and then wreaked havoc through the center of Carl Junction. Around 112 homes and outbuildings were destroyed while 487 were damaged. The tornado claimed the lives of two local residents and injuring 15. Kenneth and Ethel LaNear ages 71 and 62, were taking shelter in a closet of their frame home when the tornado struck. Both were deceased from being struck into the ground and hit by flying debris. M71PH, F62PH
26.81973-04-20337°23'N / 93°58'W37°27'N / 93°51'W7.80 Miles100 Yards062.5M0Dade
27.01979-10-30236°55'N / 93°38'W37°04'N / 93°39'W10.40 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Lawrence
27.11975-04-24436°50'N / 94°35'W36°51'N / 94°28'W6.50 Miles500 Yards32225.0M0Newton
27.52001-11-23236°40'N / 93°59'W36°43'N / 93°56'W4.00 Miles440 Yards031.0M500KBarry
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down just before 830 pm just south of Highway 76/86 between Exeter and Ridgley. Initial damage was limited to chicken houses and grain bins which suffered sporadic damage. The tornado quickly intensified as it crossed the Highway and moved north across a residence. Extensive damage occurred to the property including two storage buildings swept clean of their foundations, a dump truck flipped almost 30 feet, and the loss of the residence's roof. Nearly a dozen other vehicles suffered collateral damage, along with numerous trees stripped or uprooted. Three individuals were injured as their vehicle was flipped over. The tornado tracked for approximately four miles north of Exeter, causing significant damage to at least three additional residences. Numerous outbuildings were also destroyed along with hundreds of trees that were uprooted. The tornado reached a width of over one quarter of a mile at peak intensity, before dissipating just north of Highway CC. The damage assessment would place this tornado at the high end of an F2 rating on the fujita scale...with winds approaching 150 mph.
27.51972-12-30236°39'N / 94°03'W36°42'N / 94°01'W3.80 Miles220 Yards0225K0Barry
28.21988-11-15236°38'N / 94°02'W36°45'N / 93°49'W18.00 Miles23 Yards1122.5M0Barry
28.61966-05-11237°28'N / 94°17'W37°28'N / 94°14'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Barton
30.01956-04-03437°02'N / 94°44'W37°03'N / 94°36'W7.40 Miles50 Yards06250K0Kiowa
30.41973-04-20337°27'N / 93°51'W37°27'N / 93°51'W002.5M0Dade
30.51982-03-15337°20'N / 94°37'W37°21'N / 94°30'W8.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Jasper
31.11972-04-12236°40'N / 93°52'W0.90 Mile177 Yards072.5M0Barry
31.61961-02-17237°09'N / 94°43'W37°14'N / 94°38'W7.30 Miles880 Yards003K0Cherokee
31.81959-09-03237°05'N / 94°42'W1.00 Mile200 Yards013K0Cherokee
32.01971-12-14237°02'N / 93°34'W37°06'N / 93°31'W5.20 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Christian
32.11979-10-30236°43'N / 93°38'W36°55'N / 93°38'W13.80 Miles50 Yards092.5M0Barry
32.11959-05-09236°41'N / 94°27'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00250K0Mcdonald
32.31954-03-24236°34'N / 94°31'W36°43'N / 94°13'W19.50 Miles50 Yards0125K0Mcdonald
32.71961-04-25237°24'N / 93°42'W1.00 Mile250 Yards0025K0Dade
33.42003-05-04337°01'N / 93°38'W37°05'N / 93°24'W13.00 Miles880 Yards135.1M0.0MChristian
 Brief Description: This tornado is a continuation of the Lawrence County tornado that laid a half mile wide path of destruction across the Christian County panhandle. Populated areas between the communities of Billings and Clever were affected that resulted in one fatality and three injuries. 27 structures were destroyed while 150 were damaged that added up to around 5.1 million dollars of monetary losses. The tornado continued on the ground into southwestern Greene County. Ruth Little age 63, was taking cover in her frame home with her husband and daughter. As the tornado struck, she was thrown about 50 yards from her location and was deceased from injury. Her husband and daughter survived the event. F63PH
33.61982-03-15337°19'N / 94°39'W37°20'N / 94°38'W1.00 Mile400 Yards0025K0Crawford
34.61983-04-29237°08'N / 93°30'W1.00 Mile100 Yards032.5M0Greene
34.61988-11-15236°30'N / 94°14'W36°38'N / 94°02'W10.00 Miles23 Yards000K0Mcdonald
34.81956-04-03437°00'N / 94°46'W37°02'N / 94°44'W2.70 Miles50 Yards052.5M0Cherokee
34.91954-03-24336°43'N / 93°40'W1.00 Mile300 Yards0225K0Barry
35.01968-09-16236°51'N / 93°33'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0125K0Stone
35.81971-05-05237°08'N / 94°46'W1.00 Mile440 Yards003K0Cherokee
36.32008-01-07237°06'N / 93°31'W37°09'N / 93°25'W6.00 Miles200 Yards002.0M0KGreene
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado impacted northern sections of Republic. Numerous buildings and houses sustained damage. Nearly 15 houses were severly damaged or destroyed. The E3 elementary school in Republic experienced a direct hit causing major damage to the roof, which led to water damage on the west wing of the school. The contracter responsible for rebuilding the roof stated that in order for this type of damage to occur, wind speeds were in excess of 100 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
36.62006-03-12337°02'N / 93°38'W37°05'N / 93°17'W17.00 Miles250 Yards0350.0M0Christian
 Brief Description: This tornado is a continuation of the Lawrence County tornado. Significant structural damage occurred across the Christian County panhandle in a rural area between Billings and Clever. This area was also heavily impacted by the 4 May 2003 tornado. A subdivision with solid well built homes northwest of Nixa was directly impacted by the tornadoes destruction. 138 structures were damaged while 127 structures were destroyed. The tornado weakened as it tracked into southern Greene County, impacting southern sections of the city of Springfield.
36.62003-05-04337°05'N / 94°57'W37°10'N / 94°37'W20.00 Miles880 Yards3192.7M1.0MCherokee
 Brief Description: A classic supercell thunderstorm moved out of southern Labette County, Kansas and into southwest Cherokee County, Kansas. Intermittent, brief tornado touch downs were observed from storm spotters in rural sections of southeast Labette County, however, the storm eventually produced a long lived tornado that initially touched down north of Melrose. This feature then progressed through rural areas of central and east central Cherokee County. This large and destructive tornado is accountable for 19 injuries and three fatalities, before moving into Jasper County, Missouri. Julie Green age 50, was eating supper in her home a few miles southeast of Columbus when the tornado struck. She was thrown about one quarter of a mile southeast of the home in a field where she deceased. Charles Ross Jr. age 80 and Phyllis Ross age 73, lived in a frame home about five miles east of Crestline near the Kansas-Missouri state line. After deciding not to leave their home to seek shelter away from the path of the tornado, the tornado struck their location. The couple were deceased from flying debris. F50PH, M80PH, F73PH
37.61960-08-07336°58'N / 94°48'W36°54'N / 94°46'W4.70 Miles200 Yards0025K0Ottawa
37.81971-12-14237°06'N / 93°31'W37°15'N / 93°23'W12.60 Miles200 Yards1222.5M0Greene
38.22003-05-04337°34'N / 94°31'W37°38'N / 94°06'W23.00 Miles880 Yards005.0M1.0MBarton
 Brief Description: An F-4 tornado tracked over the Kansas-Missouri state line and into west central Barton County. The tornado destroyed several farm houses and outbuildings prior to dissipating one mile north of Liberal. Ten injuries and one fatality can be accounted for from this large tornado. Rex Smith age 88, was in his frame house two miles west of Liberal when the tornado approached. He was deceased from flying debris. While this tornado was dissipating, a second tornado had formed one mile east of Liberal. This feature then tracked 23 miles through mainly rural farm land of central and northeast Barton County, and eventually through Cedar, Polk, Hickory, and Dallas counties. Altogether there were approximately 50 homes and outbuildings that were destroyed from the twisters.
38.71973-04-20337°34'N / 93°48'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Cedar
39.12008-05-10436°59'N / 95°01'W36°55'N / 94°37'W24.00 Miles1760 Yards615015.0M0KOttawa
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado developed at 1620 cst in northeastern Craig County and continued into Ottawa County. The tornado moved rapidly eastward toward the town of Picher where it destroyed about 200 homes, killed six people, and injured another 150 people at about 540 pm. Damage in and around Picher was rated EF-4 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The tornado began moving more southeasterly near Picher and struck the north side of Quapaw. While this tornado was beginning to weaken east of Quapaw, the supercell produced another tornado a few miles east-northeast of Quapaw that merged with this tornado just east of I-44. After the merger of the two tornadoes, a single tornadic circulation reintensified and became about a mile wide for several miles before moving into Newton County MO. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Elevated severe thunderstorms containing large hail developed north of a warm front that was moving slowly northward across eastern Oklahoma and west central Arkansas during the morning and early afternoon of the 10th. Another round of severe thunderstorms developed late in the afternoon as a dry line approached the area from the west. Extreme instability and strong vertical wind shear resulted in the development of long-lived supercell thunderstorms that moved across eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas during the late afternoon and evening. Several of these supercells became tornadic and a few produced long-lived damaging tornadoes. One such supercell developed and moved along the Oklahoma-Kansas border and then into southwestern Missouri. This storm produced a tornado in northeastern Craig County OK that remained on the ground for 29 miles in Oklahoma, continued for about 31 miles in Newton County MO, and finally dissipated about 15 miles into Barry County MO. It produced EF-4 damage in several locations, including Picher, a small town in north-central Ottawa County OK. Twenty-one fatalities, over 350 injuries, and an estimated $60 million in property damage resulted from this tornado in Oklahoma and Missouri. Six of the fatalities and about 150 injuries occurred in Picher OK. Other strong tornadoes developed and moved across portions of Pittsburg and Latimer Counties. A EF-2 tornado was on the ground for about eight miles west of McAlester, damaging numerous homes in its path. Another EF-2 tornado developed southwest of Hartshorne in Pittsburg County and moved 19 miles before dissipating just east of Yanush in Latimer County. Four injuries resulted from that tornado and numerous homes were severely damaged or destroyed.
40.31960-05-05236°44'N / 95°00'W37°00'N / 94°37'W28.00 Miles500 Yards00250K0Ottawa
40.42003-05-04337°05'N / 93°25'W37°08'N / 93°22'W4.00 Miles500 Yards11214.7M0.0MGreene
 Brief Description: This tornado is a continuation of the Christian County tornado that entered southwestern Greene County and laid down a path of destruction into the city of Battlefield. 100 homes and outbuildings were destroyed while another 150 were damaged causing estimated monetary losses of 14.7 million dollars. The tornado also claimed the life of one local resident and injured 12. Stephanie Allton age 40, was outdoors caring for her pets before taking shelter while the tornado approached. She was then deceased from being struck by a falling oak tree. F40OU
40.81983-04-29337°12'N / 93°27'W37°15'N / 93°22'W5.50 Miles100 Yards11925.0M0Greene
41.01961-07-22236°45'N / 94°45'W0025K0Ottawa
41.71982-03-15337°33'N / 94°38'W37°38'N / 94°22'W14.00 Miles500 Yards0025.0M0Barton
42.21983-03-26337°26'N / 94°42'W37°33'N / 94°39'W7.00 Miles100 Yards042.5M0Crawford
42.41958-11-17237°31'N / 94°39'W000K0Crawford
42.62006-03-12237°05'N / 93°21'W37°05'N / 93°21'W15.00 Miles75 Yards04650K0Greene
 Brief Description: This tornado is a continuation of the Christian and Lawrence County tornado. The tornado tracked across extreme southern Springfield causing damage to approximately 27 homes. None of the homes or structures were completely destroyed. The tornado quickly became weaker and only produced intermittent tree damage from Highway 65 over to the Webster County line.
43.02003-05-04437°34'N / 94°37'W37°35'N / 94°32'W6.00 Miles880 Yards11013.0M1.0MBarton
 Brief Description: M88PH An F-4 tornado tracked over the Kansas-Missouri state line and into west central Barton County. The tornado destroyed several farm houses and outbuildings prior to dissipating one mile north of Liberal. Ten injuries and one fatality can be accounted for from this large tornado. Rex Smith age 88, was in his frame house two miles west of Liberal when the tornado approached. He was deceased from flying debris. While this tornado was dissipating, a second tornado had formed one mile east of Liberal. This feature then tracked 23 miles through mainly rural farm land of central and northeast Barton County, and eventually through Cedar, Polk, Hickory, and Dallas counties. Altogether there were approximately 50 homes and outbuildings that were destroyed from the twisters.
43.01956-04-03436°46'N / 94°58'W37°00'N / 94°46'W19.50 Miles400 Yards046250K0Ottawa
43.11963-05-26237°24'N / 94°46'W37°31'N / 94°42'W8.70 Miles27 Yards0025K0Crawford
43.31965-05-15236°52'N / 94°52'W003K0Ottawa
43.41962-06-02237°27'N / 94°45'W003K0Crawford
44.11961-03-12236°29'N / 93°48'W1.00 Mile300 Yards01425K0Carroll
44.21955-05-11237°27'N / 94°46'W0025K0Crawford
44.41975-09-10237°12'N / 93°20'W0.30 Mile50 Yards052.5M0Greene
44.51982-03-15337°38'N / 94°22'W37°47'N / 94°03'W17.00 Miles500 Yards0025.0M0Vernon
44.92003-05-04337°37'N / 94°05'W37°45'N / 93°38'W25.00 Miles880 Yards33740.0M3.0MCedar
 Brief Description: A large tornado laid out a path of destruction across the entire county. During this time, it took a path through the center of Stockton, which is the most populated community in the county. 350 homes, businesses, and outbuildings were destroyed while 650 received major damage. 37 local residents sustained injuries as three individuals lost their lives. The tornado continued on the ground into northern Polk County. Rob Hewitt age 40, was taking cover in his frame home while the tornado completely destroyed the structure. He was deceased from flying debris. Mark Wilcox age 34, was leaving his home to help a neighbor when the tornado approached. He was caught outdoors and deceased from flying debris. John Cassell age 86, was handicapped and refused to take cover in his basement prior to the tornado occurrence. He was then deceased upon the passage of the tornado. His wife who took cover in the basement survived the event. M40PH, M34OU, M86PH
44.91954-03-24336°21'N / 94°17'W36°29'N / 93°57'W20.60 Miles400 Yards043K0Benton
45.41991-11-29437°06'N / 93°18'W37°08'N / 93°18'W2.00 Miles400 Yards0025.0M0Christian
46.11982-12-24237°08'N / 93°40'W37°15'N / 92°56'W8.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Webster
46.21993-10-08236°24'N / 94°04'W1.50 Miles100 Yards00500K0Benton
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down in Avoca and travelled about one and a half miles before it dissipated. While the tornado was on the ground, it damaged about ten homes. A mobile home and two chicken houses were completely destroyed. A large number of trees were also blown down.
46.21984-04-27236°37'N / 94°46'W36°38'N / 94°44'W2.00 Miles20 Yards002.5M0Delaware
46.21982-03-15337°32'N / 94°48'W37°33'N / 94°38'W10.00 Miles600 Yards1825.0M0Crawford
46.31961-05-21236°44'N / 94°51'W003K0Ottawa
46.51958-11-17337°38'N / 94°34'W37°39'N / 94°34'W1.10 Miles400 Yards00250K0Barton
46.81973-09-24336°43'N / 94°55'W36°51'N / 94°52'W9.50 Miles100 Yards00250K0Ottawa
46.91971-05-22236°36'N / 94°47'W36°38'N / 94°44'W3.80 Miles100 Yards00250K0Delaware
47.51971-12-14237°15'N / 93°23'W37°25'N / 93°16'W13.10 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Greene
48.11984-04-27237°23'N / 94°55'W37°29'N / 94°49'W8.50 Miles40 Yards00250K0Crawford
48.11991-11-29437°08'N / 93°18'W37°12'N / 93°13'W8.00 Miles400 Yards26425.0M0Greene
48.21973-05-26236°25'N / 93°50'W36°26'N / 93°44'W5.60 Miles100 Yards00250K0Benton
48.31958-11-17337°39'N / 94°34'W37°43'N / 94°31'W5.20 Miles400 Yards00250K0Vernon
48.42006-03-12236°21'N / 94°14'W36°23'N / 94°04'W8.00 Miles250 Yards0010.0M0Benton
 Brief Description: The supercell cycled again and produced a third tornado that moved through the southern portion of Bentonville and Little Flock damaging or destroying 125 homes.
48.61972-12-29236°30'N / 95°01'W36°53'N / 94°43'W31.20 Miles30 Yards00250K0Mayes
48.71963-05-26237°27'N / 94°58'W37°27'N / 94°46'W10.90 Miles27 Yards0025K0Crawford
49.01961-05-07237°06'N / 95°01'W37°11'N / 95°00'W5.70 Miles33 Yards0025K0Cherokee
49.21961-03-26237°30'N / 94°50'W2.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Crawford
49.21980-04-07336°40'N / 94°53'W36°41'N / 94°51'W1.90 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Ottawa
49.62003-05-04437°25'N / 95°06'W37°32'N / 94°38'W27.00 Miles880 Yards3207.2M1.0MCrawford
 Brief Description: This storm is known to have initiated the unforgettable series of events of 4 May, 2003. This classic supercell rapidly developed over Montgomery County, Kansas, eventually moving into southwestern Crawford County, Kansas where it spawned a very large and destructive tornado. This tornado laid out a path of destruction for 27 miles of farm land and small communities through Crawford County. This event also claimed three lives and injured 20 in eastern sections of the county, where the tornado had strengthened to F-4 status. The tornado continued on the ground into Barton County, Missouri. Sharon Lasbrook age 48, was deceased from being thrown out of her mobile home and into a field. Her home was completely disintegrated by the twister. George Bolte age 68, was taking cover in his manufactured home and laying over his wife to protect her from flying debris. While saving her life, he was deceased from the debris. Josephine Maghe age 87, was taking cover within her frame home as the tornado arrived. She was deceased from being struck into the ground. F48MH, M68PH, F87PH
49.71982-03-15337°09'N / 95°04'W37°11'N / 94°58'W6.00 Miles167 Yards162.5M0Cherokee
49.81966-04-20236°24'N / 93°45'W36°26'N / 93°43'W2.70 Miles100 Yards003K0Carroll


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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