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August Tornado History

August Tornado 1959 to 2004August 1959 to 2004            
Total Reported Tornadoes 3107 with   
1 F5    11 F4     58 F3   358 F2   958 F1    1721 F0
Of the total tornadoes 12% would be classified as strong/violent during this period.  48 States in the US have recorded tornadoes in August since 1959.  5 of these tornadoes have had a track length of greater than 50 miles.  During August 111 deaths have been recorded from these tornadoes from 1959 to 2004.

August  2005   Killer Tornadoes: 3     Fatalities: 4
Aug 12 04:51 PM Wright WY 2 F2 WS716 50 mobile homes destroyed.
A deadly tornado hit Wright, Wyoming killing two people on August 12th 2005.  Sadly two people died from this tornado and many homes were destroyed.
Aug 18 05:30 PM Fitchburg WI 1 F3 WT730 80-90 houses were heavily damaged.  
Stoughton Wisconsin tornado photos that struck on August 18, 2005

These photos were forwarded to me through email.  After the series of photos, the tornado moves directly toward the photographer, striking all of the homes in the photos.  

  Storm path Map   SPC  Tornado Map August 18 2005
06 Aug 29 02:25 PM Roopville GA
1 F2 WT759 Tornado associated with Hurricane Katrina...major damage to homes and 8 chicken coops.

August  2004   Killer Tornadoes: 1     Fatalities: 3
09 Aug 13 01:55 AM Rocky Point NC
3 F2 - Trailer Park sustained severe damage associated with remnants of Tropical Storm Bonnie.

Some of this Data is From the Storm Prediction Center website provided by NOAA/ National Weather Service National Centers for Environmental Prediction Storm Prediction Center 1313 Halley Circle Norman, OK U.S.A.  home of Tornado Tim