August Tornado History
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.
people died from this tornado and many homes were destroyed.
Aug 18 05:30 PM Fitchburg WI 1 F3 WT730 80-90 houses were
Stoughton Wisconsin tornado
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.
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.