Quick Answer: When was the May 3rd tornado in Oklahoma?

What time did the May 3 1999 tornado hit?

1999 Bridge Creek–Moore tornado

F5 tornado
Formed May 3, 1999, 6:23 p.m. CDT (UTC−05:00)
Duration 1 hour, 25 minutes
Dissipated May 3, 1999, 7:48 pm. CDT (UTC−05:00)
Highest winds 135 ± 10 m/s (302 ± 22 mph) (as measured by mobile Doppler radar)

How wide was the May 3rd tornado in Oklahoma?

1999 Oklahoma tornado outbreak

A tornado near Anadarko, Oklahoma, on May 3
Largest hail 4.5 in (11 cm) in diameter (multiple locations on May 3)
Casualties 50 fatalities (+7 non-tornadic), 895 injuries
Damage $1.4 billion
Areas affected Central and Eastern United States

Has there ever been an f12 tornado?

An F12 tornado would have winds of about 740 MPH, the speed of sound. Roughly 3/4 of all tornadoes are EF0 or EF1 tornadoes and have winds that are less than 100 MPH. EF4 and EF5 tornadoes are rare but cause the majority of tornado deaths.

Damage Indicator Description
26 Free standing light pole
27 Tree (softwood)

How many tornadoes does Oklahoma have on average a year?

Yearly Average of Tornados – 5. Yearly Average of Tornado Fatalities – 2. Number of Tornados Since 1950 – 320.

What state has the most tornadoes?

Here are the 10 states with the highest numbers of tornadoes:

  • Texas (155)
  • Kansas (96)
  • Florida (66)
  • Oklahoma (62)
  • Nebraska (57)
  • Illinois (54)
  • Colorado (53)
  • Iowa (51)
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