What was the deadliest tornado in Michigan history?

How many F5 tornadoes have there been in Michigan?

An F5 tornado has winds of (261 – 318 mph). Not surprisingly, all but one of the strong tornadoes have occurred in the 4 southernmost tiers of counties.

County Alcona
Torn 8
Area 675
Dens 11.85
County Missaukee

How long did the Flint tornado last?

Flint–Worcester tornado outbreak sequence

An F4 tornado near Erie, Michigan. Photo courtesy of NOAA
Max. rating1 F5 tornado
Duration of tornado outbreak2 3 days
Casualties 247 fatalities, 2,562 injuries
Damage $340.6 million (1953 USD) $3.28 billion (2021 USD)

Has a tornado ever hit Detroit?

The Southeast Michigan Tornado Outbreak occurred on July 2, 1997, in the built-up area of Detroit, Michigan. There were 13 tornadoes in total, 3 dragged through neighborhoods and downtown, hitting northern Detroit between I-96 and Eight Mile Road, Hamtramck and Highland Park.

Has there ever been a F6 tornado?

There is no such thing as an F6 tornado, even though Ted Fujita plotted out F6-level winds. The Fujita scale, as used for rating tornados, only goes up to F5. Even if a tornado had F6-level winds, near ground level, which is *very* unlikely, if not impossible, it would only be rated F5.

When was the last recorded tornado in Michigan?

County Date Time (EST) Type EF-Scale Deaths Injuries $$ $$ (crops)

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MONROE 06/08/53 Tornado
MONROE 6/6/2010 Tornado
MONROE 6/6/2010 Tornado
MONROE 6/23/2010 Tornado
MONROE 9/28/2011 Tornado

What was the strongest tornado in history?

Deadliest U.S. tornadoes 2019

This ranking shows the ten deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history, ranked by the death toll of their victims. The deadliest tornado of all time in the United States was the Tri-State Tornado on March 18, 1925 in Missouri, Illinois and Indiana. It killed 695 people and injured over 2,000.