When was the last tornado in Woodward Oklahoma?
WOODWARD, Okla (KOKH) — April 9, 2020 marks 73 years since the deadliest tornado Oklahoma has ever seen. The 1947 Woodward tornado began near Canadian, TX and continued on the ground for near 100 miles, ending west of Alva.
What type of tornado was the Woodward tornado?
Oklahoma’s worst ever tornado struck Woodward in 1947. This was a violent category 5 tornado, more than a mile wide. It destroyed one hundred city blocks and killed 181 people. The deadliest tornado to ever strike within the borders of the state of Oklahoma occurred on Wednesday, April 9, 1947, in the city of Woodward.
How long did the Woodward tornado last?
1947 Glazier–Higgins–Woodward tornadoes
|Duration of tornado outbreak2||≥3–5? hours|
|Fatalities||≥ 181 fatalities, ≥ 980 injuries|
|Areas affected||Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas|
|1Most severe tornado damage; see Fujita scale 2Time from first tornado to last tornado|
Who is Marty Logan?
Marty Logan is a four-time World Champion Unlimited outboard drag boat racer. This feat was accomplished from the years 2000-2003 with the ODBA (Outboard Drag Boat Association). This Association is notably the premier outboard racing association on the planet. No on else has ever won this title more than once.
What’s the deadliest tornado in Oklahoma?
That said, here are the five deadliest tornadoes to ever hit Oklahoma.
- Tornado devastates Pryor in April 1942.
- Deadly Antlers tornado overshadowed by presidential death in 1945.
- Large tornado leaves half-mile-wide path through Peggs in 1920.
- Woodward tornado kills more than 100 in 1947, prompts change.
How many people died in the Moore tornadoes?
2013 Moore Tornado/Number of deaths
On Monday, May 20, 2013, at 2:56 p.m., an EF5 tornado devastated Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado directly killed 24 people and injured 212. It also caused an additional two indirect deaths.