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2014 Tornado Count

27 May 2014, 12:34 pm

The Watford City, ND tornado from Monday was one of several tornado reports from Memorial Day Monday. Interestingly, my wife was driving back from visiting family in the northwest corner of the state and sent me these pictures from Watford City, ND Monday morning.

5.27.14 Watford City Fog1

5.27.14 Watford City Fog2

Later Monday, this is what happened…

5.27.14 Watford City ND Tornado1

5.27.14 Watford City ND Tornado

5.27.14 Watford City ND Tornado Damage

Memorial Day Monday Tornado Reports

There were also several tornado reports across the Southern Plains.

5.27.14 Tor Reports Monday

2014 U.S. Tornado Count

According to NOAA’s SPC, the PRELIMINARY 2014 tornado county is 414 through May 26th. This is more than 300 reports below the 2005-2013 average of 753. Note that we’ve seen more tornadoes this year than last year, but significantly less than what we had seen in 2011!

5.27.14 US Tornadoes

Here’s a look at how this years tornado reports stack up against more recent years.

5.27.14 US Tor Reports

Thanks for checking in and have a great rest of your week! Don’t forget to follow me on Twitter @TNelsonWNTV

WNTV TODD NELSON

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