How many tornadoes did occur in the US in April 2011?

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How many tornadoes did occur in the US in April 2011?

773 tornadoes
This is a list of all tornadoes that were confirmed by local offices of the National Weather Service in the United States in April 2011. April was the most active tornado month in United States history, with 773 tornadoes being confirmed from April 4 to April 30.

What was the name of the tornado in 2011?

Hackleburg–Phil Campbell–Tanner–Harvest, Alabama/Huntland, TennesseeEdit

EF5 tornado
Max. rating1 EF5 tornado
Fatalities 72 fatalities, 145+ injuries
Damage $1.29 billion (2011 USD)
1Most severe tornado damage; see Enhanced Fujita scale

How many tornadoes were there in the US in 2011?

1,705 tornadoes
There were 1,705 tornadoes confirmed in the United States in 2011. It was the second most active year on record, with only 2004 having more confirmed tornadoes.

How many ef5 tornadoes were there in 2011?

six EF-5 tornadoes
There were six EF-5 tornadoes confirmed during 2011, the strongest category on the Enhanced Fujita scale. This ties with 1974 as the most (E)F-5 tornadoes during a single year (Please note that NOAA switched form using the Fujita (F) scale to the Enhanced-Fujita (EF) scale in 2007).

What was the worst tornado outbreak in US history?

Deadliest single tornado in US history The Tri-State Tornado of March 18, 1925, killed 695 people in Missouri (11), Illinois (613), and Indiana (71). The outbreak it occurred with was also the deadliest known tornado outbreak, with a combined death toll of 747 across the Mississippi River Valley.

Where did the tornado outbreak happen in 2011?

Videotaped presentations on the 27 April 2011 Super Tornado Outbreak in east Tennessee and southwest Virginia. On April 27, 2011, a historic outbreak of tornadoes occurred across the southeastern United States.

Did a tornado hit Huntsville Alabama in 2011?

These power lines west of Huntsville, Alabama, were destroyed by an EF5 tornado on April 27, 2011. A total of 303 tornado warnings were issued by the six most-affected National Weather Service Forecast offices on April 27, 2011, alone. The NWS-Huntsville, Alabama office issued 90 tornado warnings, alone that day.

What was the largest tornado outbreak in the United States?

The 27 April 2011 Tornado Outbreak across the Deep South was part of another 3-day tornado outbreak (April 25-28), which was one of the largest, deadliest, and most destructive tornado outbreaks in US history.

What kind of damage did the 2011 Mississippi tornado do?

Tornado Plows a Field The first of four EF5 tornadoes on April 27, 2011, raked through east-central Mississippi, leaving some incredible damage in its wake. Northeast of Philadelphia, Mississippi, a swath of ground was scoured out to a depth of two feet, in some places. The tornado even ripped sections of asphalt from a road.