Kansas 2004 Tornado

May 29, 2004 Memorial Day Weekend Tornado Outbreak

This tornado outbreak began on May 29, 2004 and lasted 32 hours. During that time it had 149 confirmed tornadoes. This is the second largest tornado outbreak in U.S. history. Five people were killed during this storm.

Texas 2005 Tornado

June 12, 2005 Large Tornado in Western Texas

An incredibly violent mesocyclone produces multiple tornadoes, including a classic large, white “cone”, in Kent County, Texas on June 12, 2005. The motion in the mesocyclone towards the end of the clip is unbelievable!

Oklahoma 2008 Tornado

NE Oklahoma Storm Spawns 50 Tornadoes on May 1, 2008

This tornado had 50 other tornadoes just like it in the storm on May 1, 2008. One of which passed through Kansas City, Kansas and a few more in Iowa, Arkansas, and Louisiana. There were 6 fatalities after these storms and wind speeds up to 90 mph.

Kansas 1966 Tornado

F5 Tornado in Topeka, Kansas in June, 1966

On the Southwest side of Topeka, Kansas there is a small landmark known as Burnetts Mound which, according to local legend, is supposed to protect the town from tornadoes. Ironically, on June 8, 1966, an F5 tornado passed directly over this mound and headed straight for Topeka. After the monster had passed over the cities […]

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