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2017 Midwest Summer Outbreak/Ryne's Outbreak
Type: Unknown
Active: July 31st to August 2nd, 2017
Duration of tornado outbreak1: 0 hours, 0 minutes
Maximum rated tornado2: EF5 tornado
Highest winds Unknown
Tornadoes confirmed: 26
Damage: $128.8 million (2017 USD)
Injuries: Unknown
Fatalities: 72
Areas affected: Unknown

1Time from first tornado to last tornado
2Most severe tornado damage; see wikipedia:Enhanced Fujita scale

The Midwest Summer Outbreak of 2017 was a Fairly significant later-in-the-season Tornado Outbreak.

The Event

  • Typical Greatest Tornado Risk Areas during the Month of July
  • Typical Greatest Tornado Risk Areas during the Month of July
  • Average Tornadoes By Month
  • The Highest TorCON Value issued for the outbreak.
  • Radar Wind Velocities at the time of the Bismarck Storm
  • Damage caused by the Bismarck, ND EF2
  • Damage caused by the Miami, OK EF5
  • Damage Photo #1 from St Louis, MO EF4
  • Damage Photo #2 from St Louis, MO EF4



Tornado count

Confirmed
Total
Confirmed
EF0
Confirmed
EF1
Confirmed
EF2
Confirmed
EF3
Confirmed
EF4
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EF5
26 7 8 7 2 2 1



North Dakota Tornadoes

Bismarck Tornado (1) - July 31st

EF2 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 1253.jpg
Duration 9:59 AM CDT - July 31st – 10:21 AM CDT - July 31st
Intensity 215 km/h (135 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 9 miles SSW of Bismarck, ND.
  • Maximum Width: 650 Yards
  • Track Length: 7.1 miles
  • Damage Caused: $1.9 Million
  • Casualties: 2 Fatalities, 8 Injuries


Bismarck Tornado (2)

EF0 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 1256.jpg
Duration 10:18 AM CDT – 10:20 AM CDT
Intensity 120 km/h (75 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 5.5 miles S of Bismarck, ND.
  • Maximum Width: 35 Yards
  • Track Length: 0.75 miles
  • Damage Caused: Very Little
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 0 Injuries


Minot Tornado (1)

EF1 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 9.jpg
Duration 12:17 PM CDT – 12:24 PM CDT
Intensity 155 km/h (100 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 8 miles N of Minot, ND.
  • Maximum Width: 45 Yards
  • Track Length: 2.0 miles
  • Damage Caused: $30,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 0 Injuries


Minot Tornado (2)

EF1 tornado (NWS)
Storm with possible tornado.jpg
Duration 12:19 PM CDT – 12:29 PM CDT
Intensity 155 km/h (100 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 10.5 miles NNE of Minot, ND.
  • Maximum Width: 140 Yards
  • Track Length: 3.0 miles
  • Damage Caused: $70,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 1 Injury



South Dakota Tornadoes

DeSmet Tornado (1) - July 31st

EF1 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 24.jpg
Duration 12:47 PM CDT – 12:55 PM CDT
Intensity 165 km/h (105 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 10 miles NNE of DeSmet, SD.
  • Maximum Width: 65 Yards
  • Track Length: 2.2 miles
  • Damage Caused: $50,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 1 Injury


Manchester Tornado (1) - July 31st

EF2 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 205.jpg
Duration 1:47 PM CDT – 2:02 PM CDT
Intensity 185 km/h (115 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 7 miles N of Manchester, SD.
  • Maximum Width: 40 Yards
  • Track Length: 4.3 miles
  • Damage Caused: $150,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 1 Injury


Minnesota Tornadoes

Duluth Tornado (1) - July 31st

EF2 tornado (NWS)
Tornado Crossing Road.jpg
Duration 2:34 PM CDT – 2:45 PM CDT
Intensity 205 km/h (125 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 1 mile N of Duluth, MN.
  • Maximum Width: 55 Yards
  • Track Length: 4.8 miles
  • Damage Caused: $300,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 2 Injuries



Minneapolis Tornado (1)

EF1 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 807.jpg
Duration 3:27 PM CDT – 3:33 PM CDT
Intensity 155 km/h (100 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 5 miles S of Minneapolis, MN.
  • Maximum Width: 40 Yards
  • Track Length: 2.0 miles
  • Damage Caused: $100,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 1 Injury


Wisconsin Tornadoes

Madison Tornado (1)

EF0 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 647.jpg
Duration 7:20 PM CDT – 7:24 PM CDT
Intensity 100 km/h (65 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 8 miles W of Madison, WI.
  • Maximum Width: 15 Yards
  • Track Length: 0.5 miles
  • Damage Caused: Very Little
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 0 Injuries


Iowa Tornadoes

Ankeny Tornado (1)

EF1 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 369.jpg
Duration 6:11 PM CDT – 6:18 PM CDT
Intensity 155 km/h (95 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 9 miles NNW of Dallas, TX.
  • Maximum Width: 30 Yards
  • Track Length: 1.7 miles
  • Damage Caused: $20,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 0 Injuries


Nebraska Tornadoes

Lincoln Tornado (1) - July 31st to August 1st

EF4 tornado (NWS)
Jordan Iowa Anticyclonic F-3 Tornado.png
Duration 11:59 PM CDT – 12:34 PM CDT
Intensity 275 km/h (170 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 8.5 miles NNW of Lincoln, NE.
  • Maximum Width: 625 Yards
  • Track Length: 15 miles
  • Damage Caused: $19.56 Million
  • Casualties: 18 Fatalities, 15 Injuries


Colorado Tornadoes

Kiowa Tornado (1) - July 31st

EF2 tornado (NWS)
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Duration 12:59 AM CDT – 1:14 PM CDT
Intensity 215 km/h (130 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 7 miles N of Kiowa, CO.
  • Maximum Width: 60 Yards
  • Track Length: 5.5 miles
  • Damage Caused: $1.45 Million
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 3 Injuries


Boulder Tornado (1)

EF0 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 734.jpg
Duration 7:00 PM CDT – 7:04 PM CDT
Intensity 120 km/h (75 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 8 miles NW of Boulder, CO.
  • Maximum Width: 20 Yards
  • Track Length: 0.65 miles
  • Damage Caused: Very Little
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 0 Injuries


Kansas Tornadoes

Attica Tornado (1)

EF1 tornado (NWS)
Not A Tornado.jpg
Duration 2:30 AM CDT – 2:36 PM CDT
Intensity 150 km/h (90 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 7.5 miles N of Attica, KS.
  • Maximum Width: 60 Yards
  • Track Length: 1.25 miles
  • Damage Caused: $100,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 0 Injuries


Missouri Tornadoes

St Louis Tornado (1) - August 1st

EF4 tornado (NWS)
Rowlett Texas tornado.png
Duration 4:01 AM CDT – 4:30 AM CDT
Intensity 275 km/h (170 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 9 miles NW of St Louis, MO.
  • Maximum Width: 325 Yards
  • Track Length: 10.5 miles
  • Damage Caused: $7,600,000
  • Casualties: 14 Fatalities, 28 Injuries


Illinois Tornadoes

Indiana Tornadoes

Kentucky Tornadoes

Louisville Tornado (1) - August 1st

EF1 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 629.jpg
Duration 12:21 PM CDT – 12:30 PM CDT
Intensity 165 km/h (105 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 9.5 miles SSW of Louisville, KY.
  • Maximum Width: 100 Yards
  • Track Length: 2.1 miles
  • Damage Caused: $100,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 1 Injury


Oklahoma Tornadoes

Altus Tornado (1) - July 31st

EF0 tornado (NWS)
Erick Oklahoma Tornado.jpg
Duration 10:58 AM CDT – 11:01 AM CDT
Intensity 110 km/h (70 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 6 miles WSW of Altus, OK.
  • Maximum Width: 5 Yards
  • Track Length: 1.0 miles
  • Damage Caused: None
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 0 Injuries


Altus Tornado (2) - July 31st

EF0 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 168.jpg
Duration 1:05 PM CDT – 1:09 AM CDT
Intensity 110 km/h (70 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 10 miles NNE of Altus, OK.
  • Maximum Width: 15 Yards
  • Track Length: 1.0 miles
  • Damage Caused: None
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 0 Injuries


Lawton Tornado (1)

EF2 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 204.jpg
Duration 1:30 PM CDT – 1:59 AM CDT
Intensity 215 km/h (135 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 10 miles NNE of Altus, OK.
  • Maximum Width: 190 Yards
  • Track Length: 10.0 miles
  • Damage Caused: None
  • Casualties: 2 Fatalities, 4 Injuries


Miami Tornado (1)

EF5 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 93.jpg
Duration 2:19 PM CDT – 2:59 AM CDT
Intensity 340 km/h (210 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado went right through Miami, OK.
  • This Tornado formed 6.5 miles SE of Miami, OK.
  • Maximum Width: 1,000 Yards
  • Track Length: 19.5 miles
  • Damage Caused: $65 Million
  • Casualties: 20 Fatalities, 18 Injuries


Miami Tornado (2)

EF3 tornado (NWS)
Bowdle Tornado.JPG
Duration 2:30 PM CDT – 2:58 AM CDT
Intensity 250 km/h (155 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado Co-Existed with Another and Much Stronger Tornado.
  • This Tornado formed 4 miles S of Miami, OK.
  • Maximum Width: 675 Yards
  • Track Length: 11.0 miles
  • Damage Caused: $19 Million
  • Casualties: 10 Fatalities, 16 Injuries


El Reno Tornado (1)

EF1 tornado (NWS)
Storm with Tornado.jpg
Duration 2:56 PM CDT – 3:06 PM CDT
Intensity 175 km/h (110 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 8.5 miles ENE of El Reno, OK.
  • Maximum Width: 50 Yards
  • Track Length: 2.4 miles
  • Damage Caused: $50,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 1 Injury


El Reno Tornado (2)

EF2 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 20.jpg
Duration 3:00 PM CDT – 3:14 PM CDT
Intensity 195 km/h (120 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado was Anticyclonic
  • This Tornado Co-Existed with a Weaker, Cyclonic Tornado.
  • This Tornado formed 10 miles NE of El Reno, OK.
  • Maximum Width: 50 Yards
  • Track Length: 2.6 miles
  • Damage Caused: $250,000
  • Casualties: 1 Fatality, 3 Injuries


Canton Tornado (1) - August 1st

EF0 tornado (NWS)
Possible Tornado.jpg
Duration 2:31 AM CDT – 2:37 PM CDT
Intensity 130 km/h (80 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 7.5 miles WNW of Canton, OK.
  • Maximum Width: 100 Yards
  • Track Length: 1.1 miles
  • Damage Caused: Very Little
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 0 Injuries


Texas Tornadoes

Plano Tornado (1)

EF3 tornado (NWS)
Dimmitt Tornado.jpg
Duration 5:22 PM CDT – 5:59 PM CDT
Intensity 240 km/h (150 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 10.5 miles NNE of Plano, TX.
  • Maximum Width: 185 Yards
  • Track Length: 12.4 miles
  • Damage Caused: $3 million
  • Casualties: 5 Fatalities, 9 Injuries


Dallas Tornado (1)

EF1 tornado (NWS)
Tornado 89.jpg
Duration 5:52 PM CDT – 5:58 PM CDT
Intensity 155 km/h (95 mph) (1-min)

History:


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Side Notes:

  • This Tornado formed 9 miles NNW of Dallas, TX.
  • Maximum Width: 30 Yards
  • Track Length: 1.6 miles
  • Damage Caused: $20,000
  • Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 0 Injuries
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