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2018 Northeastern Oklahoma Tornado Outbreak
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The Bixby, OK EF5 crossing I-44. The photo was taken by the Wichita Eagle.
Type: Unknown
Active: September 11, 2018
Duration of tornado outbreak1: 1 hour and 51 minutes
Maximum rated tornado2: EF5 tornado
Highest winds 274 mph (440 km/h)

(Bixby, OK EF5)

Tornadoes confirmed: 7
Damage: $18.11 billion (2018 USD)
Injuries: Unknown
Fatalities: 105
Areas affected: Northeastern Oklahoma, United States

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

The 2018 Northeastern Oklahoma Tornado Outbreak was a deadly and violent tornado outbreak that caused many deadly and violent tornadoes to touchdown in Northeastern Oklahoma.

An EF5 was confirmed in Bixby, while 6 other EF4's were confirmed between Miami and Bixby. A total of 6 EF4's and 1 EF5 touched down during the outbreak. 105 people died, another 3,899 were injured, and $18.11 billion (2018 USD) in damages was done.

The strongest was the Bixby EF5 with 274 mph recorded winds. Meanwhile, the Miami EF4 had 170 mph recorded winds.

The outbreak occurred as of a result from the dissipation of Hurricane Zachary.

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Synopsis

Daily statistics
Date Total  EF0   EF1   EF2   EF3   EF4   EF5  Deaths Injuries
September 11 7 0 0 0 0 6 1 105 3,899
Total 7 0 0 0 0 6 1 105 3,899
State Tornadoes
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Oklahoma
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7 0 0 0 0 6 1


A total of 7 twisters touched down, including 6 EF4's and an EF5, killing 105, injuring 3,899 and causing $17.71 billion (2018 USD) in damages.

Events

EF# Location Time (UTC) Width Comments
Oklahoma
EF4 NW of Miami to S Fairland 1645 2,340 meters 6 deaths - See Article on this Tornado - A large, violent EF4 caused incredible damage to hundreds of homes, killing 6, injuring 155, and causing $1.72 billion (2018 USD) in damages.
EF4 W of Chelsea to W of Inola 1657 3,985 meters 12 deaths - See Article on this Tornado - A violent EF4 caused catastrophic damage to dozens of homes, killing 12, injuring 124, and causing $1.69 billion (2018 USD) in damages.
EF4 W of Justice to N of Tulsa 1703 1,580 meters 24 deaths - See Article on this Tornado - A large-wedge EF4 caused incredible damage to thousands of homes, killing 24, injuring 573, and causing $1.69 billion (2018 USD) in damages.
EF4 SW of Dotyville 1706 3,460 meters 7 deaths - See Article on this Tornado - A violent EF4 killed 7, injured 594, and cause $2.2 bilion (2018 USD) in damages.
EF4 S of Tulsa to W of Glenpool 1717 3,790 meters 28 deaths - See Article on this Tornado - A violent and long-tracked EF4 caused devastating damage to thousands of homes, killing 28, injuring 457, and causing $4.6 billion (2018 USD) in damages.
EF5 Bixby Area 1823 2,735 meters 24 deaths - See Article on this Tornado - A large, violent, and catastrophic EF5-rated tornado caused 24 deaths, 1,969 injuries, and $5.94 billion (2018 USD) in damages. Thousands of homes, businesses, restaurants, factories, hospitals, car dealerships, and 7 churches were either damaged or destroyed. Severe ground scouring occurred along with the disappearance of hundreds of cars. Hundreds of cars were also mangled beyond recognition. Along a track of 76.9 miles and a 1.6 mile width, millions of trees were also tipped over, debarked, or denuded. Mobile radar recorded wind speeds up to 274 mph (440 km/h). The rating is widely accepted.
EF4 S Tulsa to NE Broken Arrow 1836 2,360 meters 4 deaths - A somewhat short-lived, yet violent EF4 was responsible for 4 deaths, 27 injuries, and $260 million in damages.


Notable Individual Outbreaks
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Hitman's 2018 Outbreaks
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