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The Christmas 2015 Midwest Tornado Outbreak was a Significant Tornado Outbreak that lasted from December 24th to December 25th, 2015.

And was considered one of the Worst Tornado outbreaks in December.

Christmas 2015 Midwest Tornado Outbreak
Stockton KS Tornado 2.jpg
One of Four EF4s that took place during the outbreak, this one was near Louisville, KY
Type: Unknown
Active: December 24th-25th, 2015
Duration of tornado outbreak1: 1 Day, 9 hours and 45 minutes
Maximum rated tornado2: EF5 tornado
Highest winds Unknown
Tornadoes confirmed: 51
Damage: $2 billion (2015 USD)
Injuries: Unknown
Fatalities: 318
Areas affected: Kentucky

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


The Event

  • Bartlesville, OK EF2
  • EF2 Damage from the Bartlesville Tornado


Radio Tower Camera Shot of Tornado

Radio Tower Camera Shot of Tornado

This video was shot VIA a Radio Tower Camera, filming the Southeastern Louisville, KY EF4



Tornado count

Confirmed
Total
Confirmed
EF0
Confirmed
EF1
Confirmed
EF2
Confirmed
EF3
Confirmed
EF4
Confirmed
EF5
51 11 9 14 10 5 2




Tornadoes

List of confirmed tornadoes - December 25th, 2015
EF#
Location
Time (EST)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Kentucky
EF4 SSE of Louisville 3:25 PM 24 Miles 10 Deaths, 35 Injuries - A Large Tornado came close to Louisville, causing major damages to homes and Businesses.
EF1 Louisville 3:32 PM 2.3 miles 0 deaths, 1 injury - A skinny cone tornado co-existed with the Louisville EF4.
Oklahoma
EF2 Bartlesville 3:31 PM 10.5 Miles 1 Fatality, 3 injuries - Skinny cone tornado affected parts of Bartlesville.
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