No F5 Winter Tornadoes In The U.S. For Fifty Years – Last one occurred in 1971


By: - Climate DepotDecember 13, 2021 8:17 AM

https://realclimatescience.com/2021/12/no-f5-winter-tornadoes-in-the-us-for-fifty-years/

The US has been hit by six F5 winter tornadoes since 1950, the last ones occurring  fifty years ago.

1953-12-05	MS
1957-12-18	IL
1971-02-21	LA
1971-02-21	LA
1971-02-21	MS
1971-02-21	MS

1950-2019_all_tornadoes.csv (7.1 mb)

28 Feb 1971, 40 – The Odessa American at Newspapers.com

Illinois was hit by an F5 tornado on December 18, 1957.

19 Dec 1957, Page 1 – The Daily Standard at Newspapers.com