List of United States tornadoes in May 2009

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This is a list of all tornadoes that were confirmed by local offices of the National Weather Service in the United States in May 2009.

Confirmed tornadoes by Fujita rating
EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
114 65 18 2 0 0 201

Note: 2 tornadoes were confirmed in the final totals, but do not have a listed rating.

May 1 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, May 1, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Tennessee
EF1 SE of Hohenwald Lewis, Lawrence 35°26′N 87°30′W / 35.43°N 87.50°W / 35.43; -87.50 (Hohenwald (May 1, EF1)) 1925 4.5 miles (7.2 km) Several large campers were damaged or flipped injuring two people. Hundreds of trees were snapped or uprooted.
EF1 NW of Campbellsville Giles 35°20′N 87°12′W / 35.33°N 87.20°W / 35.33; -87.20 (Campbellsville (May 1, EF1)) 2005 1.1 miles (1.8 km) Several outbuildings destroyed and minor roof damage to several homes
Texas
EF0 E of O'Brien Haskell 33°22′N 99°52′W / 33.37°N 99.86°W / 33.37; -99.86 (O'Brien (May 1, EF0)) 2047 unknown Brief tornado spotted by local law enforcement.
EF0 N of Rule Haskell 33°15′N 99°54′W / 33.25°N 99.90°W / 33.25; -99.90 (Rule (May 1, EF0)) 2112 unknown Brief tornado spotted by a storm chaser.
EF0 NW of Stamford Haskell 33°01′N 99°50′W / 33.02°N 99.83°W / 33.02; -99.83 (Rule (May 1, EF0)) 2223 unknown Tornado spotted in an open field.
Arkansas
EF0 WSW of Nail Newton 35°48′N 93°21′W / 35.80°N 93.35°W / 35.80; -93.35 (Nail (May 1, EF0)) 0127 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Tin was scattered and trees were downed.
EF0 S of Treat Pope 35°36′N 93°07′W / 35.60°N 93.12°W / 35.60; -93.12 (Treat (May 1, EF0)) 0211 0.3 miles (0.48 km) Damage limited to trees in the Ozark National Forest.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for May 1, 2009, NWS Nashville, NWS Little Rock, NCDC Storm Data

May 2 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, May 2, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Mississippi
EF0 WNW of Eggville Lee 34°20′N 88°34′W / 34.34°N 88.57°W / 34.34; -88.57 (Eggville (May 2, EF0)) 1848 unknown One mobile home was heavily damaged. Power lines and trees were knocked down.
EF0 N of Eggville Lee 34°20′N 88°35′W / 34.34°N 88.58°W / 34.34; -88.58 (Eggville (May 2, EF0)) 1850 unknown Second tornado in the area knocked a few trees down.
EF0 Mantachie area Itawamba 34°19′N 88°29′W / 34.32°N 88.49°W / 34.32; -88.49 (Mantachie (May 2, EF0)) 1900 2 miles (3.2 km) One house sustained minor damage, a shed was demolished and numerous trees were broken.
EF0 SE of Fairview Itawamba 34°22′N 88°19′W / 34.37°N 88.32°W / 34.37; -88.32 (Fairview (May 2, EF0)) 1922 2 miles (3.2 km) Many trees were damaged.
Texas
EF0 E of Greenville Hunt 33°07′N 96°04′W / 33.12°N 96.06°W / 33.12; -96.06 (Greenville (May 2, EF0)) 2104 3 miles (4.8 km) Tornado observed by television crews with no damage.
EF0 SW of DeKalb Bowie 33°31′N 94°37′W / 33.51°N 94.62°W / 33.51; -94.62 (DeKalb (May 2, EF0)) 2144 1 mile (1.6 km) Damage limited to trees.
EF1 N of Douglassville Cass 33°11′N 94°21′W / 33.19°N 94.35°W / 33.19; -94.35 (Douglassville (May 2, EF1)) 2251 2 miles (3.2 km) Numerous trees snapped or uprooted with minor shingle damage to some homes.
EF0 SE of Leesburg Camp 33°00′N 94°58′W / 33.00°N 94.97°W / 33.00; -94.97 (Leesburg (May 2, EF0)) 0156 2 miles (3.2 km) Damage limited to trees that are snapped or uprooted.
Alabama
EF0 Luxapallila Fayette 33°43′N 87°53′W / 33.72°N 87.88°W / 33.72; -87.88 (Luxapallila (May 2, EF0)) 2220 0.1 miles (0.16 km) Brief tornado touchdown in a wooded area with minimal damage.
EF0 Hightogy Lamar 33°40′N 88°05′W / 33.67°N 88.09°W / 33.67; -88.09 (Hightogy (May 2, EF0)) 2227 2.5 miles (4.0 km) Damage limited to trees.
Arkansas
EF1 NW of Fouke Miller 33°16′N 93°53′W / 33.26°N 93.89°W / 33.26; -93.89 (Fouke (May 2, EF1)) 2313 3.75 miles (6.04 km) Damage mostly to trees and power lines though a porch was blown off a home. There were three people injured when a power pole fell on a car.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for May 2, 2009, NWS Shreveport (PIS), NWS Memphis, NWS Birmingham (PIS), NCDC Storm Data

May 3 event (Southeast derecho)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, May 3, 2009
EF#
Location
County/Parish
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Texas
EF1 E of Pennington Trinity 31°12′N 95°10′W / 31.20°N 95.16°W / 31.20; -95.16 (Pennington (May 3, EF1)) 1144 2 miles (3.2 km) A shed was destroyed and trailer was shifted off its foundation. Numerous trees were also snapped.
Mississippi
EF0 SW of Thomastown Madison, Leake 32°50′N 89°44′W / 32.84°N 89.74°W / 32.84; -89.74 (Thomastown (May 3, EF0)) 1200 4 miles (6.4 km) Damage limited to trees.
EF1 SW of Port Gibson Claiborne 31°53′N 91°04′W / 31.89°N 91.06°W / 31.89; -91.06 (Port Gibson (May 3, EF1)) 1455 4.4 miles (7.1 km) Damage limited to trees, some of which were large.
EF1 N of Clem Jefferson Davis, Covington, Simpson 31°45′N 89°47′W / 31.75°N 89.79°W / 31.75; -89.79 (Clem (May 3, EF1)) 1607 9 miles (14 km) A travel trailer was destroyed while three chicken houses, a mobile home and a church were damaged. Trees were also uprooted or snapped.
EF1 S of Mount Olive Covington, Smith 31°41′N 89°40′W / 31.69°N 89.66°W / 31.69; -89.66 (Mount Olive (May 3, EF1)) 1612 20 miles (32 km) Damage to numerous trees, street signs and several houses.
EF1 E of Taylorsville Smith, Jasper 31°50′N 89°22′W / 31.83°N 89.36°W / 31.83; -89.36 (Taylorsville (May 3, EF1)) 1630 5.2 miles (8.4 km) One chicken house was destroyed and a second one was damaged. A mobile home and a shed had roof damaged and multiple trees were damaged.
EF1 NE of Stringer Jasper 31°54′N 89°14′W / 31.90°N 89.23°W / 31.90; -89.23 (Stringer (May 3, EF1)) 1641 0.6 miles (0.97 km) Large pines were uprooted and snapped.
Louisiana
EF0 SE of Castor Bienville 32°13′N 93°08′W / 32.22°N 93.13°W / 32.22; -93.13 (Castor (May 3, EF0)) 1238 1.75 miles (2.82 km) Damage limited to trees and power lines.
EF0 W of Quitman Bienville 32°22′N 92°49′W / 32.36°N 92.81°W / 32.36; -92.81 (Quitman (May 3, EF0)) 1303 1.1 miles (1.8 km) Damage limited to trees.
EF2 Dodson area Winn 32°05′N 92°40′W / 32.08°N 92.66°W / 32.08; -92.66 (Dodson (May 3, EF2)) 1340 1.5 miles (2.4 km) 18 homes were damaged, some of them being completely destroyed. One mobile home was rolled off its foundation and destroyed, another was moved off 30 feet from its location and wrapped against the frame of another home. Two people were injured.
EF0 N of Harrisonburg Catahoula 31°48′N 91°47′W / 31.80°N 91.79°W / 31.80; -91.79 (Harrisonburg (May 3, EF0)) 1351 3 miles (4.8 km) Damage limited to trees.
Alabama
EF1 Sunshine Hale 32°34′N 87°33′W / 32.56°N 87.55°W / 32.56; -87.55 (Sunshine (May 3, EF1)) 1832 0.05 miles (0.080 km) Very brief tornado with roof damage to a barn and another structure. Trees were damaged.
EF0 Brook Highland Shelby 33°26′N 86°40′W / 33.44°N 86.67°W / 33.44; -86.67 (Brook Highland (May 3, EF0)) 1854 0.45 miles (0.72 km) 20 homes had roof damage and numerous trees were uprooted, primarily on the Greystone Golf Course.
EF1 Dunavant Shelby 33°29′N 86°35′W / 33.49°N 86.58°W / 33.49; -86.58 (Dunavant (May 3, EF1)) 1903 1.64 miles (2.64 km) Damage limited to uprooted or snapped trees.
EF1 Stewart Crossroads St. Clair 33°32′N 86°28′W / 33.54°N 86.46°W / 33.54; -86.46 (Stewarts Crossroads (May 3, EF1)) 1915 1 mile (1.6 km) Several trees fell including some on homes causing minor to moderate damage to at least 10 houses.
EF1 Wolf Creek St. Clair 33°31′N 86°24′W / 33.51°N 86.40°W / 33.51; -86.40 (Wolf Creek (May 3, EF1)) 1927 16.6 miles (26.7 km) Many trees and power lines were knocked down. Some of them fell on houses and outbuildings.
EF1 E of Morgan City Marshall 34°28′N 86°34′W / 34.46°N 86.56°W / 34.46; -86.56 (Morgan City (May 3, EF1)) 2040 0.25 miles (0.40 km) Damage to multiple trees, a trailer and a shed.
EF1 NE of Owens Crossroads Madison 34°36′N 86°25′W / 34.60°N 86.42°W / 34.60; -86.42 (Owens Crossroads (May 3, EF1)) 2300 1.6 miles (2.6 km) Two homes were damaged along with numerous trees.
Tennessee
EF1 SW of Crossville Cumberland 35°55′N 85°05′W / 35.91°N 85.09°W / 35.91; -85.09 (Crossville (May 3, EF1)) 2222 3.2 miles (5.1 km) Numerous trees uprooted or snapped some of them causing roof damage to some homes.
Virginia
EF0 SW of Indian Valley Floyd 36°53′N 80°34′W / 36.88°N 80.57°W / 36.88; -80.57 (Indian Valley (May 3, EF0)) 2302 1 mile (1.6 km) Damage to numerous trees and a few structures including a shed that was flattened.
North Carolina
EF0 N of Mayodan Rockingham 36°27′N 79°58′W / 36.45°N 79.97°W / 36.45; -79.97 (Mayodan (May 3, EF0)) 0038 1.3 miles (2.1 km) Damage to trees and three structures.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for May 3, 2009, NWS Birmingham, NWS Blacksburg, NWS Huntsville, NWS Jackson, MS (PIS), NWS Nashville, NWS Shreveport (PIS), NWS Jackson (Storm Summary), NCDC Storm Data

May 3 event (Utah)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, May 3, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Utah
EF0 Willard area Box Elder 41°25′N 112°02′W / 41.41°N 112.04°W / 41.41; -112.04 (Willard (May 3, EF0)) 0150 1 mile (1.6 km) Damage to trees and siding while a snowmobile trailer was tossed.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for May 3, 2009, NWS Salt Lake City, NCDC Storm DAta

May 4 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Monday, May 4, 2009
EF#
Location
County/Parish
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Louisiana
EF1 Catahoula St. Martin 30°13′N 91°43′W / 30.21°N 91.72°W / 30.21; -91.72 (Catahoula (May 4, EF1)) 1059 0.5 miles (0.80 km) A mobile home and a camper trailer were destroyed with additional damage to several residences. Three people were injured, one seriously.
Mississippi
EF1 NNE of Poplarville Pearl River 30°56′N 89°28′W / 30.94°N 89.47°W / 30.94; -89.47 (Poplarville (May 3, EF1)) 1135 2 miles (3.2 km) A mobile home was moved from its blocks and a church lost its steeple. Several trees and power lines were damaged.
South Carolina
EF0 SSE of Cross Hill Laurens 34°16′N 81°59′W / 34.26°N 81.98°W / 34.26; -81.98 (Cross Hill (May 4, EF0)) 2140 2 miles (3.2 km) Several trailers were damaged and moved, and an outbuilding was destroyed.
EF0 SE of Lebanon Fairfield 34°24′N 81°12′W / 34.40°N 81.20°W / 34.40; -81.20 (Lebanon (May 4, EF0)) 2320 2 miles (3.2 km) A few trees and power lines were damaged.
Virginia
EF0 SW of Camden Mills Chesapeake city 36°42′N 76°16′W / 36.70°N 76.27°W / 36.70; -76.27 (Camden Mills (May 4, EF0)) 2343 3 miles (4.8 km) Minor shingle damage to some homes and several trees being downed.
Sources:NWS Lake Charles, NWS Greenville-Spartanburg, NWS Wakefield, NCDC Storm Data

May 5 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, May 5, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
North Carolina
EF0 N of Warsaw Duplin 35°01′N 78°01′W / 35.02°N 78.02°W / 35.02; -78.02 (Warsaw (May 5, EF0)) 1928 200 yards (180 m) One structure sustained minor damage.
EF0 N of Kenansville Duplin 35°00′N 77°58′W / 35.00°N 77.97°W / 35.00; -77.97 (Kenansville (May 5, EF0)) 1934 unknown Brief tornado with no damage.
EF0 E of Strabane Lenoir 35°12′N 77°45′W / 35.20°N 77.75°W / 35.20; -77.75 (Strabane (May 5, EF0)) 2005 100 yards (90 m) Three tin roofs were peeled off turkey barns.
EF0 WNW of Micro Johnston 35°35′N 78°15′W / 35.58°N 78.25°W / 35.58; -78.25 (Micro (May 5, EF0)) 2025 50 yards (50 m) Brief tornado damaged four buildings and blew a boat into a car.
EF2 S of Bailey Wilson 35°41′N 78°06′W / 35.68°N 78.10°W / 35.68; -78.10 (Bailey (May 5, EF2)) 2044 3 miles (4.8 km) Significant damage to at least eight homes, of which one had its upper floor destroyed. Several carports and garages were destroyed. One person was injured.
EF0 Calico Craven 35°24′N 77°15′W / 35.40°N 77.25°W / 35.40; -77.25 (Calico (May 5, EF0)) 2125 unknown Brief tornado with no damage.
EF1 Antioch area Johnston, Nash 35°40′N 78°16′W / 35.67°N 78.27°W / 35.67; -78.27 (Antioch (May 5, EF1)) 2126 7 miles (11 km) Damage to several structures including mobile homes, houses and a fire department, mostly to roofs. One mobile home was blown off its foundation. Another mobile home was moved slightly from its foundation.
EF0 NW of Shelmerdine Pitt 35°28′N 77°16′W / 35.47°N 77.27°W / 35.47; -77.27 (Shelmerdine (May 5, EF0)) 2130 0.5 miles (0.80 km) One house sustained minor damage.
Sources:NWS Newport/Morehead City, NC, NWS Raleigh, Storm Reports for May 5, 2009, NCDC Storm Data

May 6 event (Southeast)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, May 6, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Arkansas
EF0 NW of Immanuel Arkansas 34°24′N 91°19′W / 34.40°N 91.32°W / 34.40; -91.32 (Immanuel (May 6, EF1)) 0619 4.4 miles (7.1 km) Damage limited to a few trees.
EF1 W of Marvell Phillips 34°33′N 90°55′W / 34.55°N 90.92°W / 34.55; -90.92 (Marvell (May 6, EF1)) 0703 100 yards (90 m) A supply feed store was damaged along with trees and power lines.
EF1 NW of Monticello Drew 33°40′N 91°49′W / 33.67°N 91.82°W / 33.67; -91.82 (Monticello (May 6, EF1)) 0952 2.1 miles (3.4 km) Tornado embedded in a large bow echo with damage to trees and power lines.
Mississippi
EF1 E of Lyon Coahoma 34°13′N 90°30′W / 34.22°N 90.50°W / 34.22; -90.50 (Lyon (May 6, EF1)) 0834 100 yards (90 m) Roof damage to one home and damage to several trees.
EF1 SE of Weir Choctaw 33°14′N 89°13′W / 33.24°N 89.22°W / 33.24; -89.22 (Weir (May 6, EF1)) 1212 8.5 miles (13.7 km) A mobile home was destroyed by a tree, hundreds of trees were uprooted, five homes had light to moderate roof damage and a church and a mobile home had roof damage.
EF1 W of Brooksville Noxubee 33°14′N 88°45′W / 33.24°N 88.75°W / 33.24; -88.75 (Brooksville (May 6, EF1)) 1247 3.5 miles (5.6 km) A church was moved off its blocks, several camp cabins were damaged, a tractor-trailer was overturned and several homes had roof damage from trees. Two people were injured.
Alabama
EF1 S of Pickensville Pickens 33°11′N 88°16′W / 33.18°N 88.27°W / 33.18; -88.27 (Pickensville (May 6, EF1)) 1320 1 mile (1.6 km) Several trees were snapped and fell with some landing on trailers.
EF1 S of Caddo Lawrence, Morgan 34°31′N 87°08′W / 34.51°N 87.13°W / 34.51; -87.13 (Caddo (May 6, EF1)) 1325 4 miles (6.4 km) Significant damage occurred to a mobile home and several trees were snapped and unrooted in the Caddo area.
EF1 Carrollton area Pickens 33°16′N 88°06′W / 33.27°N 88.10°W / 33.27; -88.10 (Carollton (May 6, EF1)) 1331 1.35 miles (2.17 km) Several trees were blown down damaging some homes.
EF0 Decatur area Morgan 34°35′N 86°59′W / 34.59°N 86.98°W / 34.59; -86.98 (Decatur (May 6, EF0)) 1342 0.75 miles (1.21 km) Several homes and vehicles were damaged by downed trees.
EF1 Barbee Creek area Tuscaloosa 33°28′N 87°38′W / 33.47°N 87.64°W / 33.47; -87.64 (Barbee Creek (May 6, EF1)) 1348 0.48 miles (0.77 km) Two homes had moderate damage and a pontoon boat was overturned.
EF1 Lake Arnedra Tuscaloosa 33°17′N 87°42′W / 33.29°N 87.70°W / 33.29; -87.70 (Lake Arnedra (May 6, EF1)) 1357 0.23 miles (0.37 km) Two trees fell on houses, causing major damage to one of them.
EF2 Madison area Limestone, Madison 34°42′N 86°45′W / 34.70°N 86.75°W / 34.70; -86.75 (Madison (May 6, EF2)) 1359 10.9 miles (17.5 km) Three residential subdivisions were hit by the tornado. Significant roof damage to several homes with others sustaining lesser damage including blown windows and minor roof damage. One large garage was flattened. Significant tree damage reported with one tree falling on a mobile home.
EF0 Jasper area Walker 33°50′N 87°14′W / 33.83°N 87.23°W / 33.83; -87.23 (Jasper (May 6, EF0)) 1411 3.26 miles (5.25 km) Damage to a bank drive-thru structure as well as 40 cars at two car dealerships which were mostly destroyed by debris.
EF1 Cordova area Walker 33°46′N 87°11′W / 33.76°N 87.19°W / 33.76; -87.19 (Cordova (May 6, EF1)) 1420 1.03 miles (1.66 km) 15 homes and several train cars were damaged by fallen trees.
EF0 Powellville area Walker 33°55′N 87°06′W / 33.91°N 87.10°W / 33.91; -87.10 (Powellville (May 6, EF0)) 1424 0.25 miles (0.40 km) A carport was destroyed, a trampoline was carried 200 yards and several trees were snapped and uprooted.
EF0 Arkadelphia area Blount 33°54′N 86°53′W / 33.90°N 86.89°W / 33.90; -86.89 (Arkadelphia (May 6, EF0)) 1445 0.95 miles (1.53 km) Brief touchdown where several trees were uprooted.
EF1 W of Warrior Jefferson 33°49′N 86°52′W / 33.82°N 86.87°W / 33.82; -86.87 (Arkadelphia (May 6, EF1)) 1450 unknown Brief tornado with significant tree damage, a few of the trees landing on houses.
Virginia
EF0 SE of Galaxa Grayson, Carroll 36°36′N 80°52′W / 36.60°N 80.87°W / 36.60; -80.87 (Galaxa (May 6, EF0)) 0225 1.8 miles (2.9 km) Several trees were snapped or uprooted, one of them caused slight damage to a structure.
Sources:NWS Huntsville, NWS Memphis (PIS), NWS Little Rock (PIS), NWS Birmingham (PIS), NWS Blacksburg, NWS Jackson, Storm Reports for May 5, 2009, Storm Reports for May 6, 2009, NWS Storm Data

May 6 event (Northwest)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, May 6, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Oregon
EF1 SE of Adams Umatilla 45°44′N 118°30′W / 45.73°N 118.50°W / 45.73; -118.50 (Adams (May 6, EF1)) 2355 1.6 miles (2.6 km) A workshop lost most of its metal roof. 50 gallon drums were also thrown around.
EF0 Wallowa Wallowa 45°32′N 117°31′W / 45.54°N 117.52°W / 45.54; -117.52 (Wallowa (May 6, EF0)) 0115 unknown Brief tornado ripped off sewer holes.
Washington
EF1 N of Davenport Lincoln 47°46′N 118°08′W / 47.77°N 118.13°W / 47.77; -118.13 (Davenport (May 6, EF1)) 0328 3 miles (4.8 km) Two structures were damaged by the tornado. Many trees were also damaged.
Sources:Storm Reports for May 6, 2009, NWS Storm Data

May 7 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, May 7, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
North Carolina
EF0 Vanceboro Craven 35°18′N 77°10′W / 35.30°N 77.16°W / 35.30; -77.16 (Vanceboro (May 7, EF0)) 2225 unknown Brief tornado touchdown near West Craven High School with no damage.
EF0 SW of Vanceboro Craven 35°18′N 77°10′W / 35.30°N 77.17°W / 35.30; -77.17 (Vanceboro (May 7, EF0)) 2227 100 yards (90 m) Second tornado in the area with minor damage to several mobile homes and houses.
EF0 SE of Midway Park Onslow 34°43′N 77°20′W / 34.71°N 77.33°W / 34.71; -77.33 (Midway Park (May 7, EF0)) 2300 unknown Brief tornado near the Camp Lejeune main gate with no damage.
Missouri
EF0 W of Lock Springs Daviess 39°51′N 93°48′W / 39.85°N 93.80°W / 39.85; -93.80 (Lock Springs (May 7, EF0)) 0101 unknown Brief tornado with damage limited to trees.
Sources:NWS Kansas City, NWS Newport/Morehead City, NCDC Storm Data

May 8 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, May 8, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Missouri
EF1 E of Pilgrim Dade 37°29′N 93°22′W / 37.48°N 93.37°W / 37.48; -93.37 (Pilgrim (May 8, EF1)) 1253 2 miles (3.2 km) Intermittent tornado path with damage to trees and outbuildings.
EF1 Republic area Greene 37°07′N 93°29′W / 37.12°N 93.48°W / 37.12; -93.48 (Republic (May 8, EF1)) 1305 4 miles (6.4 km) 50 structures were damaged with two buildings uninhabitable.
EF1 SE of Willard Greene 37°16′N 93°23′W / 37.26°N 93.38°W / 37.26; -93.38 (Willard (May 8, EF1)) 1314 1.1 miles (1.8 km) A few outbuildings were destroyed and one house sustained heavy damage.
EF1 NW of Brighton Polk 37°29′N 93°22′W / 37.48°N 93.37°W / 37.48; -93.37 (Brighton (May 8, EF1)) 1316 8.5 miles (13.7 km) Several outbuildings and barns were damaged or destroyed with heavy damage to some frame homes.
EF0 Ebenezer area Greene 37°20′N 93°19′W / 37.33°N 93.31°W / 37.33; -93.31 (Willard (May 8, EF0)) 1321 4 miles (6.4 km) Several outbuildings were damaged, along with many trees.
EF1 E of Swan Taney, Christian, Douglas 36°47′N 93°00′W / 36.79°N 93.00°W / 36.79; -93.00 (Swan (May 8, EF1)) 1325 12 miles (19 km) Three houses was heavily damaged, along with many outbuildings by a large wedge tornado. Severe damage to trees.
EF1 E of Fordland Webster 37°10′N 92°55′W / 37.16°N 92.92°W / 37.16; -92.92 (Fordland (May 8, EF1)) 1338 4 miles (6.4 km) A dairy farm lost its roof, a truck was lofted over a fence and an outbuilding was destroyed.
EF2 W of Goodhope Douglas 36°55′N 92°50′W / 36.91°N 92.84°W / 36.91; -92.84 (Goodhope (May 8, EF2)) 1339 2.5 miles (4.0 km) One home lost its roof and several trees were snapped with treetops carried over 1/4 mile.
EF2 N of Merritt Douglas 36°55′N 92°52′W / 36.92°N 92.87°W / 36.92; -92.87 (Merritt (May 8, EF2)) 1339 2.5 miles (4.0 km) Two homes and several outbuildings were damaged with numerous trees snapped and debarked by a large wedge tornado.
EF2 W of Charity Dallas 37°31′N 93°03′W / 37.51°N 93.05°W / 37.51; -93.05 (Charity (May 8, EF2)) 1341 4 miles (6.4 km) 1 death - Three frame homes and numerous outbuildings were destroyed. One other person were injured.
EF1 N of Ava Douglas 37°00′N 92°40′W / 37.00°N 92.67°W / 37.00; -92.67 (Ava (May 8, EF1)) 1348 1 mile (1.6 km) A barn was destroyed and minor home damage was reported.
EF1 SW of Wasola Ozark 36°46′N 92°37′W / 36.76°N 92.61°W / 36.76; -92.61 (Wasola (May 8, EF1)) 1348 2 miles (3.2 km) Seven outbuildings were destroyed with three homes damaged as well as intense tree damage.
EF1 NW of Hartville Wright 37°18′N 92°33′W / 37.30°N 92.55°W / 37.30; -92.55 (Hartville (May 8, EF1)) 1407 3.5 miles (5.6 km) Several outbuildings were destroyed and numerous trees were uprooted.
EF0 ESE of Mountain Grove Texas 37°07′N 92°11′W / 37.12°N 92.19°W / 37.12; -92.19 (Mountain Grove (May 8, EF0)) 1419 3.5 miles (5.6 km) Several outbuildings were damaged and numerous trees were uprooted.
EF2 SE of Lebanon Laclede 37°37′N 92°35′W / 37.62°N 92.59°W / 37.62; -92.59 (Lebanon (May 8, EF2)) 1425 2.2 miles (3.5 km) Four homes and several outbuildings were damaged, and a mobile home was destroyed.
EF3 NW of Pomona Howell 36°53′N 91°56′W / 36.88°N 91.93°W / 36.88; -91.93 (Pomona (May 8, EF3)) 1428 2.2 miles (3.5 km) One house, one mobile home, one travel trailer, two outbuildings and an auto shop were destroyed. Cars were tossed 40 to 50 yards away and two school buses were blown over.
EF1 W of Peace Valley Howell 36°53′N 91°47′W / 36.89°N 91.79°W / 36.89; -91.79 (Peace Valley (May 8, EF1)) 1435 11 miles (18 km) A few homes and numerous trees were damaged.
EF2 W of Mountain View to SE of Summersville Howell, Texas, Shannon 37°00′N 91°51′W / 37.00°N 91.85°W / 37.00; -91.85 (Mountain View (May 8, EF2)) 1435 28 miles (45 km) A farm house was lifted and moved injuring two people. Two auto shops and several homes and outbuildings were damaged or destroyed. Many trees were snapped or uprooted with $13 million in tree damage.
EF1 ESE of Hazelton Texas 37°30′N 91°57′W / 37.50°N 91.95°W / 37.50; -91.95 (Hazelton (May 8, EF1)) 1440 3.5 miles (5.6 km) One barn was destroyed and one mobile home lost its roof.
EF1 N of Ellington Reynolds 37°19′N 90°59′W / 37.31°N 90.99°W / 37.31; -90.99 (Ellington (May 8, EF1)) 1515 2 miles (3.2 km) 2 homes had roof damage with significant tree damage.
EF0 McBride area Perry 37°49′N 89°50′W / 37.82°N 89.84°W / 37.82; -89.84 (McBride (May 8, EF0)) 1620 2.2 miles (3.5 km) Damage limited to trees. Tornado caught on tape.
EF0 N of Fredericktown Madison 37°37′N 90°16′W / 37.61°N 90.26°W / 37.61; -90.26 (Fredericktown (May 8, EF0)) 1705 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Brief tornado damaged a few trees.
EF1 W of Cornwall Madison 37°31′N 90°13′W / 37.52°N 90.22°W / 37.52; -90.22 (Cornwall (May 8, EF1)) 1710 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Brief tornado damaged a few trees.
Illinois
EF1 WSW of Du Quoin Jackson 37°57′N 89°24′W / 37.95°N 89.40°W / 37.95; -89.40 (Du Quoin (May 8, EF1)) 1630 3 miles (4.8 km) Structural damage to two barns, shingle damage to homes, power poles blown over and dozens of trees snapped or uprooted.
EF0 SSW of Raddle Jackson 37°50′N 89°13′W / 37.83°N 89.21°W / 37.83; -89.21 (Raddle (May 8, EF0)) 1651 unknown Brief tornado remained in open fields.
EF0 S of Elkville Jackson 37°45′N 89°35′W / 37.75°N 89.58°W / 37.75; -89.58 (Elkville (May 8, EF0)) 1812 unknown An office trailer at a coal company was blown off its foundation.
EF0 N of Royalton Franklin 37°53′N 89°07′W / 37.89°N 89.11°W / 37.89; -89.11 (Elkville (May 8, EF0)) 1818 unknown Brief tornado touchdown that was photographed with no damage.
EF1 N of Thompsonville Franklin, Williamson 37°53′N 88°44′W / 37.89°N 88.74°W / 37.89; -88.74 (Thompsonville (May 8, EF1)) 1945 5 miles (8.0 km) Damage to many trees in rural areas.
EF0 N of Little York Warren 41°03′N 90°45′W / 41.05°N 90.75°W / 41.05; -90.75 (Little York (May 8, EF0)) 0114 unknown Brief tornado separate from the main derecho with no damage.
Iowa
EF0 NE of Gillett Grove Clay 43°03′N 94°58′W / 43.05°N 94.97°W / 43.05; -94.97 (Gillett Grove (May 8, EF0)) 1840 unknown Brief tornado remained in a plowed field.
Kentucky
EF1 E of Hiseville Barren, Metcalfe 37°07′N 85°48′W / 37.11°N 85.80°W / 37.11; -85.80 (Hiseville (May 8, EF1)) 2004 6 miles (9.7 km) Three outbuildings were destroyed and one home and a pole barn were damaged.
EF3 Richmond area Garrard, Madison 37°41′N 84°22′W / 37.68°N 84.37°W / 37.68; -84.37 (Richmond (May 8, EF3)) 2055 22 miles (35 km) 2 deaths - Severe damage along the path with over 150 houses damaged, some of which were destroyed. The two fatalities took place in a mobile home which was thrown into a nearby pond. The Bluegrass Army Depot was also damaged. 15 others were injured, some seriously.
EF0 NW of Irvine Estill 37°45′N 84°02′W / 37.75°N 84.04°W / 37.75; -84.04 (Irvine (May 8, EF0)) 2118 0.25 miles (0.40 km) Two structures had metal roofing torn off. Several trees were knocked down including one that damaged the porch of a home.
Tennessee
EF0 NW of Etowah McMinn 35°21′N 84°32′W / 35.35°N 84.53°W / 35.35; -84.53 (Etowah (May 8, EF1)) 2102 0.1 miles (0.16 km) Brief tornado with damage to several trees.
EF1 SE of Jamestown Fentress 36°24′N 84°54′W / 36.40°N 84.90°W / 36.40; -84.90 (Jamestown (May 8, EF1)) 2115 3 miles (4.8 km) One mobile home was destroyed and several other buildings were damaged, some of which were by falling trees.
EF2 SE of Huntsville Scott 36°21′N 84°25′W / 36.35°N 84.42°W / 36.35; -84.42 (Huntsville (May 8, EF2)) 2158 4.5 miles (7.2 km) Seven homes were damaged and a free standing cellphone tower collapsed and was twisted by the tornado.
EF2 SW of Tazewell Claiborne 36°27′N 83°34′W / 36.45°N 83.57°W / 36.45; -83.57 (Tazewell (May 8, EF2)) 2315 2.2 miles (3.5 km) Two large barns were destroyed and one home lost its roof.
EF1 NE of Thorn Hill Grainger, Hancock 36°24′N 83°20′W / 36.40°N 83.34°W / 36.40; -83.34 (Thorn Hill (May 8, EF1)) 2336 3.5 miles (5.6 km) Heavy damage to barns and outbuildings with roof damage to homes and numerous downed trees.
EF0 S of Gray Washington 36°24′N 82°29′W / 36.40°N 82.48°W / 36.40; -82.48 (Gray (May 8, EF0)) 0045 unknown Tornado touchdown reported/confirmed by law enforcement. No damage reported.
Virginia
EF0 N of Clintwood Dickenson 37°11′N 82°28′W / 37.18°N 82.46°W / 37.18; -82.46 (Clintwood (May 8, EF0)) 0100 0.75 miles (1.21 km) Trees were uprooted, one of them fell on a mobile home. Minor roof damage to two homes.
EF2 SE of Pound Wise 37°04′N 82°33′W / 37.07°N 82.55°W / 37.07; -82.55 (Pound (May 8, EF2)) 0145 1.7 miles (2.7 km) Two trailers and several outbuildings were destroyed. A third trailer was damaged.
EF0 NW of Lebanon Russell 36°54′N 82°05′W / 36.90°N 82.08°W / 36.90; -82.08 (Lebanon (May 8, EF0)) 0225 0.1 miles (0.16 km) Brief tornado with no damage.
EF2 NE of Lebanon Russell 36°56′N 81°57′W / 36.93°N 81.95°W / 36.93; -81.95 (Lebanon (May 8, EF0)) 0227 1.1 miles (1.8 km) One barn was destroyed, one home had moderate damage and 100 trees were snapped or uprooted.
North Carolina
EF2 NW of Ennice Alleghany 36°34′N 81°02′W / 36.56°N 81.03°W / 36.56; -81.03 (Ennice (May 8, EF2)) 0344 5 miles (8.0 km) A mobile home was destroyed where four people were injured. Five houses and several outbuildings were damaged and cement silos were toppled. There were two additional injuries.
EF1 SW of Ennice Alleghany 36°33′N 81°00′W / 36.55°N 81.00°W / 36.55; -81.00 (Ennice (May 8, EF0)) 0346 0.25 miles (0.40 km) Three outbuildings were destroyed and one home and a pole barn were damaged.
Sources:NWS Springfield (Summary), NWS Springfield, NWS Louisville #1, NWS Louisville #2, NWS Blacksburg, NWS Paducah, NWS St. Louis, NWS Morristown, NWS Charleston, WV (PIS), NWS Jackson, KY, Storm Reports for May 8, 2009, NCDC Storm Data

May 9 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, May 9, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Arkansas
EF0 E of Ashdown Little River 33°41′N 94°06′W / 33.68°N 94.10°W / 33.68; -94.10 (Ashdown (May 9, EF0)) 1910 2.4 miles (3.9 km) Trees were snapped or uprooted.
EF0 ENE of McNab Hempstead 33°41′N 93°45′W / 33.69°N 93.75°W / 33.69; -93.75 (McNab (May 9, EF0)) 1930 5.8 miles (9.3 km) Trees were snapped or uprooted.
Vermont
EF1 Washington area Orange 44°07′N 72°26′W / 44.11°N 72.43°W / 44.11; -72.43 (Washington (May 9, EF1)) 2104 0.5 miles (0.80 km) A barn was destroyed and the roof of an apartment was removed. Trees were snapped and uprooted. Second earliest tornado in Vermont since 1950.
Massachusetts
EF0 Sunderland area Franklin 42°28′N 72°35′W / 42.47°N 72.58°W / 42.47; -72.58 (Sunderland (May 9, EF0)) 2305 0.75 miles (1.21 km) A tobacco barn was blown onto a road and there was tree damage.
Sources: NWS Burlington, VT (PIS), NWS Boston, Storm Reports for May 9, 2009, NCDC Storm Data

May 10 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, May 10, 2009
EF#
Location
County/Parish
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Louisiana
EF0 WNW of Goldonna Natchitoches 32°02′N 92°57′W / 32.04°N 92.95°W / 32.04; -92.95 (Goldonna (May 10, EF0)) 2044 2.2 miles (3.5 km) Several trees were uprooted.
Mississippi
EF1 SW of Holly Bluff Sharkey 32°44′N 90°49′W / 32.74°N 90.81°W / 32.74; -90.81 (Holly Bluff (May 10, EF1)) 2240 3 miles (4.8 km) Hardwood and softwood trees were snapped or uprooted.
Sources: NWS Jackson, MS, Storm Reports for May 10, 2009, NCDC Storm Data

May 12 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, May 12, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Florida
EF0 Lakeland Polk 28°04′N 81°54′W / 28.07°N 81.90°W / 28.07; -81.90 (Lakeland (May 12, EF0)) 2100 80 yards (70 m) Damage to trees and a carport though debris caused window and fence damage.
South Dakota
EF0 W of Red Elm Ziebach 45°04′N 101°55′W / 45.07°N 101.92°W / 45.07; -101.92 (Red Elm (May 12, EF0)) 2328 unknown Tornado photographed with no damage.
EF1 N of Dupree Ziebach 45°03′N 101°41′W / 45.05°N 101.69°W / 45.05; -101.69 (Dupree (May 12, EF1)) 2340 8 miles (13 km) Several mobile homes, barns and grain bins were damaged and a communications tower was toppled.
Nebraska
EF0 S of Mullen Hooker 41°49′N 101°11′W / 41.82°N 101.18°W / 41.82; -101.18 (Mullen (May 12, EF0)) 0021 4 miles (6.4 km) Damage to a wind mill, outbuilding, radio tower, a metal windbreak and a pick-up
Sources: NWS North Platte, NWS Tampa, NWS Rapid City, NCDC Storm Data

May 13 event (Midwest)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, May 13, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Missouri
EF1 N of Milan Sullivan 40°13′N 93°06′W / 40.21°N 93.10°W / 40.21; -93.10 (Milan (May 13, EF1)) 2210 4 miles (6.4 km) 1 death - A mobile home was destroyed, killing its occupant.
EF1 Novinger area Adair 40°14′N 92°43′W / 40.23°N 92.71°W / 40.23; -92.71 (Novinger (May 13, EF1)) 2243 8 miles (13 km) A mobile home and an outbuilding were destroyed. Additional damage to one home and other buildings as well as several power lines/poles and trees.
EF2 Kirksville area Adair 40°13′N 92°35′W / 40.21°N 92.58°W / 40.21; -92.58 (Kirksville (May 13, EF2)) 2309 6 miles (9.7 km) 2 deaths - Over 200 buildings were damaged in the northern part of Kirksville, including 10 houses that were destroyed by the tornado and 15 others that sustained severe damage. Two car dealerships were also heavily damaged. Six others were injured.
EF0 NE of Kenwood Knox 40°12′N 92°10′W / 40.20°N 92.17°W / 40.20; -92.17 (Kenwood (May 13, EF0)) 2333 9.5 miles (15.3 km) Several outbuildings were damaged, seven power poles were snapped and heavy tree damage.
EF0 N of Knox City Knox 40°11′N 92°02′W / 40.18°N 92.04°W / 40.18; -92.04 (Knox City (May 13, EF0)) 2349 3.8 miles (6.1 km) Two outbuildings were heavily damaged.
EF1 Bismarck area Saint Francois 37°46′N 90°37′W / 37.76°N 90.62°W / 37.76; -90.62 (Bismarck (May 14, EF1)) 0611 1 mile (1.6 km) Roof torn off of a preschool building. Additional minor roof damage.
Kansas
EF0 NE of Burlington Coffey 38°17′N 95°37′W / 38.28°N 95.62°W / 38.28; -95.62 (Burlington (May 13, EF0)) 2252 unknown Brief touchdown in an open field with no damage.
EF0 SW of Harris Coffey 38°16′N 95°31′W / 38.26°N 95.52°W / 38.26; -95.52 (Harris (May 13, EF0)) 2300 unknown Brief touchdown in an open field with no damage.
EF0 SE of Cambridge Cowley 37°18′N 96°38′W / 37.30°N 96.63°W / 37.30; -96.63 (Cambridge (May 13, EF0)) 2355 1 mile (1.6 km) Tornado remained in open country.
EF1 N of Redfield Bourbon 37°57′N 95°04′W / 37.95°N 95.07°W / 37.95; -95.07 (Redfield (May 13, EF1)) 0020 8 miles (13 km) Intermittent path with damage to five hay barns, several outbuildings and numerous trees.
EF0 S of Chetopa Labette 37°00′N 95°04′W / 37.00°N 95.07°W / 37.00; -95.07 (Chetopa (May 13, EF0)) 0249 unknown Brief touchdown in an open field with no damage.
Oklahoma
EF0 S of Nardin Kay 36°40′N 94°27′W / 36.67°N 94.45°W / 36.67; -94.45 (Nardin (May 13, EF0)) 2354 unknown Captured live on KFOR-TV live stream. The storm remained stationary over open land. No damage to structures.
EF1 S of Billings Noble 36°30′N 97°26′W / 36.50°N 97.44°W / 36.50; -97.44 (Billings (May 13, EF1)) 0020 5 miles (8.0 km) Damage to trees and power lines.
EF2 SE of Gracemont Caddo 35°04′N 98°14′W / 35.07°N 98.24°W / 35.07; -98.24 (Gracemont (May 13, EF2)) 0226 7 miles (11 km) Numerous houses and businesses sustained damage, some of which was severe. A strip plaza was also damaged.
EF0 Lake Stanley Draper Cleveland 35°22′N 97°23′W / 35.36°N 97.39°W / 35.36; -97.39 (Lake Stanley Draper (May 13, EF0)) 0341 unknown A boat dock and several structures were damaged.
Illinois
EF1 W of Pana Christian 39°23′N 89°09′W / 39.39°N 89.15°W / 39.39; -89.15 (Pana (May 14, EF1)) 0504 0.75 miles (1.21 km) A pole barn was heavily damaged. Damage to a house and a barn.
EF0 S of Tower Hill Shelby 39°22′N 88°58′W / 39.36°N 88.96°W / 39.36; -88.96 (Tower Hill (May 14, EF0)) 0512 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Minor damage to roofs of homes with some porches blown off. Heavy damage to a shed.
EF0 SW of Shelbyville Shelby 39°23′N 88°47′W / 39.39°N 88.79°W / 39.39; -88.79 (Shelbyville (May 14, EF0)) 0522 1.25 miles (2.01 km) Two sheds and a carport were destroyed. Porches were torn off of homes.
EF0 SE of Homer Vermilion 40°01′N 87°55′W / 40.01°N 87.92°W / 40.01; -87.92 (Homer (May 14, EF0)) 0523 100 yards (90 m) A machinery shed was destroyed with damage to two others. Transmission power poles were snapped.
EF0 Gillespie area Macoupin 39°07′N 89°50′W / 39.11°N 89.84°W / 39.11; -89.84 (Shelbyville (May 14, EF0)) 0538 2 miles (3.2 km) Several homes and outbuildings and a high school were damaged.
Sources: 05/13/09 Storm reports, NWS Norman, OK, NWS Topeka, NWS Kansas City, NWS Lincoln, IL, NWS St. Louis, NWS Springfield, NCDC Storm Data

May 13 event (Florida)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, May 13, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Florida
EF0 Temple Terrace area Hillsborough 28°01′N 82°21′W / 28.02°N 82.35°W / 28.02; -82.35 (Lakeland (May 13, EF0)) 2333 1 mile (1.6 km) Several trees were downed including one on a home. Shutters were ripped off the front of a home.
Sources: NWS Tampa, NCDC Storm Data

May 14 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, May 14, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Texas
EF0 SSW of Idabel Red River 33°46′N 94°55′W / 33.77°N 94.91°W / 33.77; -94.91 (Idabel (May 14, EF0)) 0815 1 mile (1.6 km) Metal roofing removed from a barn.
EF0 NW of New Boston Bowie 33°35′N 94°34′W / 33.58°N 94.57°W / 33.58; -94.57 (New Boston (May 14, EF0)) 0858 0.75 miles (1.21 km) Damage to several trees.
Indiana
EF2 E of Haubstatdt Gibson 38°12′N 87°34′W / 38.20°N 87.57°W / 38.20; -87.57 (Haubstadt (May 14, EF2)) 0825 10.5 miles (16.9 km) Significant damage at the Haubstadt raceway with a grain bin silo destroyed, roof damage to several machinery buildings and one car frame being moved 100 feet. One barn and several homes had roof damage.
Arkansas
EF0 SE of Ashdown Little River 33°38′N 94°05′W / 33.63°N 94.08°W / 33.63; -94.08 (Ashdown (May 14, EF0)) 0920 2 miles (3.2 km) Damage to several trees.
Louisiana
EF0 SSW of Denge Calcasieu 30°10′N 93°19′W / 30.16°N 93.32°W / 30.16; -93.32 (Denge (May 14, EF0)) 1545 unknown Brief tornado reported by the public with no damage.
Sources: NWS Paducah, Storm Reports for May 13, 2009, Storm Data

May 15 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, May 15, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Texas
EF0 W of Miami Roberts 35°42′N 100°51′W / 35.70°N 100.85°W / 35.70; -100.85 (Miami (May 15, EF0)) 2145 0.25 miles (0.40 km) Tornado remained in open country with no damage reported.
EF0 WSW of Miami Roberts 35°37′N 100°51′W / 35.62°N 100.85°W / 35.62; -100.85 (Miami (May 15, EF0)) 2147 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Tornado remained in open country with no damage reported.
EF0 NE of Pampa Gray 35°34′N 100°55′W / 35.57°N 100.91°W / 35.57; -100.91 (Pampa (May 15, EF0)) 2202 1 mile (1.6 km) Tornado remained in open country with no damage reported.
EF2 E of Pampa Gray 35°32′N 100°53′W / 35.54°N 100.89°W / 35.54; -100.89 (Pampa (May 15, EF0)) 2209 3 miles (4.8 km) Large multiple-vortex tornado severely damaged a house, a semi-trailer and a mobile home. The driver of the semi-trailer was injured.
EF1 Lefors area Gray 35°27′N 100°52′W / 35.45°N 100.86°W / 35.45; -100.86 (Lefors (May 15, EF0)) 2225 6 miles (9.7 km) Several houses and other structures sustained damage, and widespread tree damage was reported in the community.
Missouri
EF0 SW of Paris Monroe 39°24′N 92°04′W / 39.40°N 92.07°W / 39.40; -92.07 (Paris (May 15, EF0)) 2147 120 yards (110 m) Brief tornado touchdown in an open field.
EF0 W of Santa Fe Monroe 39°24′N 91°55′W / 39.40°N 91.91°W / 39.40; -91.91 (Santa Fe (May 15, EF0)) 2200 0.25 miles (0.40 km) One power pole was bent and a few trees were damaged.
Kansas
EF0 SE of Cheney Reno 37°45′N 97°47′W / 37.75°N 97.79°W / 37.75; -97.79 (Cheney (May 15, EF0)) 2157 1 mile (1.6 km) Tornado touched down over Cheney Lake.
EF0 WSW of Goddard Sedgwick 37°39′N 97°36′W / 37.65°N 97.60°W / 37.65; -97.60 (Goddard (May 15, EF0)) 2231 unknown Brief tornado touchdown with no damage.
EF0 SW of Norwich Kingman 37°25′N 97°54′W / 37.42°N 97.90°W / 37.42; -97.90 (Norwich (May 15, EF0)) 2258 2 miles (3.2 km) Tornado remained in an open field.
EF0 SE of Conway Springs Sumner 37°21′N 97°36′W / 37.35°N 97.60°W / 37.35; -97.60 (Conway Springs (May 15, EF0)) 2325 unknown Brief tornado touchdown with no damage.
Sources: NWS Amarillo, NWS St. Louis (PIS), Storm Reports for May 15, 2009, NCDC Storm Data

May 16 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, May 16, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
New York
EF0 Cuyler Cortland 42°43′N 75°54′W / 42.72°N 75.90°W / 42.72; -75.90 (Cuyler (May 16, EF0)) 2024 0.4 miles (0.64 km) Brief tornado uprooted trees and damaged two sheds.
EF2 Georgetown area Madison 42°45′N 75°46′W / 42.75°N 75.77°W / 42.75; -75.77 (Georgetown (May 16, EF2)) 2034 6.5 miles (10.5 km) Several farms were heavily damaged, including barns, sheds and outbuildings destroyed and at least two houses were damaged. One person was injured.
EF0 N of Waverly Tioga 42°04′N 76°18′W / 42.07°N 76.30°W / 42.07; -76.30 (Waverly (May 16, EF0)) 2100 0.25 miles (0.40 km) Brief tornado reported with minimal damage.
Louisiana
EF0 Metairie Jefferson 30°01′N 90°11′W / 30.01°N 90.18°W / 30.01; -90.18 (Metairie (May 16, EF0)) 0220 0.75 miles (1.21 km) Waterspout over Lake Pontchartrain moved onshore with intermittent damage to a few homes and businesses as well as several trees and fences.
Sources: NWS Binghamton, Storm Reports for May 16, 2009, NWS New Orleans, NCDC Storm Data

May 19 event (Colorado)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, May 19, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Colorado
EF0 N of Cameo Mesa 39°11′N 108°19′W / 39.18°N 108.32°W / 39.18; -108.32 (Cameo (May 19, EF0)) 2122 unknown Brief tornado remained on plateaus near Mount Garfield.
Sources: NCDC Storm Data

May 19 event (Florida)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, May 19, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Florida
EF0 ESE of Casselberry Seminole 28°40′N 81°19′W / 28.66°N 81.32°W / 28.66; -81.32 (Casselberry (May 19, EF0)) 0342 1.5 miles (2.4 km) A house and a mobile home lost part of their roofs. 8 other houses sustained minor damage.
Sources: Storm Reports for May 19, 2009, NCDC Storm Data

May 22 event (Florida)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, May 22, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Florida
EF0 Clearwater Pinellas 27°58′N 82°47′W / 27.96°N 82.79°W / 27.96; -82.79 (Clearwater (May 22, EF0)) 1645 1 mile (1.6 km) Tornado spotted by photographers just onshore from the Gulf of Mexico with no damage.
Sources: NCDC Storm Data

May 22 event (Arizona)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, May 22, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Arizona
EF0 NNW of Cosnino Coconino 35°16′N 111°31′W / 35.27°N 111.52°W / 35.27; -111.52 (Cosnino (May 22, EF0)) 1922 1 mile (1.6 km) Brief narrow tornado reported by the sheriff office.
EF0 S of Sunset Crater Coconino 35°16′N 111°30′W / 35.27°N 111.50°W / 35.27; -111.50 (Sunset Crater (May 22, EF0)) 2100 1 mile (1.6 km) Brief narrow tornado reported by the public.
EF0 NE of Rice Apache 35°04′N 111°31′W / 35.06°N 111.52°W / 35.06; -111.52 (Rice (May 22, EF0)) 2130 1 mile (1.6 km) Tornado sighted over the Petrified Forest National Park by visitors.
Sources: NCDC Storm Data

May 23 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, May 23, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Alabama
EF0 ESE of Mountain Creek Autauga 32°42′N 86°26′W / 32.70°N 86.43°W / 32.70; -86.43 (Mountain Creek (May 23, EF0)) 1855 0.33 miles (0.53 km) Several hardwood/softwood trees uprooted. One outbuilding had roof damage.
EF0 WNW of Bartletts Ferry Lee 32°40′N 85°08′W / 32.67°N 85.14°W / 32.67; -85.14 (Bartletts Ferry (May 23, EF0)) 2159 1 mile (1.6 km) Damage to several outbuildings and 150 trees.
Nebraska
EF0 E of Maxwell Lincoln 41°04′N 100°29′W / 41.07°N 100.48°W / 41.07; -100.48 (Maxwell (May 23, EF0)) 2027 unknown Brief landspout tornado with no damage.
Sources: Storm Reports for May 23, 2009, NCDC Storm Data

May 24 event (Northeast)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, May 24, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Maine
EF1 NE of Eagle Lake Aroostook 47°04′N 68°32′W / 47.07°N 68.54°W / 47.07; -68.54 (Eagle Lake (May 24, EF1)) 1815 3.1 miles (5.0 km) Several homes and vehicles with damage with one home having moderate damage. One building was destroyed and hundreds of trees were damaged.
Sources: Storm Reports for May 24, 2009, NWS Caribou, NCDC Storm Data

May 24 event (South/Southwest)[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, May 24, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Utah
EF0 W of Milford Beaver 38°23′N 113°06′W / 38.39°N 113.10°W / 38.39; -113.10 (Milford (May 24, EF0)) 1830 unknown Brief tornado with no damage.
Texas
EF0 ENE of Petersburg Hale 33°52′N 101°22′W / 33.87°N 101.37°W / 33.87; -101.37 (Petersburg (May 24, EF0)) 1928 unknown Brief tornado with no damage.
EF1 NNE of Ben Bolt Jim Wells 27°40′N 98°04′W / 27.67°N 98.06°W / 27.67; -98.06 (Ben Bolt (May 24, EF1)) 2012 0.2 miles (0.32 km) A mobile home was destroyed and another lost its roof. Several trees were also damaged.
EF0 N of Dougherty Floyd 34°03′N 101°04′W / 34.05°N 101.07°W / 34.05; -101.07 (Dougherty (May 24, EF0)) 1928 unknown Brief tornado with no damage.
Colorado
EF0 W of Adams City Adams 39°49′N 104°54′W / 39.82°N 104.90°W / 39.82; -104.90 (Adams (May 24, EF0)) 2012 unknown Brief tornado with no damage.
EF0 NW of Acequia Douglas 39°31′N 105°01′W / 39.52°N 105.01°W / 39.52; -105.01 (Acequia (May 24, EF0)) 2142 unknown Brief tornado hit a picnic table at a sheriff training facility.
Tennessee
EF0 E of Midway Dyer, Pemiscot (MO) 36°03′N 89°40′W / 36.05°N 89.67°W / 36.05; -89.67 (Midway (May 24, EF0)) 2225 5 miles (8.0 km) Tornado crossed the Mississippi River but caused no damage.
Sources: NWS Salt Lake City, NCDC Storm Data

May 25 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Monday, May 25, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Colorado
EF0 N of Stratton Kit Carson 39°20′N 102°36′W / 39.33°N 102.60°W / 39.33; -102.60 (Stratton (May 25, EF0)) 1820 unknown Brief tornado reported by law enforcement with no damage.
Kansas
EF0 NW of Horace Greeley 38°36′N 101°55′W / 38.60°N 101.92°W / 38.60; -101.92 (Horace (May 25, EF0)) 1945 unknown Brief tornado reported by law enforcement with no damage.
Sources: NCDC Storm Data

May 27 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, May 27, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Ohio
EF0 N of Neptune Mercer 40°37′N 84°28′W / 40.62°N 84.46°W / 40.62; -84.46 (Neptune (May 27, EF0)) 2110 1 mile (1.6 km) Brief tornado remained in a field.
Sources: NCDC Storm Data

May 30 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, May 30, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Ohio
EF0 Bethel Clermont 38°58′N 84°05′W / 38.96°N 84.08°W / 38.96; -84.08 (Bethel (May 30, EF0)) 0044 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Tornado confirmed by videotape but no damage reported.
EF0 S of Wilmington Clinton 38°58′N 84°05′W / 38.96°N 84.08°W / 38.96; -84.08 (Wilmington (May 30, EF0)) 0048 0.35 miles (0.56 km) Tornado sighted at the NWS Wilmington office but no damage reported.
EF0 SE of Wilmington Clinton 39°24′N 83°47′W / 39.40°N 83.79°W / 39.40; -83.79 (Wilmington (May 30, EF0)) 0050 125 yards (110 m) Second tornado touchdown later confirmed in the Wilmington area. The roof of a barn was partially destroyed with metal siding blown off and walls of the structure being damaged. A shed was blown off its foundation and trees were uprooted
Sources: NWS Wilmington OH, NCDC Storm Data

May 31 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, May 31, 2009
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Maine
EF0 SE of Oxbow Aroostook 46°21′N 68°22′W / 46.35°N 68.36°W / 46.35; -68.36 (Oxbow (May 31, EF0)) 2100 1 mile (1.6 km) Dozens of trees were sheared off.
EF0 Westfield to Easton Aroostook 46°32′N 68°01′W / 46.54°N 68.01°W / 46.54; -68.01 (Westfield (May 31, EF0)) 2129 13.1 miles (21.1 km) Outbuildings were destroyed and hundreds of trees were sheared off or uprooted. The roof of a dairy barn was destroyed.
Sources: NWS Caribou, ME, NCDC Storm Data

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