List of United States tornadoes from July to September 2012

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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 from July to September 2012.

United States yearly total[edit]

Confirmed tornadoes by Enhanced Fujita rating
EFU EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
0 575 241 94 25 4 0 939

July[edit]

Confirmed tornadoes by Enhanced Fujita rating
EFU EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
0 25 10 0 0 0 0 35

July 3 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, July 3, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Nebraska
EF0 ENE of Chappell Deuel 41°08′N 102°22′W / 41.13°N 102.36°W / 41.13; -102.36 (Chappell (July 3, EF0)) 0151 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Brief touchdown with no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/03/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 4 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, July 4, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Minnesota
EF1 Blue Grass area Wadena 46°34′N 95°02′W / 46.57°N 95.03°W / 46.57; -95.03 (Blue Grass (July 4, EF1)) 0205 4 miles (6.4 km) Numerous trees and power poles were downed, a barn was shifted from its foundation, and siding and roofing was blown off of houses and farm buildings.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/04/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 5 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, July 5, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
New Mexico
EF0 ESE of Socorro Socorro 34°02′N 106°52′W / 34.03°N 106.87°W / 34.03; -106.87 (Socorro (July 5, EF0)) 2136 0.15 miles (240 m) Brief landspout with no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/05/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 9 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Monday, July 9, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Colorado
EF0 SE of Fort Carson El Paso 38°42′N 104°46′W / 38.70°N 104.76°W / 38.70; -104.76 (Fort Carson (July 9, EF0)) 1500 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Brief landspout over open fields caused no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/09/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 10 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, July 10, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
North Carolina
EF0 E of Gulrock Hyde 35°25′N 76°04′W / 35.42°N 76.07°W / 35.42; -76.07 (Gurlock (July 10, EF0)) 2140 0.15 miles (240 m) Brief tornado in a field caused no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/10/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 12 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, July 12, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Florida
EF0 WNW of Moore Haven Glades 26°50′N 81°08′W / 26.84°N 81.13°W / 26.84; -81.13 (Moore Haven (July 12, EF0)) 1912 0.1 miles (160 m) Brief touchdown in open country resulted in no damage.
North Dakota
EF1 NE of Reynolds Grand Forks 47°43′N 97°05′W / 47.72°N 97.08°W / 47.72; -97.08 (Reynolds (July 12, EF1)) 2135 2.2 miles (3.5 km) Numerous trees and power poles were downed and siding was blown off of a building at a farmstead.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/12/12, NWS Grand Forks, ND, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 13 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, July 13, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Louisiana
EF0 E of Port Fourchon Lafourche 29°06′N 90°11′W / 29.10°N 90.19°W / 29.10; -90.19 (Port Fourchon (July 13, EF0)) 2010 0.2 miles (320 m) A waterspout moved onshore and damaged a shack and two vehicles. One person was injured when the tornado hit the shack.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/13/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 14 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, July 14, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Virginia
EF0 E of Onley Accomack 37°41′10″N 75°39′58″W / 37.686°N 75.666°W / 37.686; -75.666 (Onley (July 14, EF0)) 1708 0.6 miles (0.97 km) Numerous trees were downed, one of which landed on a car.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/14/12, NWS Wakefield, VA

July 15 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, July 15, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Maryland
EF0 SW of Leonardtown St. Mary's 38°13′N 76°45′W / 38.22°N 76.75°W / 38.22; -76.75 (Breton Bay (July 15, EF0)) 1924 300 yards (270 m) Waterspout moved onshore and downed several trees. Several structures sustained shingle and siding damage.
Pennsylvania
EF0 SW of Troy Bradford 41°46′N 76°49′W / 41.76°N 76.82°W / 41.76; -76.82 (Troy (July 15, EF0)) 2050 1.25 miles (2.01 km) A roof was torn off of a garage and a few trees were downed. Shingles were blown off of homes as well.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/15/12, NWS Sterling, VA, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 17 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, July 17, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Florida
EF0 WSW of Viking St. Lucie 27°31′N 80°23′W / 27.52°N 80.39°W / 27.52; -80.39 (Viking (July 17, EF0)) 1922 300 yards (270 m) Several condominiums sustained roof damage. Debris from the roofs was carried eastward and deposited on top of more condominiums and into ponds.
New Hampshire
EF0 N of Bridgewater Grafton 43°38′N 71°46′W / 43.64°N 71.76°W / 43.64; -71.76 (Bridgewater (July 17, EF0)) 2215 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Small waterspout on Newfound Lake resulted in no damage.
Kansas
EF0 NNE of Edson Sherman 39°31′N 101°30′W / 39.52°N 101.50°W / 39.52; -101.50 (Edson (July 17, EF0)) 2350 0.25 miles (400 m) Brief landspout tornado with no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/17/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 18 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, July 18, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Nebraska
EF0 S of Big Springs Deuel 41°01′N 102°04′W / 41.01°N 102.07°W / 41.01; -102.07 (Big Springs (July 18, EF0)) 2000 0.1 miles (160 m) Brief touchdown over open land resulted in no damage.
Georgia
EF0 SE of Pyles Marsh Glynn 31°07′N 81°29′W / 31.11°N 81.48°W / 31.11; -81.48 (Pyles Marsh (July 18, EF0)) 1942 0.5 miles (0.80 km) A brief waterspout moved over marshland and dissipated.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/18/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 20 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, July 20, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Louisiana
EF1 ESE of Lake Charles Calcasieu 30°11′N 93°09′W / 30.19°N 93.15°W / 30.19; -93.15 (Lake Charles (July 20, EF1)) 0224 8.9 miles (14.3 km) Numerous trees and power lines were downed.
EF0 N of Holmwood Calcasieu 30°10′N 93°04′W / 30.16°N 93.06°W / 30.16; -93.06 (Holmwood (July 20, EF0)) 0225 1.5 miles (2.4 km) Numerous trees were downed, patio furniture was damaged, and an agricultural building was damaged.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/20/12, NWS Lake Charles, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 21 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, July 21, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
North Dakota
EF0 S of Noonan Divide 48°49′N 103°01′W / 48.82°N 103.01°W / 48.82; -103.01 (Noonan (July 21, EF0)) 0310 1.1 miles (1.8 km) Brief touchdown with no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/21/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 23 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Monday, July 23, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
New York
EF1 S of Rome Oneida 43°11′N 75°29′W / 43.19°N 75.48°W / 43.19; -75.48 (Rome (July 23, EF1)) 0402 2.05 miles (3.30 km) Trees and power poles were downed, a house was shifted off of its foundation, and a garage was destroyed. Another house sustained damage as well.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/23/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 24 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, July 24, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Massachusetts
EF0 NW of White Horse Beach Plymouth 41°56′N 70°34′W / 41.94°N 70.57°W / 41.94; -70.57 (White Horse Beach (July 24, EF0)) 2008 200 yards (180 m) Three waterspouts formed with one moving onshore and damaging a beach umbrella and a few awnings. A window was ripped from a building and shattered as well.
Nevada
EF0 SSW of Crestline Lincoln 37°37′N 114°10′W / 37.62°N 114.16°W / 37.62; -114.16 (Crestline (July 24, EF0)) 2045 0.7 miles (1.1 km) Brief tornado with no damage.
New Mexico
EF0 SSW of Agua Fria Santa Fe 35°37′N 106°02′W / 35.62°N 106.04°W / 35.62; -106.04 (Agua Fria (July 24, EF0)) 2157 300 yards (270 m) Brief landspout tornado with no damage.
Maine
EF0 NNE of Woolwich Sagadahoc 43°59′N 69°46′W / 43.98°N 69.76°W / 43.98; -69.76 (Woolwich (July 24, EF0)) 2335 0.2 miles (320 m) Brief tornado downed a few trees and moved a trampoline and lawn furniture.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/24/12, NWS Gray, ME, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 26 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, July 26, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Pennsylvania
EF0 NE of Coudersport Potter 41°47′28″N 78°00′40″W / 41.791°N 78.011°W / 41.791; -78.011 (Coudersport (July 26, EF0)) 1515 0.25 miles (400 m) A few trees were downed.
EF1 SE of Montrose Susquehanna 41°47′N 75°52′W / 41.78°N 75.87°W / 41.78; -75.87 (Montrose (July 26, EF1)) 2100 0.8 miles (1.3 km) Tornado produced tree and structural damage.
EF1 S of Freeland Luzerne 41°01′N 75°54′W / 41.01°N 75.90°W / 41.01; -75.90 (Foster Township (July 26, EF1)) 2144 0.1 miles (160 m) Several structures were damaged or destroyed and trees were downed.
New York
EF1 SSW of Corning Steuben 42°04′N 77°08′W / 42.07°N 77.13°W / 42.07; -77.13 (Corning (July 26, EF1)) 1938 0.3 miles (480 m) A few trees were downed, one of which landed on a house.
EF1 South Corning Steuben 42°07′N 77°01′W / 42.12°N 77.02°W / 42.12; -77.02 (South Corning (July 26, EF1)) 1945 2.75 miles (4.43 km) A few trees were downed and houses suffered minor roof and siding damage.
EF1 Elmira area Chemung 42°06′N 76°55′W / 42.10°N 76.92°W / 42.10; -76.92 (Elmira (July 26, EF1)) 2000 9.7 miles (15.6 km) Several structures were damaged, power poles were downed, and many trees were downed.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/26/12, NWS State College, PA, NWS Binghamton, NY

July 28 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, July 28, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Colorado
EF0 SSE of Georgetown Clear Creek 39°35′N 105°38′W / 39.58°N 105.63°W / 39.58; -105.63 (Georgetown (July 28, EF0)) 2045 0.1 miles (160 m) Brief touchdown with no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/28/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 29 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, July 29, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Florida
EF1 N of Crawfordville Wakulla 30°14′N 84°24′W / 30.23°N 84.40°W / 30.23; -84.40 (Crawfordville (July 29, EF1)) 2240 2.1 miles (3.4 km) Trees and power lines were downed and a house was damaged.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/29/12, NWS Tallahassee

July 30 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Monday, July 30, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
North Carolina
EF0 ESE of Wanchese Dare 35°49′N 75°33′W / 35.81°N 75.55°W / 35.81; -75.55 (Wanchese (July 30, EF0)) 1440 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Waterspout moved onshore and quickly dissipated, causing no damage.
EF0 NE of Wanchese Dare 35°50′N 75°37′W / 35.83°N 75.62°W / 35.83; -75.62 (Wanchese (July 30, EF0)) 1501 1 mile (1.6 km) Waterspout moved onshore and quickly dissipated, causing no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/30/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

July 31 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, July 31, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Illinois
EF0 S of Gibson City Ford 40°26′N 88°22′W / 40.44°N 88.37°W / 40.44; -88.37 (Gibson City (July 31, EF0)) 1818 50 yards (46 m) Very brief tornado with no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 07/31/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

August[edit]

Confirmed tornadoes by Enhanced Fujita rating
EFU EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
0 31 8 1 0 0 0 40

August 1 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, August 1, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
South Carolina
EF0 NNE of Kiawah Island Charleston 32°37′N 80°07′W / 32.61°N 80.12°W / 32.61; -80.12 (Kiawak Island (Aug. 1, EF0)) 0017 50 yards (46 m) Brief tornado that was photographed by various people but resulted in no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/01/12, NWS Charleston, SC

August 3 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, August 3, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
South Dakota
EF0 SW of Redfield Spink 44°51′N 98°32′W / 44.85°N 98.54°W / 44.85; -98.54 (Redfield (Aug. 3, EF0)) 2245 125 yards (114 m) Brief tornado touched down in a cornfield and resulted in no damage.
EF0 S of Conde Spink 45°07′N 98°06′W / 45.11°N 98.10°W / 45.11; -98.10 (Conde (Aug. 3, EF0)) 2305 0.3 miles (480 m) Brief, weak tornado touched down in a cornfield and resulted in no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/03/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

August 4 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, August 4, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Indiana
EF1 Rolling Prairie area LaPorte 41°40′N 86°37′W / 41.67°N 86.61°W / 41.67; -86.61 (Rolling Prairie (August 4, EF1)) 2220 1.5 miles (2.4 km) Brief, narrow tornado destroyed a barn, a garage, and a shed. Trees and powerlines were downed as well.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/04/12, NWS Northern Indiana

August 5 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, August 5, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Ohio
EF0 Girard area Trumbull 41°09′N 80°42′W / 41.15°N 80.70°W / 41.15; -80.70 (Girard (Aug. 5, EF0)) 1835 4 miles (6.4 km) Trees were snapped and uprooted and at least four cars were damaged along an intermittent path. Minor damage occurred to roofs, chimneys, road signs, and outbuildings.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/05/12, NWS Cleveland, OH

August 7 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, August 7, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Maryland
EF0 W of Prince Frederick Calvert 38°31′N 76°40′W / 38.51°N 76.66°W / 38.51; -76.66 (Buena Vista (Aug. 7, EF0)) 2155 0.7 miles (1.1 km) Waterspout formed over the Patuxent River and moved onshore. It resulted in no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/07/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

August 8 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, August 8, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Nebraska
EF0 SE of Dodge Dodge 41°40′N 96°53′W / 41.66°N 96.88°W / 41.66; -96.88 (Dodge (Aug. 8, EF0)) 2136 1.9 miles (3.1 km) Tornado was photographed but resulted in no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/08/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

August 9 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, August 9, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Minnesota
EF0 SE of Duluth St. Louis 46°44′N 92°02′W / 46.73°N 92.04°W / 46.73; -92.04 (Park Point (Aug. 9, EF0)) 1611 0.25 miles (400 m) Waterspout moved onshore at an airport where it moved two 500-pound floats.
Wisconsin
EF0 E of Superior Douglas 46°43′N 92°03′W / 46.72°N 92.05°W / 46.72; -92.05 (Barkers Island (Aug. 9, EF0)) 1619 100 yards (91 m) The previous tornado moved back over water, crossed the state line, and once again made landfall before dissipating. No damage was reported.
Mississippi
EF0 NW of Tylertown Walthall 31°11′N 90°13′W / 31.18°N 90.21°W / 31.18; -90.21 (Mesa (Aug. 9, EF0)) 2107 0.3 yards (0.27 m) Brief tornado destroyed an outbuilding that housed dogs at an animal sanctuary, killing one dog and injuring several others. A large tree was uprooted, numerous large dog houses were moved, and a building on stilts was shifted off of the stilts.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/09/12, NWS Duluth, MN, NCDC Storm Evevts Database

August 10 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, August 10, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
New York
EF0 Great River to Ronkonkoma Suffolk 40°43′N 73°10′W / 40.72°N 73.16°W / 40.72; -73.16 (Great River (Aug. 10, EF0)) 1806 5.6 miles (9.0 km) Numerous trees were twisted, snapped, or uprooted, many of which landed on homes, cars, and powerlines.
Rhode Island
EF0 Block Island area Washington 41°09′N 71°34′W / 41.15°N 71.57°W / 41.15; -71.57 (Block Island (Aug. 10, EF0)) 1954 3.8 miles (6.1 km) Waterspout moved ashore and downed many trees. Porch furniture was blown away, screens were blown off of a house, and an anemometer was damaged. There was evidence of lawn damage and a path of flattened brush was reported.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/10/12, NWS New York City, NCDC Storm Reports Database

August 11 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, August 11, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
North Carolina
EF1 Stantonsburg area Wilson 35°36′18″N 77°49′01″W / 35.605°N 77.817°W / 35.605; -77.817 (Stantonsburg (Aug. 11, EF1)) 2109 0.2 miles (320 m) Brief tornado caused significant roof and structural damage, with one home being shifted off its foundation.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/11/12, NWS Raleigh

August 12 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, August 12, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
California
EF0 ESE of Perris Riverside 33°46′N 117°12′W / 33.77°N 117.20°W / 33.77; -117.20 (Perris (Aug. 12, EF0)) 2230 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Brief landspout was caught on camera and resulted in no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/12/12, NWS San Diego, NCDC Storm Events Database

August 19 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, August 19, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
North Carolina
EF0 NE of Rodanthe Dare 35°37′N 75°28′W / 35.61°N 75.47°W / 35.61; -75.47 (Rodanthe (Aug. 19, EF0)) 1819 50 yards (46 m) A waterspout moved ashore and caused no damage.
Mississippi
EF0 WNW of Goshen Springs Rankin 32°29′N 89°59′W / 32.49°N 89.98°W / 32.49; -89.98 (Goshen Springs (Aug. 19, EF0)) 2345 200 yards (180 m) A waterspout developed over Ross Barnett Reservoir and caused no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/19/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

August 21 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, August 21, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Utah
EF0 WSW of Newhouse Beaver 38°17′N 114°02′W / 38.28°N 114.04°W / 38.28; -114.04 (Newhouse (Aug. 21, EF0)) 2011 125 yards (114 m) Sheriff reported a brief touchdown along the Utah/Nevada border that caused no known damage.
Texas
EF0 E of Beach City Chambers 29°40′N 94°53′W / 29.67°N 94.88°W / 29.67; -94.88 (Beach City (Aug. 21, EF0)) 2250 0.4 miles (0.64 km) A waterspout moved inland and caused no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/21/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

August 23 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, August 23, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Colorado
EF0 SE of Sheridan Lake Kiowa 38°26′N 102°14′W / 38.43°N 102.24°W / 38.43; -102.24 (Sheridan Lake (Aug. 23, EF0)) 2323 0.9 miles (1.4 km) A landspout touched down in farm fields and caused no damage.
Minnesota
EF0 NW of Norwood Young America Carver 44°49′N 94°00′W / 44.81°N 94.00°W / 44.81; -94.00 (Norwood Young America (Aug. 23, EF0)) 0143 3.2 miles (5.1 km) A weak tornado damaged corn and downed trees. It also destroyed a barn, killing 12 cows.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/23/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

August 26 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, August 26, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Pennsylvania
EF0 Greencastle area Franklin 39°49′N 77°45′W / 39.81°N 77.75°W / 39.81; -77.75 (Greencastle (Aug. 26, EF0)) 1756 6 miles (9.7 km) A barn and a house had their roofs removed and a farm wagon was moved. Trees and crops were downed as well.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/26/12, NWS State College, PA

August 27 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Monday, August 27, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Florida
EF0 NE of St. Cloud Osceola 28°16′15″N 81°13′24″W / 28.2707°N 81.2232°W / 28.2707; -81.2232 (St. Cloud (Aug. 27, EF0)) 0709 0.8 miles (1.3 km) An abandoned mobile home was destroyed and singles were removed from a mobile home. Another home had a broken window and shrub and fence damage on the property. The tornado also passed through citrus groves, knocking down several trees.
EF0 W of Vero Beach Indian River 27°37′30″N 80°29′42″W / 27.625°N 80.495°W / 27.625; -80.495 (Vero Beach (Aug. 27, EF0)) 1503 1.6 miles (2.6 km) High-end EF0 on a discontinuous path caused damage to 95 structures, most of which were mobile homes. 62 received minor damage with an additional 33 sustaining major damage. Carports and awnings were damaged as well.
EF0 Palmetto Beach area Hillsborough 27°56′N 82°26′W / 27.94°N 82.43°W / 27.94; -82.43 (Palmetto Beach (Aug. 27, EF0)) 2044 100 yards (91 m) A waterspout moved ashore and damaged fences, trees, and roofs at six residences.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/27/12, NWS Melbourne, FL, NCDC Storm Events Database

August 29 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, August 29, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Florida
EF0 NE of Greenwood Jackson 30°52′N 85°09′W / 30.87°N 85.15°W / 30.87; -85.15 (Greenwood (Aug. 29, EF0)) 2212 0.4 miles (0.64 km) Brief touchdown with no damage.
EF0 N of Graceville Holmes 30°59′N 85°31′W / 30.98°N 85.51°W / 30.98; -85.51 (Graceville (Aug. 29, EF0)) 2224 0.3 miles (480 m) The front porch was torn away from a mobile home and numerous trees were downed.
Mississippi
EF1 SSW of Gulfport Harrison 30°22′08″N 89°05′10″W / 30.369°N 89.086°W / 30.369; -89.086 (Gulfport (Aug. 29, EF1)) 2218 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Tornado destroyed a home that was under construction and collapsed the roof of a front porch. Several trees were downed as well.
EF1 SE of Ocean Springs Jackson 30°21′43″N 88°44′56″W / 30.362°N 88.749°W / 30.362; -88.749 (Ocean Springs (Aug. 29, EF1)) 0014 0.4 miles (0.64 km) Several roofs were damaged and windows were blown out. A few trees were downed as well.
EF0 SE of Sandhill Greene 31°19′N 88°44′W / 31.31°N 88.73°W / 31.31; -88.73 (Sandhill (Aug. 29, EF0)) 0324 unknown
Alabama
EF0 NE of Old Texas Monroe 31°47′N 86°59′W / 31.79°N 86.98°W / 31.79; -86.98 (Old Texas (Aug. 29, EF0)) 0025 unknown
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/29/12, NWS Tallahassee, NWS Mobile, AL, NWS New Orleans, NCDC Storm Events Database

August 30 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, August 30, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Alabama
EF1 NE of Samson Geneva, Coffee 31°11′N 85°58′W / 31.18°N 85.96°W / 31.18; -85.96 (Samson (Aug. 30, EF1)) 0744 3 miles (4.8 km) Several large trees were knocked down and the roof was torn from a mobile home. Several sheds and a barn were damaged.
EF0 E of Toxey Choctaw 31°54′N 88°17′W / 31.90°N 88.28°W / 31.90; -88.28 (Toxey (Aug. 30, EF0)) 1558 50 yards (46 m) Very brief, weak tornado downed several trees.
Mississippi
EF2 SW of Pascagoula Jackson 30°20′38″N 88°33′11″W / 30.344°N 88.553°W / 30.344; -88.553 (Pascagoula (Aug. 30, EF2)) 1210 0.7 miles (1.1 km) A few trees were downed and several houses suffered minor roof and structural damage, although one house lost its entire roof.
EF1 SSE of Sykes Clarke 31°59′N 88°30′W / 31.99°N 88.50°W / 31.99; -88.50 (Sykes (Aug. 30, EF1)) 1449 6.1 miles (9.8 km) Several structures were ethier damaged or destroyed, including numerous outbuildings and two mobile homes. Light poles, trees, and a fence were downed as well. 3 people were injured.
EF1 N of Causeyville Lauderdale 32°16′N 88°32′W / 32.26°N 88.54°W / 32.26; -88.54 (Causeyville (Aug. 30, EF1)) 1518 1.4 miles (2.3 km) Two barns were damaged, two sheds were blown into a pond, and a tree fell on another shed. Numerous trees were snapped or uprooted.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/30/12, NWS Tallahassee, NWS Jackson, MS, NWS Mobile, AL, NWS New Orleans, NCDC Storm Events Database

August 31 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, August 31, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Illinois
EF0 NW of St. Thomas Madison 38°47′N 90°08′W / 38.78°N 90.13°W / 38.78; -90.13 (St. Thomas (Aug. 31, EF0)) 1950 0.2 miles (320 m) Brief touchdown with no damage.
EF0 Carrollton area Greene 39°17′N 90°25′W / 39.28°N 90.41°W / 39.28; -90.41 (Carrollton (Aug. 31, EF0)) 2027 1.5 miles (2.4 km) A garage and a storage shed sustained major damage. A home sustained minor roof damage and many trees and power poles were downed.
EF1 S of Franklin Morgan 39°37′N 90°02′W / 39.61°N 90.04°W / 39.61; -90.04 (Franklin (Aug. 31, EF1)) 2212 0.25 miles (0.40 km) Brief tornado destroyed a repair shop, damaged the roof of a house, and rolled a mobile home off of its foundation. Several trees were downed as well. One person was injured.
EF0 NW of Franklin Morgan 39°38′N 90°05′W / 39.64°N 90.09°W / 39.64; -90.09 (Franklin (Aug. 31, EF0)) 2232 0.15 miles (240 m) Brief touchdown in a cornfield resulted in no damage.
Missouri
EF0 NE of O'Fallon St. Charles 38°49′N 90°40′W / 38.82°N 90.67°W / 38.82; -90.67 (O'Fallon (Aug. 31, EF0)) 2234 0.4 miles (0.64 km) Tornado struck Fort Zumwalt North High School where it downed several trees, blew debris onto the tennis court, broke the window out of a nearby truck, knocked over a set of standalone aluminum bleachers at the football field, and blew soccer goals against a line of trees. It then left the high school property and knocked down several more trees, blew playground equipment from a preschool to a parking lot, and knocked over a small set of bleachers and a portion of a 4 foot high chain-link fence that surrounded a nearby baseball diamond.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 08/31/12, NWS Central Illinois, NCDC Storm Events Database

September[edit]

Confirmed tornadoes by Enhanced Fujita rating
EFU EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
0 33 4 2 0 0 0 39

September 1 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, September 1, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Illinois
EF0 ESE of Benson Woodford 40°50′N 89°05′W / 40.84°N 89.09°W / 40.84; -89.09 (Benson (Sept. 1, EF0)) 1648 125 yards (114 m) Brief, weak tornado with no damage.
EF0 N of Benson Woodford 40°53′N 89°07′W / 40.89°N 89.12°W / 40.89; -89.12 (Benson (Sept. 1, EF0)) 1703 0.7 miles (1.1 km) Brief tornado in a field with no damage.
EF0 N of Benson to ESE of Pattonsburg Woodford, Marshall 40°54′N 89°09′W / 40.90°N 89.15°W / 40.90; -89.15 (Pattonsburg (Sept. 1, EF0)) 1705 2.25 miles (3.62 km) Weak tornado damaged a cornfield and the tin roof of a shed.
EF0 SSE of Hopewell Marshall 40°58′N 89°26′W / 40.97°N 89.44°W / 40.97; -89.44 (Hopewell (Sept. 1, EF0)) 1732 0.1 miles (160 m) Weak tornado on the Illinois River caused no damage.
EF0 ESE of Wyoming Stark 41°04′N 89°44′W / 41.06°N 89.73°W / 41.06; -89.73 (Wyoming (Sept. 1, EF0)) 1808 1.3 miles (2.1 km) Weak tornado with no damage.
EF0 SE of Castleton Stark 41°05′N 89°39′W / 41.08°N 89.65°W / 41.08; -89.65 (Castleton (Sept. 1, EF0)) 1811 1.1 miles (1.8 km) Weak tornado with no damage.
EF0 NNW of Wyoming Stark 41°07′N 89°46′W / 41.12°N 89.77°W / 41.12; -89.77 (Wyoming (Sept. 1, EF0)) 1824 0.9 miles (1.4 km) Weak tornado with no damage.
Arkansas
EF2 WNW of Corning Clay 36°25′N 90°39′W / 36.41°N 90.65°W / 36.41; -90.65 (Corning (Sept. 1, EF2)) 2119 0.9 miles (1.4 km) Two hangars at Corning Airport sustained extensive damage and a few others sustained minor damage. Several aircraft were damaged severely and several power poles were downed. Two homes had windows blown out and the roof of a shed was blown off.
EF0 N of Corning Clay 36°27′N 90°35′W / 36.45°N 90.59°W / 36.45; -90.59 (Corning (Sept. 1, EF0)) 2122 125 yards (114 m) Brief tornado in a farm field caused no damage.
Missouri
EF0 NW of Fisk Butler 36°48′N 90°17′W / 36.80°N 90.29°W / 36.80; -90.29 (Fisk (Sept. 1, EF0)) 2132 3 miles (4.8 km) Tornado was photographed by a storm spotter. It stayed over open country and produced no damage.
EF0 E of Qulin Butler 36°36′N 90°15′W / 36.60°N 90.25°W / 36.60; -90.25 (Qulin (Sept. 1, EF0)) 2143 4.3 miles (6.9 km) Weak tornado was photographed by a storm spotter. It stayed over open country and produced no damage.
EF0 SSE of Bucoda Dunklin 36°05′N 90°13′W / 36.09°N 90.21°W / 36.09; -90.21 (Bucoda (Sept. 1, EF0)) 2303 75 yards (69 m) Brief touchdown with damage to a farm shed.
Idaho
EF0 E of Declo Cassia 42°31′N 113°34′W / 42.52°N 113.56°W / 42.52; -113.56 (Declo (Sept. 1, EF0)) 2220 1 mile (1.6 km) Tornado was photographed by a storm spotter. It occurred over open land and caused no damage.
EF0 ENE of Albion Cassia 42°26′N 113°30′W / 42.44°N 113.50°W / 42.44; -113.50 (Albion (Sept. 1, EF0)) 2240 1 mile (1.6 km) Weak tornado was photographed by a storm spotter. It occurred over open land and caused no damage.
Indiana
EF0 NNE of Flackville Marion 39°47′N 86°11′W / 39.79°N 86.18°W / 39.79; -86.18 (Flackville (Sept. 1, EF0)) 2241 0.1 miles (160 m) Brief tornado caused no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/01/12, NWS Memphis, NWS Central Illinois, NCDC Storm Events Database

September 3 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Monday, September 3, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Delaware
EF0 Camden area Kent 39°06′N 75°34′W / 39.10°N 75.56°W / 39.10; -75.56 (Camden (Sept. 3, EF0)) 1920 0.2 miles (320 m) Several houses were damaged, the roof was torn off of a garage, and two vehicles were damaged. Two people suffered minor injuries.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/03/12, NWS Mount Holly, NJ

September 4 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, September 4, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
New Jersey
EF0 Mt. Ephraim area Camden 39°53′N 75°05′W / 39.88°N 75.09°W / 39.88; -75.09 (Mt. Ephraim (Sept. 4, EF0)) 2231 0.15 miles (240 m) Several homes suffered roof damage, mostly from falling trees. One tree severely damaged a sidewalk.
Wisconsin
EF2 Bloomington area Grant 42°55′N 91°00′W / 42.91°N 91.00°W / 42.91; -91.00 (Bloomington (Sept. 4, EF2)) 0037 0.7 miles (1.1 km) Brief but strong tornado caused significant damage to a house, a barn, and some outbuildings. Numerous trees were uprooted.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/04/12, NWS Mount Holly, NJ, NWS La Crosse, WI

September 8 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, September 8, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Ohio
EF0 WSW of Newtonsville Clermont 39°10′23″N 84°08′38″W / 39.173°N 84.144°W / 39.173; -84.144 (Newtonsville (Sept. 8, EF0)) 0436 0.2 miles (320 m) Brief tornado embedded in straight-line winds damaged the roofs of three homes and a garage. A porch was lifted from a home and thrown several yards as well.
New York
EF1 Breezy Point/Canarsie areas Queens, Kings 40°33′N 73°54′W / 40.55°N 73.90°W / 40.55; -73.90 (Breezy Point (Sept. 8, EF1)) 1458 4.75 miles (7.64 km)
(on land)
Waterspout moved on shore from the Atlantic Ocean and caused structural damage at the Breezy Point Surf Club. It also downed trees and power lines before moving back over water between Jamaica Bay and Lower New York Harbor. The waterspout moved ashore once again and downed several trees and damaged several homes before dissipating.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/07/12, SPC Storm Reports for 09/08/12, NWS New York City: [1], [2], NWS Wilmington, OH, NCDC Storm Events Database

September 9 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, September 9, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
California
EF0 Perris area Riverside 33°47′N 117°14′W / 33.78°N 117.23°W / 33.78; -117.23 (Perris (Sept. 9, EF0)) 2120 50 yards (46 m) A landspout was photographed but it caused no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/09/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

September 13 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, September 13, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Puerto Rico
EF0 S of City of Lares Lares 18°17′N 66°53′W / 18.28°N 66.88°W / 18.28; -66.88 (Lares (Sept. 13, EF0)) 1910 75 yards (69 m) Brief tornado with no damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/13/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

September 17 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Monday, September 17, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Kansas
EF0 SSE of Dover Shawnee 38°56′N 95°54′W / 38.93°N 95.90°W / 38.93; -95.90 (Dover (Sept. 17, EF0)) 2020 50 yards (46 m) Thin landspout with no damage.
Tennessee
EF0 W of Normandy Bedford 35°26′50″N 86°20′15″W / 35.4472°N 86.3374°W / 35.4472; -86.3374 (Normandy (Sept. 17, EF0)) 2102 1 mile (1.6 km) Dozens of trees were downed and a house suffered roof damage.
Alabama
EF0 W of Samson Geneva 31°07′N 86°03′W / 31.11°N 86.05°W / 31.11; -86.05 (Samson (Sept. 17, EF0)) 2112 0.1 miles (160 m) Several trees and power lines were downed. One tree fell on a house and another house suffered roof damage.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/17/12, NWS Nashville, NCDC Storm Events Database

September 18 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, September 18, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
North Carolina
EF0 NNE of Wendell Wake 35°49′N 78°20′W / 35.82°N 78.34°W / 35.82; -78.34 (Wendell (Sept. 18, EF0)) 1938 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Brief tornado damaged a stand of trees.
EF0 NNE of Comfort Jones 35°02′N 77°28′W / 35.04°N 77.46°W / 35.04; -77.46 (Comfort (Sept. 18, EF0)) 2024 5 miles (8.0 km) Intermittent tornado touched down three times. Trees and signs were damaged including two large trees that were downed. A greenhouse was destroyed, an outbuilding, shed, and vehicle were damaged, and an irrigation system was flipped.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/18/12, NWS Raleigh, NC, NWS Newport/Morehead City, NC

September 25 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, September 25, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Colorado
EF0 S of Del Norte Rio Grande 37°40′N 106°21′W / 37.67°N 106.35°W / 37.67; -106.35 (Del Norte (Sept. 25, EF0)) 1955 1.4 miles (2.3 km) A landspout tornado caused damage to several properties, including one property where a camper and a house were damaged.
Illinois
EF1 N of Okawville Washington 38°27′N 89°33′W / 38.45°N 89.55°W / 38.45; -89.55 (Okawville (Sept. 25, EF1)) 2222 3.5 miles (5.6 km) Several barns and one home suffered roof damage, one barn lost its roof and another was destroyed. Large tree limbs were downed, damaging a garage and a parked car. A tractor-trailer was blown into the median of Interstate 64, injuring the driver.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/25/12, NWS St. Louis, NCDC Storm Events Database

September 27 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, September 27, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Colorado
EF0 ENE of Greenland Douglas 39°11′N 104°45′W / 39.18°N 104.75°W / 39.18; -104.75 (Greenland (Sept. 27, EF0)) 1919 0.1 miles (160 m) Brief touchdown with no damage.
EF0 ENE of Strasburg Adams 39°44′N 104°13′W / 39.74°N 104.22°W / 39.74; -104.22 (Strasburg (Sept. 27, EF0)) 2128 0.1 miles (160 m) Brief touchdown with no damage.
EF0 N of Roggen Weld 40°12′N 104°22′W / 40.20°N 104.37°W / 40.20; -104.37 (Roggen (Sept. 27, EF0)) 2257 0.1 miles (160 m) Brief touchdown with no damage.
Pennsylvania
EF0 S of Gambles Washington 40°11′10″N 80°08′10″W / 40.186°N 80.136°W / 40.186; -80.136 (Gambles (Sept. 27, EF0)) 1957 1.5 miles (2.4 km) Trees were snapped and uprooted and a car was blown onto its side. A few outbuildings were damaged, with some completely destroyed.
EF0 NNE of West Mifflin Allegheny 40°22′01″N 79°51′50″W / 40.367°N 79.864°W / 40.367; -79.864 (West Mifflin (Sept. 27, EF0)) 2044 0.3 miles (480 m) Several trees were downed and headstones were blown over at a cemetery. The front porch of a house was lifted and deposited onto the roof of the home.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/27/12, NWS Pittsburgh, NCDC Storm Events Database

September 29 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, September 29, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Texas
EF0 SSE of Sweet Home Lavaca 29°20′N 97°04′W / 29.34°N 97.07°W / 29.34; -97.07 (Sweet Home (Sept. 29, EF0)) 2202 0.6 miles (0.97 km) Small tornado caught on video damaged a playground and a gymnasium door at a school. It also downed several trees.
EF0 W of Port Lavaca Calhoun 28°37′N 96°38′W / 28.62°N 96.64°W / 28.62; -96.64 (Port Lavaca (Sept. 29, EF0)) 2211 0.1 miles (0.16 km) Brief tornado damaged a Tractor Supply store. Gutters were ripped off the sides of the building and a rooftop air conditioning unit was flipped.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/29/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

September 30 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, September 30, 2012
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Mississippi
EF1 W of Sellers Hancock 30°32′N 89°29′W / 30.54°N 89.48°W / 30.54; -89.48 (Sellers (Sept. 30, EF1)) 2020 6.1 miles (9.8 km) Part of the roof was removed from one house and a few others roofs suffered minor damage. Another home was shifted of off its foundation. Several trees were downed as well.
EF1 McHenry area Stone 30°43′N 89°09′W / 30.71°N 89.15°W / 30.71; -89.15 (McHenry (Sept. 30, EF1)) 2119 2.2 miles (3.5 km) The roof was removed from one house and four other roofs were damaged. Several trees were downed and a wooden fence was blown down as well.
Nebraska
EF0 NNW of Arnold Custer 41°28′N 100°14′W / 41.47°N 100.23°W / 41.47; -100.23 (Armold (Sept. 30, EF0)) 2205 125 yards (114 m) No damage was reported.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 09/30/12, NCDC Storm Events Database

See also[edit]

References[edit]