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List of United States tornadoes in September 2019

This page documents all tornadoes confirmed by various weather forecast offices of the National Weather Service in the United States in September 2019. Tornado counts are considered preliminary until final publication in the database of the National Centers for Environmental Information.

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United States yearly totalEdit

Confirmed tornadoes by Enhanced Fujita rating
EFU EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
78 392 440 103 26 3 0 1,042


SeptemberEdit

Confirmed tornadoes by Enhanced Fujita rating
EFU EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
1 19 10 8 0 0 0 38

September 1 eventEdit

List of confirmed tornadoes – Sunday, September 1, 2019[note 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Summary Refs
EFU NNE of Teutopolis Cumberland IL 39°12′N 88°26′W / 39.20°N 88.44°W / 39.20; -88.44 (Teutopolis (Sep. 2, EFU)) 19:30 N/A N/A A landspout was observed by a trained spotter. [1]

September 2 eventEdit

List of confirmed tornadoes – Monday, September 2, 2019[note 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Summary Refs
EF0 Manorville Suffolk NY 40°50′30″N 72°49′53″W / 40.8417°N 72.8313°W / 40.8417; -72.8313 (Manorville (Sep. 2, EF0)) 20:33–20:38 1.6 mi (2.6 km) 50 yd (46 m) A short-lived tornado snapped or uprooted numerous trees and destroyed a shed. A few homes sustained damage from falling branches. The tornado crossed the Long Island Expressway before dissipating. [2]
EF1 WSW of Howard Lake Wright MN 45°03′06″N 94°06′44″W / 45.0516°N 94.1122°W / 45.0516; -94.1122 (Howard Lake (Sep. 2, EF1)) 02:47–02:49 1.07 mi (1.72 km) 90 yd (82 m) A short-lived tornado destroyed a few outbuildings, largely removed the roof of a barn, and snapped or uprooted many trees. [3]
EF1 E of Watertown Carver, Hennepin MN 44°57′48″N 93°47′32″W / 44.9632°N 93.7922°W / 44.9632; -93.7922 (Watertown (Sep. 2, EF1)) 03:08–03:13 3.5 mi (5.6 km) 200 yd (180 m) A tornado uprooted multiple softwood and hardwood trees along its path. One outbuilding had metal sheeting torn away. [3]

September 3 eventEdit

List of confirmed tornadoes – Tuesday, September 3, 2019[note 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Summary Refs
EF1 N of Waukegan Lake IL 42°24′41″N 87°51′45″W / 42.4113°N 87.8624°W / 42.4113; -87.8624 (Waukegan (Sep. 4, EFU)) 23:39–23:43 3.1 mi (5.0 km) 200 yd (180 m) A tornado caused minor roof damage and blew out windows at multiple commercial buildings. Numerous trees trees were snapped or uprooted and one vehicle was flipped. The tornado moved over Lake Michigan before dissipating. [4]

September 4 eventEdit

List of confirmed tornadoes – Wednesday, September 4, 2019[note 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Summary Refs
EF1 Coventry to Mansfield Tolland CT 41°49′41″N 72°21′25″W / 41.828°N 72.357°W / 41.828; -72.357 (Teutopolis (Sep. 4, EFU)) 21:40–21:49 3.2 mi (5.1 km) 50 yd (46 m) A tornado tracked along an intermittent path, damaging many trees and a cornfield. [5]

September 5 event (Hurricane Dorian)Edit

List of confirmed tornadoes – Thursday, September 5, 2019[note 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Summary Refs
EF1 Little River Horry SC 33°52′04″N 78°36′53″W / 33.8679°N 78.6147°W / 33.8679; -78.6147 (Little River (Sep. 5, EF1)) 08:37–08:48 4.7 mi (7.6 km) 75 yd (69 m) A tornado caused roof and siding damage to multiple homes and downed trees. [6]
EF1 N of Supply Brunswick NC 34°03′44″N 78°15′54″W / 34.0623°N 78.2650°W / 34.0623; -78.2650 (Supply (Sep. 5, EF1)) 09:23–09:26 2.25 mi (3.62 km) 50 yd (46 m) A tornado snapped or uprooted dozens of trees in the Green Swamp Preserve [7]
EF0 Sunny Point Brunswick NC 34°00′03″N 77°59′56″W / 34.0009°N 77.9988°W / 34.0009; -77.9988 (Sunny Point (Sep. 5, EF0)) 09:25 0.11 mi (0.18 km) 35 yd (32 m) A brief tornado snapped roughly 12 pines trees at the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point complex. [8]
EF0 WSW of Socastee Horry SC 33°40′08″N 79°03′25″W / 33.669°N 79.0569°W / 33.669; -79.0569 (Socastee (Sep. 5, EF0)) 09:45–09:46 1 mi (1.6 km) 15 yd (14 m) A tornado severely damaged the roof of a mobile home and downed several trees. [9]
EF0 S of Myrtle Grove New Hanover NC 34°06′09″N 77°52′53″W / 34.1026°N 77.8814°W / 34.1026; -77.8814 (St. Helena (Sep. 5, EF0)) 09:58–10:02 0.45 mi (0.72 km) 30 yd (27 m) A brief tornado caused minor tree damage [3]
EF0 SW of Delco Columbus NC 34°16′N 78°18′W / 34.27°N 78.30°W / 34.27; -78.30 (Delco (Sep. 5, EF0)) 10:10 N/A N/A A tornado severely damaged the roof of a mobile home and downed several trees. [10]
EF0 Wilmington New Hanover NC 34°13′17″N 77°53′58″W / 34.2214°N 77.8995°W / 34.2214; -77.8995 (Wilmington (Sep. 5, EF0)) 10:17–10:22 2.5 mi (4.0 km) 20 yd (18 m) A weak tornado caused minor tree damage in Wilmington. [11]
EF0 North Myrtle Beach Horry SC 33°50′14″N 78°40′21″W / 33.8371°N 78.6725°W / 33.8371; -78.6725 (North Myrtle Beach (Sep. 5, EF0)) 10:37–10:38 0.25 mi (0.40 km) 25 yd (23 m) A brief tornado struck the Waterway View Mobile, severely damaging two mobile homes and causing minor damage to seven others. Multiple condominiums in a nearby community sustained facade and roof damage. [12]
EF0 SW of Hampstead Pender NC 34°19′50″N 77°45′04″W / 34.3306°N 77.7512°W / 34.3306; -77.7512 (Hampstead (Sep. 5, EF0)) 10:56–11:02 0.56 mi (0.90 km) 30 yd (27 m) A brief tornado caused minor tree damage and partially removed a wall from an outbuilding. [3]
EF2 Sunset Beach to NNW of Carolina Shores Brunswick NC 33°52′25″N 78°28′47″W / 33.8736°N 78.4796°W / 33.8736; -78.4796 (Carolina Shores (Sep. 5, EF2)) 10:58–11:17 9.8 mi (15.8 km) 200 yd (180 m) A waterspout moved ashore near Tubbs Inlet in Sunset Beach, causing minor roof damage to several structures. The tornado moved northwest into Carolina Shores where it caused the most significant damage. Dozens of homes sustained varying degrees of damage, with some having large sections of their roof torn off. Numerous trees were snapped in this area, with branches found lodged into many structures. One person was injured in the town. Crossing Crow Creek Golf Club, the tornado snapped or uprooted dozens of trees and caused minor structural damage. It later dissipated near the Waccamaw River. [6]
EF0 St. Helena Pender NC 34°29′03″N 77°49′36″W / 34.4843°N 77.8268°W / 34.4843; -77.8268 (St. Helena (Sep. 5, EF0)) 11:45–11:53 7.1 mi (11.4 km) 30 yd (27 m) A tornado caused primarily minor tree damage along its path. A few structures sustained roof damage. [13]
EF2 Emerald Isle to Maysville Carteret NC 34°39′23″N 77°03′08″W / 34.656430°N 77.052352°W / 34.656430; -77.052352 (Emerald Isle (Sep. 5, EF2)) 13:02–13:31 13 mi (21 km) 200 yd (180 m) A large waterspout moved ashore in Emerald Isle near Bogue Inlet Pier. Numerous RV homes were destroyed, with some tossed 30 ft (9.1 m), and many nearby structures had significant roof damage. Some of the RVs had their ground anchors torn out. The tornado continued through Cedar Point before crossing Bogue Sound. The waterspout largely remained over water for several miles and moved upstream along the White Oak River before moving back over land. After damaging one home near the river, the storm traversed undeveloped forest for 6 mi (9.7 km). The tornado ultimately impacted southern areas of Maysville where it damaged a few homes before lifting. [14]
EF0 NE of Burgaw Pender NC 34°36′N 77°52′W / 34.60°N 77.86°W / 34.60; -77.86 (Currie (Sep. 5, EF0)) 15:18 N/A N/A A tornado caused minor tree damage [15]
EF0 Kelly Bladen NC 34°25′10″N 78°15′23″W / 34.4195°N 78.2565°W / 34.4195; -78.2565 (Kelly (Sep. 5, EF0)) 15:30 5 mi (8.0 km) 40 yd (37 m) A tornado snapped or uprooted multiple trees and caused minor damage to the Kelly Museum. [16]
EF1 ESE of Bayshore New Hanover NC 34°16′42″N 77°44′03″W / 34.2784°N 77.7341°W / 34.2784; -77.7341 (Bayshore (Sep. 5, EF1)) 15:48–15:52 2.85 mi (4.59 km) 100 yd (91 m) A waterspout moved onshore near Bayshore and caused minor damage to a beachfront home. The tornado moved across Eagle Point Golf Club where it snapped or uprooted many trees. [3][17]
EF0 ESE of Currie Pender NC 34°26′N 78°01′W / 34.44°N 78.01°W / 34.44; -78.01 (Currie (Sep. 5, EF0)) 16:16 N/A N/A NWS survey teams confirmed a tornado; details are pending. [18]
EF1 SW of Rocky Point Pender NC 34°24′17″N 77°56′07″W / 34.4046°N 77.9353°W / 34.4046; -77.9353 (Rocky Point (Sep. 5, EF1)) 16:19–16:24 5.49 mi (8.84 km) 60 yd (55 m) A tornado snapped or uprooted multiple trees and snapped a power pole. [3]
EF0 SE of Watha Pender NC 34°36′10″N 77°46′31″W / 34.6028°N 77.7754°W / 34.6028; -77.7754 (Watha (Sep. 5, EF0)) 17:10–17:15 4.41 mi (7.10 km) 20 yd (18 m) A tornado touched down over the Holly Shelter Swamp; however, survey teams were unable to access the likely starting point of the tornado. Multiple trees were snapped along its path. [3]
EF0 Mar-Mac Wayne NC 35°20′05″N 78°03′55″W / 35.3348°N 78.0654°W / 35.3348; -78.0654 (Mar-Mac (Sep. 5, EF0)) 17:52 0.65 mi (1.05 km) 125 yd (114 m) A brief tornado caused shingle and facade damage to several homes. A trailer was rolled and a pickup truck was lofted a several yards. [19]
EF0 Vanceboro Craven NC 35°21′01″N 77°07′11″W / 35.3502°N 77.1198°W / 35.3502; -77.1198 (Vanceboro (Sep. 5, EF0)) 18:30–18:38 5.7 mi (9.2 km) 75 yd (69 m) Damage was confined to snapped and uprooted trees. [20]
EF1 NW of Saratoga Wilson NC 35°40′56″N 77°49′13″W / 35.6821°N 77.8204°W / 35.6821; -77.8204 (Saratoga (Sep. 5, EF1)) 20:07 0.8 mi (1.3 km) 200 yd (180 m) A brief tornado snapped or uprooted multiple trees. One outbuilding was destroyed and a cornfield was partially flattened. [19]
EF0 Smithfield Johnston NC 35°30′12″N 78°20′24″W / 35.5033°N 78.3401°W / 35.5033; -78.3401 (Smithfield (Sep. 5, EF0)) 20:31 0.1 mi (0.16 km) 50 yd (46 m) A brief tornado snapped or uprooted multiple trees, one of which fell on a home. [19]
EF0 New Bern Craven NC 35°06′22″N 77°02′17″W / 35.106121°N 77.037982°W / 35.106121; -77.037982 (New Bern (Sep. 5, EF0)) 21:00–21:01 0.1 mi (0.16 km) 75 yd (69 m) A brief tornado caused minor tree damage [21]
EF0 WNW of Smithtown Perquimans NC 36°15′N 76°30′W / 36.25°N 76.50°W / 36.25; -76.50 (Smithtown (Sep. 5, EF0)) 04:44 N/A N/A A tornado severely damaged three chicken houses and nearby outbuildings. [22]

September 10 eventEdit

List of confirmed tornadoes – Tuesday, September 10, 2019[note 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Summary Refs
EF2 N of Fort Laramie Platte, Goshen WY 42°19′N 104°42′W / 42.31°N 104.70°W / 42.31; -104.70 (Fort Laramie (Sep. 10, EF2)) 21:09–22:45 25 mi (40 km) N/A Multiple tornadoes occurred along this path; surveys are ongoing. The strongest of these was a multiple vortex tornado wedge tornado caused damage to trees and numerous outbuildings. [23]
EF2 Sioux Falls Lincoln SD 43°29′26″N 96°47′16″W / 43.4905°N 96.7879°W / 43.4905; -96.7879 (Sioux Falls (Sep. 10, EF2)) 23:24 0.6 mi (0.97 km) 50 yd (46 m) A short-lived tornado caused damage to the Avera Behavioral Health Center and Avera Heart Hospital with eight injured persons. [3]
EF2 Sioux Falls Lincoln SD 43°28′31″N 96°44′50″W / 43.4752°N 96.7472°W / 43.4752; -96.7472 (Sioux Falls (Sep. 10, EF2)) 23:24 0.9 mi (1.4 km) 50 yd (46 m) A short-lived tornado caused damage to residential properties and downed several trees. [3]
EF2 Sioux Falls Minnehaha SD 43°30′57″N 96°45′40″W / 43.5159°N 96.7611°W / 43.5159; -96.7611 (Sioux Falls (Sep. 10, EF2)) 23:28 0.7 mi (1.1 km) 75 yd (69 m) A short-lived tornado caused major structural damage to multiple commercial properties and homes, lifted roofs and downed several trees. [3]

September 11 eventEdit

List of confirmed tornadoes – Wednesday, September 11, 2019[note 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Summary Refs
EF1 SW of Winona Winona MN 44°02′N 91°40′W / 44.04°N 91.67°W / 44.04; -91.67 (Winona (Sep. 11, EF1)) 11:22–11:23 0.2 mi (0.32 km) 80 yd (73 m) A brief tornado caused tree damage at the Woodlawn Cemetery. [24]
EF2 WNW of Fleming Logan CO 40°44′N 103°00′W / 40.73°N 103.00°W / 40.73; -103.00 (Fleming (Sep. 11, EF2)) 01:03–01:04 0.5 mi (0.80 km) 50 yd (46 m) A brief tornado snapped power poles [25]
EF2 WNW of Fleming Logan CO 40°43′N 102°57′W / 40.71°N 102.95°W / 40.71; -102.95 (Fleming (Sep. 11, EF2)) 01:05–01:06 0.5 mi (0.80 km) 50 yd (46 m) A brief tornado destroyed a well-constructed outbuilding. [25]

September 12 eventEdit

List of confirmed tornadoes – Thursday, September 12, 2019[note 1]
EF# Location County / Parish State Start Coord. Time (UTC) Path length Max width Summary Refs
EF0 SSW of Ossian Winneshiek IA 43°05′29″N 91°47′16″W / 43.0915°N 91.7879°W / 43.0915; -91.7879 (Ossian (Sep. 12, EF0)) 21:49–21:56 2.83 mi (4.55 km) 150 yd (140 m) An intermittent tornado damaged numerous trees and farm buildings. [26]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h All dates are based on the local time zone where the tornado touched down; however, all times are in Coordinated Universal Time for consistency.

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ NWS Damage Survey for 09/02/19 Tornado Event (Report). Iowa Environmental Mesonet. National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in New York, New York. September 2, 2019. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Damage Assessment Toolkit". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 2019.
  4. ^ NWS Damage Survey for 9/3/2019 Beach Park/Waukegan Area Tornado (Report). Iowa Environmental Mesonet. National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Chicago, Illinois. September 4, 2019. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
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  20. ^ Tornado Confirmed Near Vanceboro in Craven County North Carolina (Report). Iowa Environmental Mesonet. National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Newport/Morehead City, North Carolina. September 14, 2019. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  21. ^ Tornado Confirmed Near New Bern in Craven County North Carolina (Report). Iowa Environmental Mesonet. National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Newport/Morehead City, North Carolina. September 14, 2019. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  22. ^ Preliminary Local Storm Report (Report). Iowa Environmental Mesonet. National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Wakefield, Virginia. September 12, 2019. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  23. ^ NWS Damage Survey for 09/10/2019 Tornado Event Nearly 10 Miles North of Ft. Laramie Wyoming (Report). National Weather Service of Cheyenne, Wyoming. National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Cheyenne, Wyoming. September 11, 2019. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
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