Local Weather History: All Recorded Viewing Area Tornadoes Prior to 1950

Here is a list of tornadoes with number injured & killed prior to 1950.

Posted: May 12, 2020 10:08 PM
Updated: May 23, 2020 1:10 AM

Here is a project I completed in 2013, plotting recorded tornadoes in the modern-day city limits of West Lafayette & Lafayette:

Counties in the survey include:

Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, Fulton, Benton, White, Tippecanoe, Carroll, Cass, Miami, Warren, Fountain, Montgomery, Clinton, Howard counties. 

I did go ahead include Tipton & Boone counties.

Date, Tornado Track, Persons Killed, Number Injured

Pre-1580s? Vermillion, Parke Montgomery

Pre-1616? Carroll

M/M/~1800 Montgomery, Parke, Vigo 0 0

6/2/1833 Tippecanoe 0 0

5/3/1835 Tippecanoe 0 1

M/M/1836 White 0 0

M/M/1838 Tipton “Several” ?

M/M/1838 Howard

10/0/1840 Newton 3 1

7/1/1845 Cass

3/20/1849 Warren

M/M/1851 Cass 1 1

M/M/1852 White 0 0

11/21/1856 Fountain 1 2

5/0/1858 Fountain

6/0/1858 Tippecanoe 2 0

M/M/1859 Miami 0 0

8/2/1859 Tippecanoe 0 2

4/4/1862 Cass

Summer 1863 Jasper 0 0

1/19/1866 Tippecanoe

3/20/1866 Montgomery 4 “Others....More or Less Injured”

3/20/1866 Boone

3/20/1866 Tippecanoe

12/23/1871 Tippecanoe 0 2

4/11/1872 Tippecanoe

M/M/1873 Carroll

7/27/1875 Fountain 7 1

7/27/1875 Boone 4 14

4/1/1877 Cass

9/25/1878 Boone 0 “Many Persons Injured”

3/4/1880 Tippecanoe 0 2

6/14/1880 Clinton 4 “Many”

6/14/1880 Clinton 0 0

M/M/1881 or

M/M/1882 Cass

5/18/1883 Tippecanoe

3/25/1884 Tippecanoe

5/12/1886 Warren, Fountain 9 21

5/12/1886 Warren 0 0

5/12/1886 Benton

5/12/1886 Tipton 0 4

5/12/1886 Tipton 0 4

5/12/1886 Tipton 2 12

5/12/1886 Carroll

5/12/1886 Miami

5/12/1886 White

8/12/1886 Fountain

8/15/1886 Warrick

9/16/1886 Fountain

4/5/1888 Carroll

8/6/1888 Tipton, Madison

6/16/1889 Montgomery

4/12/1893 Howard “Heavy Damages and Loss of Life”

4/12/1893 Vermillion “Heavy Damages and Loss of Life”

4/13/1894 Fountain

5/17/1894 Miami

8/12/1895 Jasper

6/19/1897 Tippecanoe 0 1

M/M/1897 or

M/M/1898 Tippecanoe 0 1

6/25/1902 Clinton

6/25/1902 Boone

5/22/1903 Pulaski 0

3/25/1904 Miami

8/6/1905 Howard

4/8/1906 Cass

4/5/1909 Cass, Miami 1 ?

10/14/1911 Fountain

10/14/1911 Fountain

11/11/1911 Tippecanoe

11/11/1911 Carroll

11/11/1911 Montgomery

4/22/1912 Newton 10 79

3/23/1913 Tippecanoe ? 3

4/27/1914 Newton

3/22/1916 White, Cass  4  +100

3/23/1917 Howard, Grant 0 1

3/28/1920 Newton

4/18/1922 Warren 13 +150

4/18/1922 Newton 2 ?

3/10/1925 Tippecanoe

3/10/1925 Cass, Fulton

4/13/1925 Howard

5/21/1925 Montgomery

5/18/1926 Tippecanoe

6/4/1927 Miami

7/21/1928 Howard

8/27/1931 Carroll

7/7/1932 Miami

5/13/1933 Tippecanoe 1 ?

6/10/1939 Benton, Newton 1 7

6/20/1942 Clinton, Howard 4 "Many Persons Injured"

3/27/1948 Warren

3/27/1948 Warren

4/7/1948 Fountain, Tippecanoe 0 4

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