Christmas 2017 Midwest Tornado Outbreak
One of Four EF4s that took place during the outbreak, this one was near Louisville, KY
Date of tornado outbreak: December 24th-25th, 2017
Duration1: 1 Day, 13 hours and 45 minutes
Maximum rated tornado2: EF5 tornado
Tornadoes caused: 58
Total damages: $2.2 billion (2016 USD)
Total fatalities: 319
Areas affected: Kentucky, Indiana, Oklahoma, Ohio, Kansas, Tennessee, Alabama and Illinois

1Time from first tornado to last tornado
2Most severe tornado damage; see Enhanced Fujita Scale

The Christmas 2017 Midwest Tornado Outbreak was a Significant Tornado Outbreak that lasted from December 24th to December 25th, 2017.

And was considered one of the Worst Tornado outbreaks in December.

The Event

Tornado count

Confirmed tornadoes by Enhanced Fujita rating
EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
11 16 14 10 5 2 58

Notable Tornadoes

List of confirmed tornadoes - December 25th, 2017
Time (EST)
Path length
EF4 SSE of Louisville 3:25 PM 24 Miles 10 Deaths, 35 Injuries - A Large Tornado came close to Louisville, causing major damages to homes and Businesses.
EF1 Louisville 3:32 PM 2.3 miles 0 deaths, 1 injury - A skinny cone tornado co-existed with the Louisville EF4.
EF2 Bartlesville 3:31 PM 10.5 Miles 1 Fatality, 3 injuries - Skinny cone tornado affected parts of Bartlesville.

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