2016 Moore, OK Tornado
Tornado - 173
The tornado near peak strength just outside of Moore


Wednesday, May 11, 2016


12:59-1:46 PM EDT (47 Minutes)



Wind speed

195 mph

Path Length

21 Miles

Maximum Width

1000 Yards (Over Half a Mile Wide)

Areas affected

Moore, OK


$729.1 Million (USD)


65 Dead, 111 Injured and 32 Missing

Part Of The

May 11th, 2016 Midwest Tornado Outbreak

The 2016 Moore, OK Tornado was one of the most devastating Tornadoes to hit Moore, OK Since the 1999 and 2013 Tornadoes

The Event

Water Vapor Imagery

Water-Vapor Imagery around the Time of the Event

Formed as part of an Active Tornado Outbreak, the supercell that spawned 2016 Moore, OK Tornado developed under Fantastic Instability, Dew Points up to 71F and good upper-level shear.

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