Tornadoes of 2015 (162)
The Marshall, AR EF5
Season 2015
Time span January 24-December 29, 2015
Maximum rated tornado EF5
Dates of maximum rating (Olathe, KS on March 22)

(Ava, MO on April 9) (Harmony, MN on April 29) (Marshall, AR on May 24) (Colome, SD on June 6)

Tornadoes 1,544
Total damages $6 billion
Total deaths Unknown


1,544 598 508 402 26 5 5


List of Tornadoes from January to February 2015

January 24-25

Total EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
7 2 1 3 1 0 0 7
Deaths: 2 Injuries: 6

On January 24, a system that was followed by a cold front produced tornadoes in Alabama and Mississippi. It produced several tornadoes including an EF3 tornado ripping up parts of Starkville, MS. An EF1 touched down near Demopolis, almost damaging 45% of the town.

January 30

Main article: 2015 Miami Tornado
Total EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Deaths: 28 Injuries: 127

On January 30, a shelf cloud formed near Olympia Heights and formed into a funnel. It touched down on S Douglas Road and headed for downtown. The tornado strengthened into an EF3 tornado and hit I-95. The tornado then shattered windows in the downtown area and the tornado killed 6 people in the downtown area. Then the tornado crossed into Biscayne Bay and hit Miami Beach. It killed about 26 people on the beach as an EF1 tornado. The tornado threw several people in the ocean. The tornado then moved off the coast and dissipated about 2.5 miles away from shore.

Tornado miami

The tornado in Biscayne Bay.


February 6-9

February 6-9, 2015 tornado outbreak

Total EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5
0 21 10 2 1 1 0
Deaths: 7 Injuries: 25

A gigantic low-pressure system formed over Iowa and moved its way into the Ohio Valley. The first tornado was an EF4 that tracked 145 miles in Indiana, destroying over 56 towns, including Jasper. An EF3 tornado hit Buffalo, Kentucky, killing 1 person and destroying at least 30 structures.

February 26-27

Several tornadoes hit Missouri.

Total EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5
0 7 9 4 0 0 0
Deaths: 0 Injuries: 8

February 28-March 4

2015 Early March tornado outbreak sequence


List of Tornadoes in March 2015

March 20-26


The Olathe tornado Outside of Gardner

2015 Kansas tornado outbreak

March 29-31

March 29-31, 2015 tornado outbreak


List of Tornadoes from April to May 2015

April 9

2015 Ava, Missouri Tornado

Parkersburg tornado damage2

Damage on the Southeast side of Ava.

April 29

A large tornado hit Harmony, Minnesota.

Evansville Tornado, Nov 6, 2005

Damage that is near Harmony.


May 22-25

A large tornado outbreak produced a tornado that tracked into Marshall and Ozark, Arkansas.

Possible Tornado Damage

Damage from a tornado in Tahlequah, Oklahoma


The EF5 tornado crossing I-40 near Ozark.

Morrilton Arkansas Tornado Damage

Tornado damage in Morrilton, Arkansas from an EF3 tornado.


List of Tornadoes from June to July 2015

June 6

An EF5 tornado hit Colome, South Dakota. It destroyed 100% of it wiping it off of the map.

Storm 100

The only 5% standing of Colome.

June 15

2015 Bedford, Indiana tornado

A small EF2 tornado hit Bedford, Indiana killing 2 people.

Total EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5
0 3 2 1 0 0 0
F2 Damage

June 19

An EF4 tornado tracked 83 miles across Indiana, killing 45 people.