2016 November 28th Tornadoes

It has been one year since multiple tornadoes touched down in Iowa on a late November afternoon. A cold front tracked through Iowa on November 28, 2016 and fired off a few tornadoes in central and eastern Iowa.  Here are the storm reports from last year:

EF-0 tornadoes were confirmed by the National Weather Service. To read more on those confirmed tornadoes, click here (scroll to the bottom of the page for info on November tornadoes).

November tornadoes are not unlikely, but much less common than in the warmer months. Since 2015, there have been several tornadoes that have touched down in Iowa in November.

November tornadoes in Iowa for 2015 and 2016.

With quiet weather expected through the rest of the week, it looks like the streak of November tornadoes will end with a very quiet month for 2017.

For additional analyses and information on the tornadoes one year ago, click here.


Posted under Severe Weather, Weather History

This post was written by Rachael Peart on November 28, 2017

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