• An EF3 tornado in Brownstown, IN
  • A large EF2 cone tornado in Rising Sun, IN
  • The large EF4 tornado entering Williams, IN
  • A rope tornado in Marshall, IL
  • The EF5 tornado in Columbus, IN
  • The Fort Wayne tornado.
  • The New Pekin tornado.
  • Another shot of the EF5 tornado.
  • Paris tornado.
  • The Bedford tornado before touching down.
  • Poseyville EF4.
  • Tornado in Cincinnati.
  • Bloomington EF0.
  • Evansville EF0.
  • Owensburg EF0
  • Bloomfield EF4
  • Another shot of the Bloomfield twister.
July 24, 2015 tornado outbreak
Date of tornado outbreak: July 24, 2015
Duration1: 16 hours, 45 minutes, 43 seconds
Maximum rated tornado2: EF5 tornado
Tornadoes caused: 15
Damages: Unknown
Fatalities: 23
Areas affected: Illinois, Indiana, Ohio

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

15 6 1 2 1 4 1


EF# Location State County/Parish Comments/Damage
EF4 SW of Williams

to NW of Hartleyville

IN Lawrence 1 death - A home was completely leveled along with many other homes and buildings.
EF0 Marshall IL Clark A rope tornado was spotted outside of Marshall.
EF1 Cincinnati OH Hamilton 3 deaths - A cone tornado hit downtown Cincinnati.
EF5 Columbus IN Bartholomew 16 deaths - See Section Below
EF2 Rising Sun IN Ohio (IN) Hamilton (OH) A large tornado was spotted and took a roof off of a home.
EF3 Brownstown IN Jackson 2 deaths - See section below
EF4 Bloomfield IN Greene A home was swept away.
EF4 New Pekin IN Washington 7 homes were obliterated. This event may have been an EF5.
EF4 Poseyville IN Posey A large wedge tornado swept 10 houses away.
EF2 Fort Wayne IN Allen A cone tornado hit Fort Wayne, downing trees and power lines.
EF0 Paris IL Edgar Brief touchdown
EF0 Bloomington IN Monroe A home suffered light damage.
EF0 W of Evansville IN Vanderburgh Several trees were knocked down.
EF0 N of Owensburg IN Greene Brief tornado.
EF0 SE of Bedford IN Lawrence Many trees were knocked down. A vehicle was surprisingly overturned. A home suffered some roof damage as well.

Notable storms

Columbus, IN

A large EF5 tornado obliterated the northern side of Columbus, killing 22 people.

Tornado - 20

The tornado before hitting Columbus

Brownstown, IN

A large EF3 hit Brownstown. The tornado killed 2 people in McDonald's.