Severe Thunderstorms Cause Wind Damage on September 5, 2012
 
Event Summary

Severe thunderstorms developed along and south of a stalled front over the Panhandles during the afternoon hours of September 5.  In Amarillo, a downburst caused damage in Southeast Park and surrounding neighborhoods.  The damage was determined to have been caused by winds between 75 and 80 mph. Additional pictures and details will be added to this story as we get more information.  If you have any hail pictures that you would like to share, please e-mail us at sr-ama.webmaster@noaa.gov or share them with us on Facebook.

 
September 5 storm reports Precipitation estimates
September 5 Severe Weather Reports

September 5 Estimated Precipitation Estimates 

 
IMAGES

Damage to the Southeast Amarillo ball fields

Southeast Park damage

Solar panel damage

Lights at the Southeast Park in Amarillo were damaged More damage at Southeast Park. Uprooted tree in Southeast Park

Damage in the Tradewinds Neighborhood

roof damage rainbow
Damage in the Tradewinds Neighborhood.

Roof damage in Southeast Amarillo.

Rainbow visible from northeast Amarillo.
STORM REPORTS

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX 844 PM CDT WED SEP 05 2012 ..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON... ..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.... ..REMARKS.. 0350 PM TSTM WND GST 2 S AMARILLO 35.17N 101.82W 09/05/2012 M66 MPH RANDALL TX BROADCAST MEDIA 0350 PM TSTM WND GST 2 S AMARILLO 35.17N 101.82W 09/05/2012 E75 MPH RANDALL TX NWS EMPLOYEE 0350 PM HAIL 2 S AMARILLO 35.17N 101.82W 09/05/2012 E1.25 INCH RANDALL TX NWS EMPLOYEE 0350 PM TSTM WND DMG 4 SE AMARILLO 35.16N 101.77W 09/05/2012 RANDALL TX EMERGENCY MNGR DAMAGE AT SOFTBALL COMPLEX...TWO SCOREBOARDS DAMAGED AND A LIGHT POLE SNAPPED. 0350 PM TSTM WND DMG 3 SE AMARILLO 35.17N 101.78W 09/05/2012 RANDALL TX TRAINED SPOTTER STORAGE BUILDING DESTROYED AT 34TH AND ROSS - OSAGE. 0350 PM TSTM WND DMG 4 SE AMARILLO 35.16N 101.77W 09/05/2012 RANDALL TX STORM CHASER 3 FOOT DIAMETER TREE UPROOTED. 0353 PM HAIL 2 S AMARILLO 35.17N 101.82W 09/05/2012 E1.00 INCH RANDALL TX PUBLIC 0357 PM HAIL 3 ESE AMARILLO 35.19N 101.77W 09/05/2012 E1.00 INCH POTTER TX TRAINED SPOTTER 0404 PM HAIL 4 S AMARILLO 35.14N 101.82W 09/05/2012 E1.00 INCH RANDALL TX TRAINED SPOTTER 0409 PM TSTM WND GST 4 SW AMARILLO 35.16N 101.87W 09/05/2012 E60 MPH RANDALL TX TRAINED SPOTTER 0423 PM HAIL 7 ESE BUSHLAND 35.14N 101.95W 09/05/2012 E1.00 INCH RANDALL TX EMERGENCY MNGR HAIL REPORTED AT THE INTERSECTION OF NANCY ELLEN AND HILLSIDE 0427 PM TSTM WND GST 1 ESE AMARILLO 35.20N 101.80W 09/05/2012 M59 MPH POTTER TX BROADCAST MEDIA 0428 PM FLASH FLOOD 6 WSW AMARILLO 35.18N 101.93W 09/05/2012 RANDALL TX EMERGENCY MNGR ONE FOOT OF WATER OVER THE ROAD AT WESTGATE PARKWAY AND SONCY ROAD. 0430 PM FLASH FLOOD 6 SW AMARILLO 35.14N 101.89W 09/05/2012 RANDALL TX TRAINED SPOTTER WATER OVER BOTH SIDES OF 34TH STREET BETWEEN SONCY AND COULTER...ONLY THE CENTER TURN LANE IS NOT FLOODING. 0432 PM FLASH FLOOD 6 W AMARILLO 35.19N 101.93W 09/05/2012 POTTER TX EMERGENCY MNGR SEVERAL REPORTS OF FLOODED ROADWAYS IN THIS AREA. 0451 PM FLASH FLOOD 2 ESE AMARILLO 35.19N 101.79W 09/05/2012 POTTER TX LAW ENFORCEMENT WATER OVER ROSS STREET AT INTERSTATE 40. 0515 PM FLASH FLOOD 5 SE AMARILLO 35.15N 101.76W 09/05/2012 RANDALL TX STORM CHASER HIGH WATER OVER ROAD AT 34TH STREET AND BOLTON. WATER OVER HOODS OF CARS. 0519 PM TSTM WND GST HOWARDWICK 35.04N 100.91W 09/05/2012 E65 MPH DONLEY TX PUBLIC ESTIMATED WINDS OF 60 TO 70 MPH. 0545 PM TSTM WND GST FRITCH 35.64N 101.60W 09/05/2012 E65 MPH HUTCHINSON TX FIRE DEPT/RESCUE ROD IRON BENCH MOVED BY WIND OFF PORCH. 0545 PM HAIL 2 S FRITCH 35.61N 101.60W 09/05/2012 E1.00 INCH CARSON TX EMERGENCY MNGR 0620 PM HAIL SANFORD 35.70N 101.53W 09/05/2012 E0.88 INCH HUTCHINSON TX EMERGENCY MNGR
 

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