Sand Rock Tornado

Trees and homes damaged. Trees and homes damaged
Part of a roof torn from a house. Part of a roof torn from a house.
Roof damage to a house. Roof damage to a house.
The tornado began about 2.7 miles south-southwest of Sand Rock at 3:01 PM CST moving northeast. The tornado moved across the southern and eastern portions of Sand Rock damaging a number of structures. Two people were killed in a mobile Click on image to view approximate track of tornado. home just east of Sand Rock. The tornado continued northeast moving through mostly open areas with structures damaged and trees downed along the way. The tornado finally dissipated around 3:18 PM CST about 5.5 miles northeast of Sand Rock.

The tornado was rated an F2 with a path length of 8.1 miles and a width of 200 yards.

A Tornado Watch was issued at 1:46 PM CST valid from 2:00 PM CST to 8:00 PM CST that included Cherokee County. A Tornado Warning was issued for Cherokee County at 2:51 PM CST valid until 3:30 PM CST.

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Mobile home destroyed. Mobile home destroyed.
House damaged. House damaged.
Roof taken off a house. Roof taken off a house.

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