West Texas & Southeast New Mexico Weather Trivia

March 2 Weather Trivia

On this day in 2000, a 200 yard wide tornado formed quickly in a small supercell that moved into Dawson County from Gaines County 8 miles northwest of Lamesa. Video indicated a condensation funnel to the ground. The tornado passed through open farm land causing no damage. An approaching upper level storm system helped the development on nocturnal thunderstorms.

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