April 22, 2010 Severe Weather Event

April 22, 2010 Severe Weather Event (Photos Below)

...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DAMAGE SURVEY CONFIRMS AT LEAST EIGHT TORNADOES ACROSS THE EASTERN TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES ON THURSDAY APRIL 22 2010...

THE FIRST TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 5 MILES NORTHEAST OF GOODNIGHT IN ARMSTRONG COUNTY AT 459 PM AND LIFTED AT 502 PM CDT. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR ONE TO TWO MILES WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 50 YARDS. THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN EF0. NO DAMAGE OR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE SECOND TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GROOM IN DONLEY COUNTY AT 510 PM AND LIFTED AT 526 PM CDT 2 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JERICHO. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 8 MILES WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 100 YARDS. THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN EF0. NO DAMAGE OR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE THIRD TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3 MILES SOUTH OF GOODNIGHT IN ARMSTRONG COUNTY AT 520 PM AND LIFTED AT 543 PM CDT 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF GOODNIGHT. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 11 MILES WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 100 YARDS. THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN EF1. TWO POWER POLES WERE REPORTED BROKEN JUST SOUTHWEST OF GOODNIGHT.

THE FOURTH TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 8 MILES SOUTH OF BRYANS CORNER IN BEAVER COUNTY AT 551 PM AND LIFTED AT 552 PM CDT. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR ONE QUARTER MILE WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 25 YARDS. THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN EF0. NO DAMAGE OR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE FIFTH TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 8 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF GROOM IN DONLEY COUNTY AT 607 PM AND LIFTED AT 609 PM CDT. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR ONE HALF MILE WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 25 YARDS. THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN EF0. NO DAMAGE OR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE SIXTH TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 1 MILE EAST OF LAKE MCCLELLAN IN GRAY COUNTY AT 538 PM AND LIFTED AT 540 PM CDT. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR ONE HALF MILE WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 25 YARDS. THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN EF0. NO DAMAGE OR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE SEVENTH TORNADO HAD A LARGE...BROAD AND INTENSE ROTATION THAT PRODUCED MULTIPLE BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWNS. THE TORNADO BEGAN 1 MILE NORTH OF LAKE MCCLELLAN IN GRAY COUNTY AT 630 PM AND LIFTED AT 652 PM CDT 4 MILES NORTH OF ALANREED. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 9 MILES WITH A MAXIMUM CIRCULATION WIDTH OF ONE QUARTER MILE. THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN EF0. NO DAMAGE OR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE EIGHTH TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 11 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF LEFORS IN GRAY COUNTY AT 640 PM AND LIFTED AT 650 PM CDT 7 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF MOBEETIE. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 5 MILES WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 100 YARDS. THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN EF0. NO DAMAGE OR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THIS IS A PRELIMINARY REPORT AND IS SUBJECT TO REVISION BASED ON ANY NEW OR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO WOULD LIKE TO THANK LOCAL TELEVISION AND OTHER PRIVATE METEOROLOGISTS...EMERGENCY MANAGERS AND NUMEROUS LOCAL SPOTTER NETWORKS FOR TIMELY REPORTS AND DETAILED INFORMATION.

 
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
103 PM CDT FRI APR 23 2010

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0248 PM HAIL GUYMON 36.69N 101.48W
04/22/2010 E0.75 INCH TEXAS OK TRAINED SPOTTER

0313 PM HAIL 1 NNE GUYMON 36.70N 101.48W
04/22/2010 M0.88 INCH TEXAS OK TRAINED SPOTTER

0331 PM HAIL 7 NE OPTIMA 36.83N 101.26W
04/22/2010 E0.88 INCH TEXAS OK TRAINED SPOTTER

0340 PM HAIL 4 ESE GRUVER 36.23N 101.34W
04/22/2010 E0.88 INCH SHERMAN TX TRAINED SPOTTER

0347 PM HAIL 4 ESE GRUVER 36.23N 101.34W
04/22/2010 E1.75 INCH SHERMAN TX TRAINED SPOTTER

0410 PM HAIL 10 NNE SPEARMAN 36.33N 101.13W
04/22/2010 E1.00 INCH TEXAS OK TRAINED SPOTTER

HAIL OCCURRED AT THE PALO DURO RESERVOIR.

0419 PM HAIL 10 NNE SPEARMAN 36.33N 101.13W
04/22/2010 E1.00 INCH TEXAS OK TRAINED SPOTTER

PALO DURO RESERVOIR.

0430 PM HAIL SPEARMAN 36.20N 101.19W
04/22/2010 E1.25 INCH HANSFORD TX EMERGENCY MNGR

0433 PM HAIL SPEARMAN 36.20N 101.19W
04/22/2010 E2.75 INCH HANSFORD TX LAW ENFORCEMENT

0459 PM TORNADO 5 NE GOODNIGHT 35.09N 101.12W
04/22/2010 ARMSTRONG TX BROADCAST MEDIA

ON THE THE GROUND FOR 3 MINUTES

0505 PM HAIL SPEARMAN 36.20N 101.19W
04/22/2010 E1.75 INCH HANSFORD TX PUBLIC

0510 PM TORNADO 8 ESE GROOM 35.16N 100.98W
04/22/2010 DONLEY TX TRAINED SPOTTER

TORNADO BEGAN 4 MILES SE OF GROOM AND ENDED ABOUT 2
MILES ESE OF JERICHO

0520 PM HAIL 10 N HOWARDWICK 35.18N 100.91W
04/22/2010 E2.75 INCH DONLEY TX TRAINED SPOTTER

NEAR INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE 40 AND HWY 70

0520 PM TORNADO 3 NE GOODNIGHT 35.07N 101.15W
04/22/2010 ARMSTRONG TX LAW ENFORCEMENT

TORNADO BEGAN 3 MILES S OF GOODNIGHT AND ENDED ABOUT 8
MILES NE OF GOODNIGHT. TORNADO REPORTED BY MULTIPLE
SOURCES.

0529 PM HAIL 6 E GROOM 35.20N 101.00W
04/22/2010 M2.75 INCH GRAY TX BROADCAST MEDIA

0529 PM HAIL 3 E GROOM 35.20N 101.05W
04/22/2010 M2.50 INCH GRAY TX TRAINED SPOTTER

0533 PM HAIL 25 W MIAMI 35.69N 101.09W
04/22/2010 E1.50 INCH ROBERTS TX TRAINED SPOTTER

HAIL STARTED AROUND 1633 CST AND LASTED FOR ABOUT 10
MINUTES.

0538 PM TORNADO 1 E LAKE MCCLELLAN 35.22N 100.85W
04/22/2010 GRAY TX BROADCAST MEDIA

TORNADO BEGAN 1 MILE E OF LAKE MECCLELLAN AND MOVED NE
FOR APPROXIMATELY ONE HALF MILE.

0545 PM TSTM WND DMG 3 W AMARILLO 35.20N 101.87W
04/22/2010 POTTER TX PUBLIC

LARGE TREE KNOCKED OVER BY THE THUNDERSTORM WINDS.

0545 PM HAIL PERRYTON 36.39N 100.80W
04/22/2010 E0.88 INCH OCHILTREE TX TRAINED SPOTTER

0551 PM TORNADO 8 S BRYANS CORNER 36.50N 100.82W
04/22/2010 BEAVER OK TRAINED SPOTTER

TORNADO BEGAN 8 MILES S OF BRYANS CORNER AND REMAINED
NEARLY STATIONARY. TORNADO LASTED APPROXIMATELY ONE
MINUTE.

0556 PM HAIL PERRYTON 36.39N 100.80W
04/22/2010 E1.00 INCH OCHILTREE TX TRAINED SPOTTER

0559 PM HAIL 3 SE GROOM 35.17N 101.07W
04/22/2010 E1.75 INCH DONLEY TX LAW ENFORCEMENT

GROOM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED THE HAIL NEAR BOYDSTON
ROAD AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 70.

0607 PM TORNADO 8 ESE GROOM 35.16N 100.98W
04/22/2010 DONLEY TX LAW ENFORCEMENT

TORNADO BAGAN 8 MILES ESE OF GROOM AND MOVED NE FOR
APPROXIMATELY ONE HALF MILE.

0630 PM TORNADO 5 NW ALANREED 35.26N 100.80W
04/22/2010 GRAY TX TRAINED SPOTTER

LARGE INTENSE CIRCULATION... APPROXIMATELY ONE QUARTER
OF A MILE WIDE... WITH SEVERAL BRIEF MULTI VORTEX STYLE
TOUCHDOWNS. TORNADO BEGAN 1 MILE NORTH OF LAKE MCCLELLAN
AND ENDED 4 MILES N OF ALANREED. MULTIPLE REPORTS
RECEIVED.

0636 PM HAIL 7 E GROOM 35.20N 100.98W
04/22/2010 E1.75 INCH GRAY TX TRAINED SPOTTER

0640 PM TORNADO 13 ENE LEFORS 35.51N 100.59W
04/22/2010 GRAY TX STORM CHASER

TORNADO BEGAN 11 MILES ENE OF LEFORS AND ENDED
APPROXIMATELY 7 MILES WSW OF MOBEETIE.

0705 PM TSTM WND GST ALANREED 35.21N 100.73W
04/22/2010 E60 MPH GRAY TX TRAINED SPOTTER

0711 PM HAIL 7 N ELMWOOD 36.72N 100.52W
04/22/2010 E1.00 INCH BEAVER OK EMERGENCY MNGR

FOUR INCHES OF WATER ON THE ROAD.

0808 PM HAIL 5 NE BOOKER 36.51N 100.48W
04/22/2010 M0.88 INCH BEAVER OK EMERGENCY MNGR

Tornado that crossed Highway 287 just west of Goodnight, TX. The tornado touched down at 5:20 PM and roped out at 5:43pm. It was in contact with the ground the entire 23 minutes. Courtesy of Tim Marshall
Tornado that crossed Highway 287 just west of Goodnight, TX. The tornado touched down at 5:20 PM and roped out at 5:43pm. It was in contact with the ground the entire 23 minutes. Courtesy of Tim Marshall

Brief tornado at 6:32 pm just northeast of I-40 and Rt. 70 near Jericho, TX. Courtesy of Tim Marshall
Brief tornado at 6:32 pm just northeast of I-40 and Rt. 70 near Jericho, TX. Courtesy of Tim Marshall

Tornado that occurred at about 5:12pm. This tornado was located 9 miles east of Groom and 1 mile south of interstate 40. It stayed on the ground for approximately 3 minutes and caused no damage. Courtesy of Brady Kendrick Tornado that occurred at about 5:12pm. This tornado was located 9 miles east of Groom and 1 mile south of interstate 40. It stayed on the ground for approximately 3 minutes and caused no damage. Courtesy of Brady Kendrick

Tornado that crossed Highway 287 just west of Goodnight, TX. The tornado touched down at 5:20 PM and roped out at 5:43pm. It was in contact with the ground the entire 23 minutes. Courtesy of Bill Tabor
Tornado near Goodnight, Texas.  Photo courtesy of Bill Tabor.
Tornado that crossed Highway 287 just west of Goodnight, TX. The tornado touched down at 5:20 PM and roped out at 5:43pm. It was in contact with the ground the entire 23 minutes. Courtesy of Mike Parker
Tornado near Goodnight, Texas.  Photo courtesy of Mike Parker.

 The photo is courtesy of Clint Perkins who was looking west from Highway 70 just north of Howardwick.
The photo is courtesy of Clint Perkins who was looking west from Highway 70 just north of Howardwick.

 



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