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Public Information Statement about Tornado Damage

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
340 PM CDT WED JUN 8 2011

... MAY 24, 2011 OKLAHOMA TORNADO OUTBREAK ...

UPDATED PATHS TO TORNADOES 1.. 6.. 7 AND 8. ADDED TORNADOES 5 AND 9.

...EVENT OVERVIEW...

STRONG TO VIOLENT TORNADOES MOVED ACROSS PARTS OF WESTERN AND
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS OF
MAY 24TH. STORMS INITIALLY FORMED ACROSS SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA AND
QUICKLY BECAME SEVERE AS THEY MOVED NORTHEAST. SEVERAL OF THESE
STORMS PRODUCED TORNADOES ALONG WITH VERY LARGE HAIL. ANOTHER
CONCENTRATED AREA OF SEVERE STORMS MOVED ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA BETWEEN 7 AND 10 PM.

STORM 1... CANTON LAKE

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-3
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): UNKNOWN
INJURIES/FATALITIES: 2/0
EVENT START LOCATION AND TIME: 3 W CANTON 3:20 PM CDT
EVENT END LOCATION AND TIME: 6 WSW FAIRVIEW 3:43 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 13 MILES
WIDTH: 1/2 MILE


STORM 2... LOOKEBA

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-3
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 140
INJURIES/FATALITIES: UNKNOWN/0
EVENT START LOCATION AND TIME: 4 WSW LOOKEBA 3:31 PM CDT
EVENT END LOCATION AND TIME: 4 NE LOOKEBA 3:46 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 9 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH: TO BE DETERMINED
NOTE: DETERMINED TO BE A SEPARATE TORNADO FROM CALUMET TORNADO
BASED ON ANALYSIS OF GROUND SURVEY AND MOBILE RADAR OBSERVATIONS.


STORM 3... FAIRVIEW

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): UNKNOWN
INJURIES/FATALITIES: 0/0
EVENT LOCATION AND TIME: 2 SW FAIRVIEW 3:47 PM TO 3:51 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): UNKNOWN
WIDTH: UNKNOWN
NOTE: THIS TORNADO PRODUCED NO KNOWN DAMAGE BUT WAS OBSERVED BY
SPOTTERS. THE LOCATION IS ESTIMATED.


STORM 4... CALUMET-EL RENO-PIEDMONT-GUTHRIE

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-5
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): GREATER THAN 210 MPH
INJURIES/FATALITIES: UNKNOWN/9
EVENT START LOCATION AND TIME: 4 ESE HINTON 3:50 PM CDT
EVENT END LOCATION AND TIME: 4 NE GUTHRIE 5:35 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 65 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH: TO BE DETERMINED
NOTE: RATING BASED ON UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA MOBILE DOPPLER RADAR
MEASUREMENTS.


STORM 5... RICHLAND

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): UNKNOWN
INJURIES/FATALITIES: NONE/NONE
EVENT LOCATION AND TIME: 3 NW RICHLAND 4:37 TO 4:38 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 1 MILE
DAMAGE WIDTH: UNKNOWN


STORM 6... CHICKASHA-BLANCHARD-NEWCASTLE

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-4
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 190
INJURIES/FATALITIES: UNKNOWN/1
EVENT START LOCATION AND TIME: 2 S CHICKASHA 5:06 PM CDT
EVENT END LOCATION AND TIME: SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA CITY NEAR
SOUTHWEST 149TH AND PORTLAND AVENUE AT 6:01 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 32 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH: UNKNOWN


STORM 7... WASHINGTON-GOLDSBY

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-4
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 190
INJURIES/FATALITIES: UNKNOWN/NONE
EVENT START LOCATION AND TIME: 2 W BRADLEY 5:26 PM CDT
EVENT END LOCATION AND TIME: 1 W GOLDSBY 6:05 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 23 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH: UNKNOWN


STORM 8... STILLWATER

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 130
INJURIES/FATALITIES: UNKNOWN/NONE
EVENT START LOCATION AND TIME: 8 SW STILLWATER 5:50 PM CDT
EVENT END LOCATION AND TIME: 3 ESE STILLWATER 6:05 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 10 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH: 880 YARDS


STORM 9... GOLDSBY

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): TO BE DETERMINED
INJURIES/FATALITIES: NONE/NONE
EVENT LOCATION AND TIME: 2.5 SE GOLDSBY AT 6:02 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 0.5 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH: UNKNOWN


STORM 10... MCLOUD

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 110
INJURIES/FATALITIES: 1/NONE
EVENT START LOCATION AND TIME: 4.5 SSW MCLOUD 6:36 PM CDT
EVENT END LOCATION AND TIME: 3.5 S MCLOUD 6:39 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 2 MILES
WIDTH: 50 YARDS.


STORM 11... RAVIA

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 95
INJURIES/FATALITIES: NONE/NONE
EVENT START LOCATION AND TIME: 1 NW RAVIA 7:30 PM CDT
EVENT END LOCATION AND TIME: 2 N TISHOMINGO 7:45 PM CDT
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 6 MILES
WIDTH: UNKNOWN

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