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The Ravia Tornado of May 24, 2011

Tornado Information

PRELIMINARY DATA...
EVENT DATE: MAY 24, 2011
EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
EF RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 95
INJURIES/FATALITIES: 0/0
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

Tornado Track

Preliminary Track for the Ravia Tornado of May 24, 2011

Radar Images

Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Radar Relectivity and Storm Relative Velocity
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:21 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:21 PM CDT
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:25 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:25 PM CDT
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:29 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:29 PM CDT
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:33 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:33 PM CDT
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:37 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:37 PM CDT
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:41 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:41 PM CDT
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:45 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:45 PM CDT
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:49 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:49 PM CDT

Fort Worth, TX (KFWS) Radar Relectivity and Storm Relative Velocity
Fort Worth, TX (KFWS) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:18 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:18 PM CDT
Fort Worth, TX (KFWS) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:22 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:22 PM CDT
Fort Worth, TX (KFWS) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:26 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:26 PM CDT
Fort Worth, TX (KFWS) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:30 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:30 PM CDT
Fort Worth, TX (KFWS) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:34 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:34 PM CDT
Fort Worth, TX (KFWS) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:39 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:39 PM CDT
Fort Worth, TX (KFWS) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:43 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:43 PM CDT
Fort Worth, TX (KFWS) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:47 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:47 PM CDT
Fort Worth, TX (KFWS) Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 7:51 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
7:51 PM CDT
 

Tornado Warnings and Warning Updates

6:32 PM CDT - 6:51 PM CDT - 7:33 PM CDT

WFUS54 KOUN 242332
TOROUN
OKC019-069-085-095-250000-
/O.NEW.KOUN.TO.W.0058.110524T2332Z-110525T0000Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
632 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN JOHNSTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
NORTHWESTERN MARSHALL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
SOUTHEASTERN CARTER COUNTY IN SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...
NORTHEASTERN LOVE COUNTY IN SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT

* AT 631 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR LAKE
MURRAY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE DICKSON...EXTREME WESTERN LAKE
TEXOMA...LAKE MURRAY...MANNSVILLE AND OVERBROOK.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 20 AND 26.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. LEAVE MOBILE HOMES AND VEHICLES. IF POSSIBLE...MOVE
TO A BASEMENT OR STORM SHELTER. OTHERWISE MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM OR
HALLWAY ON THE LOWEST FLOOR. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND OUTSIDE
WALLS.

&&

LAT...LON 3433 9696 3426 9684 3424 9678 3393 9700
3404 9719
TIME...MOT...LOC 2331Z 214DEG 50KT 3405 9701

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WFUS54 KOUN 242351
TOROUN
OKC069-095-250030-
/O.NEW.KOUN.TO.W.0060.110524T2351Z-110525T0030Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
651 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
JOHNSTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
NORTHWESTERN MARSHALL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 651 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 5 MILES WEST OF
OAKLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE CONNERVILLE...MANNSVILLE...MILL
CREEK...OAKLAND...RAVIA...REAGAN...RUSSETT AND TISHOMINGO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. LEAVE MOBILE HOMES AND VEHICLES. IF POSSIBLE...MOVE
TO A BASEMENT OR STORM SHELTER. OTHERWISE MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM OR
HALLWAY ON THE LOWEST FLOOR. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND OUTSIDE
WALLS.

&&

LAT...LON 3407 9696 3417 9696 3418 9696 3419 9693
3428 9693 3432 9691 3434 9689 3434 9687
3436 9687 3452 9672 3435 9644 3402 9687
TIME...MOT...LOC 2351Z 231DEG 46KT 3413 9684

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CJS




WFUS54 KOUN 250033
TOROUN
OKC069-250115-
/O.NEW.KOUN.TO.W.0065.110525T0033Z-110525T0115Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
733 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
JOHNSTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 734 PM CDT...RADAR AND STORM SPOTTERS OBSERVED A TORNADO NEAR
RUSSETT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BROMIDE...CONNERVILLE...
FILLMORE...MILBURN...RAVIA...REAGAN...RUSSETT AND TISHOMINGO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. LEAVE MOBILE HOMES AND VEHICLES. IF POSSIBLE...MOVE
TO A BASEMENT OR STORM SHELTER. OTHERWISE MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM OR
HALLWAY ON THE LOWEST FLOOR. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND OUTSIDE
WALLS.

&&

LAT...LON 3418 9668 3418 9685 3429 9691 3452 9654
3452 9652 3450 9651 3443 9651 3443 9647
3431 9640 3429 9640
TIME...MOT...LOC 0034Z 240DEG 24KT 3424 9678

$$


CJS

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