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Public Information Statement Issued by NWS Norman
for the Tornado Outbreak of May 20, 2013

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
726 AM CDT SAT MAY 25 2013

...LATEST ON TORNADO INFORMATION FOR MAY 19 AND MAY 20...

A NUMBER OF TORNADOES AFFECTED PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN
OKLAHOMA ON MAY 19 AND 20. INFORMATION ON MOST OF THESE TORNADOES IS
STILL VERY PRELIMINARY.

...UPDATES...
1/ THE STEPHENS COUNTY TORNADO WAS DETERMINED TO BE TWO SEPARATE
TORNADOES. THE TIMES WERE ALSO CORRECTED FOR THE STEPHENS COUNTY
TORNADOES AND PRELIMINARY RATINGS WERE ASSIGNED.
2/ A TORNADO WAS ADDED NORTHEAST OF MEEKER FROM MAY 20.
3/ ADDED WIDTH TO LAKE THUNDERBIRD-SHAWNEE TORNADO

...MAY 19 EDMOND TORNADO /OKLAHOMA COUNTY/...
RATING:                  EF1
PATH LENGTH:             7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    TO BE DETERMINED
TIME:                    4:22-4:30 PM CDT
LOCATION:                NEAR 33RD STREET AND SOUTH BOULEVARD STREET
                           IN EDMOND TO NEAR HIGHWAY 66 AND POST ROAD.

...MAY 19 ARCADIA TORNADO /OKLAHOMA COUNTY/...
RATING:                  EF0
PATH LENGTH:             SHORT
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    NARROW
TIME:                    4:33 PM CDT
LOCATION:                APPROX. 1 MILE SOUTHWEST OF ARCADIA.

...MAY 19 LUTHER-CARNEY TORNADO
  /OKLAHOMA.. LOGAN AND LINCOLN COUNTIES/...
RATING:                  EF3
PATH LENGTH:             20 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    TO BE DETERMINED
TIME:                    4:41 PM - 5:24 PM CDT
LOCATION:                3 MILES NORTHWEST OF LUTHER TO CARNEY TO
                           2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TRYON.

...MAY 19 LAKE THUNDERBIRD-SHAWNEE TORNADO
  /CLEVELAND AND POTTAWATOMIE COUNTIES/...
RATING:                  EF4
PATH LENGTH:             20 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    1.2 MILES
TIME:                    6:00 PM - 6:50 PM CDT
LOCATION:                LAKE THUNDERBIRD /8 MILES EAST OF DOWNTOWN
                           NORMAN/ TO 6.5 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF
                           MCLOUD.

...MAY 19 WEST OF PRAGUE TORNADO
  /POTTAWATOMIE AND LINCOLN COUNTIES/...
RATING:                  EF2
PATH LENGTH:             7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    400 YARDS
TIME:                    6:59 PM - 7:12 PM CDT
LOCATION:                6 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF PRAGUE TO
                           3 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PRAGUE.

...MAY 19 NORTHEAST OF PRAGUE TORNADO
  /LINCOLN AND OKFUSKEE COUNTIES/...
RATING:                  EF1
PATH LENGTH:             10 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    700 YARDS
TIME:                    7:17 PM - 7:33 PM CDT
LOCATION:                3.5 MILES NORTHEAST OF PRAGUE TO
                           5.5 MILES WEST OF WELTY.

...MAY 20 NEWCASTLE/MOORE TORNADO
  /GRADY..MCCLAIN AND CLEVELAND COUNTIES/...
 
RATING:                  EF5
PATH LENGTH:             17 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    1.3 MILES
TIME:                    2:45 PM - 3:35 PM CDT
LOCATION:                4.4 MILES WEST NEWCASTLE TO 4.8 MILES EAST
                           OF MOORE.

...MAY 20 SOUTH OF MARLOW TORNADO...

RATING:                  EF0
PATH LENGTH:             1 MILE
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    TO BE DETERMINED
TIME:                    2:58 PM - 3:01 PM CDT
LOCATION:                APPROXIMATELY 7 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF
                           MARLOW.

...MAY 20 WEST OF BRAY TORNADO...

RATING:                  EF1
PATH LENGTH:             4 MILE
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    TO BE DETERMINED
TIME:                    3:07 PM - 3:22 PM CDT
LOCATION:                APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF
                           MARLOW TO 4 MILES WEST OF BRAY.

...MAY 20 NORTHEAST OF MEEKER TORNADO...

RATING:                  EF0
PATH LENGTH:             TO BE DETERMINED
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    TO BE DETERMINED
TIME:                    4:40 PM - 4:42 PM CDT
LOCATION:                6 MILES NORTHEAST OF MEEKER.

OTHER TORNADO REPORTS ARE ALSO STILL BEING INVESTIGATED.

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