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August 1993 Storm Data


OKLAHOMA August, 1993
Cleveland County,01 0830CST 0 1 Lightning
Lake Thunderbird
Lightning struck and injured a woman camping at Lake Thunderbird. The
lightning strike blew out a hole in her jeans near the hip and melted
the toothpaste and toothbrush in her pocket.
Custer County, 01 0850CST 0 0 4 Lightning
Weatherford
Custer1 County, 01 0930CST 0 0 3 Lightning
Weatherford
Lightning started a house fire in Weatherford during the morning hours
on the 1st which resulted in an estimated $20,000 in damage. A
lightning strike later in morning damaged a shed and most electronic
equipment at another house in Weatherford.
Beckham County, 01 1540CST 0 0 Hail (1.75)
N Sayre
An isolated thunderstorm in western Oklahoma during the afternoon of
the 1st produced hail up to golfball size.
McCurtain County,02 1350CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
8 E Broken Bow
Bryan County, 02 1415CST 0 0 3 TSTM Wind
Colbert
Bryan County, 02 1415CST 0 0 3 TSTM Wind
9 W Durant
Bryan County, 02 1420CST 0 0 3 TSTM Wind
Achille
McCurtain County,02 1515CST 0 0 4 Lightning
2 NW Wright City
McCurtain County,02 1530CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
Glover
Thunderstorms in southeast Oklahoma during the afternoon hours on the
2nd produced strong winds. Strong thunderstorm winds downed power lines
9 miles west of Durant, downed trees and tore the roof off a trailer
house in Colbert, damaged trees and roofs in Achille and downed trees
8 miles east of Broken Bow and in Glover.
Lightning started a fire which destroyed a home 2 miles northwest of
Wright City.
Kiowa County, 02 1600CST 0 0 3 Lightning
4 W Lone Wolf
Lightning from an isolated thunderstorm in southwest Oklahoma during
the afternoon of the 2nd damaged an insulator 4 miles west of Lone
Wolf.
Texas County,
1 N Guymon 02 1850CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
2 N Guymon 02 1852CST 0 0 Hail (1.00)
1 E Guymon 02 1855CST 0 0 Hail (1.75)
Beaver County, 02 1912CST 0 0 TSTM Wind (55)
5 E Turpin
Texas County,
Guymon 02 1915CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
Hooker 02 1959CST 0 0 TSTM Wind (55)
Beaver County, 02 2000CST 0 0 4 TSTM Wind (70)
Balko
Roger Mills, 02 2130CST 0 0 2 Lightning
2 N Reydon
Roger Mills County,022210CST 0 0 2 TSTM Wind
6 N Sweetwater
Roger Mills County,022210CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
4.5 NW Sweetwater

Beckham County, 02 2220CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
S Sweetwater
Beckham County, 02 2250CST 0 0 3 Lightning
Erick
Beckham County, 02 2255CST 0 0 3 Lightning
Erick
Beckham County, 02 2301CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
8.5 SSW Sayre
Greer County, 02 2315CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
Granite
Strong thunderstorm winds damaged numerous trees and destroyed a shed
in Hooker, blew over trees and antennas in Balko and downed trees 6
miles north of Sweetwater, 4.5 miles northwest of Sweetwater, just
south of Sweetwater, 8.5 miles south-southwest of Sayre and in Granite.
Strong thunderstorm winds blew a trampoline .25 miles including over a
house 6 miles north of Sweetwater.
Lightning set bales of hay on fire 2 miles north of Reydon and knocked
out the cable system and damaged a house in Erick.
McCurtain County,03 1515CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
Valliant
McCurtain County,03 1615CST 0 0 Hail (0.88)
2 S Tom

McCurtain County,03 1615CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
2 S Tom
Strong thunderstorm winds during the afternoon hours on the 3rd downed
trees 2 miles south of Tom and destroyed a garage and downed trees in
Valliant.
Oklahoma County, 03 2020CST 0 0 5 Lightning
Edmond
Pottawatomie County,032200CST 0 0 5 TSTM Wind
1 - 3 W Maud
Isolated thunderstorms late on the 3rd produced strong winds which
downed sixteen 80 foot transmission poles, destroyed three barns,
damaged roofs, overturned a mobile home and damaged numerous trees from
1 to 3 miles west of Maud.
A fire from a lightning strike resulted in $200,000 in damage to home
under construction in Edmond.
McCurtain County,04 0800CST 0 0 4 Lightning
Wright City
Lightning from a morning thunderstorm on the 4th started a fire which
destroyed a home in Wright City.
Alfalfa County, 05 0100CST- 0 0 Flash Flood
Countywide 0500CST
Alfalfa County, 05 0500CST- 0 0 Flood
11 WNW - 8 ENE 2000CST
Cherokee
Heavy rain in Woods and Alfalfa Counties and in southern Kansas from
the evening hours on the 4th through the early morning hours on the 5th
resulted in flash flooding and then flooding in Alfalfa County. Roads
closed due to high water included route 64 north of Cherokee, route 64
3 miles east of Jet and route 45 between Goltry and Helena. Several
other roads in Alfalfa County were also closed. Flooding occurred on
the Salt Fork of the Arkansas River from 11 miles west-northwest of
Cherokee to the Great Salt Plains Lake.
Garfield County, 05 0730CST 0 0 4 Lightning
Enid
Garfield County, 05 0800CST 0 0 4 Lightning
Enid
Thunderstorms developed in northern Oklahoma during the morning hours
on the 5th. A lightning strike started a fire which resulted in $30,000
in damage to a home in Enid. Approximately 30 minutes later, a
lightning strike started a fire at another home in Enid. Damage at the
second home was also estimated at $30,000.
Kingfisher County,05 1715CST 0 0 4 Lightning
Hennessey
Lightning from an isolated thunderstorm during the evening hours on the
5th started a fire which resulted in an estimated $15,000 in damage to
a home in Hennessey.
Craig County 05 1720CST 0 0 Lightning
NR White Oak
Lightning struck an American Airlines Fokker 100 jet near White Oak.
The airplane was enroute from Chicago to Tulsa. There was no injuries
and the plane landed safely in Tulsa.
Cimarron County, 10 1930CST 0 0 Hail (1.75)
Kenton

Cimarron County, 10 1948CST 0 0 Hail (1.00)
5 E Kenton

Isolated severe thunderstorms in the Oklahoma Panhandle on the evening
of the 10th produced hail up to golf ball size.
Blaine County, 11 1700CST 0 0 3 Lightning
1 W Canton
A lightning strike resulted in fires at two oil tank batteries 1 mile
west of Canton.
Cimarron County, 11 2005CST 0 0 Hail (1.00)
NR Keyes
Isolated severe thunderstorms in the Oklahoma Panhandle on the evening
of the 11th produced hail up to quarter size.
Major County, 12 0600CST 0 0 3 TSTM Wind
12.5 WSW Cleo
Springs
Strong thunderstorm winds damaged a barn and destroyed a pole barn 12.5
miles west-southwest of Cleo Springs.
Cimarron County, 12 1721CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
NR Boise City
Texas County, 12 1721CST- 0 0 Flash Flood
S-Cntrl Ptn 1810CST

Thunderstorms in Oklahoma Panhandle produced hail up to quarter size
during the evening hours on the 12th. Heavy rains resulted in water
over highway 207 11.5 miles southwest of Hardesty.
Rogers County 19 1455CST 0 0 3 Dust Devil
Claremore

Latimer County, 19 1500CST 0 0 2 Dust Devil
5 SE Wilburton
Dust devils destroyed a storage building in Claremore and damaged a
barn 5 miles southeast of Wilburton.
Comanche County, 23 1447CST 0 0 6 TSTM Wind (65)
Lawton Municipal
Airport
Isolated thunderstorms in southwest Oklahoma during the afternoon hours
on the 23rd produced strong winds in Lawton. Winds measured at 75 miles
an hour flipped over a million dollar airplane and damaged hanger doors
at Lawton Municipal Airport. Damage to the airplane was estimated at
$500,000.
Cleveland County,23 1610CST 0 0 TSTM Wind (54)
1 N Norman
Cleveland County,23 1620CST 0 0 Hail (0.85)
W Norman
Oklahoma County, 23 1632CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
Oklahoma City
Grady County, 23 1635CST 0 0 3 TSTM Wind
1.5 E East
Ninnekah
Grady County, 23 1635CST 0 0 Hail (1.00)
1.5 E East
Ninnekah
Wagoner County, 23 1705CST 0 0 4 TSTM Wind
2 E Coweta
Wagoner County, 23 1705CST 0 0 Hail (0.88)
2 E Coweta
Creek County, 23 1705CST 0 0 5 TSTM Wind
Mounds
Creek County, 23 1710CST 0 0 4 TSTM Wind
1 E Kiefer
Tulsa County, 23 1715CST 0 0 3 TSTM Wind
0.5 W Glenpool
Mayes County, 23 1720CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
Rose
Oklahoma County, 23 1722CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
SE Oklahoma City
McClain County, 23 1730CST 0 0 3 TSTM Wind (52)
Washington
McClain County, 23 1730CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
Washington
Rogers County, 23 1745CST 0 0 4 TSTM Wind
S Inola
Rogers County, 23 1805CST 0 0 3 Lightning
Inola
Ellis County, 23 1815CST 0 0 Hail (1.00)
8 N Fargo
Harper County, 23 1820CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
May
Ellis County, 23 1840CST 0 0 2 TSTM Wind
Fargo
Ellis County, 23 1840CST 0 0 2 Lightning
Fargo
Woodward County, 23 1845CST 0 0 Hail (1.00)
Ft Supply Lake
Adair County, 23 1900CST 0 0 5 TSTM Wind
Christie
Woodward County, 23 1907CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
3 S Tangier
Woodward County, 23 1908CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
Tangier
Ellis County, 23 1930CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
17 N Gage
Ellis County, 23 1930CST 0 0 Hail (0.88)
13 N Gage
Cleveland County,23 1955CST 0 0 4 Lightning
5 NE Norman
Pontotoc County, 23 2030CST 0 0 Lightning
1 N Allen
Severe thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening hours on August
23rd produced strong winds and hail up to quarter size. Strong
thunderstorm winds destroyed 4 hangers at the Mounds Airport, tore the
roof off a house, damaged another house, downed telephone poles and
electric and phone lines 1 mile east of Kiefer, destroyed a hay barn,
caused roof damage to several homes and produced tree damage 2 miles
east of Coweta and blew down a barn, a carport and tore a section of a
roof off a trailer on the south side of Inola. Approximately 10 power
poles were broken by the winds west of Glenpool along 141st Street
South about 0.5 miles west of U.S. Highway 75. One of the power poles
damaged a church bus. Strong thunderstorm winds knocked a tree down in
southeast Oklahoma City, downed tree limbs and lifted tin from a roof
in Fargo, damaged barns and trees 1.5 miles east of East Ninnekah and
knocked down trees 0.5 miles west of Glenpool. Thunderstorm winds
estimated at 60 miles an hour blew over a horse trailer, damaged a roof
and tore an awning down in Washington. Strong thunderstorm winds
destroyed 2 large turkey houses and damaged other buildings in
Christie. Approximately 100 turkey were killed and damage was estimated
at $150,000.
Quarter size hail covered the ground at Fort Supply Lake.
Lightning damaged a transformer and knocked out power in Fargo.
Lightning started a fire which resulted in $20,000 in damage to a home
5 miles northeast of Norman. Lightning started a fire which severely
damaged a barn. A lightning strike also knocked out the police
communication system in Inola. Lightning started a forest fire 1 mile
north of Allen. The fire was put out by rain.

Stephens County, 24 0040CST 0 0 3 Hail (1.75)
5 E Bray
Custer County, 24 0100CST 0 0 3 Lightning
Weatherford
Canadian County, 24 0130CST 0 0 4 Lightning
El Reno
Canadian County, 24 0135CST 0 0 TSTM Wind (58)
5 WNW El Reno
Oklahoma County, 24 0150CST 0 0 3 Lightning
Edmond
Cleveland County,24 0515CST 0 0 3 Lightning
Norman
Thunderstorms early on the 24th produced strong winds and large hail.
Golfball size hail broke out windows at the Chevron Plant 5 miles east
of Bray. A lightning strike produced $3,000 in damage to a home in
Weatherford, damaged 4 apartment units in Norman and resulted in an
estimated $500 in damage to a home in Edmond. A lightning strike
started a fire which resulted in an estimated $10,000 in damage to a
home in El Reno.
Love County, 24 0850CST 0 0 5 Lightning
E Marietta
Lightning during the morning hours on the 24th started a fire which
destroyed a home on the east side of Marietta.
Bryan County, 24 1230CST 0 0 3 TSTM Wind
Colbert
Bryan County, 24 1235CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
Calera
Thunderstorms during the early afternoon hours on the 24th produced
strong winds which blew the roof off a mobile home in Colbert and
downed telephone lines in Calera.
Choctaw County, 29 1800CST 0 0 3 TSTM Wind
Hugo
Le Flore County, 29 1900CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
Heavener
Thunderstorm winds in southeast Oklahoma during the evening hours on
the 29th downed trees in Heavener and snapped telephone and power poles
and damaged a Dairy Queen in Hugo.
Tillman County, 30 1325CST 0 0 3 Lightning
2.5 S Frederick
A lightning strike resulted in a fire at an oil storage tank 2.5 miles
south of Frederick.
Garfield County, 30 1330CST 0 0 5 TSTM Wind
Enid

An isolated thunderstorm during the afternoon hours on the 30th damaged
bleachers and numerous signs and downed trees at the Garfield County
Fairgrounds and at the Army Reserve Center in Enid. Damage was
estimated at $50,000.
Tulsa County, 30 1515CST 0 0 Hail (1.75)
1 E Owasso
Tulsa County, 30 1520CST 0 0 4 TSTM Wind
5 W Owasso
Tulsa County, 30 1520CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
3.5 W Owasso
Tulsa County, 30 1530CST 0 0 Hail (0.75)
1 N Owasso
An isolated severe thunderstorm moved across northern Tulsa County
during the late afternoon of August 30th. Strong thunderstorm winds
damaged a barn at 86th Street North and Delaware Street 5 miles west of
Owasso, and a large tree was downed 3.5 miles west of Owasso. Golfball
size hail fell just east of Owasso.

Oklahoma County, 30 1640CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
SW Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County, 30 1640CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
NW Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County, 30 1653CST 0 0 TSTM Wind (50)
N Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County, 30 1715CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
Luther
Lincoln County, 30 1750CST 0 0 TSTM Wind
Carney
Thunderstorm moved through portions of central Oklahoma during the
evening hours on the 30th. Strong thunderstorm winds downed power lines
at SW 35th and Robinson Street in southwest Oklahoma City, trees in
northwest Oklahoma City, and tree limbs in Luther and Carney.
Tulsa County, 30 2100CST 0 0 5 Lightning
S Tulsa
Tulsa County, 30 2120CST 0 0 3 Lightning
Inola
Seminole County, 30 2225CST 0 0 4 Lightning
3 NW Seminole
Adair County, 30 2230CST 0 0 3 Lightning
1.5 NW Westville
Thunderstorms which moved through portions of central and eastern
Oklahoma late on the 30th produced destructive lightning which started
several fires. Lightning was responsible for a fire which resulted in
$275,000 in damage to a house on the south side of Tulsa. Five fireman
were injured fighting the fire. One of the fireman was critically
injured and spent several days in the hospital. Lightning started a
fire which destroyed 3 oil storage tanks 3 miles northwest of Seminole.
Damage was estimated at $17,000. Lightning also struck a house in Inola
and a house 1.5 miles northwest of Westville.

***** NORTH TEXAS
Foard County, 24 1735CST 0 0 Hail (1.00)
7 W Crowell
An isolated thunderstorm west of Crowell during the evening hours on
the 24th produced hail up to quarter size.

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