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May 1994 Storm Data


OKLAHOMA, Western, Central, and Southeastern (OKC) OKZ004>053              May, 1994
Kay County,      06  1530CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Peckham       
Kay County,      06  1535CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  4 W Newkirk
Kay County,      06  1558CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  5 W Kildare
Kay County,      06  1558CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  5 W Kildare
Kay County,      06  1602CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
5 
  5 N Ponca City
Kay County,      06  1630CST  .01  30   0    0            Tornado (F0)
  Nr Kildare
Kay County,      06  1657CST            0    0            Hail (2.25)
  6 E Kildare
Kay County,      06  1700CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  5 E Kildare
Kay County,      06  1700CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  8 SE Newkirk   
    
Kay County,      06  1700CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  8 SE Newkirk  
Kay County,      06  1755CST            0    0            TSTM Wind
  1 W Kaw City      
     
Kay County,      06  1815CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (61)
  8 ESE Ponca City
Noble County,    06  2025CST            0    0            Hail (2.75)
  Nr Lela       
Payne County,    06  2040CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  Glencoe
   
Payne County,    06  2046CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  S Glencoe     
Payne County,    06  2049CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  3 N Yale   
  
Payne County,    06  2050CST  .01  30   0    0            Tornado (F0)
  4 ESE Yale      
Payne County,    06  2053CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  N Yale
Payne County,    06  2055CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  Yale
Payne County,    06  2100CST            0    0            TSTM Wind
  1.5 E Yale
Payne County,    06  2112CST  .01  30   0    0            Tornado (F0)
  2 NNE Ripley    
   
Payne County,    06  2145CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Mehan         
Lincoln County,  06  2200CST-           0    0            Hail (1.75)
  NNE Stroud         2210CST
  
Lincoln County,  06  2245CST  .01  30   0    0            Tornado (F0)
  6 S Stroud     
Seminole County, 06  2323CST            0    0            Hail (2.75)
  2 N Schoolton 
Seminole County, 06  2325CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  1 N Schoolton 
   
Seminole County, 06  2340CST            0    0            TSTM Wind
  Cromwell
Hughes County,   06  2345CST            0    0            Hail (2.75)
  Dustin        
Hughes County,   07  0000CST            0    0            Hail (4.50)
  Dustin
Hughes County,   07  0040CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  Lamar
                 Severe thunderstorms developed in portions of north-central Oklahoma
                 during the afternoon and early evening hours on the 6th and moved south
                 through portions of central and into southeast Oklahoma. These storms
                 produce four weak brief tornadoes, hail up to softball size and
                 damaging winds.
                 Weak tornadoes briefly touched down near Kildare at 1630CST, 4 miles
                 east-southeast of Yale at 2050CST, 2 miles north-northeast of Ripley at
                 2112CST and 6 miles south of Stroud at 2245CST. All of these tornadoes
                 touched down in open fields and no damage was reported.
                 Thunderstorm winds blew the roof off a well house 8 miles southeast of
                 Newkirk, destroyed a barn 3 miles north of Yale and just north of Yale,
                 downed power lines 1.5 miles east of Yale and 1 mile west of Kaw City
                 and downed tree limbs in Cromwell.
Woodward County, 23  2335CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  3 SE Woodward  
Woodward County, 23  2348CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  5 SSE Woodward
   
Woodward County, 24  0015CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  10 SSE Woodward 
     
Woodward County, 24  0041CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  12 SE Woodward
Woodward County, 24  0045CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  15 SE Woodward 
     
                 Thunderstorms in northwest Oklahoma during the late evening hours on
                 the 23rd and early morning hours on the 24th produced hail up to
                 quarter size.
                 Dime size hail covered the ground 12 miles southeast of Woodward.
Stephens County, 24  1730CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  6 SW Marlow
Cotton County,   24  1800CST            0    0            Hail (2.75)
  7 N Devol     
    
Tillman County,  24  1802CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Grandfield    
Cotton County,   24  1815CST            0    0            Hail (2.50)
  5.5 SSW Walters   
   
Cotton County,   24  1830CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  Cookietown   
Stephens County, 24  1830CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  Marlow
Stephens County, 24  1856CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  SW Duncan
Comanche County, 24  1900CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  13.5 ESE Lawton 
Stephens County, 24  1913CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  Marlow        
Grant County,    24  1930CST-           0    0   4    4   Hail (1.75)
  Wakita             1942CST  
Carter County,   24  1930CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Pooleville    
Carter County,   24  1945CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  E Ratliff City  
Carter County,   24  1958CST-           0    0            Hail (0.88)
  2 N Graham         2007CST            
Carter County,   24  2050CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Lone Grove
Love County,     24  2135CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Nr Burneyville
Love County,     24  2135CST            0    0   2        TSTM Wind
  10 W Marietta
Love County,     24  2140CST            0    0   2        TSTM Wind
  6 W Marietta
Love County,     24  2140CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  6 W Marietta
  
Garvin County,   24  2355CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  4.5 W Wynnewood
                 Thunderstorms in northern and southern Oklahoma during the evening
                 hours on the 24th produced hail up to baseball size and damaging winds.
                 Thunderstorm winds destroyed a shed, peeled roofing material off a
                 trailer and downed tree limbs 4.5 miles west of Wynnewood, ripped off
                 a hotel awning and uprooted a large tree 10 miles west of Marietta and
                 knocked down an antenna 6 miles west of Marietta.
                 Hail up to golfball size in Wakita broke out numerous north and west
                 facing windows, damaged roofs of homes and automobiles and damaged the
                 wheat crop.
                 
Ellis County,    25  1435CST-           0    0   5        Hail (2.50)
  Shattuck           1450CST
Ellis County,    25  1435CST-           0    0   3    4   Hail (2.50)
  E Shattuck         1440CST
Ellis County,    25  1438CST            0    0   4        TSTM Wind
  Shattuck
Ellis County,    25  1454CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Gage
Ellis County,    25  1456CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Gage
Woodward County, 25  1521CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  10 S Tangier  
     
Dewey County,    25  1545CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Vici          
Dewey County,    25  1626CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  Taloga        
Dewey County,    25  1653CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  1 SE Seiling   
    
Custer County,   25  1750CST            0    0   3        Hail (1.00)
  5.5 NW Custer City
Custer County,   25  1750CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  5.5 NW Custer City
Custer County,   25  1800CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (61)
  Custer City   
Custer County,   25  1812CST            0    0            TSTM Wind
  N Weatherford
Custer County,   25  1815CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (54)
  4 WSW Weatherford
Caddo County,    25  1839CST            0    0            TSTM Wind
  5 W Bridgeport
Caddo County,    25  1855CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  Hydro
Blaine County,   25  1900CST            0    0            TSTM Wind
  2.5 NNE Hydro
Kiowa County,    25  1905CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  E Tom Steed Res
Kiowa County,    25  1914CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  4.5 SSW Roosevelt
Kiowa County,    25  1918CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  W Mountain Park
Kiowa County,    25  1919CST            0    0            Hail (1.25)
  9 W Mountain Park
Kiowa County,    25  1929CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  2 E Snyder
Tillman County,  25  1930CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  4 N Davidson
Kiowa County,    25  1930CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  Snyder
Kiowa County,    25  1933CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  4 SE Snyder      
Tillman,         25  1945CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  4 N Davidson
Stephens County, 25  1945CST            0    0   3        Lightning
  3 E Marlow
Tillman County,  25  1948CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  6 SW Frederick
  
Stephens County, 25  1950CST-           3    0   3        Flash Flood
  4 SW Duncan        2145CST 
Stephens County, 25  2000CST-           0    0   3        Flash Flood
  7 W - 7 NW Duncan  2145CST  
Comanche County, 25  2026CST            0    0   3        Lightning
  NW Lawton
Comanche County, 25  2030CST            0    0   4        Lightning
  1.5 ESE Cache
Comanche County, 25  2030CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  5 NW Geronimo
Stephens County, 25  2045CST            0    0   3        Lightning
  Marlow
Comanche County, 25  2055CST            0    0   3        Lightning
  E Elgin
Stephens County, 25  2055CST            0    0   4        Lightning
  Marlow
Stephens County, 25  2059CST            0    0   3        Lightning
  Marlow
Oklahoma County, 25  2100CST            0    0   3        Lightning
  SE Oklahoma City
Johnston County, 25  2125CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (69)
  6 N Tishomingo
Carter County,   25  2142CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  5 WNW Ardmore       
Carter County,   25  2143CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  5 NW Ardmore
Love County,     25  2200CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  3 W Overbrook
Carter County,   25  2200CST            0    0   4        TSTM Wind
  Nr Lone Grove
Coal County,     25  2210CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  1 E Centrahoma
Atoka County,    26  0030CST            0    0   4        Lightning
  1 S Atoka
                 Thunderstorms developed in western Oklahoma during the afternoon hours
                 on the 25th moved southeastward into portions of central, south-central
                 and southeast Oklahoma during the evening hours. Heavy rainfall from
                 these storms resulted in flash flooding and three fatalities southwest
                 of Duncan. The storms also produced hail up to tennis ball size,
                 damaging lightning and damaging winds. 
                 Heavy rainfall southwest of Duncan resulted in flash flooding.
                 Approximately 4 miles southwest of Duncan near 42nd street and Seminole
                 road, a vehicle with 2 adults and 5 children attempted to drive across
                 a flooded road and got stranded. The two adults exited the vehicle and
                 attempted to get the 5 children to safety. Three of the children were
                 swept away and drowned. M6V,F4V,M2V. 
                 Heavy rain resulted in numerous bridges being covered with water from
                 7 miles west of Duncan to 7 miles northwest of Duncan. Several people
                 drove into high water and had to be rescued. 
                 Hail up to tennis ball size in and near Shattuck in combination with
                 intense thunderstorm winds broke out numerous west and north facing
                 windows, damaged the roofs of homes, resulted in several holes in the
                 roof of the Pioneer Telephone Company, damaged many automobiles with
                 several totaled and destroyed several fields of alfalfa east of town.
                 The hail storm lasted up to 15 minutes and hail accumulated several
                 inches deep with some hail drifts up to 3 feet high. Hail up to quarter
                 size in combination with intense thunderstorm winds damaged the west
                 and north side of a house 5.5 miles northwest of Custer City.
                 Thunderstorm winds damaged 6 mobile homes 5 miles west-northwest of
                 Ardmore, tore a porch off a house and knocked down several trees 5
                 miles northwest of Ardmore, ripped tin from a barn 5 miles northwest of
                 Geronimo, blew a barn down and lifted a roof off a barn near Lone
                 Grove, ripped shutters off a house, destroyed two storm doors and
                 downed large tree limbs 5 miles northwest of Custer City, downed tree
                 limbs 2.5 miles north-northeast of Hydro and 5 miles west of Bridgeport
                 and downed a tree on the north side of Weatherford. 
                 A lightning strike 3 miles east of Marlow started a fire which damaged
                 a barn and destroyed the hay inside. Lighting struck 2 homes and an
                 apartment complex in Marlow between 2045CST and 2059CST. Lighting
                 strikes resulted in $800 in damage to appliances in two apartments and
                 resulted in $1200 in damage to appliances in a house. The other
                 lightning strike started a house fire which resulted in $12,000 in
                 damage. Lighting started an oil well fire east of Elgin. Lighting hit
                 a house and damaged a solar panel on the northwest side of Lawton.
                 Lightning started a house fire 1.5 miles east-southeast of Cache.
                 Damage was estimated at $20,000. Lightning started a house fire in the
                 2200 block of Southeast 40th Street in Oklahoma City. Lightning started
                 a house fire which nearly totaled a house 1 miles south of Atoka.
Comanche County, 27  1300CST            0    0   3        Lightning
  E Lawton
Love County,     27  1420CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Overbrook     
Love County,     27  1430CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  6 ESE Overbrook   
  
Marshall County, 27  1445CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  Lebanon       
Marshall County, 27  1500CST            0    0   5        TSTM Wind
  Nr Willis
                 Thunderstorms in southern Oklahoma during the afternoon of the 27th
                 produced damaging lightning, damaging winds and hail up to dime size.
                 Thunderstorm winds near Willis destroyed one mobile home, damaged two
                 homes, one barn and several recreation vehicles, blew a tree onto a
                 boat, destroyed a gas pump and a sign, tore roofing material off a
                 business resulting in water damage and downed trees. Near Willis, a man
                 seeking shelter from the storm in a tent was blown into Lake Texoma.
                 The man was able to get out of the tent and reach land safely.
                 A lightning strike knocked a hole in the roof of a house and destroyed
                 a transformer on the east side of Lawton.
Harper County,   29  0001CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  7 N May
Harper County,   29  0030CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  Laverne
Harper County,   29  0140CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Laverne
Kay County,      29  0155CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  3 E Tonkawa
Ellis County,    29  0230CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  1 E Catesby
Logan County,    29  0310CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  2 E Meridian      
Ellis County,    29  0320CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  1 S Harmon 
Logan County,    29  0325CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Meridian
Oklahoma County, 29  0330CST            0    0            TSTM Wind
  Luther
Dewey County,    29  0330CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (51)
  4 WNW Camargo
Lincoln County,  29  0335CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  Wellston
Custer County,   29  0350CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  12 W 9 N Custer 
  City 
Lincoln County,  29  0355CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  6 SE Wellston
Dewey County,    29  0355CST            0    0   2        Lightning
  8.5 NNE Leedey
Dewey County,    29  0400CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  5.5 NNE Leedey 
Pottawatomie County,290405CST           0    0            TSTM Wind
  McLoud
                 Thunderstorms in northern and central Oklahoma during the early morning
                 hours on the 29th produced damaging lightning, damaging winds and hail
                 up to nickel size.  
                 Thunderstorm winds downed a large tree limb on a truck in McLoud,
                 downed tree limbs in Luther and 3 miles east of Tonkawa.
                 A lightning strike damaged a television 8.5 miles north-northeast of
                 Leedey.
Carter County,   29  0700CST            0    0   4        Lightning
  Nr Lone Grove
Bryan County,    29  0715CST            1    0   4        TSTM Wind (43)
  Nr Woodville
Bryan County,    29  0740CST            0    0   5        Lightning
  Durant
Bryan County,    29  0830CST            0    0            TSTM Wind
  Nr Bennington
Choctaw County,  29  0915CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  Nr Hugo Lake
                 
                 Thunderstorms in southern Oklahoma during the morning hours of the 29th
                 produced damaging lightning and winds and resulted in one fatality.
                 Thunderstorm winds of up to 50 mph downed a large hollow oak tree on
                 top of a mobile home near Woodville. A 49 year old man was killed
                 instantly and his wife was trapped in the mobile home for 2 hours.
                 M49M.
                 Thunderstorm winds knocked down several power poles near Bennington.
                 Near Hugo Lake, a pickup truck was destroyed after strong winds blew a
                 large tree on top of it.
                 Lightning started a house fire which damaged a house and an automobile
                 and destroyed 2 vehicles in Durant. In addition, televisions in nearby
                 homes were damaged. Damage was estimated between $50,000 and $100,000.
                 Lightning started a fire at the CNG Producers storage facility near
                 Lone Grove.

*****NORTH TEXAS  TXZ083>090
Knox County,     11  1445CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  Vera
                 An isolated severe thunderstorm in Knox County during the afternoon
                 hours on the 11th produced hail up to nickel size.        
Wichita County,  23  1815CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  Burkburnett  
                 An isolated severe thunderstorm in Wichita County during the evening
                 hours on the 23rd produced hail up to golfball size.
Wichita County,  24  1815CST-           0    0            Hail (1.75)
  Burkburnett        1825CST
Wichita County,  24  1820CST            0    0   2        TSTM Wind
  S Electra
Clay County,     24  1830CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (57)
  2.5 WSW Dean
Baylor County,   24  1830CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  Westover
Archer County,   24  1835CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  Megargel    
Wichita County,  24  1845CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind (61)
  Wichita Falls 
Wichita County,  24  1849CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (50)
  Wichita Falls
Archer County,   24  1930CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  3 N Archer City  
Foard County,    24  2045CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  15 W Crowell
Foard County,    24  2105CST            0    0   4        TSTM Wind
  10 S Crowell
Knox County,     24  2130CST            0    0   4        TSTM Wind
  Nr Truscott
Baylor County,   24  2145CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  2 N Bomarton
                 Thunderstorms in the western part of North Texas during the evening
                 hours on the 24th produced damaging winds and hail up to golfball size.
                 Thunderstorm winds blew a trailer across a road and downed tree limbs
                 15 miles west of Crowell, blew roofs off of houses and downed tree
                 limbs 10 miles south of Crowell and near Truscott, downed signs in
                 Wichita Falls, tore the roof off an out building on the south side of
                 Electra and downed tree limbs 2.5 miles west-southwest of Dean.
Knox County,     25  1758CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  3 W Benjamin 
Hardeman County, 25  1810CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  Goodlett
Hardeman County, 25  1815CST  .01  20   0    0            Tornado (F0)
  2 N Quanah
Knox County,     25  1815CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Benjamin    
Knox County,     25  1815CST            0    0            TSTM Wind
  Benjamin    
Hardeman County, 25  1818CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  6 N Quanah    
  
Hardeman County, 25  1820CST            0    0   4    3   TSTM Wind (87)
  4.5 NNE Quanah
Hardeman County, 25  1820CST            0    0   3    3   Hail (2.00)
  4.5 NNE Quanah
Foard County,    25  1820CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  8 W Crowell 
    
Hardeman County, 25  1825CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  Quanah      
Hardeman County, 25  1827CST            0    0            Hail (1.25)
  Quanah
Hardeman County, 25  1830CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind (65)
  Quanah      
Hardeman County, 25  1830CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  Quanah
Hardeman County, 25  1833CST            0    0   3        TSTM Wind
  E Quanah
Hardeman County, 25  1842CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (52)
  10 E Quanah
Hardeman County, 25  1845CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  Nr Chillicothe 
  
Baylor County,   25  1845CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  2 ESE Red Springs
Hardeman County, 25  1850CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (61)
  Chillicothe
Hardeman County, 25  1900CST            0    0   4        TSTM Wind (70)
  Chillicothe   
Wilbarger County,25  1912CST            0    0   4        TSTM Wind (61)
  Nr Vernon      
Wilbarger County,25  1918CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (57)
  Oklaunion
Wilbarger County,25  1930CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  Odell
Wilbarger County,25  1930CST            0    0            TSTM Wind (65)
  Odell
Wichita County,  25  1940CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Sheppard AFB  
Clay County,     25  2015CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  Bluegrove   
Clay County,     25  2030CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  Bellevue
Clay County,     25  2140CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  10 S Henrietta
                 Thunderstorms in the western part of North Texas during the evening
                 hours on the 25th produced 1 tornado, hail up to 2 inches in diameter
                 and damaging winds.
                 A tornado touched down 2 miles north of Quanah at 1815CST. The F0
                 tornado occurred in an open field and no damage was reported. 
  
                 Thunderstorm winds estimated at 100 mph in combination with 2 inch
                 diameter hail destroyed a 20 x 20 foot storage building, damaged a
                 satellite dish and several homes, broke windows, downed fences and
                 telephone poles, stripped bark from trees and destroyed the cotton and
                 watermelon crops 4.5 miles north-northeast of Quanah. Thunderstorm
                 winds damaged roofs and knocked down trees and transformers in Quanah,
                 tore the roofs off of several barns just east of Quanah, knocked down
                 the front of a store and severely damaged the roof, downed numerous
                 trees and tree limbs and damaged railroad crossing gates in
                 Chillicothe, damaged the roof and a door of a doctors clinic in Vernon
                 and downed tree limbs in Benjamin and Odell.
Wichita County,  29  1545CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  S Wichita Falls
Wichita County,  29  1552CST            0    0            Hail (2.75)
  S Wichita Falls
Archer County,   29  1558CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  12 N Scotland   
Wichita County,  29  1600CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  SW Wichita Falls
Archer County,   29  1610CST            0    0            Hail (0.75)
  9 S Windthorst
Archer County,   29  1625CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  7 N Scotland
Archer County,   29  1625CST            0    0            Hail (2.75)
  Scotland    
Archer County,   29  1630CST  .01  30   0    0            Tornado (F0)
  5 SW Scotland   
Clay County,     29  1700CST            0    0            Hail (0.88)
  6 NW Shannon 
Archer County,   29  1705CST            0    0            Hail (1.00)
  4 S Windthorst    
Archer County,   29  1710CST            0    0            Hail (1.75)
  7 S Windthorst
  
Archer County,   29  1720CST            0    0            Hail (2.75)
  16 N Markley 
                 
                 Thunderstorms in the western part of North Texas during the afternoon
                 and evening hours on the 29th produced 1 tornado and hail up to
                 baseball size.
  
                 A tornado touched down 5 miles southwest of Scotland at 1630CST. This
                 F0 tornado occurred in an open field and no damage was reported.


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