May 1-2, 2008 Severe Weather Outbreak

Severe thunderstorms erupted along a dry line across Central and Eastern Oklahoma on the evening of May 1st . These storms produced tornadoes across Pawnee and Osage Counties in Northeast Oklahoma before dissipating. Another round of severe thunderstorms occurred during the early morning hours of May 2nd as a potent cold front swept through the region. Several tornadoes were produced by these thunderstorms along with large hail and damaging winds.

Multimedia Review of the May 1-2, 2008 Severe Weather Event


May 1-2, 2008 Tornadoes
County
Location
Time
Rating
Length
Width
Pawnee
1 mile NE of Pawnee
Approx. 830 pm
EF-0
brief touchdown
 
Pawnee
5.5 miles NE of Pawnee to 4.5 miles S-SE of Ralston
Approx. 830 pm
EF-1
3 Miles
300 Yards
Osage
9 miles S-SE of Fairfax to 8 miles S-SW of Pawhuska
838-912 pm
EF-1
17 Miles
450 Yards
Osage
9 miles SW of Pawhuska to 5.5 miles W of Pawhuska
906-915 pm
EF-0
5 Miles
100 Yards
Creek
1 mile S of Bristow to 6.75 miles E-NE of Bristow
145-151 am
EF-0
7 Miles
250 Yards
Rogers/Mayes
9.5 miles E. of Claremore to 5.5 N-NW of Pryor
303-315 am
EF-1
9 Miles
500 Yards

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