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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX  
307 PM CDT MON JUN 24 2019  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 6/22/2019 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
   
OVERVIEW
 
 
A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DAMAGE SURVEY CREW DETERMINED TWO TORNADOES  
PRODUCED EF-0 DAMAGE TO THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST OF GOODNIGHT, TEXAS.  
DAMAGE FROM THESE TORNADOES WAS OBSERVED TO THE SOUTH AND TO THE  
NORTH OF US 287, MAINLY BETWEEN ARMSTRONG COUNTY ROADS 29 AND 30.  
 
THE FIRST TORNADO BEGAN AROUND 10:43 PM, WHERE MINOR VEGETATION  
DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED IN THE CANYON. AS THE TORNADO MOVED NORTH,  
A CENTER PIVOT IRRIGATION SYSTEM WAS DAMAGED, AS WELL AS ONE HOME.  
THIS FIRST TORNADO MOVED EAST AND NORTHEAST, BEFORE DISSIPATING BEFORE  
REACHING US287.  
 
ABOUT FIVE MINUTES LATER, THE SECOND TORNADO DEVELOPED TO THE NORTH  
AND WEST OF WHERE THE FIRST TORNADO DISSIPATED. THIS TORNADO MOVED  
DUE NORTH AT FIRST, PRODUCING MINOR TREE DAMAGE. THE TORNADO THEN  
TURNED NORTHWEST, CAUSING DAMAGE TO ONE CABIN HOME, CREATING A DEBRIS  
FIELD TO THE NORTHEAST, NORTHWEST, AND SOUTHEAST. THIS TORNADO  
CONTINUED TO MOVE NORTHWEST, COMPLETELY DESTROYING ANOTHER CENTER  
PIVOT IRRIGATION SYSTEM. JUST AFTER 11 PM, THE SECOND TORNADO  
DISSIPATED AS WELL.  
   
EAST OF GOODNIGHT - SOUTH OF 287
 
 
RATING: EF0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.62 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50.0 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 06/22/2019  
START TIME: 10:43 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 4 SE GOODNIGHT / ARMSTRONG COUNTY / TX  
START LAT/LON: 34.9992 / -101.1359  
 
END DATE: 06/22/2019  
END TIME: 10:49 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4 E GOODNIGHT / ARMSTRONG COUNTY / TX  
END LAT/LON: 35.0263 / -101.108  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
DAMAGE FIRST NOTED IN THE CANYON, JUST BEFORE THE FIRST DAMAGE POINT.  
THE TORNADO DAMAGED ABOUT A QUARTER OF A WATER FILLED CENTER  
PIVOT IRRIGATION SYSTEM SOUTH OF US 287 AND WEST OF ARMSTRONG  
COUNTY ROAD 29. THE TORNADO MOVED NORTHEAST, CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE  
TO THE ROOF OF ONE HOUSE BEFORE DISSIPATING BEFORE CROSSING THE  
HIGHWAY.  
   
EAST OF GOODNIGHT - NORTH OF 287
 
 
RATING: EF0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.18 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 200.0 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 06/22/2019  
START TIME: 10:55 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 5 E GOODNIGHT / ARMSTRONG COUNTY / TX  
START LAT/LON: 35.0339 / -101.0967  
 
END DATE: 06/22/2019  
END TIME: 11:04 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4 ENE GOODNIGHT / ARMSTRONG COUNTY / TX  
END LAT/LON: 35.062 / -101.1098  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
THIS TORNADO FORMED JUST AS THE FIRST TORNADO DISSIPATED. THE  
TORNADO BEGAN JUST NORTH OF US287 ON THE EAST SIDE OF ARMSTRONG  
COUNTY ROAD 30, WHERE MINOR TREE DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED. AS THE  
TORNADO INITIALLY MOVED DUE NORTH, THE STORM DAMAGED SEVERAL  
TREES AND ONE CABIN. THE STORM PRODUCED DAMAGE TO OVER HALF OF  
THE ROOFING DECK, BLOWING PORTIONS OF THE ROOF TO THE NORTHEAST,  
NORTHWEST, AND SOUTHEAST. AS THE STORM CONTINUED TO MOVE NORTH  
AND WEST, THE TORNADO BLEW SEVERAL EMPTY TRUCK CONTAINERS TO  
THE WEST, CAUSING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO ONE POWER POLE.  
 
EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE  
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:  
 
EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH  
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH  
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH  
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH  
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH  
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH  
 
NOTE:  
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO  
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS  
STORM DATA.  
 

 
 
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