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NOUS44 KOUN 220452 CCA  
PNSOUN  
OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-220745-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK  
1152 PM CDT TUE MAY 21 2024  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 5/19/2024 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
   
NEAR BUTLER AND CUSTER CITY
 
 
RATING: EF2  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 120 TO 125 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 15 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: APPROXIMATELY 1500 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: TO BE DETERMINED  
 
START DATE: 05/19/2024  
START TIME: 07:24 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 4 E BUTLER / CUSTER COUNTY / OK  
START LAT/LON: 35.64 / -99.11  
 
END DATE: 05/19/2024  
END TIME: 08:02 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 5 N CUSTER CITY / CUSTER COUNTY / OK  
END LAT/LON: 35.74 / -98.89  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
A LARGE MULTIPLE VORTEX TORNADO MOVED EAST AND NORTHEAST FROM  
EAST OF BUTLER TO NORTH OF CUSTER CITY. BESIDES THE TORNADO,  
WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE ALSO OCCURRED BOTH SOUTH AND NORTH OF THE  
TORNADO PATH. THE TOTAL WIDTH OF DAMAGE PATH WAS NEARLY THREE  
MILES, BUT THE TORNADO ITSELF WAS LIKELY AROUND ONE MILE IN  
WIDTH. A FEW HOMES, AND NUMEROUS TREES AND FARM BUILDINGS WERE  
DAMAGED ALONG THE PATH.  
   
NORTH OF WEATHERFORD
 
 
RATING: EF1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 105 TO 110 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 5 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 440 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 05/19/2024  
START TIME: 08:05 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 6 ESE CUSTER CITY / CUSTER COUNTY / OK  
START LAT/LON: 35.63 / -98.77  
 
END DATE: 05/19/2024  
END TIME: 08:14 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 6 N WEATHERFORD / CUSTER COUNTY / OK  
END LAT/LON: 35.62 / -98.69  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
A TORNADO MOVED EAST-SOUTHEAST AND THEN EAST CROSSING STATE  
HIGHWAY 58 NORTH OF WEATHERFORD. A FEW HOMES WERE DAMAGED AS WELL  
AS NUMEROUS TREES AND BUILDINGS.  
   
SOUTH OF HYDRO
 
 
RATING: EF0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 75 TO 80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.8 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 40 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 05/19/2024  
START TIME: 08:24 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: HYDRO / CADDO COUNTY / OK  
START LAT/LON: 35.54 / -98.58  
 
END DATE: 05/19/2024  
END TIME: 08:24 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 1 SSE HYDRO / CADDO COUNTY / OK  
END LAT/LON: 35.53 / -98.57  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
MULTIPLE PEOPLE WITNESSED A TORNADO CROSS INTERSTATE 40 JUST TO  
THE SOUTHEAST OF HYDRO. ONE SEMI ON THE INTERSTATE WAS BLOWN OVER  
AND A DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FACILITY WAS DAMAGED.  
   
SOUTHWEST OF YUKON
 
 
RATING: EF2  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 125 TO 130 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 7 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 300 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 05/19/2024  
START TIME: 09:34 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 3 NE UNION CITY / CANADIAN COUNTY / OK  
START LAT/LON: 35.43 / -97.91  
 
END DATE: 05/19/2024  
END TIME: 09:48 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4 WSW YUKON / CANADIAN COUNTY / OK  
END LAT/LON: 35.48 / -97.81  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
A TORNADO DEVELOPED SOUTHWEST OF SW 29TH STREET AND RADIO STREET  
AND MOVED NORTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA CITY TO NEAR NW  
10TH STREET AND CIMARRON ROAD. HOMES, TREES AND POWER POLES WERE  
DAMAGED ALONG THE PATH.  
   
SOUTHEAST OF EL RENO
 
 
RATING: EF0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 75 TO 80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 30 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 05/19/2024  
START TIME: 09:43 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 4 NNE UNION CITY / CANADIAN COUNTY / OK  
START LAT/LON: 35.45 / -97.92  
 
END DATE: 05/19/2024  
END TIME: 09:53 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4 S EL RENO / CANADIAN COUNTY / OK  
END LAT/LON: 35.47 / -97.94  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
A TORNADO WAS REPORTED BY STORM SPOTTERS AND CHASERS. A SIGN WAS  
DAMAGED ALONG US-81 SOUTH OF EL RENO, OTHERWISE THE TORNADO MOVED  
THROUGH RURAL AREAS. THE TORNADO LIKELY MOVED FROM NEAR SW 15TH  
STREET AND ALLENDALE STREET NORTH AND THEN NORTHWEST CROSSING  
US-81 SOUTH OF 10TH STREET.  
   
WOODS COUNTY #1
 
 
RATING: EF1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 100 TO 105 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.6 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 300 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 05/19/2024  
START TIME: 10:53 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 6 NW WAYNOKA / WOODS COUNTY / OK  
START LAT/LON: 36.65 / -98.96  
 
END DATE: 05/19/2024  
END TIME: 10:56 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 6 NNW WAYNOKA / WOODS COUNTY / OK  
END LAT/LON: 36.67 / -98.93  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
A TORNADO DEVELOPED IN WOODS COUNTY NORTHWEST OF WAYNOKA. THERE  
WAS DAMAGE TO OIL FIELD EQUIPMENT, OUTBUILDINGS AND TREES.  
   
WOODS COUNTY #2
 
 
RATING: EF0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 75 TO 80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.5 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 30 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 05/19/2024  
START TIME: 11:01 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 5 NNW WAYNOKA / WOODS COUNTY / OK  
START LAT/LON: 36.65 / -98.94  
 
END DATE: 05/19/2024  
END TIME: 11:07 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 5 NNW WAYNOKA / WOODS COUNTY / OK  
END LAT/LON: 36.66 / -98.92  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
A SECOND TORNADO DEVELOPED NORTHWEST OF WAYNOKA IN WOODS COUNTY  
AND DAMAGED A BARN.  
 

 
 
EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE  
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:  
 
EF0.....65 TO 85 MPH  
EF1.....86 TO 110 MPH  
EF2.....111 TO 135 MPH  
EF3.....136 TO 165 MPH  
EF4.....166 TO 200 MPH  
EF5.....>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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