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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
423 PM CDT TUE JUN 24 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR JUNE 22 TORNADO AND STRAIGHT LINE WIND EVENT...

A LONG-LIVED SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM SLOWLY TRACKED SOUTH TO SOUTHWESTWARD
ACROSS PORTIONS OF BEAVER COUNTY OKLAHOMA...LIPSCOMB AND HEMPHILL COUNTIES
IN TEXAS. PRELIMINARY INFORMATION SUGGEST THIS STORM PRODUCED UP TO SIX
WEAK TORNADOES. STORM SPOTTERS OBSERVED AND PHOTOGRAPHED SEVERAL OF THESE
BRIEF TORNADOES. OTHERS PRODUCED MINOR DAMAGE AND WERE CONFIRMED THROUGH
NWS SURVEYS. SEVERAL OF THE TORNADOES WERE LIKELY OBSCURED BY HEAVY RAIN
AND HAIL...AND RESULTED IN INTERMITTENT DAMAGE PATHS.

DURING THE LATE EVENING...ADDITIONAL SEVERE STORMS DEVELOPED ALONG AN
ADVANCING COLD FRONT. THESE STORMS PRODUCED DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS
IN THE PAMPA VICINITY.

.9 MILES WEST OF SLAPOUT OK TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 22 2014
START TIME:             542 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         9 MILES WEST OF SLAPOUT OK

END DATE:               JUNE 22 2014
END TIME:               550 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           9 MILES WEST OF SLAPOUT OK

MINOR DAMAGE TO AN OLD BARN AS WELL AS MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO A
MANUFACTURED HOME. A FEW OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED. TORNADO DRIFTED
SOUTH ACROSS US HWY 412.


.14 MILES WEST OF SLAPOUT OK TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   150 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 22 2014
START TIME:             603 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         14 WEST OF SLAPOUT OK

END DATE:               JUNE 22 2014
END TIME:               613 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           18 WEST OF SLAPOUT OK

AT LEAST TWO DOZEN POWER POLES SNAPPED WITH DAMAGE TO A BARN WITH THE
EAST WALL AND ROOF MISSING. A CENTER PIVOT IRRIGATION SYSTEM WAS DAMAGED.
ADDITIONAL ROOF AND WALL DAMAGE TO A BARN AND HOUSE.

.7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ELMWOOD OK...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 22 2014
START TIME:             631 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ELMWOOD OK

END DATE:               JUNE 22 2014
END TIME:               632 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ELMWOOD OK

TOPS OF TREES SNAPPED AND A METAL GARAGE COMPLETELY DESTROYED.

.5 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF DARROUZETT TX...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 22 2014
START TIME:             657 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         5 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF DARROUZETT TX

END DATE:               JUNE 22 2014
END TIME:               703 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DARROUZETT TX

STORM CHASERS REPORTED TORNADO ON THE GROUND WITH A CENTER PIVOT
IRRIGATION SYSTEM FLIPPED AND DAMAGED.

.6 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF LIPSCOMB TX...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    65 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1 MILE
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 22 2014
START TIME:             722 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         6 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF LIPSCOMB TX

END DATE:               JUNE 22 2014
END TIME:               723 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           5 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF LIPSCOMB TX

STORM CHASERS REPORTED BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWN.

.9 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF CANADIAN TX...

RATING:                 PRELIMINARILY EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    AT LEAST 60 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  UNKNOWN
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   UNKNOWN
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 22 2014
START TIME:             945 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         9 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF CANADIAN TX

END DATE:               JUNE 22 2014
END TIME:               953 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           9 MILES WEST OF CANADIAN TX

DAMAGE REPORTED ON RED DEER CREEK ROAD TO A FARMSTEAD AND SEVERAL
BARNS. NWS AMARILLO IS CURRENTLY AWAITING RESULTS FROM STORM SURVEY
TO OFFICIALLY RATE THIS TORNADO.

.PAMPA TX EXTREME STRAIGHTLINE WIND EVENT...

PEAK WIND:   MEASURED 93 MPH/DAMAGE ESTIMATED 100 MPH
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               2

START DATE:             JUNE 22 2014
START TIME:             1111 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4 MILES NORTH OF PAMPA TX

END DATE:               JUNE 22 2014
END TIME:               1140 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4 MILES SOUTH OF PAMPA TX

WIDESPREAD STRAIGHTLINE WIND DAMAGE ACROSS CENTRAL AND EAST PAMPA
WITH A MEASURED WIND GUST OF 93 MPH ON THE TEXAS TECH MESONET
2 MILES EAST OF PAMPA. 2 TRAILERS WERE ROLLED WHERE 2 INJURIES
OCCURRED. NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER POLES WERE SNAPPED. SIGNIFICANT
ROOF DAMAGE TO SEVERAL STRUCTURES ACROSS EAST AND SOUTHEAST PAMPA.

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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KNS/CM/ABM/TL





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