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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
928 PM CST Wed Nov 25 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11/24/2020 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...A line of strong to severe thunderstorms moved through
eastern Oklahoma during the evening of November 24th. One
thunderstorm within the line produced two tornadoes. Details
regarding the tornadoes based on a ground survey of damage follows:

.Kinta Oklahoma Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    95 to 105 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  3 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   200 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             November 24 2020
Start Time:             8:54 pm CST
Start Location:         4.4 WSW Kinta / Haskell County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          35.104 / -95.316

End Date:               November 24 2020
End Time:               8:59 pm CST
End Location:           1.7 WNW Kinta / Haskell County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            35.124 / -95.269

Survey Summary: This tornado destroyed a mobile home, snapped power
poles, damaged the roofs of a couple homes, and snapped tree limbs
as it moved northeast.

.Spiro Oklahoma Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 to 100 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  4 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   250 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             November 24 2020
Start Time:             9:50 pm CST
Start Location:         1.3 NE Spiro / Le Flore County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          35.258 / -94.609

End Date:               November 24 2020
End Time:               9:57 pm CST
End Location:           1.5 SE Fort Coffee / Le Flore County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            35.281 / -94.545

Survey Summary: This tornado developed in the Arkansas River bottoms
northeast of Spiro where trees were uprooted. The tornado moved
east-northeast, uprooting several more trees and damaging a barn
before dissipating. It produced a radar detected tornadic debris
signature from the KSRX WSR-88D.

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.

$$

EJC


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