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NOUS44 KOUN 301444

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Norman OK
943 AM CDT Fri Apr 30 2021

...Public Information Statement...

...NWS Damage Survey For 04/27/21 to 04/28/21 Tornado Events...

.Overview... Two tornadoes have been surveyed from the severe storms
on the afternoon of April 27 and morning of April 28.

.West of Truscott Texas...

Rating:                 EF3
Estimated Peak Wind:    136 to 140 mph
Path Length /statute/:  8 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   Approximately 300 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             04/27/2021
Start Time:             03:49 PM CDT
Start Location:         6 W Truscott / Knox County / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          33.75 / -99.92

End Date:               04/27/2021
End Time:               04:05 PM CDT
End Location:           3 NNE Truscott / Knox County / TX
End Lat/Lon:            33.79 / -99.79

Summary: This tornado formed approximately six miles west of
Truscott and initially moved just north of due east with
occasional damage to mesquite trees. As it approached County Road
2610 and FM 1756 a semi truck was knocked over and a 4000 pound
cattle feeder was blown about 850 feet to the north-northeast.
Two structures on the southeast side of Truscott-Brine Lake
received roof and window damage. Utility poles were broken from
the area just southeast of Truscott-Brine Lake to State Highway
6, including steel utility poles that were bent. The tornado
weakened and then dissipated after crossing Highway 6.

.East of Pauls Valley Oklahoma...

Rating:                 EF1
Estimated Peak Wind:    105 to 110 mph
Path Length /statute/:  4 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   Approximately 150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             04/28/2021
Start Time:             12:00 AM CDT
Start Location:         4 N Wynnewood / Garvin County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          34.70 / -97.17

End Date:               04/28/2021
End Time:               12:10 AM CDT
End Location:           5 ENE Pauls Valley / Garvin County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            34.76 / -97.14

Summary: This tornado formed approximately four miles north of
Wynnewood along the Cherokee Sandy Creek and moved northeast. Access
to the entire track was limited by flooded roads, but the tornado
appeared to have moved through relatively open country for 1.8 miles
before striking a small farm on N CR 3285. The tornado destroyed one
barn and damaged another on the south end of the farm, and destroyed
a larger barn on the north side of the farm. A home nearby also
sustained broken windows and numerous trees were downed or uprooted.
Several outbuildings on the property were damaged or destroyed.
Several power poles were broken and trees were damaged
intermittently along the tornados path as it moved again through
relatively open country. The tornado struck another farm on N CR
3290. A section of a homes roof was removed, one barn destroyed and
another damaged on the farm, and several large trees were damaged or
uprooted. The tornado continued through open country before
dissipating about one half mile northeast of the farm.

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

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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