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Cordell, OK F3 Tornado

 

The following 8 images were taken by a Kiowa County Deputy, Doug Beamon, one mile north of Cordell, OK at ~5:30 PM CDT on 10/09/2001. He was located about two hundred yards away from the tornado as moved north-northeast and he was driving south into Cordell

Photo for the October 9, 2001 Cordell, OK F3 Tornado Photo for the October 9, 2001 Cordell, OK F3 Tornado
Photo for the October 9, 2001 Cordell, OK F3 Tornado Photo for the October 9, 2001 Cordell, OK F3 Tornado
Photo for the October 9, 2001 Cordell, OK F3 Tornado Photo for the October 9, 2001 Cordell, OK F3 Tornado
 

These following two photos were taken by a resident of Cordell at ~5:10 PM CDT on 10/09/2001 as this F3 tornado approached the town from the southwest.

Photo of the October 9, 2001 Cordell, OK F3 Tornado
 
Photo of the October 9, 2001 Cordell, OK F3 Tornado