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Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week. Read More >

Tornado
Table
A1 A2 B1 B2 B3 B4 C1 C2 D1 D2 D3 E1
 

Tornado Data

 
Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
B3 05/24/2011 1537-1539 1.5 50 EF0 0 0 Canadian 3 NW Richland
 

A Storm Prediction Center employee observed a satellite tornado rotating around the primary Calumet-El Reno-Piedmont-Guthrie tornado for a couple of minutes to the northwest of Richland. This tornado produced no known damage that was distinguished from the primary tornado.

 

Tornado Track

 
Preliminary Tornado Track for the Richland Satellite Tornado of May 24, 2011n
 

Radar Imagery

 
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Radar Relectivity and Storm Relative Velocity
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Combination Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 4:36 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
4:36 PM CDT
Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) Combination Radar Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity at 4:40 PM CDT on 5/24/2011
4:40 PM CDT
 

Tornado Warnings and Warning Updates

 
WWUS54 KOUN 242132
SVSOUN

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
432 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2011

OKC017-242145-
/O.CON.KOUN.TO.W.0044.000000T0000Z-110524T2145Z/
CANADIAN OK-
432 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2011

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN CANADIAN COUNTY...

AT 431 PM CDT...A LARGE...VIOLENT TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN THE 
NORTHERN PARTS OF EL RENO...MOVING EAST-NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. PERSONS 
IN EL RENO...PIEDMONT...AND NORTHERN YUKON NEED TO BE TAKING 
SHELTER! THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION!

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE CONCHO...EL RENO...NORTHWESTERN
  OKLAHOMA CITY...OKARCHE...PIEDMONT AND RICHLAND.

LAT...LON 3573 9806 3573 9779 3573 9767 3552 9767
      3551 9800 3556 9809
TIME...MOT...LOC 2131Z 256DEG 26KT 3558 9793

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