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Surveys conducted by crews in the NWS Norman and NWS Tulsa forecast areas revealed that 8 tornadoes occurred during the afternoon and evening of May 19, 2013. A total of 7* tornadoes occurred in the NWS Norman forecast area in Oklahoma, Logan, Cleveland, Pottawatomie, and Lincoln Counties in central Oklahoma. A total of 2* tornadoes occurred in the NWS Tulsa forecast area in Okfuskee and Creek Counties in central Oklahoma. *The last tornado of the small tornado outbreak began in the NWS Norman forecast area in Lincoln County, and then crossed over into NWS Tulsa forecast area and traveled through Okfuskee and Creek Counties.

 
# Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
1 05/19/2013 1522-1530 4.5 900 EF1 0 0 Oklahoma Edmond (Near 33rd/S Boulevard - 0.3 NW E 15th/Air Depot)
2 05/19/2013 1533-1534 0.5 200 EF1 0 0 Oklahoma 1 SW Arcadia (just N of SH-66 near Post Road)
3 05/19/2013 1541-1624 21 1200 EF3 0 4 Oklahoma/ Logan/ Lincoln 3 NW Luther - Carney (SE) - 3 SE Tryon
4 05/19/2013 1700-1750 23 1500 EF4 2 10 Cleveland/ Pottawatomie East Norman (8 E downtown) - 6.5 ESE McLoud
5 05/19/2013 1740-1743 2 30 EF0 0 0 Pottawatomie 4 SSE - 2.5 SE Dale
6 05/19/2013 1747-1748 0.2 50 EF0 0 0 Creek 2 WNW Shamrock
7 05/19/2013 1759-1812 7 450 EF2 0 0 Pottawatomie/ Lincoln 6 WSW Prague - 2.5 N Prague
8 05/19/2013 1817-1840 14 700 EF1 0 0 Lincoln/ Okfuskee/ Creek 3.5 NE Prague - 5.3 SSW Iron Post