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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
 

Sixteen tornadoes have been confirmed in Oklahoma and western north Texas in the NWS Norman forecast area for the May 6th severe weather event.

Tornadoes by Intensity
EF? EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
0 11 2 1 2 0 0 16
 
Tornado
Number
Date Time
(CST)
Length
of Path
(miles)
Width
of Path
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Location
1 05/06/2015 1342-1345  2  50 EF0 0 0 Caddo 2.5 E - 3 ENE Apache
2 05/06/2015 1353-1353 0.5  50 EF0 0  0 Caddo 4 NW Cyril
3 05/06/2015 1533-1626 10 1500 EF3 0  0 Grady 4.5 E Amber - 4 NNE Bridge Creek
4 05/06/2015 1537-1538 0.1  20 EF0 0  0 Major 5 S Ringwood
5 05/06/2015 1548-1548 0.3 50 EF0 0 0 Grady 5 ENE Amber
6 05/06/2015 1615-1615 0.3  10 EF0 0  0 Garfield 2 SSW Carrier
7 05/06/2015 1633-1635 1  200 EF1 0  0 McClain 2 SE Newcastle
8 05/06/2015 1646-1646 0.5 25 EF0 0 0 Cleveland Norman
9 05/06/2015 1653-1710 3 1000 EF1 0  0 Cleveland Norman
10 05/06/2015 1733-1733 0.3  30 EF0 0  0 Dewey 10 ESE Seiling
11 05/06/2015 1745-1745 3.5  200 EF0 0  0 Caddo 4 NNW - 6 N Verden
12 05/06/2015 1756-1757 0.3  20 EF0 0  0 Grant 5 SSW Wakita
13 05/06/2015 1849-1851 0.5  40 EF0 0  0 Grady 3 SE Tuttle
14 05/06/2015 1911-1921 3.5  200 EF0 0  0 Grady 4 ENE Tuttle - 2 NE Bridge Creek
15 05/06/2015 1941-1948 2 700 EF3 0 12 Oklahoma Southeast Oklahoma City
16 05/06/2015 1949-2012 7 250 EF2 0 0 Archer 7 WNW Archer City - 4 N Archer City