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Borden/Howard County Tornadoes June 5



A family of tornadoes struck the area around Lake J. B. Thomas Sunday evening. Four tornadoes developed from a supercell thunderstorm near the Borden and Howard County line north of Big Spring around 7 PM CDT.

Tornado as seen northwest of Westbrook. Photo courtesy Stacie Goswick - Westbrook Volunteer Fire Department.



National Weather Service Doppler radar image of the tornadic storm at 23:57 UTC (6:57 PM CDT) over southeastern Borden County.