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Fire Weather Concerns Persist Across the West; Below Normal Temperatures for the Midwest and East

As a cold front moves through the western states, gusty conditions will bring fire weather concerns through the weekend from the interior Northwest into the Great Basin and Rockies. Elsewhere, temperatures will run ten or more degrees below normal from the Upper Midwest into much of the eastern U.S. Tropical development may bring heavy rainfall to parts of the western Gulf Coast this weekend. Read More >

May 10, 2008 Severe Weather Outbreak
Haywood Tornado

 

A tornado touched down 4 miles west northwest of Haywood in Pittsburg County and lifted 6 miles east northeast of Haywood. The tornado was rated an EF2 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale with winds between 120 and 130 mph. The tornado track was 10 miles long and 200 yards wide at its widest point.

 

May 10, 2008 Pittsburg County (Haywood) Tornado
path of may 10, 2008 picher, oklahoma tornado
 Number below corresponds to damage at that location. Click image to enlarge.
 

 

1: 1 mile north of Haywood. House built in 1918 with a portion added on. (looking northeast) 2: 1 mile north of Haywood. House built in 1918 with a portion added on. (looking west southwest) 3: 1 mile north of Haywood. Twisted canoe. (looking south)
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4: 1 mile north of Haywood. Rolled truck. Destroyed barn in the background. Small tractors has also been rolled. (looking east) 5: 1 mile north of Haywood. House missing a portion of its roof. Garage (not shown) also failed. (looking northeast) 6: Northeast of Haywood. Carport destroyed. Three vehicles parked under the carport were moved. Arrows show where the vehicles had been parked. The lightest weight SUV was rolled over the 1-ton pickup truck. (looking northeast)
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Radar Images
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