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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 1.75 Miles
-- Width 100 Yards
State TEXAS
County/Area BRISCOE
WFO LUB
Report Source Storm Chaser
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-28 17:10:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 15NNE SILVERTON
Begin Lat/Lon 34.66/-101.2
End Date 2007-03-28 17:16:00.0 CST-6
End Location 16NNE SILVERTON
End Lat/Lon 34.69/-101.19
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A supercell thunderstorm developed along the dryline over southeastern Swisher County, and quickly became tornadic. This storm produced a family of five tornadoes before it moved into Donley County of the Texas Panhandle. The most damaging tornado passed immediately west of Silverton (Briscoe County) shortly before 16:45 CST, where more than a half dozen utility poles and a few light structures were damaged.
Event Narrative A fifth tornado developed in a cyclic fashion around 17:10 CST just above the Caprock escarpment in northeastern Briscoe County. This tornado was observed by storm chasers, and was described as a rope tornado to the northeast of the larger cone tornado which was still in progress. This tornado additionally remained in open terrain and resulted in no damage.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 35.00K 0.00K
LOCKNEY FLOYD CO. TX 03/28/2007 16:07 CST-6 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KRESS SWISHER CO. TX 03/28/2007 16:20 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SILVERTON BRISCOE CO. TX 03/28/2007 16:22 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SILVERTON BRISCOE CO. TX 03/28/2007 16:28 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SILVERTON BRISCOE CO. TX 03/28/2007 16:43 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SILVERTON BRISCOE CO. TX 03/28/2007 16:43 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 35.00K 0.00K
SILVERTON BRISCOE CO. TX 03/28/2007 17:03 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SILVERTON BRISCOE CO. TX 03/28/2007 17:10 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 35.00K 0.00K