Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF3
-- Length 17 Miles
-- Width 900 Yards
State COLORADO
County/Area PROWERS
WFO PUB
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-28 18:54:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 2S HOLLY
Begin Lat/Lon 38.02/-102.12
End Date 2007-03-28 19:13:00.0 MST-7
End Location 15N HOLLY
End Lat/Lon 38.27/-102.12
Deaths Direct/Indirect 2/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 9/0
Property Damage 4.00M
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A few severe thunderstorms occurred over extreme southeast Colorado... producing damaging winds and large hail. One supercell generated large hail...damaging winds...and two tornadoes. The tornado which struck Holly...rural northeast Prowers County...and rural southeast Kiowa County had a maximum rating of EF3. The path width reached a maximum of around 900 yards in extreme northeast Prowers County. Prior to this...as the tornado moved through Holly...the path width was around 600 feet. Over 200 residences and other buildings were affected or destroyed. Two people were killed and nine others were injured. The damage path was around 28 miles long...extending into Kiowa County. The last substantial damage with the tornado was 12 miles north of Holly...in northeast Prowers County...where a ranch sustained high end EF3 damage. As the supercell cycled through...another tornado occurred east of Towner...and moved into Kansas.
Event Narrative With a maximum rating of EF3 and a maximum damage path width of 900 yards, the tornado raced through Holly, causing two fatalities and nine injuries.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 29 Female Mobile/Trailer Home
Death 76 Female Permanent Home


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 2 9 4.012M 0.00K
SHERIDAN LAKE KIOWA CO. CO 03/28/2007 16:40 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BRISTOL PROWERS CO. CO 03/28/2007 18:02 MST-7 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHERIDAN LAKE KIOWA CO. CO 03/28/2007 18:20 MST-7 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOLLY PROWERS CO. CO 03/28/2007 18:54 MST-7 Tornado EF3 2 9 4.000M 0.00K
TOWNER KIOWA CO. CO 03/28/2007 19:13 MST-7 Tornado EF2 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
TOWNER KIOWA CO. CO 03/28/2007 19:40 MST-7 Tornado EF1 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
Totals: 2 9 4.012M 0.00K