Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF2
-- Length 11 Miles
-- Width 400 Yards
State COLORADO
County/Area KIOWA
WFO PUB
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-28 19:13:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 15S TOWNER
Begin Lat/Lon 38.25/-102.08
End Date 2007-03-28 19:35:00.0 MST-7
End Location 4S TOWNER
End Lat/Lon 38.41/-102.08
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
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 The Prowers County tornado crossed into Kiowa County and traveled another 11 miles...destroying electrical transmission poles (EF2 damage). The tornado did not hit any other structures in Kiowa County.


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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