Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 4.62 Miles
-- Width 200 Yards
County/Area KIOWA
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-28 19:40:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 2ESE TOWNER
Begin Lat/Lon 38.4603/-102.0501
End Date 2007-03-28 19:51:00.0 MST-7
End Location 5NE TOWNER
End Lat/Lon 38.5211/-102.0147
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 2.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
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 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 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 A second tornado developed from the same supercell that spawned the Holly tornado. It destroyed four electrical transmission poles on State Highway 96...east of Towner...and then moved through a rural area...before crossing into Greeley County Kansas.


Event Map:

Note: The tornado track is approximate based on the beginning (B) and ending (E) locations. The actual tornado path may differ from a straight line.

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