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Event Tornado
-- Scale EF2
-- Length 7.5 Miles
-- Width 50 Yards
State OKLAHOMA
County/Area CANADIAN
WFO OUN
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-29 15:05:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2E YUKON
Begin Lat/Lon 35.5/-97.71
End Date 2007-03-29 15:25:00.0 CST-6
End Location 4ESE PIEDMONT
End Lat/Lon 35.63/-97.69
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 5/0
Property Damage 500.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Showers and thunderstorms developed during the morning hours over central Oklahoma. During the afternoon hours, thunderstorms began to show brief, but persistent signs of rotation, that later resulted in three tornadoes. The most significant tornado of the day struck the western Oklahoma City metro area, producing EF2 damage. Other tornadoes were reported near Okeene, and over northwest Garfield county. Damage was reported with each of these thunderstorms, which included roof damage, tree and power line damage, and automobile accidents. No fatalities were reported, but five direct injuries were reported in western Oklahoma City.
Event Narrative The tornado developed around 1505 CST near the intersection of NW 39th Street and Sara Road in western Oklahoma City, and moved north northeast. In this area several homes suffered roof and garage door damage. The tornado continued north along and just west of the Kilpatrick Turnpike. Significant damage was noted along NW 63rd Street, where a home was heavily damaged, several travel trailers and a boat were rolled and damaged. Several vehicles were also pushed by the wind. Another area of significant damage was noted along Wilshire Blvd., just west of the Kilpatrick Turnpike. In this area a travel trailer was destroyed, with additional damage to a home and several outbuildings. Two people were directly injured in the travel trailer. In addition, several hardwood trees were snapped, indicative of EF2 damage. The tornado appeared to have been at its widest toward the end of its path along Morgan Road just north of NW 122nd Street, and it was at this point along the path where the intensity appeared to have been at its highest. Several homes sustained significant roof and siding damage and several wooden power poles were snapped. A metal building was severely damaged. Just to the east of this location, three large electrical transmission towers were damaged. Spotty light damage continued a little further north before the tornado dissipated along Morgan Road north of Memorial Road at 1525 CST. Three additional people were directly injured on the Kilpatrick Turnpike. This EF2 tornado injured 5 people and caused an estimated half of a million dollars in 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 5 580.00K 0.00K
OKEENE BLAINE CO. OK 03/29/2007 14:05 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
YUKON CANADIAN CO. OK 03/29/2007 15:05 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 5 500.00K 0.00K
HILLSDALE GARFIELD CO. OK 03/29/2007 15:20 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
NASH GRANT CO. OK 03/29/2007 15:27 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 5 580.00K 0.00K