Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 54 kts.
State OKLAHOMA
County/Area ELLIS
WFO OUN
Begin Date 11/15/2006 03:10:00 CST-6
End Date 11/15/2006 04:05:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong surface low pressure moved across the region causing strong to high wind gusts across approximately the western two-thirds of Oklahoma from the early morning hours through part of the day. Numerous wind gusts of 35 knots to 49 knots (40-57 mph) were measured across Oklahoma by Oklahoma mesonet and ASOS stations, along with many high wind gusts of 50 to 59 knots (58-68 mph). The strongest wind gusts of 59 knots (68 mph) were measured at the Oklahoma mesonet stations located 10 miles east-northeast of Willow in Kiowa county and 6 miles southwest of Cheyenne in Roger Mills county. The high winds caused damage across the area on November 15. In Elk City in Beckham county, the roofs of some buildings in the industrial area were damaged. The entire roof of a trailer home was also ripped off. The roof of a building that was built in 1909 and housed the Shattuck Windmill Museum in Ellis county was damaged by the high winds. Two tractor trailer rigs traveling on Interstate 40 were overturned. One tractor trailer overturned near Elk City in Beckham county at mile marker 32 around 0200 CST. Less than two hours later a second tractor trailer overturned near the town of Canute in Washita county near mile marker 45 on Interstate 40. These two accidents closed parts of Interstate 40 for about two hours. No injuries were reported in these accidents.|Numerous power outages were reported and power lines downed across the area due to the high winds. Power lines were downed in Moore in Cleveland county causing the cancellation of classes at the Winding Creek Elementary school for the day. Power lines were also downed in Greer county near Mangum and Granite causing several wildfires. Trees and power lines were downed in Lone Wolf in Kiowa county. A large window at the post office in Lone Wolf was blown out. Power outages were also reported in Enid in Garfield county, Shawnee in Pottawatomie county, and Oklahoma City in Oklahoma county.
Event Narrative


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 195.00K 0.00K
CENTER RIDGE CONWAY CO. AR 02/27/1996 12:20 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROGER MILLS (ZONE) ROGER MILLS (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 00:35 CST-6 High Wind 59 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DEWEY (ZONE) DEWEY (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 01:10 CST-6 High Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODWARD (ZONE) WOODWARD (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 01:35 CST-6 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CUSTER (ZONE) CUSTER (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 01:40 CST-6 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARPER (ZONE) HARPER (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 01:55 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BECKHAM (ZONE) BECKHAM (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 02:00 CST-6 High Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 70.00K 0.00K
WOODS (ZONE) WOODS (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 02:00 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KIOWA (ZONE) KIOWA (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 02:25 CST-6 High Wind 59 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
HARMON (ZONE) HARMON (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 02:30 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELLIS (ZONE) ELLIS (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 03:10 CST-6 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
WASHITA (ZONE) WASHITA (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 03:35 CST-6 High Wind 56 kts. MG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
COMANCHE (ZONE) COMANCHE (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 03:40 CST-6 High Wind 56 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STEPHENS (ZONE) STEPHENS (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 04:27 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
TILLMAN (ZONE) TILLMAN (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 05:40 CST-6 High Wind 58 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JACKSON (ZONE) JACKSON (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 06:10 CST-6 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREER (ZONE) GREER (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 07:18 CST-6 High Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
GRADY (ZONE) GRADY (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 07:20 CST-6 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLEVELAND (ZONE) CLEVELAND (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 08:30 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
POTTAWATOMIE (ZONE) POTTAWATOMIE (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 13:20 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
OKLAHOMA (ZONE) OKLAHOMA (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 13:35 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
GARFIELD (ZONE) GARFIELD (ZONE) OK 11/15/2006 14:25 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 195.00K 0.00K