Rare July Tornado in Oklahoma

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
230 PM CDT TUE JUL 10 2007

…DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FROM MUSKOGEE COUNTY…

EARLIER TODAY…AN NWS DAMAGE SURVEY TEAM REVIEWED A SHORT SWATH OF
DAMAGE THREE MILES EAST OF WARNER IN MUSKOGEE COUNTY THAT OCCURRED
ON JULY 9TH. A LARGE SECTION OF THE ROOF OF THE CHURCH WAS
REMOVED…A TIN STORAGE BARN WAS DESTROYED…TWO HOMES RECEIVED
MINOR DAMAGE…AND SEVERAL POWER POLES AND TREES WERE SNAPPED.
DAMAGE AND DEBRIS STRONGLY SUPPORTED A TORNADO WITH WIND SPEEDS OF
90 TO 95 MPH…WHICH IS IN THE LOWER END OF AN EF1 ON THE ENHANCED
FUJITA SCALE. THE TORNADO PRODUCED A DAMAGE PATH ABOUT 1/4 OF A MILE
IN LENGTH AND UP TO 50 YARDS IN WIDTH. THE ESTIMATED TIME OF THE
TORNADO IS 415 PM.

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EJC

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Putnam has been storm chasing since 1990 and is a co-founder of Hook-Echo.com. For his day job, Putnam works in emergency management for information technology.
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