Preliminary survey report: EF-2 Tornado struck Rocky, Oklahoma

The featured photo (which can be seen above) was captured by Chad Vandever. 

According to the National Weather Service storm (damage) survey team, preliminary (prelim) results indicate at least an EF-2 hit a small town in Washita County, Oklahoma (OK) – Rocky to be precise – on Tuesday.

Photo credit: Stephen Jones

The Tornado was on the ground for almost thirteen miles – starting in Hobart and ending in Cordell.  The cone Tornado had a width of four hundred yards. The Tornado had a (peak) wind speed estimated at one hundred and fifteen miles per hour to one hundred and twenty miles per hour.

No deaths or injuries have been reported in connection with this Tornado, thankfully. However, at least five mobile homes and several outbuildings were damaged. Trees and utility poles were also damaged.


Large Tornado captured on camera in Washita County, Oklahoma

When more video emerges, we will post it. THAT’S FOR SURE!

UPDATE: Footage of the significant large night-time has just emerged online – via SVL Media – watch in the video below.

A large night-time Tornado has been captured on camera in Washita County, Oklahoma – in/around the area of Rocky to be precise – see in the photo below.

Photo credit: Val Castor

The photo was captured by Val Castor when the Tornado struck – yesterday, late night…

…However, News on 9’s meteorologist Matt Mahler posted the shot on his official Twitter account. Find more relating photos/screen grabs below.

Photo credit: Chad Vandever – @ChadVandever
Screen grab capture credit: Stephen Jones – @Tornado_Steejo