National Weather Service in Tulsa confirms EF-1 tornadoes in Muskogee, Delaware Counties

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TULSA, Okla. (KNWA/KFTA) — The National Weather Service in Tulsa confirmed an EF-1 tornado in Muskogee County as well as another EF-1 tornado in Delaware County.

Here are the complete details from the public information statement.

..WEBBERS FALLS OKLAHOMA TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  13.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   900 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             10/10/2021
START TIME:             11:30 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3.3 ESE WARNER / MUSKOGEE COUNTY / OK
START LAT/LON:          35.483 / -95.253

END DATE:               10/10/2021
END TIME:               11:47 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1.5 NW PARADISE HILL / SEQUOYAH COUNTY / OK
END LAT/LON:            35.6341 / -95.1012

SURVEY SUMMARY:
A LONG-TRACK SUPERCELL PRODUCED THIS TORNADO, WHICH DEVELOPED NEAR
I-40 EAST-SOUTHEAST OF WARNER, TO THE EAST OF S 75TH STREET E. IT
MOVED NORTHEAST ACROSS HIGHWAY 64, AND THEN CROSSED THE MUSKOGEE
TURNPIKE NEAR E 163RD STREET S. THE TORNADO THEN MOVED OVER THE
ARKANSAS RIVER, AND CROSSED THE MUSKOGEE/SEQUOYAH COUNTY LINE NEAR
ITS INTERSECTION WITH HIGHWAY 10A. IT DISSIPATED BEFORE REACHING
CHEROKEE COUNTY, NORTHWEST OF PARADISE HILL. THE TORNADO DAMAGED
HOMES, DESTROYED OUTBUILDINGS, SNAPPED AND UPROOTED NUMEROUS TREES,
AND BLEW DOWN NUMEROUS POWER POLES.

The National Weather Service survey team finished up more surveys October 12. It says it noted tree and home damage along the path of the tornado.

Here’s the details on the Eucha tornado.

..EUCHA OKLAHOMA TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  5.9 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   200 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             10/11/2021
START TIME:             12:10 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         6.8 SE EUCHA / DELAWARE COUNTY / OK
START LAT/LON:          36.302 / -94.834

END DATE:               10/11/2021
END TIME:               12:18 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           6.7 ESE EUCHA / DELAWARE COUNTY / OK
END LAT/LON:            36.369 / -94.767

SURVEY SUMMARY:
THIS TORNADO DEVELOPED ALONG THE LEADING EDGE OF A STRONG CONVECTIVE
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS, WEST OF COUNTY ROAD 586, AND SOUTH OF EUCHA
LAKE. IT MOVED NORTHEAST ACROSS HIGHWAY 59, AND DISSIPATED NORTH OF
COUNTY ROAD 458, AND EAST OF EUCHA LAKE. THE TORNADO SNAPPED AND 
UPROOTED TREES.

&&

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

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