touched down in Texoma Wednesday, May 7, 2014.
The first tornado touched down near Burkburnett at 7:03 pm.
Only minor damage was reported, mostly to trees and power lines.
A second tornado touched down in Comanche County near the Wichita Mountains
Wildlife Refuge at 7:15 pm.
No damage was reported.
According to tornado records by the Storm Prediction Center (SPC),
the tornado that touched down in Burkburnett is the first tornado in Wichita County
in just over 6 years.
On April 7, 2008, an EF-0 tornado passed two miles northwest of Electra.
An EF-1 tornado passed 4 miles east of Harrold on the same day.
SPC records show that since the 1950s, the longest stretch for Wichita County to
go without seeing a tornado was nearly 7 years.
For a look at SPC tornado records for Texoma counties in Texas, click here.
For a look at SPC tornado records for Texoma counties in Oklahoma, click here.
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