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Severe thunderstorm warning for Tillman, Cotton counties, National Weather Service, Norman

by Bryan Painter Published: August 15, 2013

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
335 PM CDT THU AUG 15 2013

TILLMAN OK-COTTON OK-
335 PM CDT THU AUG 15 2013

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM CDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN TILLMAN AND SOUTHWESTERN COTTON COUNTIES…

AT 331 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO
DETECT A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM LOCATED BETWEEN GRANDFIELD AND
DEVOL…MOVING EAST-NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARDS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE…
LARGE HAIL UP TO PING PONG BALL SIZE…
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH…

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
GRANDFIELD…DEVOL AND COOKIETOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM HAS PASSED.


by Bryan Painter
Assistant Local Editor
Bryan Painter, assistant local editor, has 31 years’ experience in journalism, including 22 years with the state's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman. In that time he has covered such events as the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...
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