EF 0 Tornado touches down in Osage County.

From the National Weather Service....

OSAGE COUNTY...DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED IN AND JUST EAST OF LYNDON WAS
FOUND TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY STRAIGHT LINE WINDS. STRAIGHT LINE
WINDS CAUSED SIGNIFICANT TREE DAMAGE IN THIS GENERAL AREA. OF
PARTICULAR NOTE...THERE WAS A ROOF TORN OFF OF A METAL OUTBUILDING
AND DAMAGE TO THE SIDING OF A MOBILE HOME. DEBRIS WERE CARRIED A
SHORT DISTANCE.

A DAMAGE SWATH BEGINNING APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES NORTHEAST OF LYNDON
WAS FOUND TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY A TORNADO. THE TORNADO TOUCHED
DOWN AT APPROXIMATELY 1243 AM FRIDAY MAY 2 2008, 2 MILES NORTHEAST
OF LYNDON. THE ROOF OF A RESIDENCE WAS LIFTED AND THEN DROPPED BACK
ONTO THE FRAME OF THE HOUSE. A LARGE ANTENNA THAT WAS CEMENTED INTO
THE GROUND WAS BLOWN OVER. THE TORNADO CARRIED DEBRIS A SHORT
DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE RESIDENCE. THE TORNADO DAMAGE AT THIS
LOCATION HAS BEEN ASSIGNED A PRELIMINARY RATING OF EF-0. THE
TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST FOR 2 MINUTES AND THEN DESTROYED THE
NORTH SIDE OF A LARGE THREE CAR GARAGE BEFORE LIFTING AT
APPROXIMATELY 1245 AM FRIDAY MAY 2 2008, 3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF POMONA
LAKE. THE TORNADO DAMAGE AT THIS LOCATION HAS BEEN ASSIGNED A
PRELIMINARY RATING OF EF-0. IN SUMMARY...THE TORNADO IN EAST
CENTRAL OSAGE COUNTY HAS BEEN ASSIGNED A PRELIMINARY RATING OF EF-0
FOR DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED WHEN IT TOUCHED DOWN...AND THEN AGAIN JUST
BEFORE IT LIFTED. THE TORNADO LASTED 2 MINUTES...TRAVELED ALONG A
1.5 MILE LONG PATH AND WAS...AT ITS LARGEST...UP TO 30 YARDS WIDE.
THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AT APPROXIMATELY 1243 AM...AND LIFTED AT
APPROXIMATELY 1245 AM.


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