May 25th, Tornado Along Barton and Russell County Line (5/27/2008)

By: Robb Lawson

A powerful supercell thunderstorm moved into Barton and Russell Counties during the early evening hours of Sunday May 25th. This storm produced a tornado along the Russell and Barton County line between 5:30pm and 6:00pm.

Image 1 is a radar image of this storm around the time it produced the tornado. Image 2 is the velocity image showing where the rotation was located within the storm.

Image 3, Image 4 and Image 5 are pictures of the tornado taken by Milton Eitel.

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