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Tornado Damage Survey – Tornado Near Plainview

Lubbock, TX – NWS Damage Survey Tornado Near Plainview, TX on 5/25/19

Tornado damage path length is yet to be determined, but damage path crossed Business I-27 near Fence Road in north Plainview. Damage included a tractor-trailer overturned, collapse of a cell tower, and damage to numerous outbuilding northwest of the intersection of Fence Road and Business I-27. This data is preliminary and will be further adjusted if needed based on radar data and spotter and chaser reports.

The survey was conducted by NWS Lubbock and the Plainview Office of Emergency Management.

Rating: EF-2
Estimated Peak Wind: 110-132 MPH

Path length: yet to be determined
Path width: 50 Yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start date: 05/25/2019
Approx. Start time: 539 PM CDT

End date: 05/25/2019
Approx. End time: 543 PM CDT

Another possible tornado was surveyed near Cotton Center, but only an overturned center pivot was found west of Cotton Center. Further inspection of this area may be needed after non-paved roads are more accessible due to flooding.

Photos: NWS Lubbock

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