A very large and damaging tornado moved through the community of Lamont, Oklahoma missing the city, but blasting farms in the area. The tornado caused F-3 damage as measured by the Fujita Scale. Due to the slow movement of the tornado it inflicted damage associated with stronger tornadoes on the trees in the area. The tornado occurred at night and in very hazy low visibility conditions.
Extensive damage to a farm and trees southeast of Lamont,
Oklahoma. The roof of the house may be seen in the foreground and the trees are
denuded and shattered. These were large trees full of green leaves.
|The strong winds of the tornado carried this empty horse trailer until it became lodged between two trees.||Sheet metal roofing
material is ripped
apart and wrapped around a tree.
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