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August 1st, 2014 Midwest Outbreak (Ryne)
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The Happy, TX EF-4 while still 1/2 to 3/4 of a Mile Wide
Type: Unknown
Active: August 1, 2014
Duration of tornado outbreak1: 1 hour, 51 minutes.
Maximum rated tornado2: EF4 tornado
Highest winds Unknown
Tornadoes confirmed: 9
Damage: $325 million (2014 USD)
Injuries: Unknown
Fatalities: 18
Areas affected: Oklahoma , Texas and Kansas

1Time from first tornado to last tornado
2Most severe tornado damage; see wikipedia:Enhanced Fujita scale


Event

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  • Altus EF-1, the first tornado of the outbreak
  • Amarillo EF-2
  • Mayfield EF-1 hitting trees
  • Sweetwater EF-2 at it's largest
  • The storm that spawned the Altus EF-1
  • The storm that spawned the Sweetwater EF-2
  • Binger, OK EF-0
  • Some Damage Caused by the Happy, TX EF-4
  • The Happy, TX Storm with EF-4 wrapped in Rain
  • Happy, TX EF-4 having shrunken to a Skinny Cone
  • Mulvane, KS EF-2
  • Binger, OK EF-1, which formed shortly after an EF-0



















Confirmed tornadoes

Confirmed
Total
Confirmed
EF0
Confirmed
EF1
Confirmed
EF2
Confirmed
EF3
Confirmed
EF4
Confirmed
EF5
9 2 3 3 0 1 0




Tornadoes

List of confirmed tornadoes - August 1st, 2014
EF#
Location
Time (EDT)
Path length
Comments/Damage
Oklahoma
EF1 NW of Altus 10:26 AM 2 miles 0 deaths - A rope tornado caused some damage to houses.
EF1 S of Erick 10:59 AM 2 miles 0 deaths - A rope tornado caused some damage to houses.
EF2 S of Sweetwater 11:24 AM 8 miles 0 deaths - Cone tornado caused damage to houses.
EF0 NW of Binger 12:01 PM 1 mile 0 deaths - Brief Spin-up of a rope tornado.

Little or no damage was reported.

EF1 NNE of Binger 12:17 PM 2 miles 0 deaths - Rope tornado caused some damages.
Texas
EF2 ESE of Amarillo 10:43 AM 8.5 miles 1 death - Skinny Cone tornado caused some damage to houses.
EF0 N of Ft. Worth 11:26 AM 1 mile 0 deaths - Brief Spin-up of a rope tornado.

Little or no damage was reported.

EF4 NNE of Happy 11:50 AM 24 miles 17 deaths - Massive Wedge tornado, up to a Mile and a Half wide, Caused Major damage to Houses and Building.
Kansas
EF2 SSE of Mulvane 12:13 PM 5.5 miles 0 deaths - Skinny Cone tornado caused some damage to houses.
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