Skip to comments.Tornado strikes Clovis, NM
Posted on 03/23/2007 7:07:10 PM PDT by Strategerist
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM 800 PM MDT FRI MAR 23 2007
...TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEASTERN CURRY COUNTY UNTIL 815 PM MDT...
AT 758 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR AND SKYWARN SPOTTERS WERE TRACKING A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN CLOVIS...MOVING NORTH AT 25 MPH.
* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR... RANCHVALE AROUND 815 PM MDT...
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM MDT FRIDAY EVENING FOR EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO.
My sister used to live there. I wonder where it tracked?
Cannon AFB and few F-16s still there and a few CV-22's possibly.
Hope they got what they have hangared in time.
Seemed to weaken a tad just as it went through Clovis. Would seem to have tracked east of the Air Force Base, more in the downtown area.
Thanks for the info.
Prayers for all.
From another board relaying info from media there was major tree and structure damage on the east and northeast side of Clovis.
Oh gosh, I used to have relatives who lived there. My Dad lives in Roswell. Wonder if they got bad weather too?
I am originally from Portales,and have lots of family in Clovis.
Recent local storm reports---
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Nothing happened in Roswell at all. It was west of the Dry Line.
However, there is very bad flooding in Carlsbad.
My dad is from Clovis. I was born there and most of my extended family live in Clovis and Portales.
the town is dark, but his community, which is just outside of town, still has utilities. they are watching out the window and listening with the weather radio nearby.
Several twisters have moved through in the distance, the last just about 40 minutes ago. He's a freeper named CONCHO.
Logan had 50 houses all over the city that were damaged. That's what they've been saying on KOAT TV. About 30 minutes ago there were a total of three tornadoes on the ground in the Clovis and Portales area.
Spent 4 years of my life in Clovis when stationed at Cannon AFB (1976 - 1980)
Very good memories...praying the town survives this with minimal damage.
My father spent his adolescent years in Clovis.
Goodness, I better call Dad. My Mom always called when the weather was bad or whatever, but Dad...well, he's a guy and you know how guys are!
So funny to see people from NM! The state is crawling with my relatives. I hope to retire in Cloudcroft, eventually.
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