SPC Stats

Path length: 2 miles

Width:  440 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

Rating:  F1

County:  Woods

This F1 tornado has a short path length of 2 miles with a width of 440 yards. Storm Data states this tornado developed 9 miles ENE of Freedom in Woods County, OK.  A farmstead had a great deal of damage.  The garage was demolished.  Pieces of a toolshed and bard were “strewn over a wide area.”

Storm Data also mentions that a home had its roof removed, a windmill tower was twisted around three times and driven into the ground, tree limbs and power lines were downed.    

I found one newspaper article possibly mentioning this event.  It was discovered in the November 16, 1964 edition of the Daily Oklahoman.  A report of a tornado about 19 miles NW of Alva, which is in Woods County.  A Mr. Bird Bates said there was damage to a small shed, a fence and knocked down power lines.  There was debris all across the road.  Here is the clip:

Tornado Path

SPC coordinates (Path is short so one point given):  Start: 36.82 / -98.97  

Note:  Exact tornado path may not be straight and/or continuous.

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