12 May 2010

Morning location:  Weatherford, OK

Intercept location:  Clinton, OK

VORTEX2 intercepted a high-precipitation supercell in southwest Oklahoma the developed along a dryline.  Storms were moving at 30-35mph to the northeast.  A tornado developed near the northeast edge of dual-Doppler coverage and reportedly crossed I-40 just east of Clinton.  Mobile mesonets and dual-Doppler data were collected for 20 minutes before tornadogenesis.