National Weather Service rates Lockett tornadoes as EF-1, EF-2

National Weather Service rates Lockett tornadoes as EF-1, EF-2

LOCKETT, Texas (TNN) - The National Weather Service has confirmed five tornadoes from Friday’s severe weather in Texoma.

They said an EF-2 and an EF-1 tornado hit Lockett, just southwest of Vernon.

Two tornadoes touch down near Lockett, TX

A tornado has to reach wind speeds of 86 to 110 MPH to be an EF-1 and 111 to 135 MPH to be an EF-2, according to the NWS.

Meteorologist Garrett James was there on the ground and said he saw six rotations, but the weather service only confirmed five and gave ratings to two.

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