APRIL 13, 1996


Tim and Kay Marshall

Time Odom Town/Heading Remarks

7:40p 513 LEWISVILLE:Big upper low moving through the area. Surface air is worked over. Residual moisture is firing up Cb's along the dryline. N on I- 35. Beaver tail visible on Cb N.

7:54 527 DENTON- (TORNADO WATCH ISSUED AT 8:02pm 70 miles E/W from 50N AUS-35NADM))


8:12 548 Exit Hockley Creek Road. Took lots of Cloud to cloud lightning.

9:05 551 Leaving film site. I-35 S. (Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Cooke and Denton Cos. Storms near Gainesville and Bridgeport moving NE at 40.

Windshift out of N.

9:15 560 SANGER- Winds east. Frequent in cloud lightning W.

9:20 566 Exit Ganzer road. (TORNADO WARNING DENTON CO. Radar indicates tornado near Rhome). Stopped briefly.

9:41 574 DENTON - Strong SE winds.

Stopped briefly. Cloud banding W.

10:00 585 LEWISVILLE: A long chase. 72 miles, 2.4 hours.