Monroe County Illinois Severe Storm Event of 31 March 2008


 Damage Map for the March 31, 2008 tornado and damaging wind event over western Monroe County Illinois. Times are in CDT.  The total lenght of the tornadic damage track was 1.5 mile while the damage width of approximately 30 yards.  Three witnesses obsevered the tornado as it was moving east.


Some of the damage pictures over this part of Monroe County Illinois.  


Tree damage in the town of Mayestown Illinois. (Viewing east). (Click on image for a larger image).


Medium to large limbs down 2 North of Mayestown Illinois (Viewing west).


Damage to a large garage in the vicinity of  B road and Berger road. (Viewing southeast)


Another angle of the damage to a large garage.
(Viewing south-southeast). 


 WSR-88D Reflectivity and Storm-Relative Velocity Images

 (Near left) Reflectivity Image from WFO KLSX for 4:45 PM CDT. (Far left) Storm-relative velocity image at 4:46 PM CDT. (Click on image for a larger image).


 (Near left) Reflectivity image at 4:50 PM CDT. (Far left) Storm-relative velocity image at 4:51 PM CDT. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.