EF-0 Tornado in Adair County

...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONFIRMS AN EF-0 TORNADO IN CENTRAL
ADAIR COUNTY NEAR COLUMBIA ON JUN 9 2010...

A STORM DAMAGE SURVEY TEAM FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
LOUISVILLE CONFIRMED AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN CENTRAL ADAIR
COUNTY ON WEDNESDAY EVENING...JUN 9 2010.

BASED ON THE SURVEY AND INTERVIEWS WITH RESIDENTS IN THE AREA...AN
EF-0 TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN 2.6 MILES WEST OF COLUMBIA JUST
SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 61. A BARN WITH 2 HORSES INSIDE WAS DESTROYED BUT
THE HORSES WERE NOT HURT. NUMEROUS TREES WERE DOWNED ALONG THE BRIEF
2 MINUTE LENGTH/PATH OF THE TORNADO WITH ONE TREE PARTIALLY UPROOTED
ON A GARAGE AS THE TORNADO DISSIPATED ABOUT 2 MILES WEST OF
COLUMBIA.

THE DAMAGE TO THE BARN AND THE SIZE OF THE DOWNED TREES WERE
CONSISTENT WITH EF-0 TORNADO DAMAGE WITH WINDS ESTIMATED TO BE IN
THE 80-83 MPH RANGE. THE TOTAL LENGTH OF THE TORNADO WAS
APPROXIMATELY 2/3 OF A MILE WITH A WIDTH OF 40 YARDS.

SUMMARY...

TIME...APPROXIMATELY 610 PM CDT/710 PM EDT
TOUCHDOWN...2.6 MILES WEST OF COLUMBIA NEAR HIGHWAY 61.
DISSIPATION...2 MILES WEST OF COLUMBIA AT 612 PM CDT.
EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAX WINDS...80 TO 83 MPH.
PATH LENGTH...2/3 MILE
PATH WIDTH...40 YARDS
INJURIES...NONE
FATALITIES...NONE
 
 
Destroyed Barn
 

 

Large Tree on Garage

 

Tornado Path

Tornado Path

Hi Resolution Map (below)



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