EF2 Tornado in Richardson County

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT TEAM SURVEYED THE
TORNADO THAT OCCURED THURSDAY JUNE 5TH IN RICHARDSON COUNTY.  HERE
ARE THE SPECIFICS...

STRONG EF2 TORNADO IN EASTERN RICHARDSON COUNTY
LOCATION...FROM 4 MILES EAST OF FALLS CITY TO 6 MILES EAST AND 9
MILES NORTH OF FALLS CITY
ESTIMATED TIME...740 PM
EF-SCALE RATING...EF2
PATH WIDTH...0.5 MILE
PATH LENGTH...AROUND 8 MILES

THIS TORNADO STARTED APPROXIMATELY 4 MILES EAST OF FALLS CITY AND
TRAVELED NORTH NORTHEAST.  SOON AFTER THE INITIAL TOUCHDOWN...THERE
WAS DAMAGE TO THE ROOF OF A HOME AND A CHURCH.  THE TORNADO THEN
PRODUCED TREE DAMAGE BEFORE BLOWING A ROOF OFF A HOME AND DESTROYING
SEVERAL SHEDS AND BARNS.  THE TORNADO THEN PROCEDED NORTH NORTHEAST
AND STRUCK ANOTHER HOME...DESTROYING MANY SHEDS AND BARNS.  MOST OF
A ROOF WAS BLOWN OFF A HOME AND POWER POLES AND TREES WERE SNAPPED.
THE TORNADO THEN SNAPPED SEVERAL HIGH TENSION POWER POLES.  LARGE
LIMBS AND TREES WERE TORN APART BEFORE THE TORNADO CROSSED THE
MISSOURI RIVER INTO HOLT COUNTY MISSOURI. THE PATH WIDTH WAS A HALF
MILE WIDE IN THE AREA WHERE THE HIGH TENSION POLES WERE SNAPPED.

ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE
EF0...65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...201+ MPH


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