Tornado tracks found in northern Jefferson Co, IL from March 8 storms

Six tornado tracks were identified from the March 8 storms... 

Southeast Missouri (EF1 Tornado):

Tornado 1: 


...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR BOLLINGER AND CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY
TORNADO...

THE FOLLOWING IS THE PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR BOLLINGER
AND CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY EF1 TORNADO.

* EVENT DATE - SUNDAY MARCH 8 2009

* EVENT TIME - 1215 PM CDT /ESTIMATED/

* EVENT TYPE - EF1 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION - APPROXIMATELY 3 MILES OF MARBLE HILL...NEAR
LEOPOLD IN SOUTHEAST BOLLINGER COUNTY TO APPROXIMATELY ONE MILE
NORTH OF DUTCHTOWN IN CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY.

* PEAK WIND - 85 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH - 70 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH - 7 MILES

* INJURIES - NONE

* FATALITIES - NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE - THE TORNADO RIPPED OF PART OR ALL OF THE
SHINGLES OF 6 HOMES. MISSILES HAD DRIVEN STEEL SIDING INTO TREE
TRUNKS. TWO BY FOURS BOARDS WERE DRIVEN THROUGH EXTERIOR WALLS
OF A WELL BUILT HOME. THREE BARNS COMPLETELY DESTROYED. SOME
SIDING BLOWN OFF HOMES. OUTFLOW WINDS FROM THE SAME STORM BUT
NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THE TORNADO...COLLAPSED A BARN AND KILLED
ONE COW 3MILES WEST OF THE CITY OF CAPE GIRARDEAU.
storm damage in Leopold
storm damage in Bollinger County
 
Southern Illinois: 4 Tornadoes (EF0, 2 EF1's, EF2)
Tornado 2:
...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR THE WAYNE COUNTY ILLINOIS EF1
TORNADO...

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR THE WAYNE
COUNTY ILLINOIS EF1 TORNADO.

* EVENT DATE - SUNDAY MARCH 8 2009

* EVENT TIME - 1244 PM CDT /RADAR ADJUSTED/

* EVENT TYPE - EF1 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION - 5 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF WAYNE CITY TO 5
MILES NORTHEAST OF CISNE.

* PEAK WIND - 100 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH - 50 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH - 18 MILES /NON-CONTINUOUS/

* INJURIES - ONE INJURY /UNCONFIRMED/

* FATALITIES - NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE - ONE MOBILE HOME DAMAGED WITH POSSIBLE
INJURY. ONE THIRD OF A LARGE STORAGE SHED LIFTED OVER BARN AND
PRODUCED MODERATE DAMAGE TO ANOTHER HOME. NUMEROUS TRESS BROKEN
OR UPROOTED. /NOTE...THIS WAS FIRST OF TWO TORNADO TRACKS
SURVEYED IN WAYNE COUNTY ILLINOIS/.
side of house damaged by EF1 tornado
part of shed missing after EF1 tornado
side of house with EF1 damage...already cleaned up
Tornado 3:
...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR THE WAYNE COUNTY ILLINOIS EF2 TORNADO...

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR THE WAYNE
COUNTY ILLINOIS EF2 TORNADO.

* EVENT DATE - SUNDAY MARCH 8 2009

* EVENT TIME - 1256 PM CDT /RADAR ADJUSTED/

* EVENT TYPE - EF2 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION - 3 MILES NORTH OF ENTERPRISE /WAYNE COUNTY/ TO
7.2 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CLAY CITY /CLAY COUNTY/.

* PEAK WIND - 122 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH - 100 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH - 5 MILES /CONTINUOUS/

* INJURIES - NONE

* FATALITIES - NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE - THE TORNADO DAMAGED FOUR STRUCTURES...ALONG
WITH NUMEROUS DOWNED OR UPROOTED TREES. MODERATE TO MAJOR DAMAGE
NOTED TO ONE RESIDENCE. A WELL BUILT MACHINE SHED WAS LIFTED
AND THROWN INTO A HOUSE. DEBRIS WAS BLOWN UP TO 400 YARDS FROM
ONE HOME...WITH INSULATION AND TIN IN TREES. TWO BY FOUR /2 X 4/
WOOD BOARDS DRIVEN IN GROUND AND BLOWN 250 YARDS INTO ANOTHER
HOME. THE LAST MILE OF THE DAMAGE PATH CROSSED INTO CLAY COUNTY
WHERE MINOR DAMAGE WAS NOTED TO ONE HOME...ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL
TREE DAMAGE. /NOTE...THIS IS THE SECOND OF TWO TORNADO TRACKS
SURVEYED IN WAYNE COUNTY ILLINOIS/.

Tornado 4:

...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR A SECOND TORNADO THAT OCCURRED IN
JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS...

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR THE JEFFERSON
COUNTY ILLINOIS EF0 TORNADO.

* EVENT DATE - SUNDAY MARCH 8 2009

* EVENT TIME - 1234 PM CDT /RADAR ADJUSTED/

* EVENT TYPE - EF0 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION - 3 MILES NORTHEAST OF HARMONY /NEAR FARRINGTON
SCHOOL/...TO 1/2 MILE NORTHEAST OF THE JEFFERSON/MARION/WAYNE COUNTY
BORDER INTERSECTION /IN WAYNE COUNTY/

* PEAK WIND - 85 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH - 100 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH - 4 2/3 MILES

* INJURIES - NONE

* FATALITIES - NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE - FOUR POWER POLES IN A ROW KNOCKED OVER...LARGE
LIMBS BROKEN OFF TREES...PORCH SWING LOFTED INTO A TREE...METAL
DECKING OR SHINGLES STRIPPED OFF BARNS...MINOR SHINGLE AND SIDING
DAMAGE TO HOMES...GRAIN BIN LOFTED AND THROWN OVER 100 YARDS...
STORAGE BIN TOPPLED...FARM AUGER KNOCKED OVER.

$$

BLANCHARD

Tornado 5:
...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR A TORNADO THAT OCCURRED IN
JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS...

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR THE JEFFERSON
COUNTY ILLINOIS EF1 TORNADO.

* EVENT DATE - SUNDAY MARCH 8 2009

* EVENT TIME - 1227 PM CDT /RADAR ADJUSTED/

* EVENT TYPE - EF1 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION - 1 1/3 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF TEXICO /COMMUNITY
OF FIELD/...TO THE COMMUNITY OF DIVIDE.

* PEAK WIND - 95 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH - 150 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH - 2 3/4 MILES

* INJURIES - NONE

* FATALITIES - NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE - ROOF MEMBRANE COVERING BLOWN PARTIALLY OFF
FIELD SCHOOL...DISRUPTING MANY INSULATING PANELS UNDERNEATH. AT
SEVERAL PROPERTIES...LARGE AND SMALL EQUIPMENT SHEDS DESTROYED...
WOODEN MISSLES DRIVEN INTO GROUND...CARPORTS KNOCKED OVER...MINOR
SHINGLE AND SIDING DAMAGE TO HOMES...TREES UPROOTED AND TOPPED.

$$

BLANCHARD 
Western Kentucky:
Tornado 6 (EF1):
...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR WEBSTER COUNTY KENTUCKY EF1 TORNADO...

THE FOLLOWING IS THE FINAL DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR THE WEBSTER
COUNTY KENTUCKY EF1 TORNADO.

* EVENT DATE - SUNDAY MARCH 8 2009

* EVENT TIME - 241 PM CDT /RADAR CORRECTED/

* EVENT TYPE - EF1 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION - 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DIXON KENTUCKY ON JIM
VILLINES ROAD.

* PEAK WIND - 95 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH - 75 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH - 250 YARDS

* INJURIES - NONE

* FATALITIES - NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE - THE TORNADO DESTROYED 4 FARM OUTBUILDINGS
AND ONE GARAGE. A 16 TO 18 FOOT CAMPER WAS ROLLED AND DAMAGED.
ONE HOUSE HAD STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO AN ATTACHED GARAGE /GARAGE
PARTIALLY BLOWN OFF OF FOUNDATION/.
damage in webster county
damage to porch
roof damage
 


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