Survey team determines 2 tornado touchdowns from NYE storms

The NWS in Paducah surveyed damage in both Carter and Butler counties in southeast Missouri. Here are the results.

 

...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR ELLSINORE MO...

THE FOLLOWING IS A DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR THE DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED
NEAR ELLSINORE MO ON DECEMBER 31ST 2010.

* EVENT DATE: FRIDAY DECEMBER 31ST 2010

* EVENT TIME: 1:24 CST

* EVENT TYPE: EF2 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION: 6 MILES WEST OF ELLSINORE TO 6 MILES NORTHWEST
OF ELLSINORE..

* PEAK WIND: EST. 120 MPH

* PATH LENGTH: APPROX 2.5 MILES

* PATH WIDTH: 200 YARDS (AVERAGE)

* INJURIES: NONE

* FATALITIES: NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE: ON COUNTY ROAD 225.. 1 HOME WITH SEVERAL WALLS
COLLAPSED AND PARTIAL ROOF LOSS. 1 MOBILE HOME MOVED 15 FEET OFF OF
FOUNDATION WITH PARTIAL WALL AND ROOF LOSS. DOZENS OF UPROOTED TREES
AND SNAPPED TREES. NEAR HWY FF.. 1 LARGE WOODEN MILL COMPLETELY
DESTROYED. 1 HOME SUFFERED PARTIAL ROOF LOSS.
 
***All pictures taken by the National Weather Service****

 map of damage path

sawmill damage Damaged saw mill

damaged sawmill saw mill

tree damage across from the saw mill Tree damage across from the saw mill

roof damage to a house nearby roof damage to a house nearby

house damage Frame built home destroyed

damaged shet Nearby shed destroyed

shed was pushed into home This shed was pushed into the home

 


 

 

...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR POPLAR BLUFF MO...

THE FOLLOWING IS A DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR THE DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED
NEAR POPLAR BLUFF MO ON DECEMBER 31ST 2010.

* EVENT DATE: FRIDAY DECEMBER 31ST 2010

* EVENT TIME: 2:25 CST

* EVENT TYPE: EF2 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION: 7 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF POPLAR BLUFF..

* PEAK WIND: EST. 120 MPH

* PATH LENGTH: APPROX .25 MILES

* PATH WIDTH: 50 YARDS (AVERAGE) 100 YARDS (MAX)

* INJURIES: NONE

* FATALITIES: NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE: 7 MILES NNW OF POPLAR BLUFF ON COUNTY ROAD
421...1 HOME HAD 1/3 ROOF REMOVED, DAMAGE TO FENCES, ANTENNA TOWER
DAMAGED, AND SEVERAL TREES UPROOTED AND SNAPPED. 1 SMALL SHED
MISSING SHINGLES.

 map of damage path

damage to home in Butler county Damaged home

HAM tower Side view with HAM tower

Debris thrown into field behind house Debris thown into field behind house

a view of the back of the field A view of damage at the back of the field

 



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