...Two Tornadoes Touchdown July 12th...

Storm Event Summary -  July 12, 2010

Thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening of July 12th produced two tornadoes along with scattered reports of damaging winds and flooding.  The first tornado occurred in Barton County 3 miles north of Lamar at 3:47 PM where thunderstorms rapidly developed along a boundary.   A second tornado touched down in Cherokee County Kansas at 8:25 PM.  This tornado was associated with a large and intense thunderstorm that tracked southeast from Cherokee County Kansas into Newton, McDonald and Barry Counties in far southwest Missouri.

Preliminary Storm Reports

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Tornado Track Information

Cherokee County Track    |   Barton County Track

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Cherokee County Kansas

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8:25 - 8:35 PM CDT
6 mi. WNW of Treece, KS
EF Rating
Estimate Wind Speed
90 mph
Path Length
~ 3 miles broken path
Path Width
~ 60 yards
Uprooted and snapped several large trees, blew over two large grain bins, heaviily damaged two well constructed outbuildings, and damaged one home.

 tornado map



 Barton County Missouri


3:47 PM CDT


3 mi. north of Lamar - Barton County Missouri

EF Rating


Estimate Wind Speed

75 mph

Path Length

one quarter mile

Path Width

~ 100 yards


Two trees uprooted

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Precipitation Map

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