May 6, 2003 Tornado Outbreak
Storm Assessment

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THE FOLLOWING ARE FINDINGS FROM AERIAL AND GROUND DAMAGE SURVEYS 
CONDUCTED BY THE NWS AND SCOTT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

* EVENT DATE: TUESDAY MAY 6, 2003

* ESTIMATED TIME: 10:22 PM CDT 

* EVENT TYPE: F1 TORNADO  
 
* ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WINDS:  90 MPH  
            
* EVENT LOCATION: 3 MILES NORTH OF BENTON MO (JUST WEST OF I-55) 
  SOUTHEAST TO 4 MILES EAST OF BENTON ACROSS CO. RD 333.

* DAMAGE AREA DIMENSIONS:  200 YARDS WIDE/  APPROX. 5 MILES LONG

* INJURIES: NONE  
     
* FATALITIES: NONE 
                                        
* DAMAGE: MINOR DAMAGE TO HOMES. CAR BLOWN AROUND ON I-55. NUMEROUS  
  LARGE TREES DOWN. 
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SHANKLIN



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