Barry & Lawrence County Tornadoes


...EF-2 TORNADO IN NORTHERN BARRY COUNTY ...


A National Weather Service storm survey team found an EF-2 rated Tornado touched down in Barry county Monday evening January 7, 2008 at approximately 5:15 PM. An EF-2 Tornado touched down two miles northwest of Purdy and tracked northeast destroying a mobile home park at the intersection of Highways 37 and BB before lifting about four miles east of Monett around 5:25 PM. In addition to the mobile home park, a barn was destroyed, several homes sustained roof damage, and numerous trees were uprooted. Another survey will continue today for western Barry and MacDonald Counties.

 




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