Republic to Springfield Tornadoes

...EF-1  TORNADO IN SOUTHERN GREENE COUNTY...

A National Weather Service Storm survey team found that an EF-1 rated Tornado touched down just to the southwest of the city of Republic in Greene County Monday evening January 7, 2008 at approximately 6:00 PM. A brief touch down by a low end EF-1 Tornado with wind speeds near 94 MPH destroyed a well built pole barn. The path started four tenth of a mile west of Farm Road 57 and 188 and lifted a quarter mile east of the intersection.

...EF-2  TORNADO IN SOUTHERN GREENE COUNTY...

A National Weather Service Storm survey team found that an EF-2 rated Tornado touched down in the city of Republic in Greene County Monday evening January 7, 2008 at approximately 6:05 PM. An EF-2 Tornado with wind speeds near 125 MPH and a Damage path 75 yards wide and near two and half miles long affected northeastern portions of the city of Republic. The Tornado touched down near the Intersection of Farm Road 174 and College Ave and moved northeast lifting a quarter mile north of the intersection of Highway 60 and County Road MM.

...EF-1  TORNADO IN SPRINGFIELD IN GREENE COUNTY...

A National Weather Service Storm survey team found that an EF-1 rated Tornado touched down in the city of Springfield in Greene County early Tuesday morning January 8, 2008 at approximately 2:54 AM. An EF-1 Tornado touched down near the intersection of Sherman Road and Chestnut Expressway collapsing the metal building owned by the Harry S. Cooper Company. The Tornado continued on a 35 yard wide, intermittent path northeast producing 100 MPH winds and lifting one block north of the intersection of Chestnut Expressway and Glenstone Ave.


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