Greene & Webster County Tornadoes

...EF-3 AND EF-2 TORNADOES IN EASTERN GREENE AND WEBSTER COUNTIES...

Based on a National Weather Service storm survey for the eastern Greene County and Webster County Tornado that began near Strafford Monday evening January 7, 2008 at approximately 6:25 PM. An EF-3 Tornado touched down three miles west of Strafford near the Junction of Farm Road 94 and 205 and moved northeast about 26 miles to about three miles south of Conway or one mile northeast of Sampson. This Tornado damaged or destroyed over 50 homes, mobile homes, barns, and outbuildings. Numerous large trees and power poles were uprooted or snapped off. One death occurred in a wood constructed home and a second death occurred in a mobile home with six injuries in homes and mobile homes.

Based on a second survey conducted for the eastern Greene County and Webster County Tornado that began east of Springfield Monday evening January 7, 2008 at approximately 7:35 PM. An EF-2 Tornado touched on Division or YY near Farm Road 205 and moved northeast about  five to eight miles south of Strafford or just west of the Exotic Paradise Farm. Several homes, mobile homes and outbuildings were damaged or destroyed. Numerous trees and power poles were snapped off or uprooted.


 




Webster County Tornadoes

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