Tornado Paths - Benton and Morgan counties

Sunday March 12th, 2006

Tornado 1:
F-Scale: F0 west of Brandon

Path Length: ~5 miles    Width: 200 yards

Time: 355 - 400 P.M.

Tornado 2:
F-Scale: F2 in Gravois Mills

Path Length: ~6 miles     Width: 3/8 mile     

Time: 1025 - 1035 P.M.

Tornado 3:
Sunday March 12th, 2006

 

 

 

 

F-Scale: F0 north of Cole Camp

Path Length: ~6 miles     Width: 3/8 mile     

Time: 1025 - 1035 P.M.

Track Map

Benton Morgan Tornado tracks

Radar Images

Reflectivity Images

Velocity Images

Morgan reflectivity

Morgan velocity

Morgan Reflectivity 2

Morgan Velocity 2

Event Summary

At approximately 1025 pm CST Sunday, a 3/8 mile wide tornado path was noted extending from
3 miles southwest of Gravois Mills, across state highway 5 just south of the intersection of CR-5-14,
across the Gravois Arm of the Lake of the Ozarks, to 5 miles east of Gravois Mills before lifting.

Most of the damage was rated F0 to F1, restricted to damaged homes, damaged/destroyed
outbuildings, mobile homes, and downed trees on homes/cars/outbuildings.  Five trailer
homes were severely damaged and one was overturned and essentially destroyed along
highway 5 about 2 miles south of Gravois Mills.  A wood framed garage was lifted and
destroyed on the east of the Gravois Arm with the contents remaining in place.

Within the wide path of damage, a narrow track of strong F2 damage to 3 framed homes
was observed near the lake, one on the west side of the lake, and two on the east side.
Numerous other homes had roof damage.


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