Tornado Paths - Newton County

Sunday March 12th, 2006

Tornado 1:
F-Scale: F1 southwest of Neosho

Path Length: ~7 miles    Width: 1/8 mile

Time: 922- 936 P.M.

Tornado 2:
F-Scale: F0 just west of Neosho

Path Length: ~1/10 mile    Width: 50 yards

Time: 922 P.M.



Track Map

Newton County tornado track


Radar Images

Reflectivity Images

Velocity Images

Newton reflectivity 1

Newton velocity 1

Newton Reflectivity 2

Newton velocity 2

Event Summary

A National Weather Service storm survey concluded that a tornado touched down 4 miles east and 3 miles
south of Seneca in western Newton county.  The tornado path was approximately 1/8 of a miles wide and
the damage was rated F1 intensity.

There was also a brief touchdown on the western side of the Neosho city limits.  This tornado was also
1/8 of a mile wide.  A well-built home sustained roof damage and there was also tree damage.  This
tornado was rated F0 on the Fujita scale. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.