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.


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