Storm Event Reports

December 31, 2010

 
 
 
 
 
 
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
234 PM CST TUE JAN 04 2011

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

1119 PM TORNADO 3 SSE LAMPE 36.52N 93.42W
12/30/2010 STONE MO EMERGENCY MNGR

STONE COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SURVEYED
TORNADO DAMAGE APPROXIMATELY 2.5 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
LAMPE. MINOR DAMAGE CONSISTED OF ONE FRAME HOME...ONE
MOBILE HOME...2 LARGE FARM GAS TANKS...AND AN
OUTBUILDING.

1126 PM TORNADO 8 S BRANSON WEST 36.58N 93.37W
12/30/2010 STONE MO NWS STORM SURVEY

NWS STORM SURVEY REVEALED THAT A STRONG EF-1 TORNADO
IMPACTED THE EASTERN SHORE LINE OF THE HIGHWAY DD
PENINSULA. NUMEROUS BOAT DOCKS AND BOATS WERE DESTROYED.
APPROXIMATELY 60 HOMES EXPERIENCED MINOR TO MODERATE ROOF
DAMAGE...WITH ONE WELL BUILT FRAME LOSING ITS ENTIRE
ROOF. WIND SPEEDS WERE ESTIMATED AT 110 MPH.

1217 AM TORNADO 2 SSW INDIAN POINT 36.61N 93.36W
12/31/2010 STONE MO NWS STORM SURVEY

AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG THE INDIAN POINT
PENINSULA EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. THE TORNADO DAMAGED
SEVERAL BOATS...BOAT DOCKS...AND FRAME HOMES. THE PATH
LENGTH OF THE TORNADO WAS 1.75 MILES...WITH A MAXIMUM
WIDTH OF 75 YARDS. MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS WERE ESTIMATED AT
70 MPH. THIS WAS THE SECOND TORNADO TO OCCUR OVER THIS
AREA.

1218 AM TORNADO 3 NE SPARTA 37.03N 93.03W
12/31/2010 F1 CHRISTIAN MO NWS STORM SURVEY

AN EF-1 TORNADO WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 250 YARDS AND
WIND SPEEDS ESTIMATED NEAR 105 MPH CAUSED MAJOR DAMAGE TO
SEVERAL STRUCTURES. ONE TRAILER HOME WAS SPUN AND
DISPLACED 150 YARDS. A LARGE BARN HAD ITS ROOF REMOVED
WITH SEVERAL COLLAPSED WALLS. NUMEROUS TREES WERE
UPROOTED WITH MANY OUTBUILDINGS DESTROYED.

1235 AM TSTM WND DMG BRANSON WEST 36.70N 93.37W
12/31/2010 STONE MO TRAINED SPOTTER

REPORT FROM TRAINED SPOTTER VIA MEDIA OF POWER FLASHES
AROUND BRANSON WEST.

1255 AM HAIL NIANGUA 37.39N 92.83W
12/31/2010 M0.75 INCH WEBSTER MO PUBLIC

WIND GUSTS ESTIMATED TO 40 MPH AS WELL

0110 AM LIGHTNING 1 N LEBANON 37.69N 92.66W
12/31/2010 LACLEDE MO EMERGENCY MNGR

LIGHTNING STRUCK A LARGE TWO STORY HOME JUST NORTH OF
LEBANON. THE RESULTANT FIRE BURNED DOWN THE HOME.

0120 AM HAIL 3 E FORDLAND 37.16N 92.89W
12/31/2010 E0.50 INCH WEBSTER MO AMATEUR RADIO

DIME SIZED HAIL

0131 AM HAIL DRY KNOB 37.64N 92.45W
12/31/2010 E1.00 INCH LACLEDE MO BROADCAST MEDIA

0136 AM TSTM WND GST RICHLAND 37.86N 92.40W
12/31/2010 E60.00 MPH PULASKI MO EMERGENCY MNGR

RELAYED FROM LACLEDE COUNTY EM OFFICE

0148 AM TSTM WND GST GROVESPRING 37.40N 92.61W
12/31/2010 E50.00 MPH WRIGHT MO PUBLIC

PEA HAIL REPORTED AS WELL

0204 AM HAIL DIXON 37.99N 92.09W
12/31/2010 E1.00 INCH PULASKI MO PUBLIC

0204 AM TSTM WND GST DIXON 37.99N 92.09W
12/31/2010 M65.00 MPH PULASKI MO PUBLIC

0752 AM TORNADO 2 N BLUE EYE 36.52N 93.40W
12/31/2010 F0 STONE MO NWS STORM SURVEY

AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST SW OF THE INTERSECTION
OF HWYS 86 AND 13 N OF BLUE EYE. THIS TORNADO CAUSED TREE
DAMAGE AND DAMAGE TO A CAR PORT. THE PATH LENGTH OF THE
TORNADO WAS 0.25 MILES...WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 50
YARDS. THE MAXIMUM WINDS WERE ESTIMATED TO BE 65 MPH.
THIS WAS THE THIRD TORNADO TO OCCUR IN STONE COUNTY
DURING THE EVENT.

0755 AM HAIL 2 N NIXA 37.07N 93.29W
12/31/2010 M1.00 INCH CHRISTIAN MO AMATEUR RADIO

0807 AM HAIL 2 S TURNERS 37.15N 93.16W
12/31/2010 M1.00 INCH GREENE MO EMERGENCY MNGR

0837 AM TORNADO 5 NE BOLIVAR 37.67N 93.35W
12/31/2010 F0 POLK MO NWS STORM SURVEY

BASED UPON INITIAL REPORTS FROM THE POLK COUNTY EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT AGENCY...AN NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED AN EF0
TORNADO CAUSED MINOR DAMAGE TO THREE
STRUCTURES...INCLUDING TEARING A SECTION OF A ROOF OFF
ONE HOME. THE TORNADO INITIALLY TOUCHED DOWN AT 837 AM
NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 155 AND 430TH...5 MILES
NORTHEAST OF BOLIVAR AND LIFTED A MINUTE LATER NEAR THE
INTERSECTION OF 170 AND 420TH...OR ABOUT 6 MILES
NORTHEAST OF BOLIVAR.

0842 AM HAIL 4 E MARSHFIELD 37.34N 92.83W
12/31/2010 E0.88 INCH WEBSTER MO AMATEUR RADIO

WINDS ESTIMATED AT 50 MPH.

0905 AM HAIL MANSFIELD 37.11N 92.58W
12/31/2010 E1.00 INCH WRIGHT MO AMATEUR RADIO

0905 AM HAIL 7 NNE MANSFIELD 37.20N 92.53W
12/31/2010 E2.75 INCH WRIGHT MO AMATEUR RADIO

GOLF BALL TO BASEBALL SIZED HAIL REPORTED

0910 AM HAIL MANSFIELD 37.11N 92.58W
12/31/2010 E1.25 INCH WRIGHT MO AMATEUR RADIO

0910 AM HAIL MANSFIELD 37.11N 92.58W
12/31/2010 E1.25 INCH WRIGHT MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

0925 AM TSTM WND DMG 5 N DAWSON 37.33N 92.31W
12/31/2010 WRIGHT MO AMATEUR RADIO

STRUCTURE DAMAGE 5 MILES NORTH OF DAWSON.

0943 AM TORNADO 4 NE FORT LEONARD WOOD 37.75N 92.11W
12/31/2010 F3 PULASKI MO NWS STORM SURVEY

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY TEAM DETERMINED
THAT EF-3 TORNADO INITIALLY TOUCHED DOWN 1 MILE SOUTHWEST
OF THE FT WOOD AIRPORT THEN DAMAGED OR DESTROYED NUMEROUS
HOMES AND DAMAGED DOZENS OF OTHER BUILDINGS. THE TORNADO
PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES...WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 500
YARDS.

1006 AM TORNADO 2 WSW ROLLA 37.94N 91.80W
12/31/2010 F3 PHELPS MO NWS STORM SURVEY

*** 2 FATAL *** A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY
DETERMINED THAT AN EF-3 TORNADO OCCURRED NORTH OF ROLLA
MISSOURI. MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH WAS 500 YARDS. DAMAGE PATH
LENGTH WAS 11 MILES. TWO FATALITIES OCCURRED WHEN A
SINGLE WIDE MOBILE HOME WAS COMPLETELY DESTROYED WITH THE
DEBRIS THROWN AGAINST THE MOVEMENT OF THE TORNADO.
SEVERAL OTHER MOBILE HOMES AND FRAME HOMES SUFFERED
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE...INCLUDING A TWO STORY BRICK HOME
WHERE A CAR WAS THROWN OVER THE HOME.

1012 AM TORNADO 1 E LECOMA 37.78N 91.72W
12/31/2010 F1 DENT MO NWS STORM SURVEY

*** 2 FATAL *** LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS 3 MOBILE HOMES
DESTROYED AND EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO NUMEROUS STRUCTURES
ALONG COUNTY ROAD 2050. A NATIONAL WEAHER SERVICE STORM
SURVEY TEAM DETERMINED THAT THE DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY AN
EF-1 TORNADO WITH A WIDTH OF 50 YARDS. THE PATH OF THE
TORNADO WAS LESS THAN ONE MILE LONG. TWO CONFIRMED
FATALITIES OCCURRED.

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