Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F2
-- Length 4 Miles
-- Width 400 Yards
State ILLINOIS
County/Area SANGAMON
WFO ILX
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-03-12 20:24:00.0 CST
Begin Lat/Lon 39.80/-89.65
End Date 2006-03-12 20:30:00.0 CST
End Location 1SW CLEAR LAKE
End Lat/Lon 39.78/-89.58
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Event Narrative The tornado touched down about 1/4 mile north of the Bunn Park golf course, and tracked to the northeast. The strongest damage was bounded by 15th Street, Cornell Avenue, South Grand Avenue, and Pope Avenue. Several homes had roofs torn off, with extensive damage to power poles and lines, along with numerous downed trees.

The tornado continued to track northeast across Old Rochester Road, Singer Avenue, and Cook Street from White City Blvd. to a block east of Dirksen Parkway. The tornado crossed I-55 at the Clear Lake Avenue interchange, and overturned a semi truck. This tornado dissipated near Old Route 36, about 3/4 mile southwest of the Village of Clear Lake.

No injuries or fatalities were reported.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SPRINGFIELD SANGAMON CO. IL 03/12/2006 20:24 CST Tornado F2 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K