Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F3
-- Length 3.1 Miles
-- Width 200 Yards
State MISSOURI
County/Area JEFFERSON
WFO LSX
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-03-11 21:42:00.0 CST
Begin Location 9SSE FESTUS
Begin Lat/Lon 38.12/-90.33
End Date 2006-03-11 21:47:00.0 CST
End Location 9SE FESTUS
End Lat/Lon 38.13/-90.28
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Event Narrative The second Jefferson County tornado first formed about 9:42 pm CST about 8.5 miles south southeast of Festus, near Interstate 55 where it sheared off the tops of several trees. The tornado then hit a small subdivision on the east side of the highway destroying three homes. The tornado crossed Highway 61 and destroyed another home and caused one minor injury. The tornado continued northeast causing minor to moderate damage to homes and outbuildings. At it approached the Mississippi River, the tornado blew down two high power electric transmission towers. It then crossed the river into Monroe County Illinois. The Jefferson County portion of the tornado track was about 3.1 miles with a maximum width of 200 yards and a F3 rating.


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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
FESTUS JEFFERSON CO. MO 03/11/2006 21:42 CST Tornado F3 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K