Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F0
-- Length 2 Miles
-- Width 30 Yards
State ILLINOIS
County/Area MACOUPIN
WFO LSX
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-04-02 16:15:00.0 CST
Begin Lat/Lon 39.12/-90.12
End Date 2006-04-02 16:17:00.0 CST
End Location 2E PIASA
End Lat/Lon 39.12/-90.08
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Event Narrative In Piasa a tornado struck around 515 pm CDT and damaged the roof and siding of numerous homes, snapped several trees and wooden power poles, and took large branches out of trees. Damage was intermittent along a path continuing two miles east of Piasa on Highway 16, where the tornado destroyed a barn near Beacon Road and collapsed a parking canopy at Shipman Elevator Company. A man approximately 1.5 miles north of this tornado witnessed sheet metal debris rotating in the air and dirt swirling on the ground. A woman driving on Highway 16 reported being pushed off the road by the tornado. Total track length of this F0 tornado was 2 miles with a maximum width of 30 yards.


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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
PIASA MACOUPIN CO. IL 04/02/2006 16:15 CST Tornado F0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K