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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F3
-- Length 17.6 Miles
-- Width 880 Yards
State MISSOURI
County/Area PEMISCOT
WFO MEG
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-04-02 17:54:00.0 CST
Begin Location 5WSW DEERING
Begin Lat/Lon 36.17/-89.97
End Date 2006-04-02 18:25:00.0 CST
End Location CARUTHERSVILLE
End Lat/Lon 36.18/-89.65
Deaths Direct/Indirect 2/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 130/0
Property Damage 60M
Crop Damage
Event Narrative The tornado continued east out of Dunklin County into Pemiscot County. The tornado lifted near the Mississippi River. There were two fatalities in Braggadocio. One hundred thirty people were injured. The most affected area was the southern portion of Caruthersville. Two hundred twenty-six homes were destroyed and five hundred forty-two homes were damaged. In addition, the city of Caruthersville's water tower was destroyed, cutting off water access to the entire city.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 93 Female Vehicle
Death 69 Male Vehicle


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 2 130 61.536M 0.00K
MALDEN DUNKLIN CO. MO 04/02/2006 17:01 CST Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
SENATH DUNKLIN CO. MO 04/02/2006 17:37 CST Tornado F3 0 0 1.500M 0.00K
DEERING PEMISCOT CO. MO 04/02/2006 17:54 CST Tornado F3 2 130 60.000M 0.00K
CLARKTON DUNKLIN CO. MO 04/02/2006 18:18 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
STEELE PEMISCOT CO. MO 04/02/2006 20:50 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
Totals: 2 130 61.536M 0.00K