Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F3
-- Length 18 Miles
-- Width 880 Yards
State TENNESSEE
County/Area DYER
WFO MEG
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-04-02 18:32:00.0 CST
Begin Location 14W NEWBERN
Begin Lat/Lon 36.12/-89.52
End Date 2006-04-02 18:55:00.0 CST
End Location 4ENE NEWBERN
End Lat/Lon 36.13/-89.20
Deaths Direct/Indirect 16/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 70/0
Property Damage 20M
Crop Damage
Event Narrative A tornado spawned from the same parent supercell that produced damaging tornadoes west of the Mississippi River moved across Dyer County during the evening of April 2nd. The most affected areas were Millsfield, Maxey, and Newbern. The F3 tornado resulted in sixteen fatalities and 70 injuries. Seventy-one homes were destroyed and one hundred eighty-two were damaged.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 37 Male Mobile Home
Death 40 Female Mobile Home
Death 13 Male Mobile Home
Death 69 Male Permanent Home
Death 87 Female Permanent Home
Death 66 Male Permanent Home
Death 63 Female Mobile Home
Death 57 Female Permanent Home
Death 27 Male Mobile Home
Death 26 Female Mobile Home
Death 47 Female Permanent Home
Death 57 Male Permanent Home
Death 0 Male Permanent Home
Death 67 Female Permanent Home
Death 77 Male Permanent Home
Death 35 Male Mobile Home


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 24 122 62.550M 0.00K
HENDERSON CHESTER CO. TN 04/02/2006 18:30 CST Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
NEWBERN DYER CO. TN 04/02/2006 18:32 CST Tornado F3 16 70 20.000M 0.00K
BRADEN FAYETTE CO. TN 04/02/2006 18:38 CST Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 125.00K 0.00K
RIDGELY LAKE CO. TN 04/02/2006 18:47 CST Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 6.00K 0.00K
KENTON OBION CO. TN 04/02/2006 18:52 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
MEMPHIS SHELBY CO. TN 04/02/2006 18:57 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 12.00K 0.00K
GARLAND TIPTON CO. TN 04/02/2006 19:00 CST Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
DYER GIBSON CO. TN 04/02/2006 19:09 CST Tornado F3 6 42 25.000M 0.00K
TIPTONVILLE LAKE CO. TN 04/02/2006 19:09 CST Hail 2.50 in. 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
MEMPHIS SHELBY CO. TN 04/02/2006 19:14 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
OBION OBION CO. TN 04/02/2006 19:17 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
GREENFIELD WEAKLEY CO. TN 04/02/2006 19:31 CST Tornado F3 0 2 500.00K 0.00K
MC KENZIE CARROLL CO. TN 04/02/2006 19:35 CST Tornado F3 0 0 1.040M 0.00K
RUTHERFORD GIBSON CO. TN 04/02/2006 19:43 CST Tornado F3 2 6 15.000M 0.00K
MUNFORD TIPTON CO. TN 04/02/2006 20:00 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 2.50K 0.00K
MC KENZIE CARROLL CO. TN 04/02/2006 20:16 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 9.00K 0.00K
ENVILLE CHESTER CO. TN 04/02/2006 20:30 CST Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
STANTON HAYWOOD CO. TN 04/02/2006 20:30 CST Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
HUNTINGDON CARROLL CO. TN 04/02/2006 20:35 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
BRUCETON CARROLL CO. TN 04/02/2006 20:42 CST Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
LONGTOWN FAYETTE CO. TN 04/02/2006 20:45 CST Tornado F1 0 2 200.00K 0.00K
HALLS LAUDERDALE CO. TN 04/02/2006 20:53 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
BROWNSVILLE HAYWOOD CO. TN 04/02/2006 21:25 CST Tornado F2 0 0 400.00K 0.00K
DIXONVILLE TIPTON CO. TN 04/02/2006 21:35 CST Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 6.00K 0.00K
DYERSBURG DYER CO. TN 04/02/2006 21:37 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
COTTAGE GROVE HENRY CO. TN 04/02/2006 21:38 CST Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
DYER GIBSON CO. TN 04/02/2006 21:45 CST Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
DYER GIBSON CO. TN 04/02/2006 21:45 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
MEMPHIS SHELBY CO. TN 04/02/2006 21:45 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
BEMIS MADISON CO. TN 04/02/2006 21:50 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
LEXINGTON HENDERSON CO. TN 04/02/2006 22:45 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
HENDERSON CHESTER CO. TN 04/02/2006 22:48 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
MORRIS CHAPEL HARDIN CO. TN 04/02/2006 23:40 CST Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
MORRIS CHAPEL HARDIN CO. TN 04/02/2006 23:40 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 2.50K 0.00K
SILERTON HARDEMAN CO. TN 04/02/2006 23:45 CST Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 24 122 62.550M 0.00K