Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F3
-- Length 8 Miles
-- Width 880 Yards
State TENNESSEE
County/Area GIBSON
WFO MEG
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-04-02 19:43:00.0 CST
Begin Location 5NW RUTHERFORD
Begin Lat/Lon 36.18/-89.05
End Date 2006-04-02 19:52:00.0 CST
End Location 1E RUTHERFORD
End Lat/Lon 36.13/-88.97
Deaths Direct/Indirect 2/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 6/0
Property Damage 15M
Crop Damage
Event Narrative This tornado was the second of two F3 tornadoes that affected Gibson County on April 2nd. The tornado touched down just south of the Obion and Gibson County line and tracked southeast. The tornado lifted just east of Rutherford near the intersection of China Grove Rd and Highway 105. Two fatalities occurred as a result of this tornado along with six injuries. Approximately two hundred fifty homes were damaged and six were destroyed. Cars were tossed into open fields.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 57 Female Permanent Home
Death 44 Female Permanent 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