Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale F1
-- Length 5.1 Miles
-- Width 700 Yards
State IOWA
County/Area JOHNSON
NCEI Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-04-13 19:38:00.0 CST
Begin Location 5NE HILLS
Begin Lat/Lon 41.60/-91.48
End Date 2006-04-13 19:48:00.0 CST
End Location 9NNE HILLS
End Lat/Lon 41.67/-91.48
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 70K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative Tornado began near the intersection of Taft Avenue and 480th Street at 1938 CST and moved east northeast. The tornado crossed U.S. 6 one mile east of its intersection with X14. At this point, the tornado turned to the left and traveled north crossing the Iowa Interstate Railroad and dissipated southeast of the intersection of Wapsi Avenue and 400th Street at 1948 CST.

When this tornado cross the IAIS tracks and F46, it just missed traveling through a natural gas tank farm and the 15 pipelines feeding into it.

A mobile home was destroyed and a house lost a portion of its roof. Considerable tree damage was noted and several farm outbuildings were damaged or unroofed.
Event Narrative Rated high F1


Event Map:

Note: The tornado track is approximate based on the beginning (B) and ending (E) locations. The actual tornado path may differ from a straight line.

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 70.00K 0.00K
HILLS JOHNSON CO. IA 04/13/2006 19:38 CST Tornado F1 0 0 70.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 70.00K 0.00K