Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale F1
-- Length 8.9 Miles
-- Width 440 Yards
State IOWA
County/Area MUSCATINE
WFO DVN
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCEI Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-04-13 19:46:00.0 CST
Begin Location 4SW NICHOLS
Begin Lat/Lon 41.43/-91.38
End Date 2006-04-13 20:02:00.0 CST
End Location 5ESE NICHOLS
End Lat/Lon 41.45/-91.22
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 1/0
Property Damage 120K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative Tornado developed 4.1 mile southeast of Lone Tree in Johnson County at 1945 CST and moved east southeast entering Muscatine County 4.4 miles southwest of Nichols at 1946 CST. The tornado continued east southeast crossing highway 70 and crossed near the intersection of Davis Avenue and 210th Street 3 miles south of Nichols. Here a 49 year old female was killed and her husband injured when their mobile home was destroyed. The tornado continued east southeast and entered Red Cedar WMA, crossed the Cedar River, and turned northeast. The tornado crossed the Cedar River a second time, crossed highway 22 and dissipated 1.8 miles southeast of Adams at 2002 CST.

Considerable tree and outbuilding damage occurred south of Nichols along with some damage to homes and garages.
Event Narrative Entered from Johnson County


Event Fatality Details:

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death (Direct) 49 Female Mobile/Trailer Home


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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: 1 1 120.00K 0.00K
NICHOLS MUSCATINE CO. IA 04/13/2006 19:46 CST Tornado F1 1 1 120.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 1 120.00K 0.00K