Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F3
-- Length 14 Miles
-- Width 300 Yards
State SOUTH DAKOTA
County/Area MCPHERSON
WFO ABR
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-08-24 16:03:00.0 CST
Begin Location 7SSW EUREKA
Begin Lat/Lon 45.66667/-99.68333
End Date 2006-08-24 16:30:00.0 CST
End Location 7SSW EUREKA
End Lat/Lon 45.6/-99.48333
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 1/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Event Narrative A supercell thunderstorm produced an F3 tornado in southwest Mcpherson county. The tornado was on the ground for nearly a half hour and covered about 14 miles. The tornado touched down near the Campbell county line. There were four different sites damaged with the greatest damage 8 miles south of Eureka and 2 miles southeast of Hillsview. Damage included numerous power poles snapped off, trees shredded of leaves, bark and/or uprooted. Numerous livestock and deer were killed. Devastating damage was observed to farm equipment, homes, barns, grain bins, and vehicles. A well anchored mobile home was completely destroyed. Debris from each site was observed up to 3 miles away. One person received minor scrapes and bruises.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 1 0.00K 0.00K
EUREKA MCPHERSON CO. SD 08/24/2006 16:03 CST Tornado F3 0 1 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 1 0.00K 0.00K