Monday, May 04, 2009

Second St. Clair Tornado Rated EF1

...STEWARTS CROSSROADS TORNADO (ST. CLAIR COUNTY)...

EVENT DATE: SUNDAY 03 MAY 2009
TYPE: EF-1 TORNADO
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): AROUND 90 MPH
INJURIES/FATALITIES: NONE
EVENT START LOCATION & TIME: 33.5415/-86.4590
EVENT END LOCATION & TIME: 33.5458/-86.4430
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 1 MILE
DAMAGE WIDTH (IN YARDS): 100 YARDS
START TIME: 215 PM CDT
END TIME: 216 PM CDT
WARNINGS: TORNADO WARNING 202-300 PM
WATCHES: SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 233
1135 AM UNTIL 500 PM

A BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF SEQUOYAH ROAD
AND CHEROKEE ROAD AT STEWARTS CROSSROADS. SEVERAL TREES WERE BLOWN
DOWN ALONG THE SHORT PATH. THE FALLEN TREES LANDED ON HOMES AND
PRODUCED MINOR TO MODERATE DAMAGE.

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