UPDATE: 7 Tornadoes Confirmed in SW MO Friday

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The National Weather Service in Springfield Friday confirmed seveb small tornadoes overnight in southwest Missouri.

The NWS confirmed it was an EF-0 tornado that uprooted trees along its path near Turners, Missouri in eastern Greene County.  The NWS reports said "Some trees fell on homes. Maximum winds were estimated at 85 mph with a path length of 2.4 miles."

Kyle Goodin has lived in Turners for six years. He says he is still trying to wrap his head around the mess the severe weather left behind.

"My wife said the power was out so I figured it was just lightning happened. I just figured it was normal and they'd have it back up in an hour or two. Got ready for work, came out the door saw there was a huge tree down in my front yard and decided it probably was not going to be a normal day."

The agency also confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down in Taneyville with 100 mile per hour winds.

And an EF-0 was also confirmed in Branson that caused damage at the Tanger Outlet Mall with 75 mile per hour winds.

And late morning Friday, the Weather Service also confirmed an EF-0 tornado in McDonald southeast of Jane, Missouri with winds of 85 miles per hour near Golf Ridge Road.

No injuries have been reported.

The Weather Service also surveyed damage in the Chadwick, Missouri area of Christian County and in Shell Knob in Barry County, where a boat dock was damaged.

An EF-0 tornado was confirmed in Chadwick were the storm uprooted trees that fell onto a home causing damage. The storm traveled 3 miles through the city and had a path 700 yards wide with strongest winds at 85 mph.

 

 

Owner Mardi Bilyeu says there is really only one thing they can do at this point.  "Gotta get workin'. When the first responders and the fire department they wanted to see if the house was livable. They said it looked okay for us to spend the night there, and they said there is alot of damage around here."


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