Missouri Experienced Several Tornadoes Sunday
Preliminary damage survey results for two EF-0 tornadoes that impacted the Sedalia area Sunday were posted online Monday afternoon by the National Weather Service.
The survey was done Monday morning, according to Pettis County EMA.
One tornado was located south-southeast of Sedalia near U Highway and Covered Bridge Park, and the other just east along HWY 50, south of Sedalia Regional Airport. Fortunately, there were no injuries or deaths, the NWS said.
Both tornadoes had a maximum wind speed of 80 miles per hour and were 50 yards in width.
The one on Route U landed at 4:57 p.m., and traveled just shy of a half mile.
The one on East 50 Highway struck at 4:59 p.m., and traveled on the ground for 1.22 miles.
Comments on the post indicated there was damage to billboards and a white vinyl fence on Highway 50.
More intense tornadoes struck the eastern part of Missouri Sunday night, including an EF-2 between St. Mary, Mo., and Chester, Illinois, and an EF-3 with 140 mph winds near Fredericktown.
Another smaller tornado was spotted near Polo, Mo. on Sunday.
There was also damage reported at Monsees Lake Estates.
Also on Monday, preliminary damage survey results for the Purdin tornado were posted.
The tornado was rated an EF-2 with estimated max winds of 120 mph. The tornado started at 4:31 p.m. and ended at 5:18 p.m. Fortunately there were no injuries or deaths.
And according to the NWS, a second tornado was found in Livingston County, about 6 miles northwest of Chillicothe (near the intersection of HWY 190 and CR 525).
It was a brief EF-0 tornado with peak winds at 80 mph.