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Kirksville Missouri Tornado and Novinger Missouri Tornado video here. NWS says there were 3
separate tornadoes and I filmed 2 of tornadoes that day with the last one in
Kirksville Mo. nearly
Kirksville Missouri Tornado
Video HD Taken from inside Kirksville, and
then inside the tornado.
Stock Tornado video of the Kirksville Missouri tornado
available in HD. This is the only video shot from inside the
city where the tornado hit.
Below is the only video taken immediately after the
tornado hit Kirksville from within the subdivision next
to the car dealership.
Novinger Missouri Tornado Video
HD Stock Tornado video Available
Damage surveys conducted by National Weather Service in conjunction with
emergency management have found evidence of three tornadoes from storms in
Sullivan and Adair counties which struck on May 13, 2009. All tornadoes appeared
to have been produced by the same
1) The first
form touched down just north Milan, Missouri and proceeded east where it
destroyed a mobile home killing a female occupant. The
continued eastward for a few more miles damaging
trees for before lifting. The damage produced by this
indicates it was of EF-1 strength.
2) The second
form touched down approximately 5 miles west of Novinger near Highway 149. This
destroyed a house and an out building west of Novinger before destroying a
mobile home, and producing additional
and minor building damage on the south side of Novinger. The
paralleled highway 6 east of Novinger, damaging
for a few more miles before lifting. This
produced EF-1 damage along its track.
3) The third
produced by this storm touched down about 2 miles west northwest of Kirksville
and moved eastward through the northern part of the city. This
killed two people just northwest of Kirksville and went on to produce EF-1
damage to several structures in northern Kirksville including damage to a car
dealership and several homes. Initially damage found east of Kirksville was
thought to be the result of a separate
however further analysis of the damage path shows that the
struck northern Kirksville continued eastward into a rural area and
strengthened. Several farmsteads were struck by this
of Kirksville and at one point the
produced EF-2 damage.