Tornado damage Jasper/Barton County, winds estimated 85 mph as it traveled 2.3 miles

Joplin News First

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — At 4:42 a.m. the National Weather Service at Springfield, Missouri, issued a Tornado Warning, releasing details, “Tornado Warning including Lockwood MO, Golden City MO until 5:00 AM CDT.”


That storm had a radar indicated tornado. It was around 5 a.m. and it crossed from Jasper County into Barton County. A residence on the county line near SE100th Road sustained heavy damage. It is here where Golden City Fire Department reported road closure earlier in the morning. The occupants of the home were not injured according to sources.

Radar confirmed tornado with TDS. Tractor implement flipped over, barn destroyed, and multiple power lines down.”


EXPLAINER: TDS – ‘tornado debris signature’

“A strong low pressure system spawned two tornadoes across our area during the early morning hours,” National Weather Service Springfield update on Monday. Newton County was the first and rated an EF-1. “The second tornado was an EF-0 in northeast Jasper County/southeast Barton County (MO), south of Golden City.”

Images from the EF-0 tornado that touched down on the Jasper/Barton County line at SE100th. If you have images of storm damage. You are asked to submit them to the National Weather Service Springfield.

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