Small tornado confirmed in Ripley County

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

DONIPHAN, Mo. -- The National Weather Service confirmed that a small tornado was responsible for destroying up to 200 trees and a few outbuildings in Southeast Missouri during the weekend.

A survey team inspected the damage in Ripley County on Monday and concluded the area was hit Sunday afternoon by an EF-1 twister, with peak winds of 100 mph.

The tornado touched down shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday about 13 miles northeast of Doniphan. The twister's path was 100 yards wide and one-third of a mile long.

No deaths or injuries were reported.

Pertinent address:

Doniphan, Mo.

Map of pertinent addresses

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