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Tornado #7
Greene/Scott/Morgan Counties

Tornado track in Scott and Greene Counties on 3/12/2006

While investigating the track of the 66-mile-long tornado path, survey teams fro`m the Lincoln and St. Louis NWS offices were able to uncover a separate tornado track, just north of the main track.

This tornado developed in north central Greene County, along county road 2700N, 1/2 mile west of highway 106 (or about 1.5 miles west-northwest of Barow).  It developed around 7:20 pm and moved northeast into southern Scott County.  The tornado crossed the Alsey-Manchester Road, about 3/4 mile northwest of Manchester, around 7:33 pm., and continued northeast, crossing the Scott/Morgan County line 2.75 miles west-southwest of Murrayville around 7:35 pm.  It finally lifted about 1.25 miles west of Murrayville at 7:40 pm.

The intensity of this tornado was determined to be F1, with a width of 75 yards and a path of 9.75 miles.

Event Links:  Overview | Long-Track Tornado | SpringfieldFranklin/Loami | Eastern Sangamon
 Southern Logan | Greene/Scott #2 | Logan/Macon | Macon/De WittRadar&Satellite