Severe Thunderstorm Damage - March 9, 2006 - Marion County

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was in effect for Marion County from 3:14 PM until 4:15 PM...with a Tornado Warning in effect from 4:06 PM until 4:30 PM. The line of severe thunderstorms entered western Marion County around 3:40 PM. Virtually the entire county was affected by the severe thunderstorm winds. Hundreds of trees and power lines were either blown down...snapped off...or uprooted countywide. The roof of a furniture accessories store was partially torn off in Winfield. Pea to nickel size hail also fell during the severe thunderstorms and collected up to a several inches deep on the ground in places. Wind gusts were estimated between 58 and 70 miles an hour.

 

Tree Damage
Tree Damage
Tree Damage
Tree Damage
Roof Damage
Roof Damage
Roof Damage
Roof Damage
Roof of store
Roof of store
Roof of home
Roof of home
Roof of store
Roof of store
Tree damage
Tree damage
Telephone pole damage
Telephone pole damage
Tree uprooted
Tree uprooted
Sign damage
Sign damage
Road blocked by trees
Road blocked by trees
Double rainbow
Double rainbow
Debris
Debris

Maximum Wind Gusts

Hail collected 2 hours after event near Winfield


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