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August 19, 2007 Minco Tornado

This tornado spun up at about 2:32am CDT 1 mile east-southeast of Minco. It then tracked north-northwest through the northeast side of Minco, and eventually dissipated at about 2:41am CDT 1 mile north of Union City. Along its path, the tornado hit a small neighborhood. For the most part, it just caused some roof and tree damage, with a few evergreen trees snapped. In addition, one mobile home was tossed a short distance, another was moved, and two more sustained some structural damage. Based on the damage, this tornado has been assigned a rating of EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Click on the images below for larger versions. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.