Tag Archives: tornado

Severe Storms Strike Scotland County, Cause One Serious Injury

After a month of hot, dry weather, Mother Nature turned ugly not once, but twice in Scotland County in a roughly 48-hour period. The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed a tornado touched down briefly in Scotland County on Tuesday, June 26th at approximately 3:30 p.m. The funnel cloud appeared just north of the Memphis city […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week, Statewide Tornado Drill Help Missourians Prepare for Deadly Severe Weather Threats

In 2017, Missourians were reminded once again of the deadly, unforgiving force of severe weather. The state suffered its first tornado death in five years; with nine flooding fatalities, Missouri also experienced its second deadliest year for flooding in almost a decade. Beginning April 28, 2017, Missouri was hit by up to 12 inches of […]

Tornado Touches Down East of Gorin

A strong storm system moving across the Great Plains brought damage to Scotland County Saturday afternoon as a tornado touched down east of Gorin. According to the National Weather Service several rounds of showers and thunderstorms developed across the region in front of the front that was moving in from the west. Some of the […]

Benefit Planned for Tornado Victims

A benefit auction and supper for Sherri Davis and her children, Shaylee and Cynch, is being held Saturday, October 22 at the V.F.W. in Memphis.  Sherri and her children lost their home in a small tornado that went through the outskirts of Bible Grove on July 24, 2016. The free will supper will begin at […]

EF-I Tornado Destroys Three Buildings, Damages Grain Bins in Scotland County

With winds topping out at an estimated 100 mph, the severe weather blew across Scotland County quickly on Wednesday night. While the bulk of the county escaped with only minor damage, the National Weather Service reported a tornado touched down between Memphis and Arbela at approximately 4:40 p.m. on November 11th. The EF-1 twister had […]