NWS Confirmns an EF2 Tornado Struck NEMO

The National Weather Service reported yesterday that an EF-2 tornado hit in Clark County on Monday evening. The NWS survey report stated the tornado touched down at 5:13 p.m. in an open field southwest of Wayland. It stated the tornado damaged trees and a structure where it touched down. The tornado then moved east-northeast through a rural area. Once the tornado approached Highway 27, it strengthened and caused EF-2 damage to power poles. The survey stated that the tornado then hit the MoDOT facility, destroying a salt shelter and doors. As it continued to move across the highwy, it overturned a semi. The tornado then crossed the Des Moines River into Iowa and lifted at approximately 5:28 p.m. The NWS reports that the EF2 Tornado had winds that reached 115 miles per hour. The path length was estimated at 8.9 miles.