Tornado Confirmed in Stoddard County
By: Laura Wibbenmeyer
STODDARD COUNTY, Mo.- The National Weather Service assessed the damage from a tornado just to the northeast of Essex in Stoddard County Wednesday afternoon.
They confirmed that a strong EF1 tornado did touch down in the area Tuesday, packing winds up to 110 mph. The tornado's path was about four miles long, 100 yards wide and lasted around five minutes.