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NWS: Evidence of EF0 tornado near Hayti, Mo.

House damaged near Hayti. (Source: Luke Blagg)
House damaged near Hayti. (Source: Luke Blagg)((Source: Luke Blagg))
Updated: May. 5, 2021 at 5:06 PM CDT
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PEMISCOT COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - The National Weather Service survey team found evidence of an EF0 tornado near Hayti.

According to the preliminary report, the tornado touched down northeast of Hayti around 2:51 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4.

It had estimated wind peaks of 85 miles per hour and a path length of 2.8 miles.

According to the National Weather Service, the tornado developed near I-55 where it damaged a shop building and a grain bin.

Debris from the show building was carried about less than a mile away.

Along County Road 121, the NWS said the tornado uprooted trees, one of which fell onto a church.

The tornado also damaged homes and a grain bin along County Road 321.

The last seen damage was to trees east of County Road 321.

One viewer sent in a photo of his house just northwest of Hayti.

Home damaged near Hayti. (Source: Luke Blagg)
Home damaged near Hayti. (Source: Luke Blagg)((Source: Luke Blagg))

He said the tree fell on the house and caused significant damage.

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