An F4 tornado with winds estimated near 210 mph, moved through Crosstown, Missouri on
An F4 tornado with winds estimated near 210 mph, moved through Crosstown, Missouri on September 22, 2006 which created intense damage and destruction to the area. (Photo courtesy: NWS Paducah survey team.) Extracted from September 2006 Storm Data Publication.
Per the September 2006 Storm Data Publication, “On September 22, 2006, the WFO Paducah forecast area was struck by the worst tornado outbreak in its recorded history during the month of September. The first known F3 and F4 tornadoes, as defined by the Fujita Tornado Scale, in the month of September struck Perry County, Missouri and Massac County, Illinois. The combined result of these two tornadoes was about $8 million dollars in damage and eight injuries requiring hospital care.”