Path length: 1.3 miles
Width: 200 yards
9 tornadoes were confirmed on December 8, 1966. All but two were in the state of Missouri. One that traveled through parts of Washington County was given a rating of F3. The SPC path length is recorded at 1.3 miles. That doesn’t appear to be correct. The Storm Data entry states a 6 mile path. Newspaper reports back up a longer path length. There were 2 injuries recorded but there could have been a few more.
Storm Data Entry
We gathered information for this event from the SPC & NCDC Databases, the December 1966 Storm Data Publication and Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes and found the following differences:
- SPC/NCDC have a 1.3mile path length.
- Grazulis and Storm Data have a length at 6 miles.
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