List of tornadoes in the April 6–8, 2006 tornado outbreak

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This is a list of the tornadoes which occurred during the April 6–8, 2006 tornado outbreak.

Confirmed tornadoes[edit]

Confirmed tornadoes by Fujita rating
FU F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
0 41 25 5 2 0 0 73

April 6 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, April 6, 2006
County / Parish
Time (UTC)
Path length
F0 SW of Pawhuska Osage 2049 unknown Brief touchdown in the Osage Nation. No damage was reported.[1]
F1 NW of Welch To S of Faulkner, KS Craig, Labette (KS), Cherokee (KS) 0005 12 miles (19 km) In Oklahoma, the tornado severely damaged the roof of a mobile home, snapped trees, and blew down power lines. In Kansas, a mobile home was destroyed and the 2 other homes were damaged. 12 people were injured.[2]
F0 N of Enterprise Haskell 0018 unknown Tornado briefly observed on Eufaula Lake just west of the Eufaula Dam. No damage was reported.[3]
F1 SE of Bennington Saline, Ottawa 2054 2.5 miles (4.0 km) Tornado touched down in a rural area, destroying an outbuilding and knocking down power poles.[4]
F1 SW of Manchester Dickinson 2103 2.5 miles (4.0 km) Tornado damaged or destroyed several outbuildings and flipped a mobile home on its side.
F0 E of Longford Clay 2112 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Damage limited to a few trees.[5]
F0 NE of Longford Clay 2114 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Tornado damaged three outbuildings and downed a large tree.[6]
F1 W of Clay Center to SW of Garfield Center Clay 2140 9 miles (14 km) Large half-mile wide tornado damaged numerous outbuildings, trees, roofs, and irrigation pivots along its path.[7]
F2 N of Barnes to S of Odell, NE Washington, Gage (NE) 2220 17 miles (27 km) Near the beginning of the path in Kansas, one brick home had its roof torn off and some of the exterior walls knocked down. Four outbuildings were destroyed nearby. Further along the path, the tornado caused damage to one other home and five additional outbuildings as well as many trees. One home was completely destroyed just southeast of Hanover. Damage in Nebraska was limited to trees.[8]
F1 N of Lawton to E of Asbury, MO Cherokee, Jasper (MO) 0046 5 miles (8.0 km) Tornado touched down near the Kansas state line and crossed into Missouri, where a few outbuildings were destroyed.[9]
F0 S of Adams Gage 2300 6 miles (9.7 km) Tornado tore the roofs off of three hog barns and a chicken shed, and blew out windows at several houses. Trees were damaged as well.[10]
F0 SW of Marble Falls Newton 0255 1.7 miles (2.7 km) A few trees were snapped off or uprooted.[11]
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 04/06, Omaha NWS office Tulsa office Wichita office Topeka office, Little Rock office, Springfield office, National Climatic Data Center

April 7 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, April 7, 2006
County / Parish
Time (UTC)
Path length
F0 SW of Big Sandy Benton 1740 1.1 miles (1.8 km) Homes sustained shingle damage in the Cedar Lake Estates subdivision, and several trees were downed.[12]
F0 NW of Waverly Humphreys 1805 0.2 miles (320 m) Two houses suffered roof damage and several trees were downed.[13]
F0 NE of Waverly Humphreys 1810 0.2 miles (320 m) Several outbuildings were damaged and a barn was destroyed.[14]
F3 NE of Charlotte to Ashland City Dickson, Cheatham 1830 19 miles (31 km) Near Charlotte, the tornado destroyed three mobile homes, flipped vehicles, and downed many trees. As the tornado passed near Bellsburg, a poorly constructed house was swept away and scattered into a wooded area, with only the basement and garage remaining. A truck was blown into the basement of the home. A small grocery store was also destroyed in the area. In Dickson County, a total of 25 homes were destroyed, 8 homes had major damage, and 24 homes and businesses had moderate damage. In Cheatham County, one home was destroyed, 13 homes had major damage, and 9 homes, along with farms and businesses had moderate damage. In the town of Greenbrier, homes had shingles torn off and large trees were downed. Tornado struck Ashland City before dissipating, where many trees and a large communications tower were downed, and homes sustained roof damage.[15][16]
F2 Parker Crossroads to E of Yuma Henderson, Carroll 1834 9 miles (14 km) Damage in Henderson County was limited to trees. In Carroll County, the tornado struck the town of Yuma, where 15 homes were destroyed and 29 homes were damaged. The Yuma Church of Christ sustained significant roof damage, and numerous trees and power lines were downed. 5 people were injured.[17]
F1 Sardis Henderson 1840 4 miles (6.4 km) Many trees and power lines were downed, and headstones were knocked over at the Sardis Cemetery.[18]
F2 S of Camden Benton 1853 6 miles (9.7 km) One home was destroyed, and 15 other homes and businesses had major damage. One home lost its entire roof, and other homes had roof damage. Numerous large trees were snapped, uprooted or blown down.[19]
F1 W of Hurricane Mills Humphreys 1905 4.5 miles (7.2 km) Many large trees were downed, a brick home was heavily damaged, and a mobile home was completely destroyed with only the frame left. Another mobile home was shifted off of its foundation.[20]
F3 Goodlettsville to Gallatin Davidson, Sumner 1908 23 miles (37 km) 7 deaths - Tornado first struck Goodlettsville, where major damage occurred and some small homes were leveled. Some businesses in town were also destroyed, including the Metro Baptist Church. 21 homes were destroyed, 13 homes or businesses were heavily damaged, and 31 others sustained moderate damage in that area. The tornado then struck Hendersonville, where 80 homes were destroyed. The tornado then tore through Gallatin, where 700 homes were destroyed, along with several car dealerships and other businesses. Many vehicles were thrown and mangled, and the Volunteer State Community College was heavily damaged. All seven fatalities occurred in Gallatin, and some homes were swept away at that location (though damage surveyors determined that they were poorly built). 128 people were injured.[21]
F0 NE of Hohenwald Lewis 1943 0.3 miles (480 m) A few trees were snapped.[22]
F1 McMinnville area Warren 2145 11 miles (18 km) 2 deaths - Shingles were torn off of roofs and large trees were downed. A barn was heavily damaged as well. The two fatalities occurred when a mobile home was destroyed.[23][24]
F1 S of Crossville Cumberland 2246 6.2 miles (10.0 km) Four homes and two mobile homes were destroyed out of 181 homes that were damaged. Outbuildings and vehicles were damaged as well.[25]
F0 Chestnut Ridge Lincoln, Moore 2317 30 yards (27 m) Damage was limited to trees.[26]
F1 SW of McMinnville Warren 2328 4 miles (6.4 km) 1 death - There was extensive damage to a barn, a cinder block building, and numerous trees. Several outbuildings were destroyed and a shed was turned onto its side. Homes in the Country Club subdivision sustained roof damage, and a fatality occurred in a mobile home.[27]
F0 E of Mulberry Lincoln 2330 200 yards (180 m) Homes sustained minor roof and siding damage, and trees were downed.[28]
F0 W of Vanntown Lincoln 2330 200 yards (180 m) A few trees were downed.[29]
F0 Champ Lincoln 0101 unknown A pole barn was heavily damaged and trees were uprooted.[30]
F2 Temple Hill to NE of Summer Shade Barren, Metcalfe 2004 8.4 miles (13.5 km) In the Temple Hill area, 15 to 20 homes were destroyed. Several other homes, barns, and outbuildings were heavily damaged. A large RV was flipped over, a large tractor was moved about five feet, and a horse trailer was thrown over 75 yards. Additional homes and barns were destroyed in Metcalfe County before the tornado dissipated. 4 people were injured.[31]
F1 Moorman Muhlenberg 2302 1.8 miles (2.9 km) One home received damage due to a large tree falling onto the roof. The community baseball park was damaged, and a block building and some fencing was severely damaged.[32]
F1 Pikeville Pike 2045 1 mile (1.6 km) A mobile home was destroyed when it was picked up and thrown into a barn. A cow was killed when a combine was dropped onto it, and many trees were downed.[33]
F1 NW of Decatur Clark 2114 0.75 miles (1.21 km) Several buildings suffered minor damage, including damage to doors and the roof of a barn. A garage was damaged, trees were uprooted, and a corn cob was thrown through a van window.[34]
F0 Linville area Union 2135 7 miles (11 km) Large trees were downed, one of which fell onto a mobile home. A school and a home in town sustained major roof damage.
F0 W of Morgan City (1st tornado) Leflore 2136 3 miles (4.8 km) Tornado remained in open sunflower fields with no damage.[35]
F0 SE of Greenville Washington 2153 1 mile (1.6 km) Weak tornado briefly touched down and damaged a mobile home and tore a portion of a roof off a storage building.[36]
F0 SW of Ecru Pontotoc 2156 6 miles (9.7 km) One mobile home was damaged, along with numerous trees.[37]
F0 NE of Isola Humphreys 2243 unknown Tornado remained over open fields with no damage.[38]
F0 W of Morgan City (2nd tornado) Leflore 2252 1 mile (1.6 km) Second tornado in the area also remained in open fields with no damage.[39]
F0 N of Houston Chickasaw 0035 unknown Damage limited to some trees near the Tombigbee National Forest.[40]
F0 N of Indianola Sunflower 0255 3 miles (4.8 km) Numerous trees and power lines were knocked down.[41]
F0 NE of Cherokee Colbert 2250 50 yards (46 m) Tornado blew trees onto three homes.[42]
F0 N of Florence Lauderdale 2314 30 yards (27 m) Two trees were blown down.[43]
F1 Tuscumbia area Colbert 2325 8 miles (13 km) A gas station was heavily damaged, and a billboard was twisted. 8 homes sustained minor to moderate damage in town.[44]
F1 Colbert Heights to Leighton Colbert 2355 10 miles (16 km) Two schools were damaged in Colbert Heights. A manufactured home was heavily damaged, along with a baseball field. The tornado caused minor tree damage before destroying a barn in Leighton and dissipating.[45]
F1 E of Cairo Limestone 0005 0.75 miles (1.21 km) Tornado damaged 2 homes and downed 15 trees.[46]
F0 Sulpher Springs Madison 0045 150 yards (140 m) A mobile home suffered heavy roof damage and insulation was tossed into some nearby trees.[47]
F0 NW of Hazel Green Madison, Lincoln (TN) 0048 2 miles (3.2 km) One mobile home was damaged, one barn was destroyed, and a few trees were knocked down.
F0 NW of Hatton Lawrence 0145 30 yards (27 m) Brief touchdown uprooted two trees.[48]
F1 N of Hamilton Marion 0155 0.5 miles (0.80 km) Numerous trees and power lines were downed, including some that crushed a vehicle. Homes sustained roof damage and the top of a barn was ripped off.[49]
F0 Hodges Franklin 0200 3 miles (4.8 km) A few trees and power lines were knocked down.[50]
F0 E of Mount Hope Lawrence 0230 60 yards (55 m) Minor tree damage occurred.[51]
F1 Haleyville Marion, Winston 0307 4.7 miles (7.6 km) A hotel, a gas station, and an old textile mill were heavily damaged in town. Haleyville High School sustained damage to its roof and athletic fields. numerous trees and power lines were downed, one of which landed on a house and car.[52]
F0 E of Moulton Lawrence 0300 100 yards (91 m) A barn was destroyed and some trees were uprooted.[53]
F0 Danville area Morgan, Lawrence 0316 1 mile (1.6 km) Danville High School was damaged, along with 6 homes in town. 4 home outside of town sustained minor roof damage and two barns were destroyed.[54]
F0 E of Decatur Limestone 0324 30 yards (27 m) Light tree damage occurred and a billboard was heavily damaged.[55]
F0 N of Arab Marshall 0415 unknown Tornado heavily damaged a barn and a storage area.[56]
F1 NE of Cullman Cullman 0450 unknown Two chicken houses were destroyed and another was damaged. Sheet metal was wrapped around trees. A shed was destroyed and a feed bin was toppled as well.[57]
F0 E of Fort Payne DeKalb 0544 unknown A manufactured home had its windows knocked out and some of its vinyl siding torn off, and several trees also uprooted by the tornado.[58]
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 04/07, Nashville office, Louisville office, Birmingham office, Memphis office, Northern Indiana office, Shreveport office, Huntsville office, Paducah office, National Climatic Data Center

April 8 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, April 8, 2006
County / Parish
Time (UTC)
Path length
F1 Gardendale Jefferson 0616 2.4 miles (3.9 km) A few dozen businesses were heavily damaged. The damage included significant roof damage, broken windows, large bay doors blown out, air conditioning unit damage and sign damage. Three very large air conditioning units were blown off the roof of a K-Mart. These units were estimated at 5 to 8 thousand pounds each. A church along US Highway 31 suffered roof damage. Dozens of homes were damaged and numerous trees were blown down. One woman was injured when a tree fell through the roof of her home.[59]
F1 Roebuck Jefferson 0623 3.2 miles (5.1 km) Hundreds of large hardwood trees were either blown over or uprooted. Numerous pine trees were also snapped off along the path. Several of the fallen trees landed on homes and produced substantial damage. An estimated 50 to 100 homes suffered varying degrees of damage.[60]
F1 S of Ohatchee Calhoun 0652 0.75 miles (1.21 km) Several trees were downed, one of which landed on a home. Some small outbuildings were damaged as well.[61]
F0 NW of Childersburg Talladega 0803 0.6 miles (0.97 km) Many trees were either snapped off or uprooted along the path. A few of the fallen trees landed on homes and automobiles.[62]
F0 S of Cedartown Polk 0720 5 miles (8.0 km) Trees and power lines were downed, some of which landed on structures. Some outbuildings were damaged, and porches were blown off of two homes. One person was injured.[63]
F2 Rockmart area Polk 0730 3 miles (4.8 km) Many homes were damaged, and few were destroyed. 60 outbuildings were damaged or destroyed, and Rockmart High School was also heavily damaged. 5 coal cars were blown off of the tracks, and one person was injured.[64]
F0 W of Marietta Cobb 0750 2.5 miles (4.0 km) Homes were damaged, along with numerous trees, some of which fell and landed on structures. Some shopping centers were damaged, and several wooden play-sets were tossed around.[65]
F1 Noonday to Alpharetta Cobb, Fulton 0755 18 miles (29 km) Major damage occurred in suburban areas. In Cobb County, 13 residences were destroyed, 75 residences had major damage, 57 residences had minor damage and 38 residences were affected. 1 commercial property was destroyed, 10 commercial property had major damage, and 16 commercial properties had minor damage. In Fulton County, considerable damage was noted just south of Crabapple where a car wash and detail shop were destroyed, a gas station suffered major damage, and a nearby strip mall suffered minor damage. A dental building in Alpharetta sustained major damage, and 149 homes were damaged in the county. Hundreds of trees were downed along the path.[66]
F0 NW of Five Points Banks 0909 unknown A chicken house was destroyed, and another was shifted from its foundation.[67]
South Carolina
F1 S of Adams Run Charleston 1953 2.5 miles (4.0 km) Numerous trees, large limbs, and power lines were damaged along the path and one house partially collapsed due to the tornado.[68]
F0 Charleston Charleston 2020 2.5 miles (4.0 km) Tornado downed trees and tossed a trailer deck 30 feet. Wind measuring equipment was destroyed, a gas station was damaged, and picnic tables were tossed around.[69]
F0 Daniel Island Berkeley 2023 unknown The tornado broke out the door of a business and uprooted several trees along the path. Two large banners were severely damaged, two heavy duty tents were toppled, a metal support beam for one of the tents was snapped. A panel of the tennis scoreboard was damaged, and a temporary light display fell onto a vehicle at the Family Circle Tennis Center.[70]
F0 Charleston to Daniel Island Charleston, Berkeley 2025 300 yards (270 m) The tornado blew out windows and caused minor structural damage to several businesses, and knocked down several large trees in the Charleston area. Damage was limited to trees at Daniel Island.[71]
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for 04/08, Peachtree City office, Birmingham office, National Climatic Data Center


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