Two tornadoes confirmed in mid-Missouri

One tornado damaged areas of Johnson and Pettis counties, and the other briefly touched down near Gravois Mills.

The National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday that a tornado damaged areas of Johnson and Pettis counties Monday evening.

The damage survey showed that the tornado developed about two miles east of Knob Noster and dissipated about two miles north of Hughesville.

The maximum EF-scale rating of the tornado was EF-1 and its estimated maximum wind speed was 95 miles per hour. The maximum width was 200 yards, and it traveled approximately 14.5 miles.

A second tornado (EF-0) briefly touched down about three miles west/northwest of Gravois Mills.

This tornado, which was one hundred yards wide, uprooted trees and caused minor structural damage.