Four people were injured and more than 70 homes were damaged. At approximately 8:40 p.m. April 30, an EF-2 tornado ravaged the Waterford and Rivers subdivisions in northern Ozark.
Parts of Christian County fell under three separate tornado warnings on that Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service in Springfield.
The Christian County panhandle, including Billings and Clever, fell under a warning as a storm moved from Lawrence County, through the Christian County panhandle and into Greene County with radar-indicated rotation.
Far eastern parts of Christian County including Chadwick, Bruner and Elkhead fell under a tornado warning at around 8:30 p.m.
Highlandville, Ozark and Nixa residents were all warned to take shelter at about 8:40 p.m., when the storm cell likely to have produced the damage in northern Ozark traveled through the north and central portion of Christian County. The National Weather Service officially reported roofs torn off of homes at State Route NN and East Waterford Road.
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