The Goodman-Neosho Tornado of 4 April 2017

Storm Damages Several Buildings in Goodman

By: Eric Crosswhite
Posted: Apr 04, 2017 11:19 PM CDT
Updated: Apr 04, 2017 11:19 PM CDT

Goodman, Mo. - A tornado touches down in Mcdonald County damaging several buildings in its path, including a grade school.

Around 6:45 Tuesday night, a tornado formed near Goodman.

The elementary school, a fire station, an apartment building and several homes were damaged. According to Mcdonald County Emergency Management, there were a few reports of minor injuries. The power is out in Goodman and is not expected to reconnect for a day or two. As a result of the storm, the Neosho School District cancelled classes for Wednesday morning. Administrators are meeting at 8 am Wednesday to discuss the future of Goodman Elementary School.

Also, in Anderson, the mayor is asking residents to conserve water until further notice. The storm knocked out power to the water towers. It's unclear when it will be restored.