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The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of East Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel, North Mississippi and West Tennessee. There is an enhanced risk for severe weather across the majority of the Mid-South Tuesday afternoon and evening. Damaging ...
Much of Arkansas faces a slight risk for severe weather Tuesday, April 3, 2018, according to the National Weather Service in North Little Rock. Northeast ... In areas just east of Paragould and Jonesboro, forecasters say storms could be capable of producing damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes.

The main threat with these storms looks to be large hail and damaging winds - particularly over the Ohio Valley - but isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Watch for these storms to fire up quickly through mid-Tuesday afternoon for the Mid-Mississippi Valley and Ohio Valley, racing eastward to the ...
Southern and southeastern Oklahoma, northeast Texas, and southwestern Arkansas were the hardest hit areas, with 17 tornadoes identified in the three ... With a separate area of rotation just north from the first twister, a small tornado touched down near Farm Road 898 north of Bonham, causing only tree ...
12 years ago, an EF-3 tornado ripped through the town of Marmaduke, leveling the town and leaving the community in shambles. The destruction left behind took months to clean up and sent some families leaving the area and never coming back. Steve Franks, police chief with Marmaduke Police Dept., ...
After a year and a half of fundraising, the City of Cherokee Village is now safer, just in time for the spring severe weather season. A ribbon cutting was held Monday morning for the town's two new tornado sirens. City officials and residents gathered under the siren located near the marina on Lake ...

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, I was volunteering at Northside High School for STEM Wars, an innovative competition Fort Smith Public Schools holds each year to give students an opportunity to engineer a device that meets different science challenges. We had approximately 1,000 junior high students in ...
The tornado damaged numerous buildings in Keiser and along Interstate 55 in Osceola. Three to four tornadoes struck as the cold front pushed across the region on that February day, and as we progress through the end of winter and into the spring season, now is the time to prepare for severe weather.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 10:12 - Last weekend's deadly storms across the Mid-South broke a 283-day streak without a tornado-related death in the country. The National Weather Service is still investigating reports of tornadoes across from Arkansas to Ohio from Saturday, and forecasters are now looking ahead to ...
CHERRY VALLEY, Ark. — A Cross County family was cleaning up Monday after a possible tornado roared through Saturday. Old yearbooks were thrown to the ground like leaves, steps away from precious keepsakes like family photos that littered their backyard. "Keith and Sandy lived here for years with ...
NWS officials confirmed EF2 or higher tornado damage in Clarksville following a preliminary storm survey. Nearly 100 homes were damaged or destroyed in the area. Heavy damage was reported from a confirmed EF1 tornado in Keiser, Arkansas, according to the local sheriff's department. Authorities in ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The National Weather Service says two tornadoes struck northeast Arkansas during the weekend, including one that killed a man before moving into southeast Missouri. The weather service says an EF-2 tornado with winds of up to 115 miles per hour began Saturday near Knobel, where a man ...
Most of the damage along the path of the tornado was an EF-1 (around 95 mph) or less, authorities said. One person was killed in Clay County, while homes were destroyed in Malden, officials said in a preliminary damage survey. Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on ...
Three reported tornadoes swept through the South overnight, while flooding and other severe weather also wrecked havoc on the region, resulting in at least four deaths. ... Three of the deaths reported so far were reported in Kentucky, while the fourth death occurred in Arkansas. In Kentucky's Logan ...
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in northeast Arkansas on Saturday. The agency reported Sunday afternoon that it had surveyed damage in Keiser, a city of roughly 700 people, and determined that an EF-1 tornado with winds around 90 mph had struck the city. Keiser is about 40 ...
A tornado warning that had been in effect for part of western Arkansas was canceled Saturday morning. There were no immediate reports of a tornado touching down. Thunderstorms are expected to roll through the state Saturday, dropping as much as 4 more inches of rain. Severe-weather warnings and ...
Winds between 75 and 85 mph damaged or destroyed several barns and snapped large tree limbs as the tornado moved northeast through the Cedar Creek Valley, north of Arkansas 45. The storm was rated EF-0, the weather service's lowest rating. Two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in northeast ...

SEBASTIAN COUNTY, Ark- On Tuesday morning as a line of strong thunderstorms was moving into Northwestern Arkansas, a brief tornado developed just south of Fort Smith, Arkansas in Sebastian County. The National Weather Service in Tulsa Oklahoma surveyed the damage and found EF-0 damage ...
Before a deadly tornado hit the town of Atkins on February 5, 2008, a neighbor took this picture and shared it with Stacey Dollar. That day, Dollar ... Monday, February 5, 2018, will mark 10 years since two tornadoes forged a deadly path through nine Arkansas counties, leaving 14 people dead. Stacey Dollar, who lives off of ...
A tornado earlier this month did about $1 million worth of damage to an Arkansas ranch, the Texarkana Gazette reported. When the storm touched down near Foreman on Jan. 21, Legacy Ranch reportedly had three of its four tractor-trailers blown over and three metal barns battered, including one that was ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Sunday night through early Monday morning, severe weather moved through Arkansas. As stated in our forecasts, a few isolated tornadoes could not be ruled out. After the National Weather Service completed damage surveys, 4 tornadoes were confirmed from the event. Below are ...
UPDATE: National Weather Service survey team out of Tulsa has confirmed a second EF1 tornado near Cecil, AR at 7:40pm Sunday night. The team found this 2nd tornado, in Franklin county, had winds of 85 to 90 mph, and was on the ground for 4.3 miles. It snapped the trunks of a few softwood trees, ...
NWS Tulsa meteorologists surveyed two tornadoes that developed Sunday evening in west central Arkansas. ... End Location: 4.9 NE Huntington / Sebastian County / AR End Lat/Lon: 35.1407 / -94.2124 Survey Summary: This tornado developed on the northwest side of Huntington Arkansas near the water ...
Just north of Huntington, Arkansas, another EF1 tornado was confirmed to have been in progress at about 7 p.m. local time Sunday night. A shed was destroyed at the local water plant, but no other structural damage was reported. Two additional tornadoes were confirmed – an EF0 in central Louisiana and ...
Tornadoes, Winds Damage Buildings and Cut Power in Arkansas. Strong storms that raked Arkansas included one tornado that took the roof off a church in Faulkner County and another that damaged a water plant south ... Both Sunday night twisters were rated "EF1" on a six-level scale of tornado damage.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 10:07 - After last week's snow and cold, temperatures have rebounded across the much of the South and East to more seasonal values. While the warmth is a welcome break, it also provides the right atmosphere for severe weather development. Following a very active start to the week (by ...
CONWAY, AR-- Only a couple more months left of hammering, drilling and stapling at Marguerite Vann Elementary. ... "We are in a tornado alley and the circumstances that have occurred in Vilonia and in Mayflower have stirred us to think about the safety of our students," says Greg Murry, Superintendent ...
It's cold outside today. Also, here are a pair of swimming trunks for the summer. This is Arkansas, so we've also stashed some fishing poles along the route for May, and some fireworks for July. If we could ask a favor, let's make sure that any tornadoes that hit Arkansas this year only knock down a few trees.
As the winter weather moved out of the area, tornadoes in February damaged at least 40 homes in Higginson as an EF-1 tornado hit the town. An EF-2 tornado then hammered Kensett in White County. Elizabeth Fiddler said her 83-year-old grandmother was at home when the storm hit and that the storms ...
But a grain science professor from Kansas State University suggested using milo. Kyle took it from there. In May of 2007 when much of Kyle's hometown — Greensburg — was destroyed by a tornado, he and his wife were working in northwest Arkansas. He was a salesman for new home construction.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans know late spring and early summer as tornado season, but the state has seen its share of twisters in the coldest of months. Since 1950, Oklahoma has seen 103 tornadoes in the month of November. In December, 28 have been recorded. January has seen a total of 18, ...
Trees and power lines were also reported down in that area. An official with the National Weather Service said the damage was believed to be caused by high winds and not a tornado. One tornado warning was issued Monday night in Arkansas in part of Logan County in western Arkansas. There were no ...
A storm sweeping across the Plains will slam areas from Little Rock, Arkansas, to near Chicago with potentially heavy thunderstorms, leading to localized wind damage and flooding. A couple of the strongest thunderstorms may produce a tornado as well. While these storms could cause problems along ...
(BOSSIER CITY, LA) - The deadly Bossier City tornado of December 3rd, 1978 formed at two in the morning and traveled 8 miles on the ground from the Red River near the Arthur ... It died just west of El Dorado Arkansas. ... We do not have the frequency of tornadoes that we have in the Central Plains.
The National Weather Service has canceled a tornado warning that was issued for part of one western Arkansas county. ... LITTLE ROCK — Severe thunderstorms with high winds, hail and possibly tornadoes were forecast from the Southern Plains to Illinois and Iowa as a strong cold front approaches the ...
The City of Hardy will soon have an updated emergency radio system and a new tornado siren, something officials have been working on for nearly two years. The town received a $1,000 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield that will be combined with that will be combined with money from the city, the ...
After seeing temperatures below zero five days ago last Wed, our weather has quickly warmed to 70 degrees over the weekend. This dramatic warming is from a large weather system approaching the area and it moves in tonight. Severe weather looks likely later on this evening through late tonight. We've ...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 10:07 - After last week's snow and cold, temperatures have rebounded across the much of the South and East to more seasonal values. While the warmth is a welcome break, it also provides the right atmosphere for severe weather development. Following a very active start to the week (by ...
A tornado watch has been issued for more than 30 counties in western and central Arkansas, including Pulaski County. The map above shows in yellow the areas under the watch as of 10 p.m. The watch was set to continue through 4 a.m.. Follow the two feeds below for the latest weather information. One feed presents all ...
Law enforcement in Lawrence County, Missouri, reported building damage that may have been caused by a tornado on Sunday evening. "The thunderstorms will strengthen and track to the north and east into Sunday night across eastern Texas, northwestern Louisiana, western Arkansas and southern ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for part of northern Arkansas. The watch lasts through 11 p.m. Sunday. It covers Benton (Ark.), Boone, Carroll, Madison, and Washington Counties. A powerful low pressure system and cold front is organizing to our west.
The drought- and wind-driven fires – every bit as much a natural cataclysm as a hurricane or a tornado – killed 43 Californians and destroyed almost 9,000 homes and commercial buildings. Vast stretches of the ... Arkansas Times columnist Gene Lyons is a National Magazine Award. You can email Lyons ...
It will have two engine bays to hold four fire trucks, a tornado safe room, a generator, an evidence storage room, administrative offices, a conference room, a kitchen, a dormitory and a living area. The farmers market will have two pavilions, a playground and restrooms. The city is working on a shared-use ...
The contrast between his homespun humor ("The tornado was so bad a hen laid the same egg twice") and his full-throated operatic arias was stunning. For two seasons beginning in 1969, CBS presented The Jim Nabors Hour, on which he joshed with guest stars, did sketches with Sutton and fellow Gomer ...
Little Rock is using funding from a federal grant to build tornado safe rooms at two of its community centers. The city received funding through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to place safe rooms at the Dunbar Community Center and the Ottenheimer ...
A line of storms developed along the leading edge of the front as it entered eastern Arkansas. The line crossed the Mississippi River around 1:30 p.m. bringing heavy rain and strong winds. In Memphis, a wind gust of 49 mph was recorded Memphis International Airport as the front moved east and ...
Mayflower Superintendent John Gray spoke with the Log Cabin Democrat in January about the effects of the tornadoes that went through the community in 2011 and ... You all don't have to be scared of storms anymore, especially when you're at school because you have a tornado shelter you can get in.”.
“It just may be total luck of the draw that downtown hasn't had a tornado of substance. Now, the other thing about water protecting people from tornadoes, the Sand Springs tornado a couple of years ago crossed Lake Keystone once and the Arkansas River twice, so it was kind of a myth-buster tornado itself.
INDIANA — Severe thunderstorms possibly including tornadoes have ... radio report, reported a small tornado touched down and caused damage about 2 p.m. ...
Tornado warning over as storms move through state ... Service has allowed a tornado warning issued for part of eastern Arkansas to expire. ... A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Marvell, ...


 

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