National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Chicot County Straight-Line Wind Damage

Event Summary

A swath of straight-line wind damage began near Highway 65 just south of Eudora where five wooden power poles were snapped off to the northeast. Damage also occurred along Grand Lake Loop east southeast of Eudora where a large tree was snapped, a carport was thrown over a home landing on an outbuilding, and shingle damage occurred to a house. Three additional wooden power poles were snapped at this location as well. The tree, carport and power poles were all blown to the northeast. Multiple trees and large limbs were also blown down to the east and northeast in the city limits of Eudora.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
85 mph
Damage Path Length:
1.5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
500 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
1.5 SE Eudora
9:14 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
2.5 ESE Eudora