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Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Monday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Monette, AR EF-0 Tornado

  

Tornado Track Map:

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Survey Results:

 

...PRELIMINARY EF-0 TORNADO IN CRAIGHEAD CO. ARKANSAS...

* COUNTIES: CRAIGHEAD COUNTY ARKANSAS.

* LOCATION: 2 MILES NORTHEAST OF BLACK OAK ALONG COUNTY ROAD
  513...TO 1 SOUTHWEST OF MONETTE ALONG COUNTY ROAD 506.

* TIME: 317 PM ON WEDNESDAY APRIL 27 2011

* BEGINNING POINT: 35.86913, -90.37336

* ENDING POINT: 35.87442, -90.36501

* RATING: EF-0

* ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 75 MPH

* PATH LENGTH: 0.6 MILES

* MAXIMUM WIDTH: 75 YARDS

* FATALITIES: 0

* INJURIES: 0

* SUMMARY OF DAMAGES: DAMAGED/FLIPPED FARM IRRIGATION PIVOT...TWO
  TELEPHONE POLES AND A FEW BROKEN TREE LIMBS.

 

Radar Images: 

Brief tornado southwest of Monette, AR at 3:17 pm. Brief tornado southwest of Monette, AR at 3:17 pm.