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NWS Confirms 5 EF-1 Tornadoes From Saturday

The NWS survey team has confirmed five EF-1 tornadoes touched down in the River Valley from Saturday’s storms. Details Below 1:59PM CDT Fort Smith (EF-1):...
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The NWS survey team has confirmed five EF-1 tornadoes touched down in the River Valley from Saturday’s storms.

Details Below
NWS Confirms 5 EF-1 Tornadoes From Saturday
  • 1:59PM CDT Fort Smith (EF-1):  Between Phoenix Ave and Cliff Drive; damaged homes, uprooted trees, and snapped power poles
  • 2:00PM CDT Greenwood (EF-1):  2 miles NW of Greenwood near Bell Park; severely damaged homes, numerous trees snapped of uprooted, destroyed outbuildings, and snapped power poles
  • 2:04 PM CDT Fort Smith / Barling (EF-1):  In the Massard Creek area near Springhill Park; uprooted trees and damaged homes
  • 2:10 PM CDT Charleston (EF-1):  4 miles west of Charleston off Arkansas 22; uprooted trees and damaged homes
  • 2:25PM CDT Mulberry (EF-1):  WNW side of Mulberry; uprooted trees and damaged several homes

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