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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:16 AM CDT on March 25, 2017



... NWS damage survey for 03/24/2017 tornado event

.Cato tornado...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 111-120 mph
path length /statute/: 0.25 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 6

Start date: Mar 24 2017
start time: 1120 PM CDT
start location: 1 mi se Cato / Pulaski County / AR
start lat/lon: 34.9262 / -92.2479

End date: Mar 24 2017
end time: 1121 PM CDT
end location: 1 mi ESE Cato / Faulkner County / AR
end lat/lon: 34.9293 / -92.2461

Survey summary: the tornado was very short lived... touching down just
south of the Pulaski/Faulkner County line or south of Frenchman Mountain
Road around lowridge Road... then crossed Frenchman Mountain Road into Faulkner County
before lifting. This tornado destroyed 4 Mobile homes and damaged others.
More details to come later.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200mph
EF5... violent... >200mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


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1116 am CDT Sat Mar 25 2017


... NWS damage survey for 03/24/2017 tornado event

.Cato tornado...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 111-120 mph
path length /statute/: 0.25 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 6

Start date: Mar 24 2017
start time: 1120 PM CDT
start location: 1 mi se Cato / Pulaski County / AR
start lat/lon: 34.9262 / -92.2479

End date: Mar 24 2017
end time: 1121 PM CDT
end location: 1 mi ESE Cato / Faulkner County / AR
end lat/lon: 34.9293 / -92.2461

Survey summary: the tornado was very short lived... touching down just
south of the Pulaski/Faulkner County line or south of Frenchman Mountain
Road around lowridge Road... then crossed Frenchman Mountain Road into Faulkner County
before lifting. This tornado destroyed 4 Mobile homes and damaged others.
More details to come later.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200mph
EF5... violent... >200mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


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