Thursday, May 07, 2009

Arkadelphia Tornado Rated EF0 by NWS Birmingham

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
101 PM CDT THU MAY 7 2009

HERE ARE THE LATEST FINDINGS:

...ARKADELPHIA TORNADO (BLOUNT COUNTY)...

EVENT DATE: WEDNESDAY 06 MAY 2009
TYPE: EF-0 TORNADO
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 70-80 MPH
INJURIES/FATALITIES: NONE
EVENT START LOCATION & TIME: 33.9017/-86.8938
EVENT END LOCATION & TIME: 33.9017/-86.8938
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 0.05 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH (IN YARDS): 30 YARDS
START TIME: 945 AM CDT
END TIME: 945 AM CDT
WARNINGS: TORNADO WARNING 944 AM UNTIL 1015 AM
WATCHES: TORNADO WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 930 AM
UNTIL 600 PM

A BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG COUNTY ROAD 5, APPROXIMATELY 2
MILES WEST OF INTERSTATE 65. THE TORNADO UPROOTED SEVERAL TREES IN
A RELATIVELY SMALL CONCENTRATED AREA.

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