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Tornadoes Confirmed in Arkansas from Weekend Storms

Tornadoes Confirmed in Arkansas from Weekend Storms

Founded in Greensboro, N.C., said that one person was murdered Sunday after a tornado struck the city, part of a severe storm network which additionally dumped two feet of snow on portions of the Upper Midwest and pumped out electricity to hundreds of tens of thousands.

Meteorologist confirmed two more tornadoes touched down during the tumultuous weather that crossed the state Sunday.

The tornado briefly touched down about four miles northeast of New Castle and cut a path about a half-mile long, according to a report released Monday afternoon.

The weather service says the "weak" tornado in Louisiana caused only minor tree damage.

More news: Snow, wind, colder temperatures return to Kansas

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story. They are now working on a tornado survey for the EF-1 tornado that touched down near Diana Friday night, they have confirmed it as an EF-1 tornado, but have yet to release the details of their finding. An EF0 tornado was measured in Lexington and an EF1 was found in Irmo. A woman told ABC11 on Monday that she was watching TV on Sunday night when she got up to close the window on the back side of her mobile home in the 600 block of Rees Lane.

Tornadoes damaged several homes in neighboring Union County, which had two tornadoes, County Judge Mike Loftin said. According to the survey, several trees were snapped or uprooted near Timberlake Reservoir. Officials have not determined the intensity of the storm on the EF Scale, but NWS expects a rating to be made after further assessment of damage caused by the storms.

The tornadoes largely occurred in rural or uninhabited places, lessening the damage. Utility poles were blown down. Different wind speeds have a tendency to produce varying amounts of damage to distinct structures.

A tornado ripped through Mountainburg.


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