Record Long Tornado Track Confirmed in Arkansas…

From the National Weather Service:

Damage that occurred in a large swath from Atkins…to ClintonMountain View and Highland on February 5th was the result of one tornado.

The tornado tracked from 5 miles east-southeast of Centerville in Yell County to 3.2 miles northeast of Highland in Sharp County. The track length was 123 miles…which is the longest tornado track since 1950. The tornado has been rated EF4 on the Ehanced Fujita Scale…with winds between 166 and 200 mph. The damage path reached a half mile to a mile wide at times.

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  • Calamity Feb 9, 2008

    wow. I am so glad you guys are alright! the devastation has to be unbelievable!

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