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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
355 PM CDT Tue Aug 21 2018

...NWS Damage Survey For 08/20/18 Tornado Event...

.OVERVIEW...Two thunderstorms produced tornadoes in southern and
northeastern Greene County. A team from NWS Memphis met with the
Greene County Emergency Manager and surveyed the damage. The
results are detailed below.

.Tornado in southern Greene County...

Rating:                   EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:      85-90 mph
Path Length /Statute/:    2.4 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:     120 yards
Fatalities:               0
Injuries:                 0

Start Date:               August 20 2018
Start Time:               527 PM CDT
Start Location:           4.4 WSW Paragould / Greene County / AR
Start Lat/Lon:            36.0380 / -90.6220

End Date:                 August 20 2018
End Time:                 533 PM CDT
End Location:             2.3 W Paragould / Greene County / AR
End Lat/Lon:              36.0603 / -90.5898

SURVEY SUMMARY: This tornado developed near County Road 714 and
damaged two barns early in its path. The tornado uprooted or
snapped several trees along County Roads 714, 740, and 707. The
tornado overturned a mobile home off of County Road 740, and
destroyed a storage shed along County Road 707. The tornado
caused minor roof damage near the intersection of County Roads
707 and 718, and along County Road 745. The tornado dissipated
just east of County Road 745.

.Tornado in northeastern Greene County...

Rating:                   EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:      65-70 mph
Path Length /Statute/:    0.7 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:     50 yards
Fatalities:               0
Injuries:                 0

Start Date:               August 20 2018
Start Time:               551 PM CDT
Start Location:           2.1 E Marmaduke / Greene County / AR
Start Lat/Lon:            36.1866 / -90.3432

End Date:                 August 20 2018
End Time:                 553 PM CDT
End Location:             2.8 E Marmaduke / Greene County / AR
End Lat/Lon:              36.1876 / -90.3315

SURVEY SUMMARY: This tornado developed along Highway 34 east of
Marmaduke. The tornado damaged a few trees and overturned and 
dragged a semi-trailer designed for carrying grain.

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 200 mph
EF5...violent...>200 mph

NOTE: 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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