National Weather Service Raw Text Product

Displaying AFOS PIL: PNSMEG Received: 2020-04-09 22:03 UTC

NOUS44 KMEG 092203

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
503 PM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

...NWS Damage Survey For 04/08/20 Tornado Event...


.Tornado in Craighead County Arkansas...

Rating: EF0 
Estimated Peak Wind: 65-70 mph
Path Length /Statute/: 0.89 Miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 30 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: 04/08/20
Start Time: 07:47 PM CDT
Start Location: 5.5 SW Cash / Craighead County  / AR
Start Lat/Lon: 35.7303 / -90.9859

End Date: 04/08/20
End Time: 07:50 CDT
End Location: 5.5 SW Cash / Craighead County / AR
End Lat/Lon: 35.7379 /-90.9988

Brief tornado that damaged a farm shed/building.

.Tornado in Poinsett County Arkansas...

Rating: EF2 
Estimated Peak Wind: 125 mph 
Path Length /Statute/:  9.36 miles 
Path Width /Maximum/: 75 Yards 
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 2

Start Date: 04/08/20
Start Time: 08:05 PM CDT
Start Location: 9.3 miles NW Harrisburg /  Poinsett County / AR
Start Lat/Lon: 35.6567 / -90.8562
End Date: 04/08/20
End Time: 08:26 PM CDT
End Location: Harrisburg / Poinsett County / AR
End Lat/Lon: 35.5750  / -90.7239

The tornado tracked predominately through farm fields. A trailer home
was destroyed in the Claypool area and homes were damaged/destroyed 
on the north side of Harrisburg.  

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.