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The chance of earthquake damage in 72026 Zip Code is lower than Arkansas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 72026 Zip Code is lower than Arkansas average and is much higher than the national average.

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Earthquake Index, #387

72026 Zip Code
0.16
Arkansas
0.57
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

72026 Zip Code
0.0000
Arkansas
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #449

72026 Zip Code
218.92
Arkansas
272.21
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 2,335 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 72026 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:12Dense Fog:0Drought:22
Dust Storm:0Flood:229Hail:684Heat:29Heavy Snow:24
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:15Landslide:0Strong Wind:24
Thunderstorm Winds:1,171Tropical Storm:2Wildfire:1Winter Storm:33Winter Weather:37
Other:52 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near 72026 Zip Code.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near 72026 Zip Code.

No historical earthquake events found in or near 72026 Zip Code.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 105 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 72026 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
8.21965-02-09334°36'N / 91°13'W2.00 Miles200 Yards0525K0Monroe
8.51950-08-24234°24'N / 91°26'W34°26'N / 91°23'W3.60 Miles200 Yards0725K0Arkansas
9.21985-04-23234°36'N / 91°25'W34°37'N / 91°23'W2.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Monroe
10.12008-05-10334°29'N / 91°35'W34°25'N / 91°21'W14.00 Miles1320 Yards0975.0M0KArkansas
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down west of Stuttgart, near the Arkansas/Prairie County line. The tornado then moved toward the east-southeast, passing through the southern sections of Stuttgart. Most of the damage in the city was along and a few blocks to the north of 22nd Street (Arkansas Highway 130). The tornado then passed through the southern part of the Country Club Estates area and moved out across farmsteads, finally taking a turn toward the southeast and ending northeast of Almyra. Altogether, some 800 homes were damaged, along with 82 businesses, and approximately 750 vehicles. Two schools, a community college's training center, a nursing home, and a sports complex were also damaged. Six people had to be rescued after the building housing a dollar store collapsed, trapping the people inside. About 3800 customers lost electric service in the Stuttgart area, and about 2000 customers were without telephone service. Seventy-five animals were treated for minor injuries at Stuttgart's animal shelter. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front moved through Arkansas on the 9th, but the front then stalled and moved back to the north as a warm front on the 10th. Severe storms developed north of the front during the afternoon, with tornadoes developing closer to the front during the early evening hours.
10.71964-08-11234°31'N / 91°33'W34°17'N / 91°20'W20.30 Miles250 Yards00250K0Arkansas
10.71964-08-11234°31'N / 91°33'W34°17'N / 91°20'W20.30 Miles250 Yards000K0Arkansas
12.11985-04-23234°35'N / 91°33'W34°36'N / 91°25'W8.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Prairie
13.21973-11-23234°35'N / 91°17'W34°46'N / 91°07'W15.80 Miles200 Yards00250K0Monroe
13.21983-05-14334°30'N / 91°32'W0.80 Mile250 Yards00250K0Arkansas
13.81967-05-06234°32'N / 91°33'W34°31'N / 91°32'W1.30 Miles100 Yards00250K0Arkansas
14.21954-05-02334°30'N / 91°33'W0.40 Mile50 Yards000K0Arkansas
14.31961-03-26234°29'N / 91°33'W1.50 Miles333 Yards06250K0Arkansas
14.81961-05-14234°30'N / 91°36'W34°33'N / 91°31'W5.90 Miles417 Yards0025K0Arkansas
15.02004-10-18234°34'N / 91°42'W34°37'N / 91°23'W17.20 Miles600 Yards0012.2M0Prairie
 Brief Description: The F2 tornado moved from Lonoke County into Prairie County about 6.1 miles west-southwest of the Fairmount Community. The tornado gained intensity as it tracked to the east-northeast and then to the east as it approached the Stuttgart Airport. The tornado continued to track to the east before lifting east-northeast of the town of Ulm. The maximum damage was observed at the airport where numerous planes were damaged or destroyed. Damage at the airport was estimated at just over 12 million dollars. Also, most of the hangers and other buildings on the airport property sustained damage. Elsewhere along the path of the tornado, many power poles were snapped off or blown down. Metal irrigation pipe was carried for a mile and deposited in the field. Numerous outbuildings and farm shops were destroyed or damaged. A combine was destroyed and another was badly damaged. A farm tractor was destroyed as well. In the town of Ulm, a number of trees had large limbs broken and there was minor damage to house roofs. Underpinning was also blown out from under several mobile homes. The tornado weakened considerably before reaching Ulm.
18.01965-02-09334°14'N / 91°31'W34°18'N / 91°21'W10.50 Miles333 Yards04250K0Arkansas
19.01982-04-02234°39'N / 91°35'W2.50 Miles17 Yards00250K0Prairie
19.81968-04-03234°13'N / 91°20'W013K0Arkansas
20.02001-02-24234°41'N / 91°37'W34°46'N / 91°26'W12.70 Miles200 Yards0000Prairie
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in southwest Prairie County about 3 miles northwest of Slovak. The tornado moved quickly northeast, and destroyed several metal farm shops and an outbuilding. The tornado also tipped over a recreational vehicle, removed tin from barns and sheds, and removed roof shingles from a few homes. Finally, at least a half dozen transmission towers were damaged, some heavily. The tornado travelled about 12.7 miles before dissipating 1 mile southeast of DeValls Bluff.
20.41999-01-21334°41'N / 91°16'W34°53'N / 91°07'W20.00 Miles500 Yards0000Monroe
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in southern Monroe County. The tornado flipped over a tractor 8 miles south of Brinkley. About 3 miles southeast of Brinkley, the tornado destroyed a home with nothing left but the foundation. As the tornado moved northeast, the tornado damaged some transmission towers. The tornado tracked through much of eastern Monroe County and weakened some before moving into St. Francis County (Memphis County Warning Area) and the Wheatley area.
20.51967-05-06234°32'N / 91°46'W34°32'N / 91°33'W12.30 Miles100 Yards00250K0Lonoke
22.52004-10-18234°35'N / 91°42'W34°35'N / 91°40'W1.80 Miles300 Yards0000Lonoke
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down in Lonoke County southeast of Seaton Dump and moved to the east. Damage along the path of the tornado consisted of a carport blown 300 yards into an open farm field and the tin roof blown off a building. Numerous power poles were either snapped off or knocked down. The tornado eventually moved into Prairie County.
23.01965-02-11234°34'N / 91°02'W34°36'N / 90°47'W14.40 Miles50 Yards00250K0Phillips
23.51973-11-23234°46'N / 91°07'W34°48'N / 91°01'W6.20 Miles200 Yards01250K0Lee
23.61970-11-19234°16'N / 91°44'W34°21'N / 91°33'W11.90 Miles300 Yards0025K0Arkansas
25.81952-03-21334°32'N / 91°48'W34°44'N / 91°39'W16.20 Miles33 Yards99250K0Lonoke
26.11999-01-21234°45'N / 91°37'W34°49'N / 91°36'W7.00 Miles250 Yards0000Prairie
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in western Prairie County. The tornado caused mostly tree and utility pole damage...but also destroyed a home about 2 to 3 miles west of Hazen. Some roof damage was noted about 2 miles northwest of Hazen as well. The tornado dissipated near the intersection of Interstate 40 and Highway 249. As the tornado dissipated, a new tornado formed about a mile to the west.
27.11982-04-02234°53'N / 91°11'W002.5M0Monroe
27.42000-02-13234°52'N / 91°40'W34°49'N / 91°26'W15.20 Miles100 Yards0000Prairie
 Brief Description: A strong tornado that was spawned in Lonoke County moved into Prairie County, crossing the county line about 7.5 miles northwest of Hazen. Not long after entering the county, the tornado damaged or destroyed a couple of barns and several shop buildings in the Center Point community on Arkansas Highway 249. In the same area, a mobile home was knocked off of its foundation, a home was badly damaged by a fallen tree, and shingles were removed from several roofs. The tornado began weakening as it headed into the Wattensaw Wildlife Management Area, where some tree damage was found. The tornado dissipated about 1.7 miles west of Biscoe.
27.71978-04-17234°50'N / 91°35'W34°55'N / 91°23'W12.80 Miles33 Yards00250K0Prairie
28.42009-07-30234°09'N / 91°05'W34°12'N / 90°55'W10.00 Miles600 Yards001.5M0KPhillips
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down in Arkansas County roughly 5 miles south of Tichnor. The tornado moved northeast crossing into Phillips County. The tornado knocked down around one thousand trees in the White River National Wildlife Refuge. From there, the tornado traveled northeast on a continuous path producing damage near Lundell. The Phillips County Airport sustained damage to several buildings. One brick building had major roof damage while another building was completely destroyed. An airport hangar was damaged as well. Several airplanes received damage. Another building sustained minor damage. Several trees were snapped off and many power lines were knocked down in the area. The tornado continued northeast crossing into Coahoma County, Mississippi near Jackson Point. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front approached the Mid-South during the afternoon hours of July 30th, 2009. A low pressure center developed along the front as the front moved into the area. The low pressure helped to spawn several tornadoes across the Mid-South. In addition, other storms produced damaging winds, large hail and flash flooding into the evening hours.
28.71968-04-03234°09'N / 91°34'W0.50 Mile200 Yards000K0Jefferson
28.71968-04-27234°09'N / 91°34'W000K0Jefferson
28.72009-07-30234°03'N / 91°16'W34°09'N / 91°05'W12.00 Miles600 Yards00850K0KArkansas
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado began in southeastern Arkansas County, northeast of Arkansas Post. Initially, the tornado was weak and its track was mostly over open farm land. The porch of an old mobile home, being used as a hunting camp, was torn off. The tornado soon moved into the White River National Wildlife Refuge and intensified greatly. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimated that 1750 acres of timber were destroyed within the refuge. Most of these old-growth trees were snapped off. Three families were camping at Jacks Bay in the refuge. No one was injured, but the campers were unable to exit the refuge because Jacks Bay Road, the only road out of that section of the refuge, was blocked by fallen trees. It took several hours for county, state, and federal crews to reopen the road. Altogether, they had to cut trees off 2537 feet of roadway. A few of the falling trees knocked down power lines. The tornado crossed the White River, into Phillips County, east-northeast of Weber. This tornado was destined to be one for the record books. The total path length in Arkansas and Phillips counties was by far the longest tornado track ever recorded in Arkansas during the month of July. Also, it was only the eighth tornado in Arkansas history to achieve a rating of F2/EF2 in the month of July. EPISODE NARRATIVE: During the morning of the 30th, a large cluster of thunderstorms known as a Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) moved into Arkansas from the southwest. The MCS weakened, leaving behind a Mesoscale Convective Vortex (MCV) or small area of circulation aloft. During the afternoon, this MCV helped to trigger new storms and a few tornadoes.
29.82001-02-24234°07'N / 91°02'W34°11'N / 90°58'W6.00 Miles100 Yards0250K0Phillips
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into the southeast corner of Phillips county from northern Desha county. The tornado struck several mobile homes just southwest of Mosby. Two mobile homes and a farm shop were destroyed. Two people from one of the mobile homes were injured.
29.81978-04-17234°55'N / 91°23'W34°57'N / 91°17'W6.40 Miles33 Yards00250K0Woodruff
29.91967-05-06234°32'N / 91°53'W34°32'N / 91°46'W6.60 Miles100 Yards00250K0Lonoke
30.62009-07-30234°12'N / 90°55'W34°13'N / 90°53'W2.00 Miles600 Yards002.0M0KCoahoma
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado crossed into the Jackson Point area from Phillips County, Arkansas and continued northeast. Several trees were snapped in the area. Approximately, 50-55 residences including mobile homes, houses, and hunting camps were damaged or destroyed. The tornado continued northeast crossing back into Phillips County, Arkansas. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front approached the Mid-South during the afternoon hours of July 30th, 2009. A low pressure center developed along the front as the front moved into the area. The low pressure helped to spawn several tornadoes across the Mid-South. In addition, other storms produced damaging winds, large hail and flash flooding into the evening hours.
30.61970-11-19234°14'N / 91°45'W34°16'N / 91°44'W2.70 Miles300 Yards0225K0Jefferson
30.61970-11-19334°47'N / 90°58'W34°49'N / 90°50'W8.00 Miles400 Yards027250K0Lee
31.01964-11-19234°18'N / 90°51'W34°21'N / 90°45'W6.60 Miles100 Yards003K0Phillips
31.32009-07-30234°13'N / 90°53'W34°15'N / 90°50'W4.00 Miles600 Yards0010K0KPhillips
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado crossed into Phillips County from Coahoma County, Mississippi. The tornado moved northeast through a wooded area crossing the Mississippi River back into Coahoma County, Mississippi. Several trees were knocked down. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front approached the Mid-South during the afternoon hours of July 30th, 2009. A low pressure center developed along the front as the front moved into the area. The low pressure helped to spawn several tornadoes across the Mid-South. In addition, other storms produced damaging winds, large hail and flash flooding into the evening hours.
31.61956-04-29334°33'N / 90°46'W34°35'N / 90°44'W3.30 Miles50 Yards00250K0Phillips
31.61978-04-17234°57'N / 91°17'W34°58'N / 91°12'W5.10 Miles33 Yards00250K0Monroe
32.72001-02-24234°05'N / 91°01'W34°07'N / 90°59'W3.00 Miles200 Yards0000Desha
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in northeast Desha County close to a mile north of Snow Lake. The tornado moved quickly northeast and snapped off a number of trees. The tornado also damaged several irrigation systems. The tornado travelled roughly 3 miles before exiting Desha County about 4 miles north-northeast of Snow Lake. The tornado moved into Phillips County which is in the Memphis County Warning Area.
33.12009-07-30234°15'N / 90°50'W34°16'N / 90°46'W4.00 Miles600 Yards00750K0KCoahoma
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado continued northeast crossing over from Phillips County, Arkansas into Coahoma County, Mississippi and weakend. The tornado produced EF-1 damage near Burke Landing. Two hunting cabins were heavily damaged due to trees falling. An additional three to four houses were damaged. Several trees were knocked down in the area as well. The tornado continued northeast crossing back into Phillips County, Arkansas. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front approached the Mid-South during the afternoon hours of July 30th, 2009. A low pressure center developed along the front as the front moved into the area. The low pressure helped to spawn several tornadoes across the Mid-South. In addition, other storms produced damaging winds, large hail and flash flooding into the evening hours.
33.71951-02-20234°36'N / 92°01'W34°44'N / 91°42'W20.20 Miles333 Yards0325K0Lonoke
34.22009-07-30234°16'N / 90°46'W34°17'N / 90°46'W1.00 Mile600 Yards002K0KPhillips
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado crossed over from Burke Landing in Coahoma County Mississippi continuing to weaken and lifted shortly thereafter. A few trees were knocked down. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front approached the Mid-South during the afternoon hours of July 30th, 2009. A low pressure center developed along the front as the front moved into the area. The low pressure helped to spawn several tornadoes across the Mid-South. In addition, other storms produced damaging winds, large hail and flash flooding into the evening hours.
34.51953-12-05234°12'N / 90°44'W34°17'N / 90°50'W8.20 Miles30 Yards01125K0Coahoma
35.41978-12-03234°46'N / 90°46'W1.00 Mile100 Yards002.5M0Lee
35.51978-04-17234°44'N / 92°04'W34°50'N / 91°35'W28.20 Miles33 Yards05250K0Lonoke
35.61967-05-06234°32'N / 91°58'W34°32'N / 91°53'W4.90 Miles100 Yards01250K0Lonoke
36.01999-01-21234°53'N / 91°06'W35°04'N / 90°58'W16.00 Miles200 Yards09500K0St. Francis
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into the extreme southwest corner of St. Francis county from Monroe county. It touched down several times and then lifted back into the air. The most severe damage occurred in and near Wheatley. Thirteen homes were completely demolished and six other homes sustained structural damage. Further along its path, the tornado hit a farm about 4.5 miles northeast of Wheatley. The farmhouse lost part of its roof. Two or three machine sheds were demolished, several other outbuildings were damaged, grain storage bins were flatted and blown several hundreds of feet away and irrigation equipment suffered extensive damage.
36.11954-02-27234°31'N / 90°41'W34°33'N / 90°39'W3.00 Miles400 Yards003K0Phillips
36.51985-04-23234°39'N / 91°55'W1.50 Miles400 Yards00250K0Lonoke
36.61957-12-19334°23'N / 91°57'W34°26'N / 91°55'W3.80 Miles100 Yards0025K0Jefferson
37.71952-03-21234°48'N / 91°48'W34°59'N / 91°44'W13.30 Miles417 Yards515250K0Prairie
37.81980-04-07234°46'N / 91°54'W34°46'N / 91°52'W1.90 Miles700 Yards012.5M0Lonoke
37.81969-08-16234°06'N / 91°45'W0025K0Jefferson
37.82008-05-02234°36'N / 92°01'W34°42'N / 91°52'W11.00 Miles200 Yards023.0M0KLonoke
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado exited Pulaski County, east of Wrightsville, and entered Lonoke County, just northwest of Keo. Two houses and two farm shops near Keo had roof damage. In addition, two houses north of Keo were destroyed. Trees, power poles, and grain bins were blown down, and there was damage at a fish farm. Two farm shops in Pettus were damaged. Also, five large, steel, electrical transmission towers were partially to totally destroyed. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A line of thunderstorms pushed into western Arkansas early on the morning of May 2nd. During the morning and afternoon hours, severe thunderstorms developed out ahead of the line and produced tornadoes.
37.91978-01-07335°02'N / 91°13'W35°03'N / 91°08'W5.10 Miles100 Yards0125K0Woodruff
37.91973-04-19234°30'N / 91°58'W00250K0Lonoke
38.21952-03-21434°54'N / 91°51'W34°48'N / 91°48'W7.60 Miles33 Yards26250K0Lonoke
38.71979-04-11234°46'N / 91°58'W34°53'N / 91°45'W14.60 Miles250 Yards00250K0Lonoke
39.02000-02-13234°53'N / 91°59'W34°50'N / 91°41'W17.50 Miles100 Yards0200Lonoke
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in western Lonoke County about 3.7 miles north of Furlow. Just as the tornado developed, it removed roof shingles from a few houses and badly damaged a farm shop. A mobile home was then demolished in the Fairview community. The worst structural damaged was found at the intersection of Arkansas Highways 31 and 236, or 4 miles south of Woodlawn. There, two small houses and some grain bins were destroyed, several vehicles and some telephone equipment were badly damaged and power poles were blown down. Farther east, more damage was found about 5 miles north of Carlisle near the intersection of Arkansas Highway 13 and East Shaefer Road. In this area, an old abandoned house and a mobile home were destroyed with a couple of houses damaged. Also, at least three dozen power poles were replaced. Two injuries were reported in Lonoke County. The tornado moved east into Prairie County, crossing the county line about 5 miles northeast of Carlisle.
39.61964-11-19234°21'N / 90°45'W34°11'N / 90°35'W14.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Coahoma
39.71952-03-21435°00'N / 91°15'W35°08'N / 91°05'W13.10 Miles880 Yards291802.5M0Woodruff
39.91978-12-03234°31'N / 90°36'W0.80 Mile100 Yards002.5M0Phillips
40.11978-12-03233°55'N / 91°32'W33°58'N / 91°26'W6.60 Miles33 Yards00250K0Desha
40.51988-11-15234°47'N / 91°56'W34°55'N / 91°49'W12.00 Miles250 Yards2825.0M0Lonoke
40.81950-03-26334°59'N / 91°44'W35°05'N / 91°30'W14.90 Miles1760 Yards020250K0Prairie
40.91968-04-03433°55'N / 91°51'W33°59'N / 91°16'W33.70 Miles400 Yards516250K0Lincoln
41.01988-11-15234°55'N / 91°49'W34°59'N / 91°44'W6.00 Miles250 Yards0025.0M0Prairie
41.31976-03-26335°03'N / 91°22'W35°09'N / 91°15'W9.60 Miles70 Yards02250K0Woodruff
41.31982-04-02234°36'N / 92°01'W1.00 Mile100 Yards022.5M0Lonoke
41.72007-02-24333°49'N / 91°33'W34°00'N / 91°19'W18.00 Miles880 Yards02845.0M0KDesha
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado moved out of Lincoln County and into Desha County about 6 miles southwest of Dumas. The tornado continued to track northeastward and moved across the southeast portion of the city of Dumas and produced significant damage. In Dumas, 25 businesses were destroyed, along with 19 homes. More than 65 additional homes sustained minor to moderate damage. Six mobile homes were destroyed, along with an athletic park. A community building sustained major damage, as well as a 20-unit assisted living center. An electrical substation was destroyed, leaving the area without power for several days. Numerous trees and power lines were also blown down. Farther to the northeast, in the community of Back Gate, 11 mobile homes were destroyed and 12 sustained minor damage. One house was destroyed, along with three that were damaged. The tornado eventually dissipated 4 miles northeast of Pendleton. Altogether, 28 people in the county were injured. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms affected parts of Central and Southeast Arkansas during the afternoon of the 24th. Several isolated supercells moved across the region and produced tornadoes.
42.12001-02-24333°41'N / 91°26'W34°07'N / 90°57'W42.00 Miles300 Yards0000Desha
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in western Desha County about 1 mile south-southwest of Reed. The tornado moved quickly northeast, and destroyed a mobile home. Roofs were damaged at several homes. In addition, the tornado rolled a 500 gallon butane tank, damaged or destroyed metal barns and sheds and knocked hundreds of trees down near the Arkansas River levee southeast of Yancopin. Perhaps the most damage was found just west of Kelso. There, a large metal farm shop was destroyed with parts of the shop found more than 6 miles away. Near the shop, there were grain carts thrown at least a third of a mile. A large combine and several truck tractors were destroyed. One tractor trailer was overturned. Also near the shop, a pickup track was mangled with several large farm implements thrown, overturned or destroyed. The tornado travelled about 42 miles before dissipating 5 miles northeast of Snow Lake.
43.11950-03-26235°06'N / 91°24'W35°09'N / 91°20'W5.40 Miles833 Yards020K0Woodruff
43.72005-09-24234°42'N / 91°58'W34°46'N / 92°04'W7.20 Miles100 Yards0500Lonoke
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in Lonoke County roughly 2 miles east-southeast of Bevis Corner. The tornado moved to the northwest around the remnants of Hurricane Rita. Estimated winds with the tornado were about 120 mph. The tornado demolished a couple of mobile homes, with an injury in one of these homes. Several other mobile homes sustained some damage, such as being moved off of their foundations or having their roofs caved in. In one of these homes, 4 additional injuries were noted. The tornado was on the ground for just over 7 miles before dissipating near Kerr.
43.91988-11-15234°42'N / 92°06'W34°47'N / 91°56'W12.00 Miles250 Yards0025.0M0Lonoke
44.11981-05-16233°53'N / 91°33'W33°53'N / 91°26'W6.80 Miles33 Yards05250K0Lincoln
44.21983-05-14334°11'N / 92°03'W34°18'N / 91°58'W5.00 Miles100 Yards022.5M0Jefferson
44.21972-03-01233°53'N / 91°30'W1.00 Mile300 Yards00250K0Desha
44.41979-04-11234°41'N / 92°06'W34°46'N / 91°58'W9.60 Miles150 Yards00250K0Pulaski
44.61978-01-07335°03'N / 91°08'W35°09'N / 90°52'W16.60 Miles150 Yards000K0St. Francis
44.91963-04-29334°25'N / 90°34'W34°26'N / 90°28'W5.70 Miles440 Yards510250K0Coahoma
45.11976-04-24334°17'N / 90°41'W34°21'N / 90°24'W16.90 Miles300 Yards01250K0Coahoma
46.01981-05-16233°53'N / 91°39'W33°53'N / 91°33'W5.70 Miles660 Yards0025K0Desha
46.11974-06-06334°59'N / 90°47'W35°01'N / 90°44'W3.80 Miles150 Yards411225.0M0St. Francis
46.11997-03-01234°52'N / 91°59'W34°53'N / 91°58'W2.30 Miles100 Yards03150K0Lonoke
 Brief Description: The same thunderstorm that produced the tornadoes in Arkadelphia and in Little Rock spawned another tornado in Lonoke County. The tornado touched down about 2 miles north of Furlow near the intersection of Highways 89 and 236. The tornado traveled northeastward, downing trees and removing sections of roofing from a couple of homes. One frame home was destroyed and a large utility tower was also blown down. Much of the damage along the tornado's path was F0 and F1. However, damage to the utility tower was consistent with an F2 rating.
46.41951-02-20234°44'N / 91°42'W35°33'N / 90°24'W92.60 Miles333 Yards0025K0Prairie
46.61978-04-17234°43'N / 92°05'W34°44'N / 92°04'W1.30 Miles250 Yards02250K0Pulaski
46.71982-04-02235°01'N / 90°46'W1.60 Miles60 Yards113250K0St. Francis
46.81955-10-28234°12'N / 90°34'W2.00 Miles33 Yards01250K0Coahoma
47.02010-04-30234°49'N / 92°04'W35°01'N / 91°51'W19.00 Miles1000 Yards004.6M0KLonoke
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado exited Pulaski County south-southeast of Jacksonville and entered Lonoke County north of Kerr. In Lonoke County, the tornado affected the South Bend and Furlow communities, then continued to the northeast, passing south of Cabot and east of Ward. A Red Cross survey indicated: 20 houses and 14 mobile homes destroyed, 27 houses and 6 mobile homes with major damage, 50 houses and 22 mobile homes with minor damage, and 15 houses and 14 mobile homes affected. In addition, numerous trees and power lines were blown down. The tornado exited Lonoke County north-northeast of Jacksons Store and entered White County southeast of Beebe. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Moisture from the Gulf of Mexico surged into Arkansas at the end of April, so conditions in the state became warm and humid. On the 30th, a strong area of low pressure aloft approached from the west, resulting in the development of thunderstorms. Wind shear, a change in wind direction and speed with height, was present. This created a favorable environment for the formation of tornadoes.
47.11978-12-03233°50'N / 91°43'W33°55'N / 91°32'W12.00 Miles400 Yards00250K0Lincoln
47.51955-04-21234°16'N / 92°05'W0.50 Mile83 Yards1225K0Jefferson
47.52008-05-02234°30'N / 92°15'W34°36'N / 92°01'W14.00 Miles300 Yards103.5M0KPulaski
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado exited Saline County, southeast of East End, and moved into Pulaski County, southwest of Woodson. Altogether, 75 homes (houses and mobile homes) were damaged or destroyed. This number included 21 homes destroyed, 16 with major damage, 26 with minor damage, and the remainder with only slight damage. Most of these homes were in the Hensley and Woodson areas. One woman was killed when her mobile home was destroyed on West Hensley Rd. Two large, steel, electrical transmission towers were knocked down. The tornado exited Pulaski County, east of Wrightsville, and moved into Lonoke County, just northwest of Keo. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A line of thunderstorms pushed into western Arkansas early on the morning of May 2nd. During the morning and afternoon hours, severe thunderstorms developed out ahead of the line and produced tornadoes.
48.21952-03-21335°08'N / 91°27'W35°16'N / 91°11'W17.60 Miles600 Yards0025K0Woodruff
48.51973-04-24233°48'N / 91°18'W0025K0Desha
48.51955-10-28333°48'N / 91°16'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0125K0Desha
48.61975-02-22234°33'N / 90°29'W34°36'N / 90°25'W5.20 Miles100 Yards03250K0Tunica
48.91999-01-21234°50'N / 92°05'W34°52'N / 92°01'W4.00 Miles400 Yards0000Lonoke
 Brief Description: A strong tornado in southeast Pulaski County moved into western Lonoke County. The tornado moved through the South Bend community and caused extensive damage. A shed was destroyed and a house was heavily damaged along or near Meadowlark Lane. Numerous trees were also downed or snapped in the same area. Farther northeast, the tornado damaged a few homes along Highway 294. In one of these homes, the garage was destroyed with extensive roof damage noted. In all, at least 12 homes...11 mobile homes and 10 farm buildings sustained at least some damage. The tornado dissipated about 2 miles northeast of town.
48.92003-05-04335°07'N / 91°25'W35°18'N / 91°03'W25.50 Miles300 Yards0000Woodruff
 Brief Description: A strong tornado moved out of White County and into Woodruff County about 4.8 miles west-southwest of Gregory. The tornado continued to strengthen as it moved northeastward before reaching Patterson and McCrory. Widespread trees and power poles were knocked down along the tornado path. Numerous homes and buildings sustained major structural damage. The tornado then turned more to the east and moved through Pumpkin Bend where several homes and other outbuildings were either damaged or destroyed. A number of trees and power lines were also downed. The tornado continued to track eastward out of Woodruff County, about 3.5 miles east of Pumpkin Bend, and moved into Cross County (Memphis County Warning Area).
49.02004-10-18234°32'N / 92°15'W34°36'N / 92°04'W10.80 Miles800 Yards0000Pulaski
 Brief Description: The tornado moved out of Saline County and entered Pulaski County about 1.9 miles west of Woodson. The tornado tracked to the north of Woodson and continued to the northeast before lifting about 8.3 miles east of Wrightsville. Most of the structural damage occurred in the Woodson area where several houses and mobile homes sustained damage. Numerous trees and power lines were downed along the path of the tornado.
49.21978-05-12234°19'N / 90°31'W34°19'N / 90°25'W5.70 Miles100 Yards0025.0M0Coahoma


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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