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

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #89

Jericho, AR
0.88
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

Jericho, AR
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, #326

Jericho, AR
245.00
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 2,702 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Jericho, AR were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:7Dense Fog:0Drought:34
Dust Storm:0Flood:270Hail:832Heat:36Heavy Snow:41
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:17Landslide:0Strong Wind:19
Thunderstorm Winds:1,284Tropical Storm:3Wildfire:0Winter Storm:53Winter Weather:27
Other:79 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Jericho, AR.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 9 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Jericho, AR.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
25.31976-03-254.91535.59-90.48
26.51976-03-254.51535.61-90.48
44.31966-02-124.3N/A35.9-90
43.21985-12-054535.88-89.99
42.31981-02-083.9535.62-89.6
25.61976-09-253.6535.61-90.45
46.31970-11-173.61935.9-89.9
40.01981-06-263.5935.85-90.07
44.31982-02-023.51235.91-90.05

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 107 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Jericho, AR.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
3.51975-04-25235°20'N / 90°15'W0.10 Mile40 Yards0025K0Crittenden
8.11968-04-03235°06'N / 90°23'W35°16'N / 90°13'W14.90 Miles100 Yards01525K0Crittenden
9.32008-05-02335°14'N / 90°30'W35°26'N / 90°16'W19.00 Miles400 Yards042.0M0KCrittenden
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado tracked northeast into Crittenden County from Cross County. The tornado produced a nearly continuous 12 mile track from the county line to Heafer. After crossing into Crittenden County, the tornado struck the town of Earle and produced extensive EF-3 damage. The tornado severely damaged a high school, a church and a number of homes. A large warehouse was also struck and sustained extensive damage. Additional significant damage to other structures occurred between Earle and Heafer. There were 4 serious injuries and several minor injuries reported in Earle. As the tornado moved into Heafer, the tornado produced EF-2 damage. Significant damage occurred to a number of homes in Heafer. Two mobile homes were destroyed as well. Several trees and power lines were also knocked down. The tornado continued to produce intermittent EF-0 damage as it moved out of Heafer and moved northeast between the towns of Gilmore and Turrell, eventually crossing into Mississippi County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front approached the Midsouth during the afternoon hours of May 2nd, 2008, Numerous showers and thunderstorms developed ahead and along the front. Storms quickly became severe and produced large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes. The severe weather continued into the early morning hours of May 3rd, 2008 with the passage of the front.
10.11979-03-22235°17'N / 90°03'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0325K0Shelby
10.41987-12-14335°06'N / 90°14'W35°12'N / 90°04'W12.00 Miles200 Yards610025.0M0Crittenden
10.62002-11-09235°20'N / 90°33'W35°26'N / 90°12'W17.60 Miles440 Yards00600K0Crittenden
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into Crittenden county from Cross county and continued to move northeast. The tornado produced some damage near the town of Heafer. A mobile home and 2 farm shops were destroyed. A church and parsonage, three mobile homes and five houses were also damaged. The tornado then continued across the county and reached the town of Gilmore. Fourteen mobile homes were destroyed or suffered major damage. Nineteen houses and several cars were also damaged. Numerous trees and power lines were knocked down across the county. The tornado eventually moved out of the county near Menesha and entered Mississippi county.
11.61984-04-21335°07'N / 90°10'W35°09'N / 90°07'W3.00 Miles20 Yards032.5M0Shelby
13.41987-12-14335°12'N / 90°04'W35°21'N / 89°55'W13.00 Miles200 Yards0212.5M0Shelby
14.02006-04-02335°11'N / 90°31'W35°14'N / 90°24'W7.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Crittenden
 Brief Description: The tornado continued east from Cross County lifting 4 miles west of Crawfordsville. Two commercial buildings had minor damage. The tornado produced F0 damage while in Crittenden County.
14.81982-12-25235°17'N / 89°58'W2.00 Miles77 Yards00250K0Shelby
16.01954-02-16335°31'N / 90°13'W2.00 Miles880 Yards1425K0Mississippi
17.22002-11-09235°21'N / 90°32'W35°21'N / 90°31'W1.50 Miles440 Yards0025K0Cross
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down just southwest of Twist and moved northeast and later moved into Crittenden County. Some farm buildings were damaged. Several trees and power poles were blown down.
19.71968-04-03335°20'N / 89°55'W35°23'N / 89°52'W4.50 Miles1760 Yards042.5M0Shelby
20.61971-12-15235°31'N / 90°25'W35°34'N / 90°25'W3.40 Miles300 Yards01250K0Poinsett
20.72002-11-09235°27'N / 90°13'W35°42'N / 90°03'W14.50 Miles440 Yards0010K0Mississippi
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into Mississippi county from Crittenden county and continued northeast and eventually moved into Tipton county in Tennessee. Some trees were knocked down near the Crittenden county border.
21.11952-03-21335°32'N / 90°25'W35°37'N / 90°17'W9.40 Miles200 Yards15250K0Poinsett
22.51959-09-26335°36'N / 90°18'W35°37'N / 90°17'W1.30 Miles167 Yards010250K0Poinsett
22.61989-06-04235°21'N / 89°54'W35°26'N / 89°48'W7.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Shelby
22.61978-08-29235°01'N / 90°00'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0262.5M0Shelby
22.91970-04-24334°59'N / 90°03'W35°00'N / 90°02'W1.90 Miles20 Yards053K0De Soto
23.31970-04-19335°00'N / 90°27'W1.80 Miles100 Yards0225K0St. Francis
23.61968-09-17235°00'N / 90°00'W0.30 Mile10 Yards003K0Shelby
24.21965-02-11234°55'N / 90°16'W34°58'N / 90°02'W13.70 Miles33 Yards0125K0De Soto
24.31970-04-24335°04'N / 89°59'W35°04'N / 89°48'W10.40 Miles50 Yards032.5M0Shelby
25.11970-04-24335°00'N / 90°02'W35°01'N / 89°51'W10.40 Miles50 Yards0132.5M0Shelby
25.32008-02-05234°58'N / 90°00'W34°59'N / 89°59'W2.00 Miles440 Yards0028.4M0KDe Soto
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down at Southaven High School and tracked northeast crossing into Shelby County, Tennessee, northeast of the intersection of Stateline Road and Airways Boulevard. Roughly 30 windows were blown out of the High School. The school also sustained minor roof damage. Damage at the high school was classified EF-0. Many homes in the Carriage Hills subdivision sustained minor damages as well. Further northeast, more significant damage occurred near the intersection of Stateline Road and Airways Boulevard in the warehouse area. Three warehouses were destroyed including the Cooper Lighting Plant. A gas station was damaged as well. Damage was classified as EF-2 in this area. Numerous trees, power poles, and lines were knocked down. Minor roof damage occurred along the path as well. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong low pressure system tracked from Northern Arkansas into Southern Missouri during the evening hours of February 5th, 2008. Supercells developed out ahead of the system during the late afternoon into the early evening. The storms produced tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds. As the supercells moved east during the evening, a cold front moved into North Mississippi. A squall line developed along the front and produced another round of large hail and damaging winds. The front continued to push east into the overnight hours.
25.62008-02-05234°59'N / 89°59'W35°03'N / 89°51'W8.00 Miles440 Yards313100.0M0KShelby
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado continued northeast from DeSoto County, Mississippi. After the tornado crossed into Tennessee, several warehouses sustained damage. The DSC warehouse near Clarke Road was struck causing EF-2 damage. Three people were killed inside the warehouse. Hardy Bottling Company sustained substantial damage as well. Tractor-trailers were tossed about in the area. Windows were shattered in the Willow Lake Business Park and utility poles and trees were snapped in the area. A utility substation sustained severe damage along Clarke Road causing major power outages in the area. The tornado then continued northeast and struck homes along Maple Tree Drive and Pinbranch Court. Five homes received major damage and had to be condemned. Other homes sustained roof damage. The tornado continued northeast and struck the Hickory Ridge Mall causing a wall to collapse at the Sears Department Store. Six injuries occurred at the mall. This damage was estimated at EF-1. The tornado then struck a Taco Bell along Winchester Road before lifting. Thirteen people in all were transported to an area hospital due to injuries sustained from the tornado. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong low pressure system tracked from Northern Arkansas into Southern Missouri during the evening hours of February 5th, 2008. Supercells developed out ahead of the system during the late afternoon into the early evening. The storms produced tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds. As the supercells moved east during the evening, a cold front moved into West Tennessee. A squall line developed along the front and produced another round of large hail and damaging winds. The front continued to push east into the overnight hours.
25.81970-04-24335°02'N / 90°02'W35°03'N / 89°44'W17.00 Miles50 Yards052.5M0Shelby
26.31973-05-27235°20'N / 89°46'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Shelby
26.31959-09-26335°37'N / 90°17'W35°43'N / 90°09'W10.20 Miles167 Yards04250K0Mississippi
26.51965-02-11234°54'N / 90°22'W34°55'N / 90°16'W5.90 Miles250 Yards03250K0Crittenden
26.61973-11-27234°55'N / 90°02'W34°58'N / 90°00'W4.10 Miles33 Yards150250K0De Soto
26.81973-08-14234°57'N / 90°28'W0.30 Mile50 Yards00250K0St. Francis
26.91970-04-19235°07'N / 89°48'W0.30 Mile50 Yards00250K0Shelby
28.31994-11-27335°04'N / 89°50'W35°19'N / 89°39'W16.00 Miles200 Yards32550.0M0Shelby And Fayette
 Brief Description: The tornado started just southwest of Germantown and moved northeast through the eastern part of Shelby County and then continued into the northwest part of Fayette County. Three persons were killed in Germantown when the tornado struck a home where 16 people had gathered for a family reunion. Twenty-five persons were injured in the Germantown area. Overall, 28 homes were destroyed and 300 other homes were damaged. Houston High School was badly damaged and a nearby church sustained significant damage. Thirty utility poles were blown down along with a several trees. Two mobile homes were destroyed in Fayette County. M44H,M11H,M48H
28.41954-06-13335°41'N / 90°06'W2.50 Miles833 Yards003K0Mississippi
28.51978-01-07335°09'N / 90°52'W35°16'N / 90°35'W17.90 Miles150 Yards182.5M0Cross
28.51988-01-19234°51'N / 90°07'W34°57'N / 89°59'W9.50 Miles70 Yards012.5M0De Soto
28.62008-05-02235°41'N / 90°14'W35°43'N / 90°12'W3.00 Miles150 Yards01500K0KMississippi
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down just south of Etowah, near the Garden Point Community, and tracked northeast to near Carrolls Corner. The track was nearly continuous for roughly 4 miles. Most of the damage occurred on a half mile stretch of Highway 77 between Highway 140 and Highway 297. Two homes sustained major damage. The roof was blown off of one home and the back side of another home was torn off. Four other homes sustained moderate damage and another home sustained minor damage. One person was injured. A car dealership was also completely destroyed along with ten used vehicles on the car lot. Several out buildings were also destroyed. Numerous trees, power poles, and power lines were knocked down along the path. There was also one mobile home destroyed on County Road 121. A recreational vehicle and an irrigation system were also overturned. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front approached the Midsouth during the afternoon hours of May 2nd, 2008, Numerous showers and thunderstorms developed ahead and along the front. Storms quickly became severe and produced large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes. The severe weather continued into the early morning hours of May 3rd, 2008 with the passage of the front.
28.91973-05-07235°36'N / 90°30'W35°40'N / 90°32'W4.70 Miles100 Yards0225K0Poinsett
29.62008-02-05235°18'N / 89°45'W35°23'N / 89°40'W7.00 Miles150 Yards011.0M0KShelby
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down one quarter mile east of Brunswick Road interchange along Highway 385 in the Salem Estates Subdivision. The tornado tracked non-continuously northeast to the Tipton County line, near the Collierville-Arlington Road. Damage sustained in the Salem Estates subdivision was rated an EF-0. One roof of a home was partially removed along with several blown out windows. In addition, some minor tree damage occurred in this area. Further northeast, along Moose Road west of Beaver Creek, the tornado intensified and produced EF-2 damage. Significant tree damage occurred from the tornado in this area. In addition, two power line support towers were knocked down and one was twisted. Significant damage occurred further northeast along Osborntown Road as extensive tree damage was observed. Large trees were snapped and uprooted. In addition, two large well constructed new homes were heavily damaged. One home had more than half of its roof removed along with all windows blown out. Brick was also dislodged from portions of the structure. The second home received extensive damage with the entire second story being removed from the tornado. Inside walls were compromised and debris was deposited inside the home and in the front yard. One minor injury occurred from this segment of EF-2 rated damage. Additional damage occurred further northeast across Macedonia Road producing additional tree damage and minor damage to one home and one mobile home. Damage also occurred just south of where the tornado crossed into Tipton County where five homes sustained light to moderate damage along Collierville-Arlington Road. This damage has been rated EF-1. One of the homes sustained significant damage to portions of the roof and adjoining levels. The other four homes had damage to the roofs and windows. Large trees, some up to 3 feet in diameter were snapped and uprooted. The tornado then tracked into Tipton County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong low pressure system tracked from Northern Arkansas into Southern Missouri during the evening hours of February 5th, 2008. Supercells developed out ahead of the system during the late afternoon into the early evening. The storms produced tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds. As the supercells moved east during the evening, a cold front moved into West Tennessee. A squall line developed along the front and produced another round of large hail and damaging winds. The front continued to push east into the overnight hours.
31.31997-05-27235°19'N / 90°47'W35°19'N / 90°47'W0.20 Mile25 Yards00100K0Cross
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down near the town of Vanndale. Nearly 100 residential homes were damaged or destroyed. Three dozen mobile homes were damaged or destroyed. Three persons were injured. One cow was killed. Numerous trees and power lines were knocked down.
31.41962-04-28234°47'N / 90°12'W34°53'N / 90°08'W7.90 Miles1760 Yards01250K0De Soto
31.51964-03-04235°18'N / 89°42'W35°24'N / 89°39'W7.60 Miles200 Yards0325K0Shelby
32.01971-02-21235°09'N / 90°47'W35°13'N / 90°47'W4.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0St. Francis
32.02006-04-02335°12'N / 91°03'W35°10'N / 90°31'W30.50 Miles500 Yards055.0M0Cross
 Brief Description: This tornado continued east from Woodruff County into Cross County eventually crossing into Crittenden County. The most affected area was the Fitzgerald Crossing community located south of Wynne and the Village Creek State Park. Twenty-four homes and two mobile homes were destroyed. Ten homes had major damage with twenty seven homes and five mobile homes receiving minor damage. Most of this damage occurred south of Wynne near the Intersection of State Highway 1 and County Road 652. The Village Creek State Park suffered damage to the Visitors' Center and the tennis court. Five minor injuries occurred with the tornado.
32.12002-11-09235°31'N / 89°54'W35°36'N / 89°38'W17.00 Miles440 Yards016.0M0Tipton
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into Tipton county from Mississippi county in Arkansas and moved northeast. The tornado produced significant damage across the county. One man was injured was injured by bricks blown down from the facade of a building in downtown Covington. Across the county, twenty-eight mobile homes, five houses and one business were destroyed. Approximately 275 homes and business were damaged. Numerous trees and power lines were blown down.
32.21972-04-07235°42'N / 89°58'W0.10 Mile200 Yards0025K0Mississippi
32.41952-03-21335°36'N / 90°43'W35°40'N / 90°31'W12.10 Miles417 Yards239250K0Poinsett
32.61968-04-03335°23'N / 89°52'W35°39'N / 89°35'W24.30 Miles1760 Yards4282.5M0Tipton
33.22009-06-12234°57'N / 89°50'W34°57'N / 89°47'W3.00 Miles75 Yards014.0M0KDe Soto
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down at the truck weighing scales on Highway 78 about 1 mile southeast of Goodman Road in Olive Branch. The tornado had a non continuous track to the east-northeast for 2.9 miles and ended a few hundred yards east of Hacks Cross Road about one half mile south of Goodman Road. The maximum estimated winds were 125 mph. There was widespread damage along the tornado track in Olive Branch. Numerous trees and power lines were knocked down. Four homes were destroyed while numerous other homes suffered some degree of damage. Streets that suffered the heaviest damage included Roberta Street, College Street, Blocker Street, Chickasaw Drive, Cherokee Drive, Sequoia Lane, Seminole Drive and Magnolia Drive. Several schools and public buildings were also damaged including the Olive Branch Elementary, Middle and High Schools, the Chickasaw Elementary School, the Olive Branch Community Center and the Olive Branch City Shop. The Olive Branch Middle School alone suffered $500,000 in damage. The tornado cleanup costs totaled $350,000 for the city of Olive Branch. There was one minor injury associated with the tornado in Olive Branch. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A stationary front was located across the Mid-South during the day on June 12th, 2009. During the early morning hours, a mesoscale convective system developed over Eastern Oklahoma and tracked east into the Mid-South during the afternoon and evening hours. A derecho tracked across the Mid-South producing numerous reports of damaging winds, large hail and flash flooding. Wind speeds were reported as high as 80 mph. Isolated tornadoes occurred along the bow echo. In addition, scattered thunderstorms developed over ahead of the bow echo and produced large hail, damaging winds and flash flooding as well.
33.31970-04-19235°33'N / 90°44'W35°34'N / 90°42'W1.30 Miles100 Yards00250K0Poinsett
35.51957-01-22235°48'N / 90°12'W000K0Mississippi
35.61982-04-02235°01'N / 90°46'W1.60 Miles60 Yards113250K0St. Francis
35.71955-10-28235°03'N / 89°40'W0.20 Mile100 Yards00250K0Shelby
35.82009-07-30234°54'N / 89°49'W34°57'N / 89°44'W6.00 Miles440 Yards006.0M0KDe Soto
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down on Highway 305, four tenths of a mile south of College Road, southeast of Olive Branch. The tornado moved northeast on a non-continuous track. Several subdivisions had numerous trees and power lines knocked down. Some of which fell onto houses damaging them. The hardest hit area was in the Bethel Park Subdivison. Seven homes were destroyed, 15 homes sustained major damage while at least 113 other homes received minor damage including damage such as minor roof or shingle damage. In addition, one business sustained major damage and another business sustained minor damage. The tornado lifted just east of the intersection of Center Hill Road and Knightsbridge Road. 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.
35.81974-06-06334°59'N / 90°47'W35°01'N / 90°44'W3.80 Miles150 Yards411225.0M0St. Francis
35.91959-09-26335°43'N / 90°09'W35°47'N / 89°44'W23.70 Miles667 Yards07250K0Lauderdale
36.11952-03-21335°40'N / 90°31'W35°57'N / 89°54'W39.70 Miles880 Yards157250K0Mississippi
36.11952-03-21335°40'N / 90°31'W35°57'N / 89°54'W39.70 Miles880 Yards157250K0Mississippi
36.11968-05-16234°49'N / 89°57'W34°51'N / 89°52'W5.20 Miles100 Yards07250K0De Soto
36.92001-11-24234°51'N / 89°50'W34°53'N / 89°49'W6.00 Miles300 Yards091.9M0De Soto
 Brief Description: The tornado began just southwest of Lewisburg in eastern De Soto county and moved northeast. Nineteen homes were destroyed and 119 homes were damaged. Numerous trees were also knocked down.
36.91964-03-04235°28'N / 89°40'W35°33'N / 89°36'W6.80 Miles200 Yards0325K0Tipton
37.42003-05-04335°19'N / 91°02'W35°19'N / 90°45'W16.00 Miles275 Yards041.0M0Cross
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into Cross County from Woodruff County near Tilton and moved east. Five homes were destroyed and four others were damaged in Tilton. Another three homes were damaged in Vanndale.
39.31971-05-24235°17'N / 89°37'W35°22'N / 89°27'W10.90 Miles100 Yards022250K0Fayette
39.51999-01-17235°46'N / 90°30'W35°53'N / 90°26'W11.00 Miles75 Yards00150K0Craighead
 Brief Description: The tornado started just southwest of Lake City and tracked northeast reaching the northwest corner of Lake City and then continued northeast. Two homes were destroyed and five others were damaged in Lake City. An electrical substation was badly damaged. Several trees and power lines were also blown down.
39.61968-04-03234°41'N / 89°54'W34°54'N / 89°51'W15.20 Miles33 Yards040K0De Soto
40.21983-05-14234°43'N / 90°23'W2.00 Miles30 Yards022.5M0Tunica
40.72003-05-04235°51'N / 90°17'W35°54'N / 90°08'W12.00 Miles300 Yards00400K0Mississippi
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into Mississippi County from Craighead County and continued to move northeast. Three homes were destroyed and several others were damaged. A car was damaged when a tree fell on it. Six farm pivots were damaged.
40.81980-04-08234°42'N / 90°08'W0.70 Mile100 Yards0025K0Tate
41.11968-05-15435°47'N / 90°44'W35°53'N / 90°18'W12.60 Miles167 Yards3435025K0Craighead
41.41998-04-16435°52'N / 90°11'W35°54'N / 90°08'W5.00 Miles400 Yards212350K0Mississippi
 Brief Description: The tornado began just west of Manila and tracked northeast. The tornado demolished or heavily damaged several homes including some mobile homes. Two children were killed in one of these mobile homes. The tornado continued northeast flattening a discount department store and an gas station/food mart. Three small factory and machine shop buildings as well as a furniture store were destroyed. Several other buildings were seriously damaged. The tornado reached the main residential section of Manila destroying several homes. Numerous trees and power lines were also blown down. F5MH, M2MH
41.52003-05-04235°52'N / 90°20'W35°54'N / 90°17'W3.00 Miles300 Yards001K0Craighead
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down northeast of Black Oak and moved northeast eventually into Mississippi County. Little damage was reported with the tornado in Craighead County.
41.51952-03-21434°52'N / 89°41'W35°00'N / 89°35'W10.90 Miles100 Yards924250K0Marshall
41.71965-02-11235°05'N / 89°32'W0.10 Mile7 Yards0025K0Fayette
42.01968-05-15435°53'N / 90°18'W35°54'N / 90°02'W8.00 Miles250 Yards0325K0Mississippi
42.51984-04-03335°44'N / 90°52'W35°56'N / 90°17'W33.00 Miles200 Yards0225.0M0Craighead
42.51997-03-01435°46'N / 90°11'W35°57'N / 89°43'W20.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Mississippi
 Brief Description: A tornado developed in Mississippi county Arkansas near the town of Lennie. Three mobile homes were damaged or destroyed and a cotton trailer was over turned. The tornado touched down again in Dyer county in Tennessee. The most severe damage with the tornado occurred in Dyer county. A thirteen-year-old girl was killed at her home which was destroyed by the tornado in the town of Finley. One hundred ninety building were damaged or destroyed in Dyer county including Dyer County High School. The tornado then continued into Gibson county where eight homes were damaged or destroyed. Numerous trees and power lines were knocked down as well.
42.71984-03-15435°28'N / 90°59'W35°32'N / 90°54'W3.00 Miles440 Yards51225.0M0Poinsett
43.31955-03-20235°43'N / 90°51'W35°59'N / 90°17'W36.70 Miles250 Yards0125K0Craighead
43.71997-03-01335°23'N / 91°01'W35°25'N / 90°58'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00750K0Cross
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into the northwest corner of Cross county from Woodruff county. Sixty-seven homes and businesses were damaged including an elementary school in the town of Hickory Ridge. A Southwestern Bell main switching station was destroyed. The tornado continued into the southwest corner of Poinsett county where it knocked down a few trees.
43.71997-03-01335°26'N / 90°59'W35°26'N / 90°59'W1.00 Mile200 Yards005K0Poinsett
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into the northwest corner of Cross county from Woodruff county. Sixty-seven homes and businesses were damaged including an elementary school in the town of Hickory Ridge. A Southwestern Bell main switching station was destroyed. The tornado continued into the southwest corner of Poinsett county where it knocked down a few trees.
44.31957-04-25335°48'N / 90°42'W0.50 Mile313 Yards000K0Craighead
44.31952-03-21435°25'N / 91°00'W45250K0Cross
44.71965-05-26235°53'N / 90°09'W35°57'N / 89°57'W12.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Mississippi
44.91975-04-30235°54'N / 89°58'W1.00 Mile30 Yards0025K0Mississippi
45.21973-05-26435°42'N / 90°52'W35°50'N / 90°41'W13.80 Miles300 Yards325725K0Craighead
45.31978-01-07335°03'N / 91°08'W35°09'N / 90°52'W16.60 Miles150 Yards000K0St. Francis
46.11984-03-15435°28'N / 91°03'W35°28'N / 90°59'W3.00 Miles440 Yards0025.0M0Poinsett
46.11952-02-13235°57'N / 90°09'W0.30 Mile33 Yards050K0Mississippi
46.11984-04-03335°56'N / 90°17'W35°58'N / 90°01'W16.00 Miles200 Yards0025.0M0Mississippi
46.31965-04-18235°55'N / 89°57'W043K0Mississippi
46.32006-03-09235°15'N / 91°03'W35°15'N / 91°03'W8.00 Miles50 Yards02100K0Cross
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into Cross County from Woodruff County and continued to move northeast. Five houses were badly damaged. One mobile home was displaced 100 feet from its foundation and damaged. A large metal storage shed was severely damaged with its roof removed and several large steel cross beams twisted. Several other outbuildings and barns were damaged. Many trees, power lines and power poles were also blown down.
46.51973-05-26435°32'N / 91°02'W35°42'N / 90°52'W14.70 Miles300 Yards02525K0Poinsett
46.91962-04-28234°26'N / 90°24'W34°47'N / 90°12'W26.70 Miles1760 Yards15250K0Tunica
47.01978-12-03234°46'N / 90°46'W1.00 Mile100 Yards002.5M0Lee
47.41951-02-20234°44'N / 91°42'W35°33'N / 90°24'W92.60 Miles333 Yards0025K0Prairie
47.51955-05-10235°55'N / 89°56'W35°55'N / 89°51'W4.70 Miles440 Yards00250K0Mississippi
47.61952-03-21435°00'N / 89°35'W35°07'N / 89°17'W18.70 Miles427 Yards750250K0Fayette
47.62001-11-24234°32'N / 90°11'W34°40'N / 90°06'W9.00 Miles300 Yards05500K0Tate
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into the southwest part of Tate county from Panola county and lifted up northeast of Strayhorn. Numerous buildings were damaged or destroyed.
48.01982-12-24235°22'N / 91°05'W35°23'N / 91°04'W1.00 Mile200 Yards00250K0Jackson
48.31978-08-13235°54'N / 90°43'W35°51'N / 90°40'W4.50 Miles50 Yards032.5M0Craighead
48.51973-11-27235°25'N / 89°30'W35°35'N / 89°19'W15.40 Miles440 Yards01250K0Fayette
48.81975-05-29234°37'N / 89°57'W0.10 Mile13 Yards0025K0Tate
48.91955-03-20235°59'N / 90°17'W36°00'N / 90°18'W1.30 Miles250 Yards0025K0Mississippi
49.22006-03-09235°12'N / 91°09'W35°17'N / 91°03'W7.70 Miles100 Yards0400Woodruff
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in Woodruff County about 4 miles southwest of Morton. The tornado tracked quickly through Morton before exiting into Cross County. The tornado damaged 18 homes in Woodruff County. A large metal building housing a welding shop was destroyed. A church lost a large part of its roof, with several windows blown out. A hunting lodge also suffered considerable roof damage. Several large grain bins were damaged, and a number of outbuildings were destroyed. Numerous power lines and power poles were blown down, with dozens of trees snapped or uprooted.
49.91961-03-05235°24'N / 91°14'W35°43'N / 90°52'W30.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jackson


* 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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