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

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

Earthquake Index, #550

Reed, AR
0.04
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

Reed, 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, #593

Reed, AR
188.79
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 2,438 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Reed, AR were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:7
Dust Storm:0Flood:259Hail:855Heat:7Heavy Snow:3
High Surf:0Hurricane:2Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:7
Thunderstorm Winds:1,244Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:50 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Reed, AR.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Reed, AR.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
32.01967-06-043.8N/A33.6-90.9

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 82 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Reed, AR.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
1.71973-04-24233°43'N / 91°28'W01250K0Drew
7.11979-04-11233°35'N / 91°24'W33°38'N / 91°23'W3.60 Miles100 Yards00250K0Desha
10.71973-04-24233°48'N / 91°18'W0025K0Desha
11.21971-02-21233°27'N / 91°34'W33°38'N / 91°22'W17.10 Miles300 Yards00250K0Drew
12.21955-10-28333°48'N / 91°16'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0125K0Desha
12.81981-05-16233°53'N / 91°33'W33°53'N / 91°26'W6.80 Miles33 Yards05250K0Lincoln
12.91972-03-01233°53'N / 91°30'W1.00 Mile300 Yards00250K0Desha
13.12007-02-24233°48'N / 91°40'W33°49'N / 91°36'W5.00 Miles200 Yards00100K0KLincoln
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A strong tornado moved out of Drew County and into Lincoln County about 5.2 miles south-southwest of Garrett Bridge. Damage along the path of the tornado consisted of hundreds of downed trees. Part of a house was destroyed and several shop buildings sustained damage. The tornado dissipated about 3.5 miles southeast of Garrett Bridge. 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.
14.32007-02-24333°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.
14.82007-02-24233°44'N / 91°45'W33°47'N / 91°38'W7.00 Miles650 Yards000K0KDrew
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A strong tornado touched down in Drew County, about 8 miles north-northeast of Monticello. A large swath of timber was blown down in the northern part of the County, west of the town of Florence. The tornado continued moving northeastward into Lincoln County. 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.
15.41981-05-16233°53'N / 91°39'W33°53'N / 91°33'W5.70 Miles660 Yards0025K0Desha
15.81978-12-03233°50'N / 91°43'W33°55'N / 91°32'W12.00 Miles400 Yards00250K0Lincoln
16.71978-12-03233°55'N / 91°32'W33°58'N / 91°26'W6.60 Miles33 Yards00250K0Desha
16.92007-02-24233°42'N / 91°48'W33°47'N / 91°40'W10.00 Miles50 Yards00100K0KDrew
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A strong tornado touched down in Drew County, about 4.5 miles north of Monticello. Damage along the track of the tornado consisted of downed trees onto a vehicle and mobile home. Windows were blown out of a house, a large metal shop building was destroyed, and a metal barn sustained major damage. The tornado continued moving to the northeast into Lincoln County. 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.
18.31968-04-03433°55'N / 91°51'W33°59'N / 91°16'W33.70 Miles400 Yards516250K0Lincoln
19.61972-04-15233°26'N / 91°20'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Chicot
19.92001-02-24333°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.
20.51957-05-23333°37'N / 91°50'W33°39'N / 91°45'W5.20 Miles27 Yards00250K0Drew
21.01980-10-17233°20'N / 91°27'W33°29'N / 91°15'W15.50 Miles77 Yards00250K0Chicot
21.32008-05-02233°21'N / 91°24'W33°28'N / 91°16'W11.00 Miles400 Yards001.5M200KChicot
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado touched down near Highway 293 and tracked northeast for 10 miles where is dissipated shortly after crossing Highway 65. Along the path, hundreds of hardwood and softwood trees were snapped and uprooted. A mobile home was flipped over and destroyed. Several sheds, barns, outbuildings and unattached carports were damaged and destroyed along with several fences damaged. A 50 foot antenna was knocked down. A single family home had minor shingle damage, damage to siding, and window damage while 2 boats were damaged. The roll-up door for a tractor shed was damaged and a trampoline was blown around 75 yards and damaged. Lastly, 15 wooden power poles were also snapped near Highway 65. Maximum winds were around 115 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A large and powerful storm system brought several rounds of severe weather to a large section of the Central United States. The Central Plains were hit hard on Thursday, May 1st, while the Mid-South and Lower Mississippi River Valley were impacted on Friday, May 2nd into the early morning hours of May 3rd. As this severe weather episode evolved over the National Weather Service Jackson, MS service area, several tornadoes occurred, along with large hail and damaging winds.
24.21980-10-17233°35'N / 91°05'W33°40'N / 90°59'W8.20 Miles400 Yards00250K0Bolivar
25.72001-11-24433°28'N / 91°06'W33°31'N / 91°03'W4.80 Miles880 Yards0123.5M0Washington
25.91976-02-17233°17'N / 91°22'W33°24'N / 91°16'W10.00 Miles200 Yards000K0Chicot
27.21973-03-10233°37'N / 91°55'W33°47'N / 91°55'W11.50 Miles67 Yards0025K0Drew
28.51980-10-17233°28'N / 91°51'W1.50 Miles77 Yards12250K0Drew
28.91956-04-03233°18'N / 91°35'W2.10 Miles207 Yards003K0Ashley
29.52001-11-26233°51'N / 91°57'W33°57'N / 91°51'W10.50 Miles150 Yards0000Lincoln
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in southwest Lincoln County. The tornado damaged about 30 residences, which included both houses and mobile homes. Numerous outbuildings were destroyed, a few chicken houses were damaged and several buildings in Star City suffered damage. Hundreds of trees were also blown down. The tornado dissipated just to the northeast of Star City.
30.32001-02-24233°32'N / 91°08'W33°50'N / 90°42'W35.00 Miles440 Yards001.5M0Bolivar
 Brief Description: This tornado touched down as an F0 tornado in extreme northwest Washington County and moved across a cotton field. The tornado quickly moved into southwest Bolivar County about three miles west of Lamont. The storm moved across the community of Benoit and then about two miles west of Cleveland. The tornado continued on a northeasterly path until dissipating about one mile east of Merigold near the Sunflower County line. The tornado was rated as strong as an F2 in portions of Bolivar County. Damage in the tornado path in Bolivar County included: three houses destroyed, two houses with major damage, five houses with minor damage, and a mobile home destroyed. One small church was destroyed, about two miles east of Benoit. The airplane hangar on a small airstrip near Scott was destroyed, including four small planes inside the hangar. One of the planes was blown at least one half mile from where it had been located in the hangar. At least three businesses sustained serious damage. No serious injuries were reported in the county.
30.81976-02-17233°23'N / 91°04'W33°27'N / 91°00'W6.20 Miles60 Yards00250K0Washington
30.91978-04-17433°28'N / 91°00'W33°30'N / 90°57'W3.60 Miles100 Yards032.5M0Washington
31.21956-04-03233°15'N / 91°26'W1.00 Mile20 Yards0025K0Chicot
31.52009-07-30234°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.
31.71968-04-03234°09'N / 91°34'W0.50 Mile200 Yards000K0Jefferson
31.71968-04-27234°09'N / 91°34'W000K0Jefferson
32.22001-11-24433°32'N / 91°03'W33°52'N / 90°43'W25.50 Miles880 Yards0366.0M0Bolivar
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm moved out of Chicot County Arkansas into northern Washington County, Mississippi. The storm produced a violent tornado that touced down 2.5 miles southwest of Winterville, or along the northern edge of Lake Ferguson. The tornado had a width of up to one half mile and moved through the town of Winterville, causing extensive damage. It then continued northeast into southern Bolivar county about 2 miles northeast of Winterville. The total path length in Washington County was 4.8 miles. The tornado entered southern Bolivar County about 3.5 miles southwest of Stringtown. It travelled northeast 25.5 miles through mostly rural areas of Bolivar County and lifted one mile southeast of Mound Bayou. In Washington County, the tornado caused 12 injuries, mainly in the community of Winterville. In Bolivar County, 36 people were injured, including one 7 year old boy who was critically injured. In Washinton County, a total of six houses, five mobile homes, and two businesses were totally destroyed. Additionally, extensive damage was done to 34 houses and six businesses. Minor damage occurred to over 30 houses and several mobile homes. Total damage to the county was estimated to be around $3.5 million. In Bolivar County, the tornado destroyed ten houses, two mobile homes, and four businesses. Extensive damage occurred to 21 houses, one mobile home, and one business. Minor damage occurred to over 20 houses and around 20 mobile homes. The tornado caused extensive damage to the Bolivar County Detention Center, and hit an electric power substation. The substation was totally destroyed it. At the substation, the tornado blew over a tranformer that weighed approximately 25 tons, and slid another transformer sideways three feet. Total damage in Bolivar County was estimated at around $6 million.
32.21973-12-04233°24'N / 91°03'W33°31'N / 90°53'W12.50 Miles30 Yards0625K0Washington
32.61969-08-16234°06'N / 91°45'W0025K0Jefferson
32.62005-09-24233°22'N / 91°01'W33°25'N / 91°01'W2.00 Miles300 Yards00680K0Washington
 Brief Description: This strong tornado touched down a few miles southeast of Downtown Greenville on Dodd Road. The tornado tracked 2 miles to the northwest, crossed Highway 82 and dissipated at the Delta Village mobile home park. Ten mobile homes were significantly damaged or destroyed, 15 sheds were destroyed and 3 more were damaged. One barn was destroyed along with 2 carports heavily damaged. One business had its roof blown off and a nearby tower was blown over. Additionally, numerous power poles and power lines were taken down along the path.
34.11976-02-17233°08'N / 91°28'W33°17'N / 91°22'W11.90 Miles200 Yards036250K0Chicot
34.92001-11-26233°42'N / 92°07'W33°47'N / 91°59'W9.30 Miles200 Yards0000Cleveland
 Brief Description: A strong tornado moved from northeast Bradley County into southeast Cleveland County. Two houses sustained major damage and several other houses had roof damage. A large farm shed was destroyed as were two barns. A chicken house also had major damage. One mobile home was destroyed and another was damaged. Several hundred trees were also blown down. The tornado lifted about 2.2 miles south-southeast of Pansy.
35.31967-05-01233°50'N / 90°51'W1.00 Mile200 Yards0025K0Bolivar
35.32008-03-14233°43'N / 92°09'W33°44'N / 91°58'W9.00 Miles350 Yards001.0M0KCleveland
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: An old, unoccupied house was destroyed. Two houses had much of the roofs blown off. A house trailer was destroyed by falling trees. Several chicken houses were destroyed. Roof and shingle damage occurred to several other houses. A number of barns and outbuildings were damaged. Hundreds of trees were blown down. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A storm system was in the Texas Panhandle during the early evening of the 14th. At the same time, a warm front lifted to the north ahead of the system. Strong to severe thunderstorms developed along and north of the front.
36.11968-04-03234°13'N / 91°20'W013K0Arkansas
36.91979-04-08333°15'N / 91°53'W33°12'N / 91°35'W17.70 Miles1320 Yards01325.0M0Ashley
37.01974-06-15233°44'N / 90°48'W0025K0Bolivar
37.41978-04-17233°17'N / 91°58'W33°21'N / 91°50'W9.10 Miles500 Yards03250K0Ashley
37.42001-02-24234°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.
37.71953-12-05233°00'N / 91°48'W33°21'N / 91°26'W32.20 Miles880 Yards00250K0Ashley
38.11975-03-28433°33'N / 92°07'W33°37'N / 92°04'W5.40 Miles250 Yards75125.0M0Bradley
38.92001-11-26233°35'N / 92°13'W33°42'N / 92°01'W10.50 Miles200 Yards0000Bradley
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in northern Bradley County. The tornado first touched down 4 miles east-northeast of Banks and traveled to the northeast. The most severe damage occurred in the McKinney community, or about 7 miles northeast of Banks, where a number of mobile homes were destroyed. Several of these mobile homes were blown completely into pieces, some of which were used for storage. A couple of other houses suffered considerable damage as well. Some barns and sheds were also destroyed. The tornado continued to track into Cleveland County.
39.01965-02-09334°14'N / 91°31'W34°18'N / 91°21'W10.50 Miles333 Yards04250K0Arkansas
40.02001-02-24234°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.
40.21965-02-09333°30'N / 92°06'W1.50 Miles167 Yards01250K0Bradley
40.41972-04-15233°42'N / 90°48'W33°47'N / 90°41'W8.80 Miles33 Yards062250K0Bolivar
40.61954-04-10233°26'N / 92°10'W33°37'N / 92°04'W13.90 Miles100 Yards0025K0Bradley
40.91953-01-07233°50'N / 92°10'W33°52'N / 92°06'W4.50 Miles100 Yards023K0Cleveland
40.91976-03-20233°43'N / 90°45'W33°46'N / 90°43'W4.30 Miles440 Yards01250K0Bolivar
41.11969-06-19233°19'N / 90°54'W0125K0Washington
41.42009-07-30234°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.
41.51970-11-19234°14'N / 91°45'W34°16'N / 91°44'W2.70 Miles300 Yards0225K0Jefferson
41.81960-05-06233°52'N / 92°17'W33°58'N / 91°58'W19.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Cleveland
42.01988-01-19233°08'N / 91°57'W33°18'N / 91°49'W15.00 Miles600 Yards0132.5M0Ashley
42.52005-09-24233°42'N / 90°40'W33°50'N / 90°45'W12.00 Miles200 Yards00800K100KBolivar
 Brief Description: This tornado touched down between Cleveland and Ruleville about 3 miles southeast of Dockery in Western Sunflower county. The tornado then tracked northwest into Bolivar county just east of Cleveland and then toward Merigold where it dissipated. As the tornado approached Cleveland it remained over open farm land and caused damage to trees and power lines. The tornado became more intense just east and northeast of Cleveland. Here the most significant damage occurred which was within a swath of nearly 2 miles that extended from the northeast outskirts of Cleveland to the Renova Community. A couple of buildings were severely damage with one commercial storage building totally destroyed. Three mobile homes were destroyed and 5 other homes sustained heavy damage. Three sheds were destroyed and numerous large trees and power poles were taken down. A mid-sized storage tank was thrown 1/4 of a mile into a field and 3 bicycle frames were thrown 1/4 to 1/2 a mile away. The tornado weakened as it moved toward Merigold and dissipated about 1 mile west of Town off Pemble Road. The total path length across Sunflower and Bolivar counties was 13 miles with a maximum width of 200 yards and maximum rating of F2. Additionally, this tornado developed from the same parent storm which produced the Belzoni tornado.
42.81976-02-17233°02'N / 91°31'W33°08'N / 91°28'W7.60 Miles200 Yards310250K0Ashley
43.01974-04-01233°51'N / 90°43'W00250K0Bolivar
43.11979-04-11233°09'N / 91°57'W33°14'N / 91°48'W10.40 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Ashley
43.41970-11-19234°16'N / 91°44'W34°21'N / 91°33'W11.90 Miles300 Yards0025K0Arkansas
43.51964-11-19233°31'N / 90°46'W33°39'N / 90°38'W11.90 Miles33 Yards003K0Sunflower
44.11972-06-20333°21'N / 92°05'W0.30 Mile150 Yards0025K0Bradley
44.11990-12-30233°01'N / 91°40'W33°08'N / 91°31'W10.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Ashley
45.22001-11-24332°59'N / 91°39'W33°08'N / 91°31'W13.00 Miles880 Yards3112.0M0Ashley
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm produced a tornado that moved out of Morehouse Parish, Louisiana into Ashley County, Arkansas, 6 miles southwest of Wilmot. The tornado then moved to the south end of Lake Enterprise, just west of Wilmot. The tornado strengthened and widened as it approached the Wilmot area and was rated as an F3 with a maximum width of one half mile. The tornado destroyed 14 mobile homes and houses and caused extensive damage to five other homes in the vicinity of Wilmot. A church on the north side of Wilmot was completely destroyed. Additionally, a tractor shed housing farm equipment was destroyed, and the equipment inside was also destroyed. As the tornado tracked northeast toward Parkdale, it damaged or destroyed several cotton pickers, trailers, and tractors. The tornado lifted 2.5 miles east-northeast of Parkdale. The total estimated damage of the tornado was $2.0 million. The tornado caused the deaths of three people in the vicinity of Wilmot. Additionally, a total of eleven people sustained injuries. M74MH, F71MH, M89PH
46.82009-07-30234°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.
46.82007-02-24233°16'N / 92°16'W33°25'N / 92°00'W19.00 Miles440 Yards06200K0KBradley
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A strong tornado touched down in Bradley County, about 11 miles southwest of Ingalls. Tornado damage occurred in the Mt. Olive community, about 13 miles south of Warren. A house suffered major damage and a mobile home was destroyed. An elderly woman was injured in the house, and a family of five was injured in the mobile home. Three other homes had minor damage, and several sheds and outbuildings were destroyed. Thousands of trees were blown down, as were a number of power poles and power lines. The tornado continued to move northeastward into Drew County. 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.
48.01983-05-18233°25'N / 90°41'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Sunflower
48.21964-08-11234°31'N / 91°33'W34°17'N / 91°20'W20.30 Miles250 Yards00250K0Arkansas
48.21964-08-11234°31'N / 91°33'W34°17'N / 91°20'W20.30 Miles250 Yards000K0Arkansas
48.71976-03-20333°00'N / 91°18'W33°01'N / 91°17'W2.30 Miles27 Yards000K0Chicot
49.31983-05-14334°11'N / 92°03'W34°18'N / 91°58'W5.00 Miles100 Yards022.5M0Jefferson
49.41979-04-08333°25'N / 92°20'W33°22'N / 92°06'W14.00 Miles1320 Yards002.5M0Bradley
49.41950-08-24234°24'N / 91°26'W34°26'N / 91°23'W3.60 Miles200 Yards0725K0Arkansas
49.71976-03-20332°59'N / 91°19'W33°00'N / 91°18'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0322.5M0West Carroll
49.72009-07-30234°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.


* 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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