Saturday, March 26, 2016

EXTREME WEATHER: EF2 Tornado Confirmed In Northwest Arkansas - The 11th This Year!

The National Weather Service confirms an EF2 tornado hit eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas earlier this week.

March 26, 2016 - ARKANSAS, UNITED STATES - The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF2 tornado hit eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas earlier this week.

The National Weather Service in Tulsa, Oklahoma, says the twister had winds of 120 mph to 130 mph when it hit Wednesday night.

The tornado was on the ground for 11 miles and had a maximum width of 800 feet.

Four people were injured and a handful of homes were destroyed in the storm.

Forecasters say more severe weather could hit the eastern half of Arkansas on Sunday, with small hall and gusty winds the biggest concern.


WATCH: National Weather Service examines tornado path.




- KATV.



 

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