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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
1116 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017


...NWS Damage Survey For 03/24/2017 Tornado Event

.Cato Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated Peak Wind:    111-120 MPH
Path Length /Statute/:  0.25 Miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   100 Yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               6

Start Date:             Mar 24 2017
Start Time:             1120 PM CDT
Start Location:         1 MI SE Cato / Pulaski County / AR
Start Lat/Lon:          34.9262 / -92.2479

End Date:               Mar 24 2017
End Time:               1121 PM CDT
End Location:           1 MI ESE Cato / Faulkner County / AR
End Lat/Lon:            34.9293 / -92.2461

Survey Summary: The tornado was very short lived...touching down just
south of the Pulaski/Faulkner County line or south of Frenchman Mountain
Road around Lowridge Road...then crossed Frenchman Mountain Road into Faulkner County
before lifting. This tornado destroyed 4 mobile homes and damaged others.
More details to come later.

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 200MPH
EF5...Violent...>200MPH

Note:
The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

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