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Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
326 PM 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/:  4.04 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:               1127 PM CDT
End Location:           2 MI NE Olmstead / Pulaski County / AR
End Lat/Lon:            34.9650 / -92.1940

Survey Summary: The tornado touched down just south of the
Pulaski/Faulkner County line, south of Frenchman Mountain Road
around Lowridge Road...then crossed Frenchman Mountain Road into
Faulkner County. The tornado crossed again into Pulaski county
before dissipating. This tornado destroyed 4 mobile homes and
damaged others.

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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