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Public Information Statement...UPDATED
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
704 PM CDT Wed Sep 2 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 09/01/2020 TORNADO EVENT-UPDATE 1...

.Updated to added the Shady Grove Tornado...

.Shady Grove Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    75 mph
Path Length /statute/:  3.2 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             09/01/2020
Start Time:             02:13 PM CDT
Start Location:         3 NW Wooster / Faulkner County / AR
Start Lat/Lon:          35.2258 / -92.4889

End Date:               09/01/2020
End Time:               02:17 PM CDT
End Location:           3 WNW Greenbrier / Faulkner County / AR
End Lat/Lon:            35.252 / -92.4421

Survey Summary:

Video evidence shows a tornado southwest of the Shady Grove
community off of State Hwy 285. Ground survey information shows
this EF0 tornado tracked northeast across that highway, causing some
damage to trees. This tornado lifted shortly after crossing
Burkett Flat Road, with additional tree damage observed.

.Conway County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 mph
Path Length /statute/:  3.2 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             09/01/2020
Start Time:             01:59 PM CDT
Start Location:         2 NE Plumerville / Conway County / AR
Start Lat/Lon:          35.1823 / -92.6047

End Date:               09/01/2020
End Time:               02:05 PM CDT
End Location:           3 N Menifee / Conway County / AR
End Lat/Lon:            35.1971 / -92.5526

Survey Summary:

This tornado started along Carney Valley Road northeast of
Plumerville and moved northeast to near the intersection of Mt.
Olive and Chapel roads before lifting shortly thereafter. Damage
consisted of mainly tree damage, along with damage to
outbuildings and minor damage to a couple homes.

.Cleburne County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF2
Estimated Peak Wind:    115 mph
Path Length /statute/:  5.3 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             09/01/2020
Start Time:             03:07 PM CDT
Start Location:         4 S Heber Springs / Cleburne County / AR
Start Lat/Lon:          35.4311 / -92.0367

End Date:               09/01/2020
End Time:               03:16 PM CDT
End Location:           5 ESE Heber Springs / Cleburne County / AR
End Lat/Lon:            35.4598 / -91.9504

Survey Summary:

This tornado formed near Candlestick Road east of Hwy 5, damaging
several trees and an outbuilding. The tornado continued northeast
damaging more trees and outbuildings along Blakey Circle and
Blakey Road. The tornado then continued northeast crossing the
Little Red River along Wildflower Road, snapping many trees
healthy trees. This is where the strongest winds were noted. The
tornado lifted shortly after this location.

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 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

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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