Mother Nature is making up for lost time, after months of dry weather, sending wave after wave of storms on Oct. 24.

The following day, the National Weather Service confirmed a weak tornado:

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NOUS44 KLZK 252012
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-260600-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
315 PM CDT MON OCT 25 2010

...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN SOUTHWEST PULASKI COUNTY...

TODAY...A SURVEY TEAM FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE
ROCK CONFIRMED THAT AN EF0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN SOUTHWEST PULASKI
COUNTY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. EF0 TORNADOES ARE THE WEAKEST
TORNADOES ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE...AND HAVE WINDS BETWEEN 65
AND 85 MPH.

THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 0.77 MILE...FROM 3 MILES
WEST-NORTHWEST OF CRYSTAL VALLEY TO 2.7 MILES NORTHWEST OF CRYSTAL
VALLEY. THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE WAS ON CRYSTAL VALLEY RD. ABOUT
1/2 MILE SOUTH OF LAWSON RD.

A FEW TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN...A NUMBER OF LARGE LIMBS WERE BLOWN
DOWN...AND PART OF A BARN ROOF WAS BLOWN OFF.

STORM DAMAGE AT E. ROOSEVELT AND DUGAN IN EAST LITTLE ROCK WAS ALSO
SURVEYED. HERE...A ROOF WAS BLOWN OFF AN INDUSTRIAL BUILDING...
KNOCKING DOWN POWER LINES AND POWER POLES. THIS DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY
THUNDERSTORM WINDS...NOT A TORNADO.

DAMAGE AROUND THE 4000 BLOCK OF BASELINE RD. AND ON BRUNO RD. IN
SOUTHWEST LITTLE ROCK WAS ALSO SURVEYED. HERE...A NUMBER OF LARGE
LIMBS WERE BLOWN DOWN...A TREE FELL ON A HOUSE...AND SOME SHINGLES
WERE BLOWN OFF THE ROOFS OF HOUSES. THIS DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY
THUNDERSTORM WINDS...NOT A TORNADO.

$$

 

 

Lightning
Lightning streaks across the sky as another wave of storms rakes across Arkansas.
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