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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
715 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...A TOTAL OF NINE TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

...TRACKS 1 THROUGH 7 AND 9 ARE FROM APRIL 25TH...

...TRACK 8 AND 10 ARE FROM APRIL 26TH...


TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...UPDATED PATH LENGTH AND WIDTH

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
5 MILES WEST OF MOUNTAIN PINE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.05 MILES LONG AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO REMAINED RATED AS AN EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE MAJORITY OF THE TREE DAMAGE ON BRADY MOUNTAIN ROAD.
SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING THAT
ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE ROOF
BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS ALSO
BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. A POORLY CONSTRUCTED HOME WAS
DESTROYED AND SEVERAL OTHER BUILDINGS IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF BEAR
WERE DAMAGED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.


TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.


TORNADO NUMBER 8...

THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN LONOKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM
2.3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF COY TO 2.25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
HUMNOKE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 8.3 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO DESTROYED 2 GRAIN BINS AND DAMAGED OTHERS. POWER POLES
AND TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN. DAMAGE EXCEEDED ONE MILLION DOLLARS.


TORNADO NUMBER 9...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 1.0 MILE WEST OF WOOSTER TO 1.0 MILE NORTH
OF WOOSTER. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.1 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 50
YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED NUMEROUS TREES AND A FEW POWER
LINES. ONE HOUSE HAD A GUTTER RIPPED OFF AND AN EAVE DAMAGED FROM A
FALLING TREE. SEVERAL OTHER HOMES HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

TORNADO NUMBER 10...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 0.4 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF WICKES TO 0.4
MILES EAST OF WICKES. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 0.8 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE STORM SURVEY CONDUCTED THIS AFTERNOON REVEALED SEVERAL TREES
DOWN ACROSS THE PATH. THERE WERE SEVERAL HOUSES AND MOBILE HOMES
WITH ROOF DAMAGE AND SOME OF THE STRUCTURES HAS THE ROOF PARTIALLY
REMOVED. ONE HOUSE HAD A PORCH REMOVED BY THE TORNADO.



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000
NOUS44 KLZK 301924 AAA
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-302100-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
715 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...A TOTAL OF NINE TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

...TRACKS 1 THROUGH 7 AND 9 ARE FROM APRIL 25TH...

...TRACK 8 AND 10 ARE FROM APRIL 26TH...


TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...UPDATED PATH LENGTH AND WIDTH

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
5 MILES WEST OF MOUNTAIN PINE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.05 MILES LONG AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO REMAINED RATED AS AN EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE MAJORITY OF THE TREE DAMAGE ON BRADY MOUNTAIN ROAD.
SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING THAT
ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE ROOF
BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS ALSO
BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. A POORLY CONSTRUCTED HOME WAS
DESTROYED AND SEVERAL OTHER BUILDINGS IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF BEAR
WERE DAMAGED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.


TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.


TORNADO NUMBER 8...

THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN LONOKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM
2.3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF COY TO 2.25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
HUMNOKE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 8.3 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO DESTROYED 2 GRAIN BINS AND DAMAGED OTHERS. POWER POLES
AND TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN. DAMAGE EXCEEDED ONE MILLION DOLLARS.


TORNADO NUMBER 9...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 1.0 MILE WEST OF WOOSTER TO 1.0 MILE NORTH
OF WOOSTER. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.1 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 50
YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED NUMEROUS TREES AND A FEW POWER
LINES. ONE HOUSE HAD A GUTTER RIPPED OFF AND AN EAVE DAMAGED FROM A
FALLING TREE. SEVERAL OTHER HOMES HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

TORNADO NUMBER 10...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 0.4 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF WICKES TO 0.4
MILES EAST OF WICKES. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 0.8 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE STORM SURVEY CONDUCTED THIS AFTERNOON REVEALED SEVERAL TREES
DOWN ACROSS THE PATH. THERE WERE SEVERAL HOUSES AND MOBILE HOMES
WITH ROOF DAMAGE AND SOME OF THE STRUCTURES HAS THE ROOF PARTIALLY
REMOVED. ONE HOUSE HAD A PORCH REMOVED BY THE TORNADO.



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000
NOUS44 KLZK 300417 AAC
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-302000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
715 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...A TOTAL OF NINE TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

...TRACKS 1 THROUGH 7 AND 9 ARE FROM APRIL 25TH...

...TRACK 8 IS FROM APRIL 26TH...


TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...UPDATED PATH LENGTH AND WIDTH

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
5 MILES WEST OF MOUNTAIN PINE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.05 MILES LONG AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO REMAINED RATED AS AN EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE MAJORITY OF THE TREE DAMAGE ON BRADY MOUNTAIN ROAD.
SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING THAT
ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE ROOF
BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS ALSO
BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. A POORLY CONSTRUCTED HOME WAS
DESTROYED AND SEVERAL OTHER BUILDINGS IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF BEAR
WERE DAMAGED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.


TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.


TORNADO NUMBER 8...

THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN LONOKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM
2.3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF COY TO 2.25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
HUMNOKE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 8.3 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO DESTROYED 2 GRAIN BINS AND DAMAGED OTHERS. POWER POLES
AND TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN. DAMAGE EXCEEDED ONE MILLION DOLLARS.


TORNADO NUMBER 9

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 1.0 MILE WEST OF WOOSTER TO 1.0 MILE NORTH
OF WOOSTER. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.1 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 50
YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED NUMEROUS TREES AND A FEW POWER
LINES. ONE HOUSE HAD A GUTTER RIPPED OFF AND AN EAVE DAMAGED FROM A
FALLING TREE. SEVERAL OTHER HOMES HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

56/57/51








000
NOUS44 KLZK 300417 AAC
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-302000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
715 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...A TOTAL OF NINE TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

...TRACKS 1 THROUGH 7 AND 9 ARE FROM APRIL 25TH...

...TRACK 8 IS FROM APRIL 26TH...


TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...UPDATED PATH LENGTH AND WIDTH

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
5 MILES WEST OF MOUNTAIN PINE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.05 MILES LONG AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO REMAINED RATED AS AN EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE MAJORITY OF THE TREE DAMAGE ON BRADY MOUNTAIN ROAD.
SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING THAT
ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE ROOF
BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS ALSO
BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. A POORLY CONSTRUCTED HOME WAS
DESTROYED AND SEVERAL OTHER BUILDINGS IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF BEAR
WERE DAMAGED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.


TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.


TORNADO NUMBER 8...

THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN LONOKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM
2.3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF COY TO 2.25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
HUMNOKE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 8.3 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO DESTROYED 2 GRAIN BINS AND DAMAGED OTHERS. POWER POLES
AND TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN. DAMAGE EXCEEDED ONE MILLION DOLLARS.


TORNADO NUMBER 9

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 1.0 MILE WEST OF WOOSTER TO 1.0 MILE NORTH
OF WOOSTER. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.1 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 50
YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED NUMEROUS TREES AND A FEW POWER
LINES. ONE HOUSE HAD A GUTTER RIPPED OFF AND AN EAVE DAMAGED FROM A
FALLING TREE. SEVERAL OTHER HOMES HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

56/57/51







000
NOUS44 KLZK 300021 AAB
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-302000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
715 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...AN ADDITIONAL TORNADO CONFIRMED TODAY IN FAULKNER COUNTY FROM THE
STORMS OF APRIL 26TH...

...A PREVIOUSLY CONFIRMED TRACK HAS BEEN UPDATED...

...A TOTAL OF NINE TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...UPDATED PATH LENGTH AND WIDTH

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
5 MILES WEST OF MOUNTAIN PINE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.05 MILES LONG AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO REMAINED RATED AS AN EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE MAJORITY OF THE TREE DAMAGE ON BRADY MOUNTAIN ROAD.
SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING THAT
ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE ROOF
BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS ALSO
BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. A POORLY CONSTRUCTED HOME WAS
DESTROYED AND SEVERAL OTHER BUILDINGS IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF BEAR
WERE DAMAGED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.


TORNADO NUMBER 8...

THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN LONOKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM
2.3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF COY TO 2.25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
HUMNOKE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 8.3 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO DESTROYED 2 GRAIN BINS AND DAMAGED OTHERS. POWER POLES
AND TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN. DAMAGE EXCEEDED ONE MILLION DOLLARS.


TORNADO NUMBER 9

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 1.0 MILE WEST OF WOOSTER TO 1.0 MILE NORTH
OF WOOSTER. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.1 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 50
YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED NUMEROUS TREES AND A FEW POWER
LINES. ONE HOUSE HAD A GUTTER RIPPED OFF AND AN EAVE DAMAGED FROM A
FALLING TREE. SEVERAL OTHER HOMES HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

56/57/51







000
NOUS44 KLZK 300021 AAB
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-302000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
715 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...AN ADDITIONAL TORNADO CONFIRMED TODAY IN FAULKNER COUNTY FROM THE
STORMS OF APRIL 26TH...

...A PREVIOUSLY CONFIRMED TRACK HAS BEEN UPDATED...

...A TOTAL OF NINE TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...UPDATED PATH LENGTH AND WIDTH

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
5 MILES WEST OF MOUNTAIN PINE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.05 MILES LONG AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO REMAINED RATED AS AN EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE MAJORITY OF THE TREE DAMAGE ON BRADY MOUNTAIN ROAD.
SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING THAT
ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE ROOF
BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS ALSO
BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. A POORLY CONSTRUCTED HOME WAS
DESTROYED AND SEVERAL OTHER BUILDINGS IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF BEAR
WERE DAMAGED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.


TORNADO NUMBER 8...

THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN LONOKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM
2.3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF COY TO 2.25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
HUMNOKE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 8.3 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO DESTROYED 2 GRAIN BINS AND DAMAGED OTHERS. POWER POLES
AND TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN. DAMAGE EXCEEDED ONE MILLION DOLLARS.


TORNADO NUMBER 9

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 1.0 MILE WEST OF WOOSTER TO 1.0 MILE NORTH
OF WOOSTER. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.1 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 50
YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED NUMEROUS TREES AND A FEW POWER
LINES. ONE HOUSE HAD A GUTTER RIPPED OFF AND AN EAVE DAMAGED FROM A
FALLING TREE. SEVERAL OTHER HOMES HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

56/57/51








000
NOUS44 KLZK 291547 AAB
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-292000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1044 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...AN ADDITIONAL TORNADO CONFIRMED TODAY IN LONOKE COUNTY FROM THE
STORMS OF APRIL 26TH...

...A TOTAL OF EIGHT TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
2 MILES WEST OF ROYAL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.57 MILES LONG AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDING WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING
THAT ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE
ROOF BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS
ALSO BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE
REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.


TORNADO NUMBER 8...

THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN LONOKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM
2.3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF COY TO 2.25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
HUMNOKE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 8.3 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO DESTROYED 2 GRAIN BINS AND DAMAGED OTHERS. POWER POLES
AND TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN. DAMAGE EXCEEDED ONE MILLION DOLLARS.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

56/57/51











000
NOUS44 KLZK 291547 AAB
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-292000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1044 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...AN ADDITIONAL TORNADO CONFIRMED TODAY IN LONOKE COUNTY FROM THE
STORMS OF APRIL 26TH...

...A TOTAL OF EIGHT TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
2 MILES WEST OF ROYAL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.57 MILES LONG AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDING WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING
THAT ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE
ROOF BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS
ALSO BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE
REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.


TORNADO NUMBER 8...

THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN LONOKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM
2.3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF COY TO 2.25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
HUMNOKE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 8.3 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO DESTROYED 2 GRAIN BINS AND DAMAGED OTHERS. POWER POLES
AND TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN. DAMAGE EXCEEDED ONE MILLION DOLLARS.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

56/57/51










000
NOUS44 KLZK 291544 AAB
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-291200-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1044 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...AN ADDITIONAL TORNADO CONFIRMED TODAY IN LONOKE COUNTY FROM THE
STORMS OF APRIL 26TH...

...A TOTAL OF EIGHT TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
2 MILES WEST OF ROYAL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.57 MILES LONG AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDING WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING
THAT ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE
ROOF BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS
ALSO BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE
REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.


TORNADO NUMBER 8...

THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN LONOKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM
2.3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF COY TO 2.25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
HUMNOKE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 8.3 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO DESTROYED 2 GRAIN BINS AND DAMAGED OTHERS. POWER POLES
AND TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN. DAMAGE EXCEEDED ONE MILLION DOLLARS.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1044 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...AN ADDITIONAL TORNADO CONFIRMED TODAY IN LONOKE COUNTY FROM THE
STORMS OF APRIL 26TH...

...A TOTAL OF EIGHT TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
2 MILES WEST OF ROYAL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.57 MILES LONG AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDING WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING
THAT ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE
ROOF BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS
ALSO BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE
REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.


TORNADO NUMBER 8...

THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED IN LONOKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM
2.3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF COY TO 2.25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
HUMNOKE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 8.3 MILES.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO DESTROYED 2 GRAIN BINS AND DAMAGED OTHERS. POWER POLES
AND TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN. DAMAGE EXCEEDED ONE MILLION DOLLARS.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
842 PM CDT THU APR 28 2011

...APRIL 2011 HAS QUICKLY BECOME ONE OF THE WETTEST APRILS ON RECORD
AT MANY LOCATIONS ACROSS ARKANSAS...

THIS APRIL...THE RAINFALL SITUATION IN ARKANSAS HAS TURNED AROUND
DRASTICALLY. FOR MUCH OF THE LAST FEW MONTHS ARKANSAS HAS
EXPERIENCED ABNORMALLY DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS. THESE CONDITIONS HAVE
QUICKLY TURNED AROUND...WITH RAINFALL MUCH ABOVE NORMAL AT MANY LOCATIONS
IN ARKANSAS THIS MONTH. NOT ONLY THAT...BUT MOST OF THE STATIONS LISTED
BELOW HAVE EXPERIENCED MORE RAINFALL IN APRIL THAN FROM JANUARY 1ST
THROUGH MARCH 31ST OF THIS YEAR.

AT THE FOLLOWING STATIONS....APRIL 2011 IS NOW CONSIDERED ONE OF THE
TEN WETTEST APRILS ON RECORD.

COLUMNS NOTED BELOW -

 1 - STATION LOCATION
 2 - APRIL 2011 RAINFALL
 3 - RANK IN TERMS OF WETTEST APRILS ON RECORD
 4 - WETTEST APRIL SINCE
 5 - RECORD WETTEST APRIL OR PREVIOUS WETTEST RECORD APRIL
 6 - RAINFALL RECORDS SINCE

              1            2       3     4           5           6
---------------------------------------------------------------------
LEAD HILL                16.33    1ST   1945    11.55 IN 1945   1927
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE MARCH 2008---
---2ND WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
HOPPER 1E                15.03    1ST   1973    13.25 IN 1973   1948
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE MAY 2009---
---3RD WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
HARRISON                 14.73    1ST   1945    14.14 IN 1945   1891
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE MAY 1961---
---3RD WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
LANGLEY                  14.53    1ST   1957    13.79 IN 1957   1948
MAMMOTH SPRING           14.26    1ST   1957    13.78 IN 1957   1904
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE OCTOBER 2009---
---4TH WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
SALEM                    13.93    1ST   1991    13.54 IN 1991   1955
---------------------------------------------------------------------
LEOLA                    16.35    2ND   1957    17.03 IN 1957   1943
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE OCTOBER 2009---
---3RD WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
CLARENDON                14.93    2ND   1991    15.84 IN 1991   1903
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE MAY 2009---
---3RD WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW       14.80    2ND   1927    16.87 IN 1927   1902
BOONEVILLE               13.72    2ND   1957    13.61 IN 1957   1948
CALICO ROCK 2WSW         13.66    2ND   1957    13.87 IN 1957   1904
MELBOURNE 5W             13.31    2ND   1957    14.21 IN 1957   1948
DEER                     12.97    2ND   2004    13.62 IN 2004   1975
MOUNT IDA                12.95    2ND   1927    19.25 IN 1927   1872
JASPER                   11.95    2ND   1957    13.28 IN 1957   1948
CLINTON 6SE              11.60    2ND   1957    14.19 IN 1957   1921
---------------------------------------------------------------------
PINE BLUFF               13.26    3RD   1966    14.69 IN 1966   1884
GLENWOOD                 12.88    3RD   1964    14.37 IN 1964   1935
WALDRON                  11.75    3RD   1957    13.69 IN 1927   1919
SHERIDAN                 11.65    3RD   1997    15.15 IN 1997   1977
MOUNTAIN VIEW            11.51    3RD   1991    14.67 IN 1957   1924
PERRY                    11.50    3RD   1957    16.63 IN 1927   1902
COVE                     11.10    3RD   1991    16.03 IN 1957   1946
MURFREESBORO 1W          11.06    3RD   2008    12.90 IN 1986   1916
SUBIACO                  10.60    3RD   1957    17.02 IN 1927   1897
BATESVILLE AIRPORT        9.01    3RD   1945    12.59 IN 1945   1937
---------------------------------------------------------------------
SAINT CHARLES            14.14    4TH   1991    16.59 IN 1973   1930
SPARKMAN                 12.69    4TH   1997    19.07 IN 1957   1940
FORDYCE                  12.37    4TH   1991    15.78 IN 1991   1911
EVENING SHADE 1NNE       11.67    4TH   1991    13.46 IN 1957   1923
ARKADELPHIA 2N           11.13    4TH   1964    15.37 IN 1957   1891
BLAKELY MOUNTAIN DAM     10.94    4TH   1973    16.15 IN 1957   1950
DARDANELLE               10.54    4TH   1991    13.15 IN 1957   1909
MORRILTON                10.51    4TH   1973    13.38 IN 1957   1919
BLUE MOUNTAIN DAM         9.36    4TH   1990     9.90 IN 1973   1939
---------------------------------------------------------------------
BIG FORK 1SSE            11.55    5TH   2008    13.14 IN 1952   1944
BATESVILLE LIVESTOCK     10.15    5TH   1991    11.48 IN 1957   1941
RUSSELLVILLE              9.30    5TH   1991    11.33 IN 1957   1883
RATCLIFF                  8.49    5TH   2004    11.42 IN 1957   1944
---------------------------------------------------------------------
STUTTGART 9ESE           11.52    6TH   1997    15.38 IN 1964   1890
MARSHALL                 11.15    6TH   2008    21.63 IN 1927   1892
GILBERT                  10.16    6TH   2008    14.62 IN 1927   1924
GRAVELLY 1ESE             9.64    6TH   2008    12.12 IN 1991   1940
BONNERDALE 4SW            9.15    6TH   2008    13.87 IN 1973   1965
NORTH LITTLE ROCK         7.27    6TH   2006    11.01 IN 1991   1976
---------------------------------------------------------------------
AMITY 1N                 11.59    7TH   2008    14.31 IN 1957   1896
DES ARC                   8.81    7TH   1991    15.85 IN 1973   1903
---------------------------------------------------------------------
MENA                     10.78    8TH   1991    15.58 IN 1927   1887
CAMDEN                   10.29    8TH   1997    17.29 IN 1991   1886
BATESVILLE LOCK AND DAM   9.70    8TH   2004    16.40 IN 1973   1904
GREERS FERRY DAM          9.13    8TH   1991    12.36 IN 1991   1903
ANTOINE                   8.74    8TH   2008    12.55 IN 1973   1940
PARKS                     7.68    8TH   2004    13.32 IN 1957   1956
---------------------------------------------------------------------
CONWAY                    9.87    9TH   1999    13.74 IN 1927   1890
PINE RIDGE                9.85    9TH   1991    16.73 IN 1927   1925
KEO                       9.30    9TH   2008    12.70 IN 1957   1948
---------------------------------------------------------------------
BRINKLEY                  9.60   10TH   2008    14.58 IN 1964   1883
---------------------------------------------------------------------

SEVERAL DAYS THIS MONTH...DAILY RAINFALL AT MANY STATIONS HAS
AVERAGED ANYWHERE FROM TWO TO FOUR INCHES...WITH SOME STATIONS
SEEING AS MUCH AS FIVE INCHES IN A 24-HOUR PERIOD.

AT THE STATIONS LISTED BELOW...SEVERAL DAYS THIS MONTH ARE AMONG THE 10
WETTEST APRIL DAYS ON RECORD.

COLUMNS NOTED BELOW -

 1 - STATION LOCATION
 2 - 24-HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNT IN INCHES AND DAY OF OCCURRENCE THIS MONTH
 3 - RANK IN TERMS OF WETTEST DAYS IN APRIL
 4 - WETTEST APRIL DAY OR PREVIOUS WETTEST APRIL DAY

            1                     2              3               4
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
BATESVILLE LOCK AND DAM   2.99    26 APR 2011   9TH     4.85    05 APR 1997
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
BOONEVILLE                4.88    25 APR 2011   1ST     4.20    23 APR 1973
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
CALICO ROCK 2WSW          3.30    25 APR 2011   5TH     4.05    10 APR 2008
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
CLARENDON                 4.90    27 APR 2011   3RD     6.25    05 APR 1997
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
DEER                      4.00    25 APR 2011   3RD     5.50    23 APR 2004
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
FORDYCE                   4.10    27 APR 2011   3RD     5.10    05 APR 1997
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
GLENWOOD                  4.35    26 APR 2011   5TH     6.44    04 APR 2008
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
HARRISON                  4.04    25 APR 2011   4TH
                          3.42    23 APR 2011   7TH
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HOPPER 1E                 4.61    26 APR 2011   3RD     5.24    23 APR 1973
                          3.23    21 APR 2011   5TH
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
LEAD HILL                 4.17    24 APR 2011   1ST     3.56    02 APR 2002
                          3.60    25 APR 2011   2ND
                          3.28    26 APR 2011   7TH
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LANGLEY                   3.70    21 APR 2011   3RD     4.90    23 APR 1973
                          3.63    26 APR 2011   4TH
                          3.02    25 APR 2011  10TH
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LEOLA                     4.87    21 APR 2011   2ND     4.89    20 APR 1973
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
MAMMOTH SPRING            4.48    26 APR 2011   3RD     5.10    05 APR 1997
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
MELBOURNE 5W              3.69    26 APR 2011   3RD     4.20    05 APR 1997
                          2.90    25 APR 2011   9TH
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
MOUNT IDA                 3.56    25 APR 2011   9TH     6.65    22 APR 1974
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
PINE BLUFF                3.90    26 APR 2011   7TH     4.69    26 APR 1942
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
SAINT CHARLES             5.39    27 APR 2011   2ND     9.18    20 APR 1973
                          3.40    26 APR 2011   6TH
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
SPARKMAN                  3.37    26 APR 2011   9TH     9.49    05 APR 1997
                          3.25    21 APR 2011  10TH
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
WALDRON                   4.62    25 APR 2011   3RD     5.23    29 APR 1924
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

IN APRIL...MANY OF THE STATIONS LISTED BELOW HAVE RECEIVED FROM 1.5 TIMES
TO NEARLY 3 TIMES THE RAINFALL AMOUNT THEY RECEIVED FROM JANUARY 1ST THROUGH
MARCH 31ST OF THIS YEAR.

COLUMNS NOTED BELOW -

 1 - STATION LOCATION
 2 - APRIL 2011 RAINFALL
 3 - RAINFALL JANUARY THROUGH MARCH

      1                2         3
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
JASPER               11.95      4.15        2.88 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
BOONEVILLE           13.72      5.45        2.52 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
WALDRON              11.75      4.74        2.48 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
ANTOINE               8.74      3.58        2.44 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
BLUE MOUNTAIN DAM     9.36      3.95        2.37 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
AMITY 1N             11.59      5.14        2.26 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
LEAD HILL            16.33      7.25        2.25 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
LEOLA                16.35      7.28        2.25 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
HOPPER 1E            15.03      6.81        2.21 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
LANGLEY              14.53      6.78        2.14 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
HARRISON             14.73      7.00        2.10 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
SAINT CHARLES        14.14      6.79        2.08 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
PINE BLUFF           13.26      6.47        2.05 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
COVE                 11.10      5.44        2.04 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
MELBOURNE 5W         13.13      6.97        1.88 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
MOUNT IDA            12.95      6.88        1.88 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
RUSSELLVILLE          9.30      4.94        1.88 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
ARKADELPHIA 2N       11.13      6.09        1.83 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
GRAVELLEY 1ESE        9.64      5.42        1.78 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
FORDYCE              12.37      7.47        1.74 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
CLARENDON            14.93      8.93        1.67 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
SPARKMAN             12.69      7.58        1.67 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW   14.80      8.93        1.66 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
DARDANELLE           10.54      6.56        1.61 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
SUBIACO              10.60      6.65        1.59 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
CONWAY                9.87      6.41        1.54 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
GLENWOOD             12.88      8.36        1.54 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL APRIL 2011 RAINFALL TOTALS ARE AS OF THURSDAY EVENING
APRIL 28TH.

ALSO NOTE THAT ALL OF THESE DATA ARE CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL CERTIFIED
BY THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER IN ASHEVILLE NORTH CAROLINA.

$$

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
842 PM CDT THU APR 28 2011

...APRIL 2011 HAS QUICKLY BECOME ONE OF THE WETTEST APRILS ON RECORD
AT MANY LOCATIONS ACROSS ARKANSAS...

THIS APRIL...THE RAINFALL SITUATION IN ARKANSAS HAS TURNED AROUND
DRASTICALLY. FOR MUCH OF THE LAST FEW MONTHS ARKANSAS HAS
EXPERIENCED ABNORMALLY DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS. THESE CONDITIONS HAVE
QUICKLY TURNED AROUND...WITH RAINFALL MUCH ABOVE NORMAL AT MANY LOCATIONS
IN ARKANSAS THIS MONTH. NOT ONLY THAT...BUT MOST OF THE STATIONS LISTED
BELOW HAVE EXPERIENCED MORE RAINFALL IN APRIL THAN FROM JANUARY 1ST
THROUGH MARCH 31ST OF THIS YEAR.

AT THE FOLLOWING STATIONS....APRIL 2011 IS NOW CONSIDERED ONE OF THE
TEN WETTEST APRILS ON RECORD.

COLUMNS NOTED BELOW -

 1 - STATION LOCATION
 2 - APRIL 2011 RAINFALL
 3 - RANK IN TERMS OF WETTEST APRILS ON RECORD
 4 - WETTEST APRIL SINCE
 5 - RECORD WETTEST APRIL OR PREVIOUS WETTEST RECORD APRIL
 6 - RAINFALL RECORDS SINCE

              1            2       3     4           5           6
---------------------------------------------------------------------
LEAD HILL                16.33    1ST   1945    11.55 IN 1945   1927
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE MARCH 2008---
---2ND WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
HOPPER 1E                15.03    1ST   1973    13.25 IN 1973   1948
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE MAY 2009---
---3RD WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
HARRISON                 14.73    1ST   1945    14.14 IN 1945   1891
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE MAY 1961---
---3RD WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
LANGLEY                  14.53    1ST   1957    13.79 IN 1957   1948
MAMMOTH SPRING           14.26    1ST   1957    13.78 IN 1957   1904
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE OCTOBER 2009---
---4TH WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
SALEM                    13.93    1ST   1991    13.54 IN 1991   1955
---------------------------------------------------------------------
LEOLA                    16.35    2ND   1957    17.03 IN 1957   1943
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE OCTOBER 2009---
---3RD WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
CLARENDON                14.93    2ND   1991    15.84 IN 1991   1903
---WETTEST MONTH SINCE MAY 2009---
---3RD WETTEST MONTH OF ALL TIME---
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW       14.80    2ND   1927    16.87 IN 1927   1902
BOONEVILLE               13.72    2ND   1957    13.61 IN 1957   1948
CALICO ROCK 2WSW         13.66    2ND   1957    13.87 IN 1957   1904
MELBOURNE 5W             13.31    2ND   1957    14.21 IN 1957   1948
DEER                     12.97    2ND   2004    13.62 IN 2004   1975
MOUNT IDA                12.95    2ND   1927    19.25 IN 1927   1872
JASPER                   11.95    2ND   1957    13.28 IN 1957   1948
CLINTON 6SE              11.60    2ND   1957    14.19 IN 1957   1921
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PINE BLUFF               13.26    3RD   1966    14.69 IN 1966   1884
GLENWOOD                 12.88    3RD   1964    14.37 IN 1964   1935
WALDRON                  11.75    3RD   1957    13.69 IN 1927   1919
SHERIDAN                 11.65    3RD   1997    15.15 IN 1997   1977
MOUNTAIN VIEW            11.51    3RD   1991    14.67 IN 1957   1924
PERRY                    11.50    3RD   1957    16.63 IN 1927   1902
COVE                     11.10    3RD   1991    16.03 IN 1957   1946
MURFREESBORO 1W          11.06    3RD   2008    12.90 IN 1986   1916
SUBIACO                  10.60    3RD   1957    17.02 IN 1927   1897
BATESVILLE AIRPORT        9.01    3RD   1945    12.59 IN 1945   1937
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SAINT CHARLES            14.14    4TH   1991    16.59 IN 1973   1930
SPARKMAN                 12.69    4TH   1997    19.07 IN 1957   1940
FORDYCE                  12.37    4TH   1991    15.78 IN 1991   1911
EVENING SHADE 1NNE       11.67    4TH   1991    13.46 IN 1957   1923
ARKADELPHIA 2N           11.13    4TH   1964    15.37 IN 1957   1891
BLAKELY MOUNTAIN DAM     10.94    4TH   1973    16.15 IN 1957   1950
DARDANELLE               10.54    4TH   1991    13.15 IN 1957   1909
MORRILTON                10.51    4TH   1973    13.38 IN 1957   1919
BLUE MOUNTAIN DAM         9.36    4TH   1990     9.90 IN 1973   1939
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BIG FORK 1SSE            11.55    5TH   2008    13.14 IN 1952   1944
BATESVILLE LIVESTOCK     10.15    5TH   1991    11.48 IN 1957   1941
RUSSELLVILLE              9.30    5TH   1991    11.33 IN 1957   1883
RATCLIFF                  8.49    5TH   2004    11.42 IN 1957   1944
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STUTTGART 9ESE           11.52    6TH   1997    15.38 IN 1964   1890
MARSHALL                 11.15    6TH   2008    21.63 IN 1927   1892
GILBERT                  10.16    6TH   2008    14.62 IN 1927   1924
GRAVELLY 1ESE             9.64    6TH   2008    12.12 IN 1991   1940
BONNERDALE 4SW            9.15    6TH   2008    13.87 IN 1973   1965
NORTH LITTLE ROCK         7.27    6TH   2006    11.01 IN 1991   1976
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AMITY 1N                 11.59    7TH   2008    14.31 IN 1957   1896
DES ARC                   8.81    7TH   1991    15.85 IN 1973   1903
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MENA                     10.78    8TH   1991    15.58 IN 1927   1887
CAMDEN                   10.29    8TH   1997    17.29 IN 1991   1886
BATESVILLE LOCK AND DAM   9.70    8TH   2004    16.40 IN 1973   1904
GREERS FERRY DAM          9.13    8TH   1991    12.36 IN 1991   1903
ANTOINE                   8.74    8TH   2008    12.55 IN 1973   1940
PARKS                     7.68    8TH   2004    13.32 IN 1957   1956
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CONWAY                    9.87    9TH   1999    13.74 IN 1927   1890
PINE RIDGE                9.85    9TH   1991    16.73 IN 1927   1925
KEO                       9.30    9TH   2008    12.70 IN 1957   1948
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BRINKLEY                  9.60   10TH   2008    14.58 IN 1964   1883
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SEVERAL DAYS THIS MONTH...DAILY RAINFALL AT MANY STATIONS HAS
AVERAGED ANYWHERE FROM TWO TO FOUR INCHES...WITH SOME STATIONS
SEEING AS MUCH AS FIVE INCHES IN A 24-HOUR PERIOD.

AT THE STATIONS LISTED BELOW...SEVERAL DAYS THIS MONTH ARE AMONG THE 10
WETTEST APRIL DAYS ON RECORD.

COLUMNS NOTED BELOW -

 1 - STATION LOCATION
 2 - 24-HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNT IN INCHES AND DAY OF OCCURRENCE THIS MONTH
 3 - RANK IN TERMS OF WETTEST DAYS IN APRIL
 4 - WETTEST APRIL DAY OR PREVIOUS WETTEST APRIL DAY

            1                     2              3               4
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BATESVILLE LOCK AND DAM   2.99    26 APR 2011   9TH     4.85    05 APR 1997
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BOONEVILLE                4.88    25 APR 2011   1ST     4.20    23 APR 1973
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CALICO ROCK 2WSW          3.30    25 APR 2011   5TH     4.05    10 APR 2008
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CLARENDON                 4.90    27 APR 2011   3RD     6.25    05 APR 1997
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DEER                      4.00    25 APR 2011   3RD     5.50    23 APR 2004
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FORDYCE                   4.10    27 APR 2011   3RD     5.10    05 APR 1997
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GLENWOOD                  4.35    26 APR 2011   5TH     6.44    04 APR 2008
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HARRISON                  4.04    25 APR 2011   4TH
                          3.42    23 APR 2011   7TH
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HOPPER 1E                 4.61    26 APR 2011   3RD     5.24    23 APR 1973
                          3.23    21 APR 2011   5TH
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LEAD HILL                 4.17    24 APR 2011   1ST     3.56    02 APR 2002
                          3.60    25 APR 2011   2ND
                          3.28    26 APR 2011   7TH
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LANGLEY                   3.70    21 APR 2011   3RD     4.90    23 APR 1973
                          3.63    26 APR 2011   4TH
                          3.02    25 APR 2011  10TH
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LEOLA                     4.87    21 APR 2011   2ND     4.89    20 APR 1973
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MAMMOTH SPRING            4.48    26 APR 2011   3RD     5.10    05 APR 1997
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MELBOURNE 5W              3.69    26 APR 2011   3RD     4.20    05 APR 1997
                          2.90    25 APR 2011   9TH
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MOUNT IDA                 3.56    25 APR 2011   9TH     6.65    22 APR 1974
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PINE BLUFF                3.90    26 APR 2011   7TH     4.69    26 APR 1942
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SAINT CHARLES             5.39    27 APR 2011   2ND     9.18    20 APR 1973
                          3.40    26 APR 2011   6TH
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SPARKMAN                  3.37    26 APR 2011   9TH     9.49    05 APR 1997
                          3.25    21 APR 2011  10TH
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WALDRON                   4.62    25 APR 2011   3RD     5.23    29 APR 1924
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IN APRIL...MANY OF THE STATIONS LISTED BELOW HAVE RECEIVED FROM 1.5 TIMES
TO NEARLY 3 TIMES THE RAINFALL AMOUNT THEY RECEIVED FROM JANUARY 1ST THROUGH
MARCH 31ST OF THIS YEAR.

COLUMNS NOTED BELOW -

 1 - STATION LOCATION
 2 - APRIL 2011 RAINFALL
 3 - RAINFALL JANUARY THROUGH MARCH

      1                2         3
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JASPER               11.95      4.15        2.88 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
BOONEVILLE           13.72      5.45        2.52 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
WALDRON              11.75      4.74        2.48 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
ANTOINE               8.74      3.58        2.44 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
BLUE MOUNTAIN DAM     9.36      3.95        2.37 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
AMITY 1N             11.59      5.14        2.26 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
LEAD HILL            16.33      7.25        2.25 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
LEOLA                16.35      7.28        2.25 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
HOPPER 1E            15.03      6.81        2.21 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
LANGLEY              14.53      6.78        2.14 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
HARRISON             14.73      7.00        2.10 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
SAINT CHARLES        14.14      6.79        2.08 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
PINE BLUFF           13.26      6.47        2.05 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
COVE                 11.10      5.44        2.04 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
MELBOURNE 5W         13.13      6.97        1.88 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
MOUNT IDA            12.95      6.88        1.88 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
RUSSELLVILLE          9.30      4.94        1.88 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
ARKADELPHIA 2N       11.13      6.09        1.83 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
GRAVELLEY 1ESE        9.64      5.42        1.78 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
FORDYCE              12.37      7.47        1.74 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
CLARENDON            14.93      8.93        1.67 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
SPARKMAN             12.69      7.58        1.67 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
MOUNTAIN HOME 1NNW   14.80      8.93        1.66 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
DARDANELLE           10.54      6.56        1.61 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
SUBIACO              10.60      6.65        1.59 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
CONWAY                9.87      6.41        1.54 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL
GLENWOOD             12.88      8.36        1.54 TIMES JANUARY-MARCH RAINFALL

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL APRIL 2011 RAINFALL TOTALS ARE AS OF THURSDAY EVENING
APRIL 28TH.

ALSO NOTE THAT ALL OF THESE DATA ARE CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL CERTIFIED
BY THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER IN ASHEVILLE NORTH CAROLINA.

$$

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
800 PM CDT WED APR 28 2011

...AN ADDITIONAL TWO TORNADOES CONFIRMED TODAY FROM THE STORMS OF
APRIL 25TH...

...A TOTAL OF SEVEN TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
2 MILES WEST OF ROYAL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.57 MILES LONG AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDING WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING
THAT ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE
ROOF BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS
ALSO BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE
REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
800 PM CDT WED APR 28 2011

...AN ADDITIONAL TWO TORNADOES CONFIRMED TODAY FROM THE STORMS OF
APRIL 25TH...

...A TOTAL OF SEVEN TORNADOES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED SO FAR...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
2 MILES WEST OF ROYAL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.57 MILES LONG AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDING WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING
THAT ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE
ROOF BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS
ALSO BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE
REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES
NORTH OF JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

TORNADO NUMBER 6...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF WARD TO 4 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BEEBE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7.5 MILES AND THE PATH WIDTH
WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF BEEBE. MANY HOUSES
EXPERIENCED ROOF DAMAGE...MAINLY FROM FALLING TREES. SEVERAL OUT
BUILDINGS HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND A CAR WAS CRUSHED BY A
FALLING TREE.


TORNADO NUMBER 7...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERRYVILLE TO 4.3
MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HOUSTON.  THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5.2 MILES AND
THE PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES.
THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE OCCURRED AT THE HEIFER RANCH WHERE NUMEROUS
LARGE TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF. SEVERAL BUILDINGS ON
THE RANCH HAD THEIR ROOFS REMOVED AND THROWN INTO ADJACENT FIELDS
AND SEVERAL HAY BARNS WERE DESTROYED. SEVERAL HOUSES OUTSIDE THE
RANCH HAD ROOF DAMAGE FROM FALLING TREES AND A LARGE BILLBOARD SIGN
WAS KNOCKED OVER.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...WILLIE GILMORE
...FORECASTER...JOHN ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
...AND RENEE FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1015 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

...UPDATE ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO ISSUES...

HIGH PEAK/MOUNT IDA...

NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATION KXI-92 AT HIGH PEAK/MOUNT IDA...OPERATING
ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.425 MEGAHERTZ AND SERVING SCOTT...YELL...
POLK...MONTGOMERY...GARLAND...SALINE...HOWARD...PIKE...CLARK...HOT
SPRING...AND HEMPSTEAD COUNTIES IS STILL EXPERIENCING A DEGRADED
BROADCAST SIGNAL DUE TO COMMUNICATIONS PROBLEMS WITH THE
TRANSMITTER. TECHNICIANS ARE WORKING ON THE PROBLEM...BUT AS OF
NOW...ISSUES ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO AT LEAST THURSDAY.

IN THE MEAN TIME...LISTENERS MAY WISH TO TUNE TO OTHER NOAA WEATHER
RADIO STATIONS UNTIL THE PROBLEM IS REPAIRED...

WXJ-55 IN LITTLE ROCK...162.55 MHZ...YELL...GARLAND...
   HOT SPRING...PERRY COUNTIES

WXJ-48 IN GURDON...162.475 MHZ...PIKE...CLARK...HOT SPRING COUNTIES

WWF-96 IN RUSSELLVILLE...162.525 MHZ...YELL...PERRY COUNTIES

KXI-91 IN MORRILTON...162.475 MHZ...MORRILTON...PERRY COUNTY

WXJ-49 IN TEXARKANA...162.55 MHZ...PIKE...HOWARD...HEMPSTEAD COUNTIES

KXI-97 IN MENA...162.40 MHZ...SCOTT...POLK...MONTGOMERY...
PIKE...HEMPSTEAD...AND HOWARD COUNTIES

STAR CITY...

NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATION WXJ-54 AT STAR CITY...OPERATING ON A
FREQUENCY OF 162.40 MEGAHERTZ AND SERVING DALLAS...JEFFERSON...
ARKANSAS...CLEVELAND...LINCOLN...DESHA...DREW...BRADLEY...ASHLEY...
CHICOT COUNTIES IS EXPERIENCING A DEGRADED BROADCAST DUE TO STORM
DAMAGE AT THE TRANSMITTER SITE. AT THE PRESENT TIME...THE RADIO
COVERAGE AREA IS SEVERELY DEGRADED. TECHNICIANS ARE AWARE OF THE
PROBLEM...AND WILL BE WORKING AT THE TRANSMITTER SITE ON THURSDAY.
IT IS UNKNOWN HOW LONG THE STATION COVERAGE WILL BE DEGRADED.

IN THE MEAN TIME...LISTENERS MAY WISH TO TUNE TO OTHER NOAA WEATHER
RADIO STATIONS UNTIL THE PROBLEM IS REPAIRED...

WXJ55 IN LITTLE ROCK...162.55 MHZ...JEFFERSON...ARKANSAS COUNTIES

WXJ48 IN GURDON...162.475 MHZ...DALLAS COUNTY

WNG-725 IN EL DORADO...162.525 MHZ...BRADLEY COUNTY

KGG-88 IN FOUNTAIN HILL...162.475 MHZ...CLEVELAND...BRADLEY...
   ASHLEY...DREW...DESHA COUNTIES

WE HOPE TO RESOLVE THESE PROBLEMS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE...AND ARE
SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE.

$$

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000
NOUS44 KLZK 280315
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-281700-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1015 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

...UPDATE ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO ISSUES...

HIGH PEAK/MOUNT IDA...

NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATION KXI-92 AT HIGH PEAK/MOUNT IDA...OPERATING
ON A FREQUENCY OF 162.425 MEGAHERTZ AND SERVING SCOTT...YELL...
POLK...MONTGOMERY...GARLAND...SALINE...HOWARD...PIKE...CLARK...HOT
SPRING...AND HEMPSTEAD COUNTIES IS STILL EXPERIENCING A DEGRADED
BROADCAST SIGNAL DUE TO COMMUNICATIONS PROBLEMS WITH THE
TRANSMITTER. TECHNICIANS ARE WORKING ON THE PROBLEM...BUT AS OF
NOW...ISSUES ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO AT LEAST THURSDAY.

IN THE MEAN TIME...LISTENERS MAY WISH TO TUNE TO OTHER NOAA WEATHER
RADIO STATIONS UNTIL THE PROBLEM IS REPAIRED...

WXJ-55 IN LITTLE ROCK...162.55 MHZ...YELL...GARLAND...
   HOT SPRING...PERRY COUNTIES

WXJ-48 IN GURDON...162.475 MHZ...PIKE...CLARK...HOT SPRING COUNTIES

WWF-96 IN RUSSELLVILLE...162.525 MHZ...YELL...PERRY COUNTIES

KXI-91 IN MORRILTON...162.475 MHZ...MORRILTON...PERRY COUNTY

WXJ-49 IN TEXARKANA...162.55 MHZ...PIKE...HOWARD...HEMPSTEAD COUNTIES

KXI-97 IN MENA...162.40 MHZ...SCOTT...POLK...MONTGOMERY...
PIKE...HEMPSTEAD...AND HOWARD COUNTIES

STAR CITY...

NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATION WXJ-54 AT STAR CITY...OPERATING ON A
FREQUENCY OF 162.40 MEGAHERTZ AND SERVING DALLAS...JEFFERSON...
ARKANSAS...CLEVELAND...LINCOLN...DESHA...DREW...BRADLEY...ASHLEY...
CHICOT COUNTIES IS EXPERIENCING A DEGRADED BROADCAST DUE TO STORM
DAMAGE AT THE TRANSMITTER SITE. AT THE PRESENT TIME...THE RADIO
COVERAGE AREA IS SEVERELY DEGRADED. TECHNICIANS ARE AWARE OF THE
PROBLEM...AND WILL BE WORKING AT THE TRANSMITTER SITE ON THURSDAY.
IT IS UNKNOWN HOW LONG THE STATION COVERAGE WILL BE DEGRADED.

IN THE MEAN TIME...LISTENERS MAY WISH TO TUNE TO OTHER NOAA WEATHER
RADIO STATIONS UNTIL THE PROBLEM IS REPAIRED...

WXJ55 IN LITTLE ROCK...162.55 MHZ...JEFFERSON...ARKANSAS COUNTIES

WXJ48 IN GURDON...162.475 MHZ...DALLAS COUNTY

WNG-725 IN EL DORADO...162.525 MHZ...BRADLEY COUNTY

KGG-88 IN FOUNTAIN HILL...162.475 MHZ...CLEVELAND...BRADLEY...
   ASHLEY...DREW...DESHA COUNTIES

WE HOPE TO RESOLVE THESE PROBLEMS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE...AND ARE
SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE.

$$

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000
NOUS44 KLZK 280135 AAA
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-281200-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
835 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

...FIVE TORNADOES CONFIRMED SO FAR FROM THE STORMS OF APRIL 25TH...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
2 MILES WEST OF ROYAL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.57 MILES LONG AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDING WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING
THAT ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE
ROOF BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS
ALSO BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE
REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES NORTH OF
JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...JOHN
ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST...AND RENEE
FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

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000
NOUS44 KLZK 280135 AAA
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-281200-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
835 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

...FIVE TORNADOES CONFIRMED SO FAR FROM THE STORMS OF APRIL 25TH...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
2 MILES WEST OF ROYAL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.57 MILES LONG AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDING WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING
THAT ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE
ROOF BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS
ALSO BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE
REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4.../LITTLE ROCK AFB TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

TORNADO NUMBER 5.../THE VILONIA TORNADO/...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES NORTHWEST OF FERNDALE. IT PASSED
NORTH OF NATURAL STEPS...THROUGH THE PALARM AREA...SOUTH AND EAST OF
MAYFLOWER...THROUGH VILONIA...SOUTH AND EAST OF ROMANCE...AND
THROUGH THE GRAVEL HILL COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO LIFTED 1.6 MILES NORTH OF
JOY.

THE STORM AFFECTED PULASKI...FAULKNER...AND WHITE COUNTIES. THE PATH
LENGTH WAS 51.1 MILES...AND THE STORM WAS RATED AN EF2 ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD...SENIOR
FORECASTER...ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...JOHN
ROBINSON...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST...AND RENEE
FAIR...METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE...ALL FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

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000
NOUS44 KLZK 280001
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-281200-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
700 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

...FOUR TORNADOES CONFIRMED SO FAR FROM THE STORMS OF APRIL 25TH...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
2 MILES WEST OF ROYAL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.57 MILES LONG AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDING WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING
THAT ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE
ROOF BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS
ALSO BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE
REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD ...SENIOR
FORECASTER AND ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...BOTH FROM THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

56







000
NOUS44 KLZK 280001
PNSLZK
ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-281200-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
700 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

...FOUR TORNADOES CONFIRMED SO FAR FROM THE STORMS OF APRIL 25TH...

TORNADO NUMBER 1...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PEARCY TO 5
MILES NORTHWEST OF ROCKWELL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES WITH THE HEAVIEST DAMAGE ON OLD DALLAS ROAD...TIMBERLAKE ROAD
AND IN THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF SUNSHINE. SEVERAL WELL CONSTRUCTED
HOUSES WERE DESTROYED WITH MANY OTHER EXPERIENCING ROOF DAMAGE FROM
TORNADO WINDS OR FROM BEING HIT BY FALLING TREES. NUMEROUS
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. A TRAVEL TRAILER WAS PUSHED ONTO A CAR.
ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 2...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 2.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS TO
2 MILES WEST OF ROYAL. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 1.57 MILES LONG AND THE
PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDING WERE DESTROYED AND A LARGE METAL BUILDING
THAT ONCE HOUSED A GOLF ACADEMY SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE WITH THE
ROOF BEING RIPPED OFF AND METAL GIRDERS BEING TWISTED. A CAMPER WAS
ALSO BLOWN INTO A FIELD AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR INJURIES WERE
REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 3...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM 3.3 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF FOUNTAIN LAKE
TO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JESSIEVILLE. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 9.5 MILES
LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 300 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF3 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN OR SNAPPED OFF HUNDREDS OF TREES AND POWER
LINES INCLUDING AT LEAST 500 IN HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE ALONE. SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS...INCLUDING A WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN WERE DESTROYED. A
MOBILE HOME WAS PICKED UP OFF ITS FOUNDATION...BLOWN SEVERAL HUNDRED
YARDS INTO TREES AND DESTROYED WITH THE OCCUPANT REQUIRING
HOSPITALIZATION. NUMEROUS WELL CONSTRUCTED HOUSES...INCLUDING A TWO
STORY HOME WHERE THE TOP STORY WAS RIPPED OFF...WERE BLOWN APART AND
DESTROYED WITH NUMEROUS OTHERS HAVING THEIR ROOFS REMOVED. A CHURCH
RECEIVED HEAVY DAMAGE AND SEVERAL CARS WERE BLOWN ON TOP OF EACH
OTHER. A YOUTH SERVICE WITH 60 CHILDREN WAS BEING CONDUCTED AT THE
TIME AND ALL WERE EVACUATED FROM THE CHURCH SAFELY WHEN THE WARNING
WAS RECEIVED ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO WITH ONLY ONE MINOR INJURY.
MOBILE HOMES WERE BLOWN OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND BLOWN INTO AN
ADJACENT FIELD. SEVERAL OTHER MINOR INJURIES WERE REPORTED.


TORNADO NUMBER 4...

THE TORNADO TRAVELED FROM .75 MILES EAST OF GRAVEL RIDGE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CABOT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 5 MILES LONG AND THE PATH
WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS EF2 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

THE NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM SUFFERED EXTENSIVE ROOF
DAMAGE AND SEVERAL BRICK WALLS ON THE BACK END OF THE SCHOOL
COLLAPSED. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED ON THE
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN OR
SNAPPED. NUMEROUS UNITS OF BASE HOUSING WERE FLATTENED AND
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OTHER UNITS RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL ROOF DAMAGE OR
IN MANY CASES THE ROOF WAS REMOVED. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD PART OF
THE ROOF REMOVED WITH 7 LARGE DOORS BLOWN IN. THREE AIRCRAFT WERE
DAMAGED. NUMEROUS WINDOWS ON OTHER BUILDINGS WERE BLOWN IN WITH THE
COMMISSARY CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ROOF DAMAGE AND WINDOWS BEING
BLOWN IN. NUMEROUS CARS WERE TOSSED ABOUT AND DESTROYED. ONLY MINOR
INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

THE STORM SURVEYS WERE CONDUCTED BY JOE GOUDSWARD ...SENIOR
FORECASTER AND ALLEN ADKINS...ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN...BOTH FROM THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

$$

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