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Arkansas Tornadoes: 'Utter Devastation', 15 Deaths Reported

The Weather Channel - 27 Apr 2014
A dangerous scene played out northwest of Little Rock, Arkansas, on Sunday night when a massive tornado slammed Mayflower and Vilonia, demolishing homes and tossing cars like toys. Emergency officials began to pick through the rubble to look for ...
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interesting tornado facts

Fenton Tri County Times - 18 Aug 2017
Three out of every four tornadoes in the world happen in the United States. * Tornado winds are the fastest winds on Earth. * A tornado in Oklahoma once destroyed a whole motel. People later found the motel's sign in Arkansas. * A tornado can sometimes ...
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10 businesses in Tulsa condemned following tornado damage

Log Cabin Democrat - 07 Aug 2017
Notices were posted by city inspectors prohibiting 10 commercial structures located in the Highland Plaza district from being occupied or used following the tornado early on Sunday morning, just hours after many had closed in the busy midtown area.
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Tornado Warning over for Crittenden, Cross, St. Francis counties - 28 Jul 2017
The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for parts of three Eastern Arkansas counties Thursday evening. West-central Crittenden County, southeastern Cross County and northeastern St. Francis County were affected by the warning. It was set ...
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Storms Cause Damage, Power Outages in Fayetteville - 19 Aug 2017
Ozarks Electric is reporting 1,400 without power in Fayetteville from the storm. At the time of the damage, radar was estimating winds over 70mph. Quarter size hail fell in Gentry, AR earlier with these storms. The storms are expected to rapidly move ...
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NW city will build new site for EMS

Arkansas Online - 21 Aug 2017
A tornado shelter also is being built in the station, Hudson said. The size of the garages in the current station are inadequate for the emergency medical services' needs, Turner said. "The bays we have now are too small for the trucks we have, but we ...
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Tornado forms near Winfield, thousands without electricity

Wichita Eagle - 06 Aug 2017
More than 2,000 Westar customers were without electricity early Saturday evening in and just west of Hutchinson in Reno County, according to Westar Energy. Another 2,000 people lost power in Arkansas City after strong winds and heavy rain moved through ...
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Tulsa couple: Tornado picked up car, sent them flying - 08 Aug 2017
The two had just rented a car and were heading back home from a concert in Arkansas. Out of nowhere, they said the tornado picked their car up and sent them flying. The story begins where debris still covers 41st Street, and limbs turned to spears ...
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20-story Tulsa building assessed after tornado damage

Times Record - 11 Aug 2017
TULSA — A Tulsa building that suffered millions of dollars in damage when it was struck by a tornado last weekend is being assessed to determine whether it may collapse. The 20-story Remington Tower was damaged during a storm on Aug. 6. Business ...
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Izard County officials meet to discuss emergency preparedness

Areawide News - 16 Aug 2017
A few of those entities were: North Arkansas Electric Co-operative, Oxford and Guion Fire Departments, a representative from a home health service and various Izard County employees, including Izard County Judge Eric Smith. Izard County Office of ...
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Mayflower 'excited' for City Center

Log Cabin Democrat - 25 Jul 2017
“You can see to the next county. During storms, we watch the clouds. If there's any problems, we can see that from the next county before it gets to Mayflower.” The expense was well worth it after the town was devastated by a tornado in April 2014, he ...
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Yesterdays: 08/11/17

Log Cabin Democrat - 11 Aug 2017
Hendrix College implemented a new emergency plan for notifying students in case of tornado warning, ice storm or even a shooting on campus. Fraternal twins ...
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Oklahoma school considers complaint against OU professor

Arkansas News - 27 Jul 2017
After the article, several parents of the children who died filed a lawsuit against the school district, contractors, sub-contractors and others connected to the construction of the wing of the school built in 2005 where students were hunkered down in ...
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Simply Faithful: Storms you can't hide from

Arkansas News - 28 Jul 2017
And Mama, always the planner, made sure we had fresh food and drinks down there during tornado season. I'm sure I was scared at times, but mainly I remember the feeling of nervous excitement. Even though the storms were tremendous, I knew I was safe ...
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2 People Dead After Tornadoes Hit Central US

U.S. News & World Report - 01 Mar 2017
Hundreds, including many school children, took shelter at Bald Knob High School in Arkansas after a tornado warning was posted for the area. The school is hosting a state basketball tournament for smaller schools this week. Moments earlier, the storm ...
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EF2 tornado confirmed in Arkansas Friday night

KATV - 26 Mar 2017
The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down near Cato on Friday night. The strong storm caused injuries and homes were destroyed, according to the National Weather Service. The tornado touched down at 11:20 p.m. ...

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