Though it was on the ground for only about a minute, its 105-mph winds damaged six homes, flipped a truck and snapped dozens of trees.
LAVACA, Ark. - At 6:23 p.m. CDT on Sunday, the National Weather Service in Tulsa confirmed a fifth Tornado touched down near Lavaca, Arkansas, on Friday, which was classified an EF-1 with winds between 85 and 95 miles per hour. The damage forced officials to cancel classes at all schools in Guilford County.
In the hundred-plus year history of the Duluth National Weather Service office, only ten times have twelve inches of snow fallen over two days in April.
By early Monday afternoon, more than 4,000 electric customers were still without service.
A survey team from the National Weather Service in Blacksburg investigated that damage to determine the wind speeds within the tornado and the length of its track, but had yet to issue a final report as of Monday evening.
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Economists also predicted annual consumer inflation to be 2.3 percent this year, unchanged from the estimate in January. First quarter infrastructure investment rose 13 percent on year, but eased slightly from January-February.
Sunday's storms did bring a rotating storm into Augusta county but there was no tornado.
In Greensboro, police said 48-year-old Anthony George of Greensboro was killed about 5:45 p.m. Sunday when a tree fell on his auto.
Lafayette County Emergency Management identified two tornado tracks in northeastern Lafayette County, MS from storms during the pre-dawn hours Saturday.
The tornadoes largely occurred in rural or uninhabited places, lessening the damage. That is northeast of Mountain Home.
On Friday, the weather system produced 17 reports of tornadoes in Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri and Texas, with four people injured and 160 buildings damaged in a possible tornado in northwest Arkansas, local media reported. The strongest winds and the worst damage was in Elon.