Arkadelphia Tornado - Blount County
May 6, 2009


EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind:
70-80 mph
Injuries/Fatalities:
None
Damage Path Length:
0.05 miles
Maximum Path Width:
30 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
33.9017/-86.8938
at 945 am
Approximate End Point/Time:
33.9017/-86.8938
at 945 am

A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has surveyed the storm damage in Blount County. It has been determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado has been rated an EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Damage estimates were consistent with winds between 70 and 80 mph.

A brief tornado touched down along County Road 5, approximately 2 miles west of Interstate 65. The tornado uprooted several trees in a relatively small concentrated area. A special thanks to the Blount County Emergency Management Agency for help evaluating and collecting the assessment information.

 

 


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Damage

Minor Roof Damage

Damage

Tree Damage
 


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