Climate Data
Yearly Reports
Interested in what kind of weather occurred in a recent year? Check out the most memorable events below.
 
Heavy Rain/Severe Weather on April 23-27, 2011 (Damage Pictures)
 
Tornadoes and flooding were noted on April 25-26, 2011. Tornadoes (rated EF1 to EF3) devastated parts of central Arkansas on April 25-26, 2011. On the 25th, Vilonia (Faulkner County), Fountain Lake (Garland County), and areas just north of Jacksonville (Pulaski County) were affected. There was damage in Coy (Lonoke County) on the 26th. A lot of rain fell during this time frame, and this led to flooding near Tichnor (Arkansas County).
 
A mobile home park was ripped apart a few miles southwest of Vilonia (Faulkner County).
In the picture: A mobile home park was ripped apart a few miles southwest of Vilonia (Faulkner County). There were four fatalities at this location. Click to enlarge.
A house was heavily damaged in Vilonia (Faulkner County).
In the picture: A house was heavily damaged in Vilonia (Faulkner County). Click to enlarge.
 
The outside wall of a grocery store was torn up at Vilonia (Faulkner County).
In the picture: The outside wall of a grocery store was torn up at Vilonia (Faulkner County). Click to enlarge.
This church took a direct hit at Fountain Lake (Garland County).
In the picture: This church took a direct hit at Fountain Lake (Garland County). A Tornado Warning via NOAA Weather Radio was received, and 60 children were evacuated before damage occurred. Click to enlarge.
 
The children at the Fountain Lake (Garland County) church were moved to a safer location (white building in the background), and there were no injuries.
In the picture: The children at the Fountain Lake (Garland County) church were moved to a safer location (white building in the background). Click to enlarge.
A mobile home was removed from its foundation and rolled it down a hill just northwest of Chickalah (Yell County).
In the picture: Just north of Jacksonville (Pulaski County), the auditorium at North Pulaski High School was not spared. Click to enlarge.
 
Housing at the Little Rock Air Force Base (Pulaski County) was reduced to a few walls.
In the picture: Housing at the Little Rock Air Force Base (Pulaski County) was reduced to a few walls. Click to enlarge.
This hangar lost a roof at the Little Rock Air Force Base (Pulaski County).
In the picture: This hangar lost a roof at the Little Rock Air Force Base (Pulaski County). Click to enlarge.
 
Grain silos were mangled near Coy (Lonoke County).
In the picture: Grain silos were mangled near Coy (Lonoke County). Click to enlarge.
High water covered Highway 44 east of Tichnor (Arkansas County) entering the White River National Wildlife Refuge.
In the picture: High water covered Highway 44 east of Tichnor (Arkansas County) entering the White River National Wildlife Refuge. Click to enlarge.
 

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