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Severe Weather on March 10, 2010 (Pg2)
 
The WSR-88D (Doppler Weather Radar) showed strong rotation just southwest of Center Hill (White County) at 823 pm CST on 03/10/2010. Later in the evening (around 825 pm CST), another tornado (rated EF1) was spawned around Center Hill (White County). At least nine houses were damaged, with one injury reported.
In the picture: The WSR-88D (Doppler Weather Radar) showed strong rotation just southwest of Center Hill (White County) at 823 pm CST on 03/10/2010.

 

A stronger tornado (rated EF2) affected areas near Pearson (Cleburne County) just after 900 pm CST. Several houses were badly damaged, and an elderly man was killed. There were three other injuries as well. Five tornadoes (rated EF1/EF2) affected portions of Cleburne, Independence, Saline and White Counties on 03/10/2010.
In the picture: Five tornadoes (rated EF1/EF2) affected portions of Cleburne, Independence, Saline and White Counties on 03/10/2010.

 

A couple of other weak (EF1) and short-lived tornadoes tracked close to Steprock (White County) and Rosie (Independence County). The latter tornado destroyed chicken houses, and killed or displaced 80,000 chickens.

 

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The satellite showed storms becoming more numerous as moisture levels increased in eastern Arkansas during the evening of 03/10/2010. Storms eventually formed into a line, and wind damage became more of a concern. Near Oil Trough (Independence County), two semi trailers used for storage were blown over, and a barn was damaged.
In the picture: The satellite showed storms becoming more numerous as moisture levels increased in eastern Arkansas during the evening of 03/10/2010.

 

A 56 mph gust was measured at Newport (Jackson County). Both incidents happened between 1015 pm and 1045 pm CST. Damaging straight-line winds rolled a mobile home off of cinder blocks near Charlotte (Independence County) during the evening of 03/10/2010.
In the picture: Damaging straight-line winds rolled a mobile home off of cinder blocks near Charlotte (Independence County) during the evening of 03/10/2010. Click to enlarge.

 

Storm Reports
Preliminary reports of severe weather in the Little Rock County Warning Area on March 10, 2010 (in red).
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There were reports of large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes on March 10th. For a look at some reports, click here.
In the picture: Preliminary reports of severe weather in the Little Rock County Warning Area on March 10, 2010 (in red).

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