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Interested in what kind of weather occurred in a recent year? Check out the most memorable events below.
 
Tornadoes in 2006
 
1. 5 miles southwest of Chickalah to 5.5 miles south-southeast of Russellville (Yell and Pope Cos.), January 12th, 10:29 PM - A strong (F2) tornado had a path length of 14.7 miles.

 

The WSR-88D (i.e. Doppler Weather Radar) in Shreveport, LA showed a supercell (i.e. storm with rotating updrafts) in northern Louisiana during the late evening hours of 01/12/2005. In the picture: A strong (F2) tornado heavily damaged a home about 1 mile south of Chickalah (Yell County) on 01/12/2006. Click to enlarge.

 

2. 4.2 miles south-southeast of Scott to 3.8 miles southeast of Scott (Lonoke Co.), March 9th, 5:40 AM - A weak (F1) tornado had a path length of 1 mile.

3. 4.2 miles southwest of Morton to 5 miles northeast of Tilton (Woodruff and Cross Cos.), March 9th, 6:58 AM - A strong (F2) tornado had a path length of 15.7 miles. Six people were injured.

 

In the picture: A large metal shop was destroyed by a strong (F2) tornado along Highway 64 near Morton (Woodruff County) on 03/09/2006. Click to enlarge. A mobile home was destroyed by a strong (F2) tornado near Bevis Corner (Lonoke County) on 09/24/2005.

 

4. 2 miles southwest of Lockesburg to 1 mile southeast of Lockesburg (Sevier Co.), March 9th, 7:33 AM - A weak (F0) tornado had a path length of 2 miles.

5. Center Point to 5.8 miles northeast of Nathan (Howard and Pike Cos.), March 9th, 7:55 AM - A weak (F1) tornado had a path length of 15.1 miles.

6. 1 mile south-southwest of Kirby to 1 mile south-southeast of Glenwood (Pike Co.), March 9th, 8:18 AM - A weak (F1) tornado had a path length of 8 miles.

7. 1 mile west of Ozark (Franklin Co.), March 11th, 9:44 PM - A weak (F0) tornado had a path length of 0.1 mile.

8. 1.2 miles southeast of Evening Star to 1.2 miles east-southeast of Evening Star (Searcy Co.), March 11th, 11:50 PM - A weak (F1) tornado had a path length of 0.8 mile.

9. 1.8 miles southwest of Byron to 0.3 mile southwest of Byron (Fulton Co.), March 12th, 12:41 AM - A weak (F0) tornado had a path length of 1.5 miles.

10. 3 miles southeast of Colcord, OK, to 4 miles southwest of Bentonville, AR (Delaware Co., OK., and Benton, Co., AR), March 12th, 9:37 PM - A strong (F3) tornado had a total path length of 25 miles (6 miles in Oklahoma and 19 miles in Arkansas). Twelve people were injured, all of them in Arkansas. Damage in Arkansas was estimated at $5 million.

11. 1 mile southwest of Bentonville to 1 mile south of Avoca (Benton Co.), March 12th, 10:11 PM - A strong (F2) tornado had a path length of 8 miles. Damage was estimated at $10 million.

12. 6 miles northwest of Urbanette, AR, to 2 miles south-southwest of Lampe, MO, (Carroll Co., AR, and Stone Co., MO), March 12th, 10:50 PM - A weak (F1) tornado had a path length of 8 miles (3 miles in Arkansas and 5 miles in Missouri).

13. 2.8 miles southwest of Williford to 3 miles east of Ravenden (Sharp and Lawrence Cos.), April 2nd, 4:59 PM - A weak (F1) tornado had a path length of 9.5 miles.

14. 3 miles south of Pocahontas, AR, to Caruthersville, MO (Randolph and Greene Cos. in Arkansas, and Dunklin and Pemiscot Cos. in Missouri), April 2nd, 5:37 PM - A strong (F3) tornado had a path length of 77 miles (45 miles in Arkansas and 32 miles in Missouri). In Arkansas, 47 people were injured and damage was estimated at $26 million. In Missouri, 2 people were killed, 130 people were injured, and damage was estimated at $61.5 million.

 

A mobile home was removed from its foundation and thrown across the street into a church by a strong (F2) tornado about 2 miles south of Cleveland (Conway County) on 09/24/2005. In the picture: Homes and businesses were destroyed, and cars were tossed around like toys by a strong (F3) tornado at Marmaduke (Greene County) on 04/02/2006. The picture is courtesy of the National Weather Service in Memphis, TN. Click to enlarge.

 

15. 1.5 miles east-southeast of Armstrong Springs to 5 miles north of Searcy (White Co.), April 2nd, 6:00 PM - A strong (F2) tornado had a path length of 6.3 miles.

16. 4 miles southeast of Morton to 4 miles west of Crawfordsville (Woodruff, Cross, and Crittenden Cos.), April 2nd, 6:29 PM - A strong (F3) tornado had a path length of 38 miles. Five people were injured. Damage was estimated at just over $5 million.

 

In the picture: A strong (F3) tornado removed much of the roof from a home about 5 miles west of Wynne (Cross County) on 04/02/2006. Click to enlarge. The WSR-88D (Doppler Weather Radar) indicated adjacent inbound (blue colors) and outbound (red colors) winds along with a Tornadic Vortex Signature (TVS) between Searcy (White County) and Center Hill (White County) on 09/24/2005.

 

17. 2.7 miles southwest of Marble Falls to 1 mile southwest of Marble Falls (Newton Co.), April 6th, 9:55 PM - A weak (F0) tornado had a path length of 1.7 miles.

18. 2.5 miles west of Princeton to 1 mile east of Princeton (Dallas Co.), May 10th, 10:03 AM - A weak (F0) tornado had a path length of 3.5 miles.

19. 2.8 miles northwest of Wickes to 2 miles north of Wickes (Polk Co.), September 21st, 8:14 PM - A weak (F1) tornado had a path length of 2.2 miles.

20. 2.2 miles south-southeast of Rush to 2.3 miles south-southeast of Rush (Marion Co.), September 22nd, 5:12 PM - A weak (F0) tornado had a path length of 0.3 mile.

21. 4 miles north-northwest of Fifty Six to 2 miles west of Optimus (Stone Co.), September 22nd, 5:35 PM - A weak (F0) tornado had a path length of 5.2 miles.

22. 1.4 miles southeast of Franklin to 1 mile south-southeast of Myron (Izard Co.), September 22nd, 6:15 PM - A weak (F1) tornado had a path length of 3.7 miles.

23. 5 miles east of Saddle to 11 miles northwest of Dalton (Fulton, Sharp, and Randolph Cos.), September 22nd, 6:22 PM - A strong (F2) tornado had a path length of 14 miles.

 

A strong (F2) tornado downed a tree through a house 3 to 4 miles east-northeast of Sitka (Sharp County) on 11/05/2005. In the picture: A strong (F2) tornado heavily damaged a home about 8.5 miles south of Mammoth Spring (Fulton County) on 09/22/2006. Click to enlarge.

 

24. 4.5 miles southeast of Franklin to 5 miles south-southeast of Ash Flat (Izard and Sharp Cos.), September 22nd, 6:23 PM - A weak (F1) tornado had a path length of 8 miles.

 

In the picture: A weak (F1) tornado overturned a recreational vehicle about 5 miles south-southwest of Ash Flat (Sharp County) on 09/22/2006. Click to enlarge. The WSR-88D (Doppler Weather Radar) indicated adjacent inbound (blue colors) and outbound (red colors) winds along with a Tornadic Vortex Signature (TVS) between Searcy (White County) and Center Hill (White County) on 09/24/2005.

 

25. 2.2 miles west-northwest of Salem to 3.5 miles north of Saddle (Fulton Co.), November 10th, 4:59 PM - A weak (F1) tornado had a path length of 13.3 miles.

 


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