Arkansas Tornado Facts

A deadly tornado wiped through central Arkansas on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Here's what we THV11's meteorologists know now:

  • At least 14 people were killed
  • The tornado was first tracked about 7:30 p.m. over Lake Maumelle
  • The same cell is believed to have produced the tornado from Lake Maumelle to Greene County
  • The tornado lasted from 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m., spanning about 150 miles
  • At one point, it was moving 55 miles per hour
  • The hardest hit areas are Mayflower and Vilonia, both in Faulkner County
  • National Weather Service is expected to determine its ranking Monday


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