Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F3
-- Length 19 Miles
-- Width 800 Yards
State ARKANSAS
County/Area PERRY
WFO LZK
Report Source AMATEUR RADIO
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2005-11-27 17:41:00.0 CST
Begin Location 11SW THORNBURG
Begin Lat/Lon 34.82/-92.93
End Date 2005-11-27 18:00:00.0 CST
End Location 3NE PERRY
End Lat/Lon 35.07/-92.77
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 4M
Crop Damage
Event Narrative A strong tornado touched down over southern Perry County. Winds were estimated at 160 mph. The tornado initially tracked through the Ouachita National Forest where hundreds of trees were either snapped off or blown down. Once emerging from the forest area, the tornado downed eleven large steel towers on a 500 kilovolt power line. As the tornado continued tracking to the northeast, a sawmill was destroyed, along with several houses. Several dozen other houses sustained damage and several mobile homes were overturned. Numerous vehicles were damaged or destroyed, as well as a number of barns and outbuildings. Several chicken houses also sustained damage. Numerous trees and power lines were also downed. The tornado eventually moved into Conway County.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 4.000M 0.00K
THORNBURG PERRY CO. AR 11/27/2005 17:41 CST Tornado F3 0 0 4.000M 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 4.000M 0.00K