Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F3
-- Length 19 Miles
-- Width 700 Yards
State ARKANSAS
County/Area BENTON
WFO TSA
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-03-12 21:44:00.0 CST
Begin Location 2S CHEROKEE CITY
Begin Lat/Lon 36.25/-94.57
End Date 2006-03-12 22:08:00.0 CST
End Location 4SW BENTONVILLE
End Lat/Lon 36.33/-94.27
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 12/0
Property Damage 5M
Crop Damage
Event Narrative The second tornado moved into western Benton County (from Delaware County, Oklahoma) south of Highway 12, where damage suggested the tornado strengthened considerably. A mobile home was destroyed, a pickup truck was rolled and destroyed, and several homes sustained major damage to their roofs near Bloomfield, where damage was rated at F2. Damage was more extensive in and around Gentry and Centerton where 75 homes were damaged or destroyed. Damage in this area was rated F3. Twelve people were injured by the tornado.

See Storm Data for Oklahoma, Eastern for details regarding the Delaware County segment of this tornado.


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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 12 18.316M 0.00K
DECATUR BENTON CO. AR 03/12/2006 21:41 CST Hail 4.00 in. 0 0 2.500M 0.00K
CHEROKEE CITY BENTON CO. AR 03/12/2006 21:44 CST Tornado F3 0 12 5.000M 0.00K
BENTONVILLE MUNI ARP BENTON CO. AR 03/12/2006 22:10 CST Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 750.00K 0.00K
BENTONVILLE BENTON CO. AR 03/12/2006 22:11 CST Tornado F2 0 0 10.000M 0.00K
GATEWAY BENTON CO. AR 03/12/2006 22:23 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
URBANETTE CARROLL CO. AR 03/12/2006 22:50 CST Tornado F1 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
VINEY GROVE WASHINGTON CO. AR 03/13/2006 00:50 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESLEY MADISON CO. AR 03/13/2006 01:16 CST Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
FAYETTEVILLE WASHINGTON CO. AR 03/13/2006 01:18 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OSAGE CARROLL CO. AR 03/13/2006 01:32 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BIDVILLE CRAWFORD CO. AR 03/13/2006 01:58 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FT SMITH SEBASTIAN CO. AR 03/13/2006 01:58 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 12 18.316M 0.00K