Published: Tue, April 17, 2018
People | By Neil Grant

Confirmed tornadoes from Sunday

Confirmed tornadoes from Sunday

LAVACA, Ark. - At 6:23 p.m. CDT on Sunday, the National Weather Service in Tulsa confirmed a fifth Tornado touched down near Lavaca, Arkansas, on Friday, which was classified an EF-1 with winds between 85 and 95 miles per hour.

The 130-mph winds put the tornado "at the high end of the EF2 scale", according to a statement from the weather service's Blacksburg office.

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has confirmed a tornado in Craig county, near Roanoke.

Lafayette County Emergency Management identified two tornado tracks in northeastern Lafayette County, MS from storms during the pre-dawn hours Saturday.

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The National Weather Service said a tornado hit the city of Greensboro on Sunday and killed one person.

The weather service estimated that the tornado injured 12 people.

By early Monday afternoon, more than 4,000 electric customers were still without service.

The storm snapped or uprooted several trees.

The twisters formed throughout the state as part of a storm system that moved through Arkansas on Friday night.

It was issued until 7:15 p.m. Thunderstorms left damage to many locations across the state.

Straight-line wind damage was found in Mountain Home, located in Baxter County.

The NWS has the final say on whether or not the damage was tornadic in nature or was done by straight-line winds.

The weather service in SC said tornadoes also hit Lexington and Irmo, but no serious injuries were reported.

Miller said about six or seven structures experienced some damage, mostly minor except for one home that had a tree fall on it. They have confirmed an EF-1 tornado and an EF-0 so far in East Texas.

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