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Record Report

Statement as of 4:13 AM CDT on May 26, 2015



... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Batesville Regional
Airport...

a record rainfall of 0.69 inch(es) was set at Batesville Regional
Airport yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.52 set in 2009.



... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Hot Springs Memorial Field...

a record rainfall of 1.34 inch(es) was set at Hot Springs Memorial
Field yesterday. This breaks the old record of 0.96 set in 1991.



Local Storm Report



05/25/2015 0620 PM

Big Fork, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Numerous trees and powerlines down all over town.





05/25/2015 0620 PM

Big Fork, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Numerous trees and powerlines down all over town.





05/25/2015 0620 PM

Big Fork, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Numerous trees and powerlines down all over town.





05/25/2015 0601 PM

1 miles N of Grannis, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by law enforcement.


            State Police report a tree down on Hwy 71 north of
            Grannis.




05/25/2015 0606 PM

1 miles S of Wickes, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by law enforcement.


            Several trees across County roads south of Wickes.




05/25/2015 0601 PM

1 miles N of Grannis, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by law enforcement.


            State Police report a tree down on Hwy 71 north of
            Grannis.




05/25/2015 0606 PM

1 miles S of Wickes, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by law enforcement.


            Several trees across County roads south of Wickes.




05/25/2015 0625 PM

Big Fork, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Numerous trees and powerlines down in Big Fork. Damage to
            numerous structures also reported.




05/25/2015 0625 PM

Big Fork, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Numerous trees and powerlines down in Big Fork. Damage to
            numerous structures also reported.




05/25/2015 0625 PM

Big Fork, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Numerous trees and powerlines down in Big Fork. Damage to
            numerous structures also reported.




05/25/2015 0625 PM

Big Fork, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Numerous trees and powerlines down in Big Fork. Damage to
            numerous structures also reported.





05/25/2015 0625 PM

Big Fork, Polk County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Numerous trees and powerlines down in Big Fork. Damage to
            numerous structures also reported.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:02 PM CDT on May 26, 2015


... NWS damage survey for 05/25/15 tornado event - update 1...

.Tornado # 1...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 90-95 mph
path length /statute/: 0.4 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 25 2015
start time: 635 PM CDT
start location: 3.5 se Ola / Yell County /
start lat/lon: 34.9853 / -93.1864

End date: may 25 2015
end time: 636 PM CDT
end location: 3.1 se Ola / Yell County /
end_lat/lon: 34.9915 / -93.1853

Survey summary:

Some trees and power lines were blown down.

.Tornado # 2...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 105-110 mph
path length /statute/: 1.9 miles
path width /maximum/: 250 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 25 2015
start time: 640 PM CDT
start location: 3.1 ESE Ola / Yell County /
start lat/lon: 35.0126 / -93.1729

End date: may 25 2015
end time: 644 PM CDT
end location: 3.6 ENE Ola / Yell County /
end_lat/lon: 35.0391 / -93.1635

Survey summary:

Some trees and power lines were blown down... along
with some damage to a home and out buildings. Some
Chicken houses were damage... one of which was destroyed.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200mph
EF5... violent... >200mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS storm data.


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