Archives for April 2014

National Weather Services Releases Facts about Sunday Tornado

Although the National Weather Service in Little Rock says they won’t have an official final rating of the tornado that swept through a part of central Arkansas on Sunday until later this week, they have released some facts about the storm… • This is the strongest tornado to hit the state since the Denning tornado […]

Vehicle Stolen from Subiaco Area in Logan County, Arkansas on 4/25/14

A 2011 Ford Explorer was taken from a home around 3 miles south of Subiaco, Arkansas, between 10:00-pm and 12:00-midnight on Friday night, April 25, 2014. The vehicle is Charcoal Grey with Black Leather interior. License tag is 309SMY. There is a small dent in the upper left corner of the tag and liftgate. Also […]

SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK by John Robinson, WCM (Sunday, April 27, 2014, 11:20 AM)

A line of thunderstorms moving out of Oklahoma will present some chance of severe weather as it moves into Arkansas early this afternoon.  Severe weather chances should increase as we go through the afternoon and into the evening. At that time, additional storms will be developing in the state. I know everyone wants to know […]

SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK by John Robinson, WCM (Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:00 AM)

From the National Weather Service…We will see some thunderstorms in Arkansas on Sunday morning and these will move eastward during the afternoon.  There is some threat of severe weather with these storms. Greater chances of severe weather will exist with storms redeveloping at mid to late afternoon Sunday in the western part of the state,  […]

Severe Weather Possibility for Sunday & Monday in the Arkansas River Valley

The Arkansas Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center sees a significant chance for severe storms in the Arkansas River Valley on Sunday and Monday.  To make sure you’re receiving our Severe Weather Alerts, be sure to “LIKE” our Facebook page, Arkansas River Valley Storm Warnings and follow instructions on that page to “receive notices” of our […]

Winds in excess of 80mph Cause Extensive Damage to Booneville Revenue Office

Along with an EF-1 tornado confirmed through a part of Franklin County on Sunday, straight-line winds caused much more damage, like the photo above (courtesy KLYR/KDYN Radio) of the Arkansas State Revenue Office in Booneville.  More images of Sundays damage can be seen at the KLYR/KDYN website. The National Weather Service says winds in excess […]

Tornado and Straight Winds leave Damage on Sunday Night

Near summer-like weather conditions over the weekend in the Arkansas River Valley took a drastic change on Sunday evening, as storms ahead of a cold front brought heavy rains, dangerous lightning, and high winds, before leaving chilly conditions for Monday and the possibility of freezing temps for the night ahead. Although no injuries were reported […]