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EF-0 Saturday tornadoes in Grant, Prairie Counties

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Prairie County, Arkansas – Two EF-0 tornadoes touched down in central Arkansas over the weekend, The National Weather Service confirmed.

Both tornadoes touched down Saturday in Grant and Prairie Counties, according to the NWS.

According to NWS officials, both were small, brief, and weak.

The tornado in Grant County had a peak wind of 65 miles per hour and left no observed damage, the survey said.

The tornado in Prairie County had a peak wind of 70 miles per hour and affected farming facilities on East Skarda Road.

According to the survey, the storm blew the roof, doors, and propane tanks out of a farm shop in the area. In Prairie County, the storm also left damages to trees and power poles.

Following the storms Saturday night, Monday is kicking off a week of potential severe weather. After dying down early Tuesday, storms are expected to fire back up on Wednesday and Thursday.

 

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