NOUS44 KMEG 032202

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
502 PM CDT Sun Jun 3 2018

...NWS Damage Survey For 06/02/18 Straight Line Wind Event - 
Update 1...


.Straight Line Wind event in St. Francis County, Arkansas...

Rating: N/A
Estimated Peak Wind: 100 mph 
Path Length /Statute/: 6 miles 
Path Width /Maximum/: 2 miles 
Fatalities: 0 
Injuries: 0

Start Date: 06/02/18
Start Time: 11:21 PM CDT 
Start Location: Colt, Arkansas
Start Lat/Lon: 35.1318 / -90.8125

End Date: 06/02/18
End Time: 11:30 PM CDT 
End Location: Forrest City, Arkansas
End Lat/Lon: 35.0375 / -90.8046


Numerous trees were down in approximately a 2 mile path from near
Colt, Arkansas to Forrest City, Arkansas. The hangar at the Delta
Regional Airport in Colt was destroyed. In addition, there were
trees on several homes along the path and numerous homes with some
roof damage. Some power poles were snapped in the damage path. 

Special thanks to the Colt Fire Department, St. Francis County 
Emergency Management, and John Robinson, member of the EF-Scale

NOTE: Information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.



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