Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Tornado Rampage Continues Into Arkansas;
Small Town of Denning Reported Destroyed

Image (click to enlarge): Doppler radar capture from KHBS-TV, Fort Smith, Arkansas

May 25, 11 AM Update: Arkansas officials have confirmed 3 deaths in the state from Tuesday's storms. This brings the daily total in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Arkansas to 13. The preliminary total of tornado reports for May 24 is 47.

Original post:
The tornado outbreak has continued into the night in Arkansas, where the town of Denning, population about 270, has been reported destroyed by a large tornado which struck around 12:15 am CDT. Spotter reports indicate that the storm may have been as much a 1 mile wide.

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