Tagged: tornado

Arkansas Tornado Was EF4, Matches 2008 Storm Rating

by Christina Huynh, The Associated Press 5/1/2014 7:28 am

National Weather Service officials said Wednesday that a weekend tornado that killed 15 people as it ripped through Little Rock's suburbs was just shy of being rated Arkansas' first top-of-the-scale storm in 85 years.

Tornado Hits 1 Arkansas Street Particularly Hard

by Andrew DeMillo and Jim Salter 4/29/2014 7:28 am

Mark Wade and his family heard the dire warnings on TV and the tornado sirens, and were prepared to ride out the storm in their closet when a neighbor across the street on Vilonia's Aspen Creek Drive yelled out: "Come over! We're going in the storm cellar!"

How to Help Arkansas Tornado Victims

by Blair Neel 4/28/2014 5:39 pm

In the aftermath of the devastating storms that occurred throughout central Arkansas last night, many Arkansans are looking for ways to help out. Our sister publication, Little Rock Soiree, has compiled the following list of places to donate, where to find shelter and more. Little Rock Soirée and Arkansas Business, will continue to keep readers posted on relief efforts.

Update: Arkansans Rush for Cover Against Twister; 15 Die

by Andrew DeMillo and Christina Huynh 4/28/2014 5:33 pm

The half-mile-wide tornado carved an 80-mile path of destruction through the Little Rock suburbs Sunday evening, killing at least 15 people, flattening rows of homes, shredding cars along a highway and demolishing a brand-new school before it even had a chance to open.

Obama: FEMA Leader Craig Fugate Coming to Arkansas Amid Tornado Recovery Efforts

by Associated Press 4/28/2014 10:42 am

President Barack Obama is sending his deepest condolences to those affected by a deadly tornado that ripped through Arkansas and has directed federal resources to the area.

Video, Photos Of Tornado Aftermath in Mayflower and Vilonia, Arkansas

by Lance Turner 4/28/2014 6:56 am

Photos, videos and more coverage from news organizations and others of the April 27 storms that ripped through Arkansas.

5 Reasons to Download the American Red Cross Tornado App

by Lauren James 4/3/2014 9:29 pm

April is here and severe weather is bound to happen sooner or later. Here are a few reasons to download the American Red Cross Tornado app that could be useful, even life-saving, courtesy of Brigette Williams, communications information officer for the American Red Cross in Arkansas.

Goodwill is Accepting Donations for Those Affected by Oklahoma Tornadoes

by Lauren James 6/10/2013 8:00 am

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is accepting donations at a few locations around the state until June 15. See what items are needed.

Kentucky's Churchill Downs Hit Hard by Possible Tornado

by The Associated Press 6/23/2011 10:21 am

A possible tornado damaged several horse barns at Churchill Downs, prompting track officials to temporarily halt races Thursday at the famed Kentucky Derby horse track.

Weathering The Storm

by Johnny Goode 5/1/2008 12:00 am

A neighborhood recovers from a painful tornado.