Updated: The National Weather Service has confirmed at least two tornadoes from storms late on Sunday night.
Below is the new Public Information Statement released late Monday evening.
Public Information Statement National Weather Service Tulsa OK 926 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018 ...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 01/21/18 TORNADO EVENT... .OVERVIEW...NWS Tulsa meteorologists surveyed two tornadoes that developed Sunday evening in west central Arkansas. Their findings are summarized below. .Huntington Arkansas Tornado... Rating: EF-1 Estimated Peak Wind: 85 to 95 mph Path Length /Statute/: 5.2 miles Path Width /Maximum/: 350 yards Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0 Start Date: January 21 2018 Start Time: 656 pm CST Start Location: Huntington / Sebastian County / AR Start Lat/Lon: 35.0823 / -94.2695 End Date: January 21 2018 End Time: 703 pm CST End Location: 4.9 NE Huntington / Sebastian County / AR End Lat/Lon: 35.1407 / -94.2124 Survey Summary: This tornado developed on the northwest side of Huntington Arkansas near the water treatment plant where it uprooted trees and destroyed a metal-framed structure. The tornado moved northeast damaging the roof of a mobile home, damaging a couple chicken houses, and uprooting more trees. .Cecil Arkansas Tornado... Rating: EF-1 Estimated Peak Wind: 85 to 90 mph Path Length /Statute/: 4.3 miles Path Width /Maximum/: 400 yards Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0 Start Date: January 21 2018 Start Time: 740 pm CST Start Location: 3.3 S Cecil / Franklin County / AR Start Lat/Lon: 35.3909 / -93.9501 End Date: January 21 2018 End Time: 745 pm CST End Location: 2.6 E Cecil / Franklin County / AR End Lat/Lon: 35.4397 / -93.9022 Survey Summary: This tornado snapped the trunks of a few softwood trees, snapped large tree limbs, and damaged a home. EF Scale: The enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the following categories. EF0...weak......65 To 85 mph EF1...weak......86 to 110 mph EF2...strong....111 to 135 mph EF3...strong....136 to 165 mph EF4...violent...166 to 200 mph EF5...violent...>200 mph Note: The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS Storm Data.