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Sunday Storm Roundup

Strong thunderstorms brought strong wind gusts and hail mainly to Northern Arkansas Sunday. Here is the summary of reports
Numerous thunderstorms brought hail and some strong wind gusts to the Northern half of Arkansas Sunday. No major damage was reported, but some large tree limbs were brought down and hail was larger than Golf Ball size in a couple of locations. Below is a map of the damage reports from Sunday.


 One of the hardest hit places Sunday was the town of Shirley in Van Buren County, where strong winds brought down numerous trees and caused some damage. The National Weather Service determined straight line winds of 75 MPH were responsible. Below is a complete list of severe weather reports from Sunday June 3rd.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
719 PM CDT MON JUN 04 2012

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0434 PM     HAIL             5 NNE COMPTON           36.15N 93.28W
06/03/2012  E1.00 INCH       BOONE              AR   PUBLIC         

0522 PM     TSTM WND GST     VENDOR                  35.95N 93.08W
06/03/2012  M59.00 MPH       NEWTON             AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A 59 MPH GUST WAS MEASURED AT VENDOR.

0522 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PIERCETOWN              35.97N 93.07W
06/03/2012                   NEWTON             AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREES REPORTED DOWN.

0526 PM     HAIL             OLYPHANT                35.52N 91.38W
06/03/2012  E1.75 INCH       JACKSON            AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0616 PM     HAIL             OIL TROUGH              35.63N 91.46W
06/03/2012  E0.75 INCH       INDEPENDENCE       AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

0620 PM     HAIL             3 ENE BOTKINBURG        35.72N 92.47W
06/03/2012  M1.75 INCH       VAN BUREN          AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

            CORRECTION TO THE REPORT OF GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL 3ENE OF
            DENNARD. SPOTTER WAS 3ENE OF BOTKINBURG.

0620 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CLINTON                 35.58N 92.45W
06/03/2012                   VAN BUREN          AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREES WERE DOWNED IN CLINTON.

0620 PM     HAIL             DENNARD                 35.75N 92.52W
06/03/2012  E1.50 INCH       VAN BUREN          AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

0627 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SHIRLEY                 35.64N 92.31W
06/03/2012                   VAN BUREN          AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEVERAL TREES AND POWERLINES DOWNED WITH REPORTS OF ROOF
            DAMAGE.

0627 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SHIRLEY                 35.64N 92.31W
06/03/2012                   VAN BUREN          AR   NWS STORM SURVEY

            THOUSANDS OF TREES WERE SNAPPED OFF, UPROOTED, AND/OR
            BLOWN DOWN WITHIN A SEVEN MILE RADIUS OF SHIRLEY. SEVERAL
            TREES FELL ON HOUSES. SHINGLES WERE TAKEN OFF ROOFS AND
            METAL OFF OF BARNS. OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED AND A
            VEHICLE WAS TRAPPED BY FALLEN POWERLINES. NO INJURIES
            WERE REPORTED. WINDS WERE ESTIMATED AT 75 MPH. A SPECIAL
            THANKS GOES OUT TO COUNTY JUDGE ROGER HOOPER FOR HIS
            ASSISTANCE WITH THIS NWS STORM SURVEY.

0633 PM     HAIL             OARK                    35.68N 93.58W
06/03/2012  E1.00 INCH       JOHNSON            AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0635 PM     TSTM WND DMG     6 N CLINTON             35.67N 92.45W
06/03/2012                   VAN BUREN          AR   AWOS           

            A WIND GUST OF 53 MPH WAS MEASURED AT THE CLINTON
            AIRPORT.

0644 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 SE HARMONY            35.52N 93.53W
06/03/2012                   JOHNSON            AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WINDS EST. AT 60 MPH. TREES AND STRUCTURE DAMAGE
            REPORTED. ALSO PEA SIZE HAIL.

0645 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 E FAIRFIELD BAY       35.61N 92.23W
06/03/2012                   CLEBURNE           AR   PUBLIC         

            TREES WERE DOWN IN THE GREERS FERRY LAKE AREA. A TREE
            LIMB FELL ON TO A POWER LINE. TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN IN
            THE DEVILS FORK RECREATION AREA.

0655 PM     HAIL             HICKORY FLAT            35.48N 91.75W
06/03/2012  E2.50 INCH       WHITE              AR   PUBLIC         

0656 PM     TSTM WND DMG     COTTER                  36.28N 92.52W
06/03/2012                   BAXTER             AR   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN.

0715 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 S BATESVILLE          35.72N 91.62W
06/03/2012  M48.00 MPH       INDEPENDENCE       AR   AWOS           

0720 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BATESVILLE              35.77N 91.62W
06/03/2012                   INDEPENDENCE       AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES WERE BLOWN DOWN...SOME
            TREES FELL ON HOUSES. ALSO THERE WERE SOME FIRES STARTED
            BY LIGHTNING.

0724 PM     HAIL             LONDON                  35.33N 93.25W
06/03/2012  E0.88 INCH       POPE               AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

0724 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LONDON                  35.33N 93.25W
06/03/2012                   POPE               AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN.

0737 PM     HAIL             RUSSELLVILLE            35.27N 93.14W
06/03/2012  E1.00 INCH       POPE               AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

0747 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 SE OIL TROUGH         35.60N 91.42W
06/03/2012  M61.00 MPH       INDEPENDENCE       AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

0754 PM     TSTM WND DMG     POTTSVILLE              35.24N 93.06W
06/03/2012                   POPE               AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

            MULTIPLE TREE LIMBS ARE DOWN WITH SOME DAMAGE TO A ROOF.

0840 PM     HAIL             OPPELO                  35.10N 92.78W
06/03/2012  E0.88 INCH       CONWAY             AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

0855 PM     HAIL             BIGELOW                 35.00N 92.63W
06/03/2012  E1.00 INCH       PERRY              AR   PUBLIC         

0910 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 W MAYFLOWER           34.97N 92.46W
06/03/2012                   FAULKNER           AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREE DOWN ON WINTER CREEK ROAD NEAR HWY 89 WEST OF
            MAYFLOWER

1235 AM     HAIL             MOUNTAIN HOME           36.34N 92.38W
06/04/2012  E0.88 INCH       BAXTER             AR   PUBLIC         

1240 AM     HAIL             MOUNTAIN HOME           36.34N 92.38W
06/04/2012  E1.25 INCH       BAXTER             AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

1243 AM     HAIL             MOUNTAIN HOME           36.34N 92.38W
06/04/2012  E1.75 INCH       BAXTER             AR   PUBLIC         

A couple of tornado reports in Northeast Arkansas were relayed to NWS Memphis, but no tornadoes have been confirmed as of Monday Evening.
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