Update: 4 tornadoes struck Arkansas Monday

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Monday’s tornado count in Arkansas has risen to four.

The National Weather Service (NWS) Office in Tulsa confirmed there had been two tornadoes in the Siloam Springs area of Benton County (Northwest Arkansas) just after midnight Monday. One of the tornadoes has been upgraded to EF-2 intensity with winds greater than 110 MPH. The other tornado is rated EF-1 with winds 90 to 100 MPH

A 3rd tornado, rated EF-1, touched down in Northeast Arkansas at Tyronza in Poinsett County in Eastern Arkansas.

A 4th tornado, rated EF-1, in Southwest Arkansas was confirmed by the National Weather Service in Shreveport

Full details:
Tornado 1
EF-1 (90-100 mph winds)
Path Length: 9.1 miles
Path Width: 900 yards
Touched down at 12:01 a.m. in Adair County, OK and lifted at 12:09 a.m near Siloam Springs in Benton County, AR

Tornado 2
EF-2 (110+ mph winds)
Path Length: 31.4 miles = long track, weak tornado.
Path Width: 1.5 miles
Touched down at 12:08 a.m. in Siloam Springs, AR and lifted at 12:38 a.m. near Avoca (both in Benton County, AR

Tornado 3
EF-1 in Tyronza, AR (Poinsett County)
Confirmed by the NWS in Memphis

Tornado 4
EF-1 (max estimated 100 mph winds)
Southern Lafayette and Columbia Counties near LA border
Path: 5.3 miles
Width: maximum 300 yards
Confirmed by NWS Shreveport

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