UPDATE: EF-2 tornados confirmed for Three Southeastern Counties after Saturday night storm

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The National Weather Service survey team has found evidence of two EF-2 Tornados in Jefferson/Arkansas Counties and one in Drew County.

According to the Little Rock based survey team the first tornado likely began near Reydell in Jefferson County where powerlines were damaged at Highway 11 and Gibson Road.

In Arkansas County, just east of the previous impacted area, several structures were affected with the most consistent of that damage consistent with winds up to 120 mph, or on the enhanced Fujita Scale, an EF-2.

A second EF-2 tornado was found to have gone through Drew County, with some of the most significant damage on the east side of Highway 425 near the Rose Hill cutoff and Highway 83.

As of now, only the two tornados have been confirmed.

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