LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Officials with the National Weather Service confirmed Friday that an EF-2 tornado touched down in Pike County Thursday evening.
Several homes in Pike County were damaged as the storm front crossed the state.
NWS officials said that the Thursday evening storms had an estimated peak wind of 135 mph, which is consistent with that of a higher-end EF-2 tornado. The storm’s path length was 1.8 miles and starting near Daisy and ending near Glenwood.
Officials also said that damage consistent with an EF-1 tornado was found along Highway 237, southwest of Fouke and south of the Sulphur River in Miller County.
An EF-0 tornado was also confirmed near Wabbaseka in Jefferson County, which was shown to have been mostly over an open field, but showed to have damaged three trees along Highway 58, east of Altheimer.
Crews are still assessing the area and more details concerning the damage and track of the storm are expected to come.