LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The total number of tornadoes that touched down during Friday’s outbreak in Arkansas has gone up to five.
The National Weather Service identified a fifth tornado part of Friday’s outbreak. The tornado touched down in Philips County.
According to the NWS, the path of the tornado was 100 yards wide and nearly 3 miles long. It touched down at 7:03 p.m. and ended 7:04 p.m.
The NWS gave this tornado a rating of EF-U, which means EF-Unknown. This means there was no surveyable damage for the NWS to gauge the rating of the tornado.
This is the 17th tornado of the year in Arkansas.