By: Ryan Vaughan email
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The National Weather Service in Little Rock has released some statistics regarding severe weather in 2009 for Arkansas.
According to Meteorologist John Robinson, the state will end the year with a total of 44 tornadoes. One of those tornadoes did cause some fatalities, with three deaths from the Mena tornado. This figure does include statistics for the entire state, including the counties covered by other NWS offices.
In addition to the tornado numbers above, Robinson also released these numbers:
This is a reminder of the dangers in weather. During quiet weather, it is a good time to create a plan in the event of severe weather, whether it is tornadoes, winter storms, or flooding.
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