DELL, AR (KAIT) - The National Weather Service confirmed Monday that tornadoes were to blame for significant damage in at least two Region 8 communities.
In a preliminary report Monday, the NWS said an EF-1 tornado touched down near Dell in Mississippi County, AR, around 2:07 a.m. Sunday.
After surveying the damage, the NWS said the tornado was 150 yards wide and traveled a total of 5.6 miles. Its winds peaked at 105 miles per hour.
While there were no fatalities or injuries, the storm did cause significant damage, including destroying a warehouse at a local cotton gin.
The NWS said an EF-1 tornado also touched down near Hornersville, MO, around 2:08 a.m. Sunday with winds of 90 miles an hour.
The tornado measured 100 yards wide and traveled 1.2 miles, the weather service said. Again, there were no injuries or fatalities reported.
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