Mayflower Tornado Caught on Camera

Published 04/27 2014 11:04PM

Updated 04/29 2014 05:39PM


MAYFLOWER, AR - A tornado that roared over the Arkansas River, Highway 365 and Interstate 40 has left destruction across Faulkner County.

The storm struck around 7:30, leaving damage in Mayflower, Saltillo and Vilonia.

Emergency crews will be on the scene throughout the night.  Click here to watch the video. Video is courtesy of Cotton Rohrscheib.


Storm reports from the National Weather Service at Little Rock:
0750 PM     TORNADO          VILONIA                 35.08N 92.21W
04/27/2014                   FAULKNER           AR   AMATEUR RADIO
TWO HOUSES ON CEMETARY ROAD HAVE BEEN WIPED CLEAN TO THE FOUNDATION.

0750 PM     TORNADO          VILONIA                 35.08N 92.21W
04/27/2014                   FAULKNER           AR   AMATEUR RADIO
NUMEROUS HOUSES AND FAST FOOD RESTAURANT DAMAGED...ALONG WITH NUMEROUS TREES DOWN.

0742 PM     TORNADO          2 E MAYFLOWER           34.97N 92.38W
04/27/2014                   FAULKNER           AR   AMATEUR RADIO
ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH HEADQUARTERS EAST OF MAYFLOWER HAS BEEN HEAVILY DAMAGED.

0739 PM     TORNADO          SALTILLO                35.03N 92.33W
04/27/2014                   FAULKNER           AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT
SEVERAL HOUSES DAMAGED IN SALTILLO.

0734 PM     TORNADO          1 SE MAYFLOWER          34.96N 92.41W
04/27/2014                   FAULKNER           AR   TRAINED SPOTTER
TORNADO HAS CROSSED INTERSTATE 40 AT MILE MARKER 140. SPOTTER ESTIMATED HALF A MILE WIDE.

Attached video by Cotton Rohrscheib.

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